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Deborah James’ family thanks the public

Dame Deborah James, who receives palliative care at home, set up the Bowelbabe Fund earlier this month and the initiative has already raised over £6million for Cancer Research UK Video loading Video unavailable The video will start automatically soon8to cancel play now Deborah James ‘kisses the rain’ amid cancer battle The family of Dame Deborah […]

Guilford implements volunteer program fo...

By By Ben Rayner • 05/31/2022 2:51 PM EST The city’s Department of Social Services has partnered with Manchester’s UR Community Cares to help older people and anyone over the age of 18 in a program that matches volunteers with people in need. According to the department, the program will enroll Guilford residents in need […]

Obituary: Gregory J. Samal, 75, of Walli...

WALLINGFORD, CT – (From Wallingford Funeral Home) Gregory J. Samal, 75, of Wallingford died on May 26, 2022 at Masonicare. Greg was born in Meriden on July 7, 1941, the son of the late John and Marguerite (Landry) Samal. A longtime resident of Wallingford, he was employed for 43 years by 3M Purification Inc., formerly […]

Ivan McMinn, president of Cancer Focus N...

At the age of eight, Ivan McMinn completed his first sponsored 10-mile walk for the Ulster Cancer Foundation (now Cancer Focus NI) and half a century later is the charity’s chairman. Her diagnosis of pancreatic cancer ten years ago strengthened her determination to become more involved in cancer charities. Ivan is also Chairman of NIPANC […]

Brisbane’s nature reserves in good hands

It’s a Saturday morning on Brisbane’s north side and a small group of women are toiling among the peaceful trees of Chermside Hills Reserve, pulling out handfuls of overgrown weeds. The Little Cabbage Tree Creek Bushcare Group is one of approximately 160 volunteer bushcare groups lead Brisbane City Council dotted around the city, keeping Brisbane’s […]

Letters: Gun Control | History of bully...

Submit your letter to the editor via this form. Read more Letters to the Editor. It’s time to act on gun control Re. “18 children killed in school shooting”, page A1, May 25: Have you ever noticed that those of us who believe in gun control (or eradication) aren’t the ones who shoot anyone? It’s […]

Lancashire: Together Housing announces C...

Together Housing Group chief executive Kevin Ruth recently announced men’s mental health charity Andy’s Man Club as the group’s charity of the year 2022 during an online ceremony. The Housing Association will be working with Andy’s Man Club throughout this year to help them gain support and fundraise to continue their work in men’s mental […]

Opinion: Volunteers are at the heart of ...

Later this week begins Volunteers Week, an annual celebration of the millions of people across the UK who dedicate their time to volunteering causes. The Citizens Advice Network in Scotland knows better than anyone the ability of people to give their time and skills to help others. Volunteers are the heart and the heartbeat of […]

Portland Community College Scholarship P...

The COVID-19 pandemic has intensified a downward trend in community college enrollment in Oregon. At Oregon’s largest college, Portland Community College, enrollment fell 23% between before the pandemic and last fall, according to data from the Higher Education Coordinating Commission. But community colleges continue to look for ways to attract and retain students, especially underrepresented […]

Friends break UK cycling length record a...

A group of college friends have broken the record to cycle around the UK on a conference bike and raised thousands of pounds for cancer charity. The team, dubbed the ‘Magnificent Seven’, rode from John O’Groats to Land’s End on a seven-seater bike and completed the challenge in just five days and 21 hours. A […]

Storm Recovery: Hydro Announces 16,000 C...

Breadcrumb Links New Local News Customers who were still experiencing outages and had not already done so were asked to report them to the Hydro Ottawa outage line: 613-738-0188. Owners and crews clean up damage from last Saturday’s windstorm on Pineglen Crescent in Ottawa on Wednesday. Photo by Tony Caldwell /Postmedia Content of the article […]

Delhi Master Plan 2041: Residents for ‘M

NEW DELHI: A collective group of Delhi-centric resident welfare associations, NGOs and activists held a unique conclave on Saturday to make suggestions on the next Delhi 2041 master plan and vouched to draft a “Municipal Accountability Law” to protect citizens’ rights and ensure the implementation of promised services. The conclave was held under the auspices […]

Verdigris Ensemble Student Leadership Co...

