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Snow doesn't stop Meals On Wheels

Archived, 11 days ago From tennessean.com 

Nashville, TENNESSEE - While a large number of Fairview area residents opted to call into work today due to the weather and hazardous roads, one local volunteer decided a little snow was not going to stop her wheels from turning.

Becky Griffin, who serves as ...

Dallas charity receives hundreds of jackets for the homeless

Archived, 11 days ago From wfaa.com 

Dallas, TEXAS - For the last three days, the donations haven't stopped.

Car after car pulled into the SoupMobile in Dallas Friday, as a steady stream of people brought jackets, blankets, hats, and shoes for the homeless.

It all started ...

Atlanta Kroger stores raise $530,950 for Atlanta Community Food Bank

Archived, 11 days ago From atlantadailyworld.com 

Atlanta, GEORGIA - Generosity poured out in abundance across Atlanta, Ga., as Kroger customers and associates contributed more than $439,950 in just six weeks to Kroger’s 2016 Can Hunger campaign – and an additional $91,000 to a second initiative benefitting the Atlant ...

VOA seeks donations to help homeless Utahns facing frigid temperatures

Archived, 11 days ago From fox13now.com 

Salt Lake City, UTAH - Freezing temperatures are dangerous for everybody across the state, but those who are most at-risk don't have a home to stay warm in.

Members of Salt Lake City’s homeless population who do not reside at any shelter but prefer to go it ...

Unique program helps fill digital divide for low-income families

Archived, 12 days ago From kvue.com 

Austin, TEXAS - Schools across the nation have added technology - from smartphones and tablets to personal computers - to their curriculum, but not every household has access to these tools. Now, The United Way of Greater Austin is helping fill the digital divide th ...

Kentucky Food Banks to get 42,500 pounds of fresh produce through grant

Archived, 12 days ago From wkms.org 

Murray, KENTUCKY - The Kentucky Association of Food Banks is receiving a 10-thousand dollar grant from The Community Foundation, a nonprofit organization based in Southern California. The money will be used to buy 42,500 pounds of fresh produce distributed throughout t ...

YMCA helps fight hunger in Douglas County, offers New Year's tips

Archived, 12 days ago From kpic.com 

Roseburg, OREGON - With the new year, the YMCA in Roseburg is seeing some new customers.

The start of the new year brought in dozens of new memberships.

The Y is also working to help fight child hunger in Douglas County.

Whe ...

Local organizations team up to feed America

Archived, 12 days ago From upmatters.com 

Marquette, MICHIGAN - Frigid temperatures didn't stop dozens from gathering for the monthly food bank at CrossBridge Church this morning. On the first Thursday of every month, Feeding America delivers a truckload of food across Michigan and it's helped coordinated by some ...

Greenville shelters, police to help homeless during cold weather

Archived, 12 days ago From wnct.com 

Greenville, NORTH CAROLINA - With temperatures dipping in the coming days, one Greenville police officer is hoping his actions will inspire others to help the homeless in the community.

“Being able to help someone is a good feeling,” said Officer Ronald Wilder wit ...

Long cold snap stresses homeless services as shelter becomes life or death

Archived, 13 days ago From oregonlive.com 

Portland, OREGON - Mark Elliot Johnson died alone, lying on the ground in front of a business in East Portland. He had only a blanket to keep him warm, so when temperatures dropped below freezing, he didn't have any friends on the street or outreach workers offering hi ...

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