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Food bank supports those in need in Williamston

46 hours ago From jrn.msu.edu  View Original Article

East Lansing, MICHIGAN - According to 2015 estimates by the United States Census Bureau, 13.5% of Americans live below the poverty line.

With all those people struggling to make ends meet, there is a need for places where people can count on regular meals.

First Habitat house built in Effingham dedicated Sunday

47 hours ago From effinghamdailynews.com  View Original Article

Effingham, ILLINOIS - Kathy Phillips received the keys to her new home Sunday.

“I feel really blessed,” Phillips said. “It's a dream come true.”

The day also was significant for Effingham County Habitat for Humanity, marking the first time th ...

Fort Smith teen donates locks to Wigs For Kids

Archived, 2 days ago From swtimes.com 

Fort Smith, ARKANSAS - Long ago, baldness was the sole domain of middle-aged men and comic strip character Charlie Brown.

Now, however, baldness can be found on any age group or gender, from cancer patients and survivors to celebrities making a fashion state ...

New Haven non-profit uses grocery bags to help the homeless

Archived, 2 days ago From voicenews.com 

Clinton Township, MICHIGAN - An upcoming craft project at a local non-profit will serve a dual purpose: keeping the environment clean by recycling plastic bags and helping the homeless.

Haven Place was launched by John and Tina Nagy in 2015 as a non-profit and Chr ...

Run for charity: Joggers in bras, panties, briefs raise money for sick kids AP

Archived, 2 days ago From deccanchronicle.com 

Secunderabad, INDIA - Some joggers weren't joking when they said they were going out for a "brief run."

In briefs, boxers, bras and bloomers, they ran three-quarters of a mile in a Valentine's Day-related charity event benefiting sick children.

A food bank is trying to help the Kids' hunger issue in the River Valley

Archived, 3 days ago From nwahomepage.com 

Fayetteville, ARKANSAS - Nearly 14,000 kids are going hungry in the River Valley. Both the Van Buren and Fort Smith School Districts provide those kids with free or reduced priced meals. Due to the Presidents' Day Holiday on Monday, it's a three-day weekend, and potentially ...

The YMCA aims to provide the community’s needs

Archived, 4 days ago From gadsdenmessenger.com 

Gadsden, ALABAMA - The YMCA of Coosa Valley is “rediscovering its niche,” according to program director Leroy Falcon.

“One of the beauties of the YMCA as an organization that was founded in 1844, started locally in 1961, is that its had this ability to r ...

After-school on campus fulfills need for families

Archived, 4 days ago From thetowntalk.com 

Alexandria, LOUISIANA - For the first time a local elementary was able to offer after-school programming this year.

D.F. Huddle on Texas Avenue in Alexandria was selected to pilot a program through a Rapides Parish Schools and United Way of Central Louisiana ...

United Way invests $390,000 for flood recovery efforts

Archived, 4 days ago From wltx.com 

Columbia, SOUTH CAROLINA - It's been 16 months since the flood and there are people still without a place to call their own. But the United Way of the Midlands has been helping to change that with a $390,000 grant to five organizations.

Fund recipients include l ...

PROP starts food delivery for seniors

Archived, 4 days ago From swnewsmedia.com 

Savage, MINNESOTA - PROP, People Reaching Out to People, is unveiling a new Senior Mobile Food Delivery program in March.

The program was piloted from November 2015 to September 2016 at Edendale Residence in Eden Prairie.

Starting in March, ...

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