The Verdigris Ensemble student leadership cohort takes students from the concert hall to the boardroom. Established last fall, the new educational initiative was developed to help students understand opportunities in the arts industry by exploring entrepreneurship, art and business infrastructure. Micaela Bottari, Education and Development Manager for Verdigris Ensemble, created the program to help fill […]

Tributes to Hotelier Highland Lassie

The Highland Lassie boat just after the boat was refitted. Craftsman Doug Allan, owners Gaby Monkhouse and Gus Glue and craftsman Simon Allan. Tributes have been paid to a Highland hotelier who died following a battle with cancer. Gaby Monkhouse-Glue ran an old boathouse on the Caledonian Canal at Dochgarroch. The Highland Lassie provided accommodation […]

Carson honors volunteers for their servi...

Story and photos by Eric E. Parris Fort Carson Public Affairs Office FORT CARSON, Colo. – Gloria Harlan, a volunteer with the Fort Carson Religious Support Office, receives the Exemplary Volunteer Service Award from Maj. Gen. David M. Hodne, commanding general of the 4th Infantry Division and Fort Carson, during the Annual Volunteer Awards Ceremony […]

Chennai Buzz: Over 2,000 passenger passe...

Passengers across the city have been fined for not wearing helmets. Pic: Debastein / Wikimedia Commons (CC BY:SA 2.0) Passenger passengers fined for not wearing helmets in Chennai About 2,000 passengers were fined by Chennai traffic police for not wearing helmets. Police issue a statement making it compulsory for passengers to wear helmets from Monday […]

A local fisherman receives a new truck h...

PENN LAIRD, Va. (WHSV) – The Stanley Volunteer Fire Department held its annual Trout Tournament on May 7. “We had 251 entries, I think everyone pretty much caught fish,” said Mike Foltz of the Stanley Volunteer Fire Department. The tournament is a fundraiser for the department. “Our team went out, found sponsors and helped organize […]

Marathon runner closes in on $500,000 ra...

Updated: May 27, 2022 5:54 PM #RunForLisa: Left to right, Matt Hansen, Christy Hansen, Mike Almskog, USA supporter Una Hayden, who ran the relay race with her husband Doug (absent) and Kevin Maloney, after raising at least $65,000 for childhood cancer research (Photograph by Raymond Hainey) A labor of love by an insurance executive who […]

Long Beach District 1 candidate Mariela ...

Below are the responses, Mariela Salgado, small business owner, candidate for Long Beach District 1 City Council seat, to a Press-Telegram survey ahead of the June 7 election. To read the District 1 preview, click here. Poll responses for the other District 1 candidates are also available: Lee R. Charley, Zack Deere, Steven Estrada and […]

Redcar Racecourse backs couple’s bid to

A COUPLE’s bid to raise £20,000 for breast cancer charity by taking part in a 100km trek through the Sahara Desert is being backed by a racecourse in the North East. Redcar manager and race director, Jonjo Sanderson, and his wife, Donna, are taking part in the grueling challenge in November in support of the […]

Volunteer Events Administration Assistan...

CCNSW Diversity and Inclusion Statement Cancer Council NSW is an inclusive place to volunteer and work. We embrace diversity, celebrate our differences and inspire everyone to be authentic at work. As we strive to represent the communities we serve, we actively welcome and encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander and other diverse groups. […]

kmc: Kmc’s new market fee proposal leave

Kolkata: The KMC has offered an additional maintenance charge of Rs 14.8 per square foot on top of the rent of Rs 6.5 per square foot in various civic markets. The civic body, however, backtracked after protests from traders and said the proposal would be sent to traders and the amount of the hike would […]

Germanna Memorial Foundation will lose i...

By CLINT SCHEMMER Culpeper Star-Expositor The Memorial Foundation of the Germanna Colonies in Virginia loses its executive director. Tim Sutphin will leave his post, which he held for 3½ years, to pursue a business opportunity, the foundation announced on Wednesday. He has worked in the non-profit museum field for over 30 years, 27 of which […]

Milwaukee Brewers and Corporate Partners...

MILWAUKEE – The Milwaukee Brewers are proud to have corporate partners who are committed to supporting numerous non-profit organizations, including the club’s charitable arm, the Brewers Community Foundation (BCF). The 2022 season brings a variety of charitable activations seen in American Family Field and in the community. Alex’s Lemonade Stand presented by Northwestern Mutual – […]

Wadsworth Named 2022 SAC Men’s T&F Schol

History links ROCK HILL, South Carolina – Chez Lenoir-Rhyne Jacob Wadsworth was voted the 2022 South Atlantic Conference Men’s Athlete-Scholar of the Year, the conference office announced today. The South Atlantic Conference Researcher-Athlete of the Year Award is presented annually to a student-athlete in each of the Conference’s championship sports and is […]

U of A Honors College Announces 2022 Bod...

Photo by Peter Aaron Gearhart Hall – home of the U of A Honors College The U of A Honors College has selected six new freshmen as recipients of this year’s Bodenhamer Scholarships, all of whom range in interest and skill set. The Bodenhamer Scholarship is one of the most prestigious scholarships […]

QC pushes for participatory government w...

MANILA, Philippines – The local government of Quezon City has established a people’s council to push for participatory governance in the city and serve as the city’s lobby group on behalf of its members and networks, he said Thursday. The Quezon City People’s Council, which serves as an “umbrella arm” for 2,232 city hall-accredited civil […]

Breast cancer charity prepares for ‘Walk

The Breast Cancer Support Group Gibraltar is asking people to take to the streets and raise funds during the month of June as part of their ‘Walkers for Knockers’ campaign. From June 1, the charity is encouraging people to count their steps and pledge to donate to the charity. Walkers, or runners, can count their […]

Western Australian councils unhappy with...

A Western Australian county at the center of one of the state’s worst bushfires has decided to waive its duty of care to volunteer bush firefighters as the majority of WA councils admit they are not unhappy with the current system. Key points: Western Australian councils were unhappy with the current volunteer fire service system […]

Dominican Oak Park Task Force to Host Re...

A local task force dedicated to studying possible reparations for Black Americans will hold a series of open forums in Oak Park this week to gather feedback ahead of a reparations report that is currently in the works. The Oak Park Reparations Task Force is partnering with the Dominican University of River Forest to host […]

Serbia-Kosovo reconciliation festival op...

Right-wing activists post photos against the festival in which they ironically present “Kosovo culture” as anti-Serbian. Photo: Youth Initiative for Human Rights The Mirëdita festival, Dobar Dan, which means “hello” in Albanian and Serbian and promotes reconciliation between Serbs and Kosovo Albanians, opened in Belgrade on Wednesday with a photo exhibition, “All our tears”, which […]

Football friends gather for charity walk...

A footballing friendship forged more than 50 years ago saw a group of players affected by prostate cancer – and their teammates – come together to raise funds. Four former students of Cookridge Rangers FC in Leeds have been affected by the most common male cancer in the past seven years. The team will meet […]

Rodgers out as Packers lead voluntary OT...

Green Bay Packers’ Jordan Love stretches at the NFL Football Team’s on-field training camp Tuesday, May 24, 2022 in Green Bay, Wis. (AP Photo/Morry Gash) GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Defending MVP Aaron Rodgers was one of many notable veterans missing as the Green Bay […]

Uniondale renews efforts to clear East G...

In the eyes of the federal government and the town of Hempstead, a 3 square mile stretch of Uniondale known as East Garden City does not exist. Even after the boundaries merged with Uniondale in the last census, residents say developers continue to mislabel their community as part of an “implicit bias” to make it […]

Charter amendment seeks to keep San Fran...

As the San Francisco Public Library’s preservation fund expires next year, Mayor London Breed and Supervisor Ahsha Safaí on Monday announced a charter amendment that would renew the institution’s vital budget source. If approved by the oversight board later this summer, the legislation will appear on the Nov. 8 ballot. The preservation fund was established […]

Hare Wo Go! as the North East Cancer Ch...

Clan Cancer Support, the North East’s leading cancer support charity, has teamed up with Wild in Art for the second time to deliver an exciting new art journey across the North East, Moray, Orkney and Shetland. The Big Hop takes place in 2023 Following the success of their Light the North Trail, which raised over […]

Students tackle community projects in Mo...

Students in a new moral psychology course spent the semester working with local nonprofits to address issues ranging from migrant family justice to food insecurity to sustainable agriculture. The 10 Moral Psychology in Action students began the semester studying various aspects of community work and the need to develop partnerships to tackle the toughest issues […]

Angie Gaabo talks about efforts to prese...

This is part of a series of Q&A interviews with directors of Detroit nonprofits related to our Resilient Neighborhoods series. Angie Gaabo is the Executive Director of Woodbridge Neighborhood Development. Model D: Could you tell us a bit about your organization, Woodbridge Neighborhood Development? Angie Gaabo: Woodbridge Neighborhood Development was established in 2002. It is […]

Jean Mensa’s team meets with stakeholder

Jean Mensa (third from left) leads an election observation mission in Kenya The International Republican Institute (IRI) and the National Democratic Institute (NDI) have completed conducting a Pre-Election Assessment Mission (PEAM) as part of their overall observation of the 2022 general elections in Kenya. The pre-election assessment which started on May 16 and ended on […]

You can donate to charity without spendi...

Online services like Ecosia and Tab For a Cause help people donate to causes they care about without spending a penny. How do they work? And what about the charitable landscape? For IRL, Shanti Mathias investigates. When I was 10, my friend showed me Freerice. It’s a website full of trivial questions, and as you […]

Browns’ Baker Mayfield won’t participate

USATSI When the Cleveland Browns begin OTAs on Tuesday, Baker Mayfield won’t be on the court with his teammates. The veteran quarterback will not attend Cleveland volunteer practices, Going through ESPN. Mayfield’s decision to skip the OTAs comes as no surprise given the team’s acquisition of former All-Pro quarterback Deshaun Watson. The team also acquired […]

Gerry Harnden writes – Archbishops

OUR region has many associations with high church officials of various denominations over the centuries. There have been reasons for joy and pride in this long relationship. Alas, alongside celebrating the spread of the “Good News,” there were less inspiring moments of conflict and distress. The recent avoidable controversy over Easter, the holiest time of […]

Posted Tuition Fees at Top Colleges Will...

After two years of steady or minimal tuition increases, major US colleges are hiking … [+] tuition fees by 3.7% on average. Getty The median published tuition increase will be 3.7% at the top 20 US colleges for the next academic year. Using the most recent Forbes top 20 ranking, the median sticker price for […]

A new national volunteering strategy is ...

Volunteer numbers have plummeted in Australia since COVID, as work begins on the first national strategy in a decade, a new survey reveals. Organizations or groups that involve volunteers are invited to share their thoughts in a survey aimed at shaping the future of volunteering in Australia. Led by Volunteering Australia, the survey is the […]

SC lawmakers ban below-minimum wages for...

A bill ending the practice of paying below-minimum wages for people with disabilities is set to become law in South Carolina, ensuring more than a million people are part of the workforce competitive work of the state. Officials from Governor Henry McMaster’s office said the governor intended to sign the bill into law by May […]

Muscle Car Giveaway Tweet Removed by US ...

MADD’s tweet has been deleted. Tweet by MADD/Dream Giveway Following a social media outcry, a US traffic safety campaign group has deleted a tweet promoting a muscle car “dream giveaway”. Mothers Against Drunk Driving, or MADD, currently raises funds through the Dream Giveaway Websitewhich, since 2008, has used ticket sales – and written entries – […]

Two 70-year-old volunteers between them ...

Eric Wood Eric Wood, chairman of Lichfield and Hatherton Canals Restoration Trust (LHCRT), was nominated for a lifetime achievement award, while Tom Wright was nominated in the young volunteer of the year category. The Volunteer Star Awards recognize the work of the many volunteers who contribute in Staffordshire. Eric Wood, nominated for the Lifetime Achievement […]

Flathead Business Journalists | Daily I...

• Mountain-Pacific Quality Health Announces New Hire of Robert Lopp. As part of the restructuring of the organization, Lopp will be the Chief Administrative Officer, a new position that will oversee internal support services across all areas of the business and help integrate and allocate resources. Lopp has extensive experience and has held leadership positions […]

Unified Delhi Municipality to be reinsta...

NEW DELHI: After a decade of trifurcation, the Unified Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) will be restored to its old form on Sunday, however, with some changes. Preparations were in full swing Saturday at civic corps headquarters to welcome the new officers. With this, employees who have not received their pending salaries, hope that this […]

GIGA CHIKADZE NAMED 2022 RECIPIENT OF TH...

As the recipient of the 2022 Forrest Griffin Community Award, Chikadze will receive a $25,000 donation to the charity of his choice. All donations are courtesy of Toyo Tires. Chikadze will be honored for this award at the UFC 2022 Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony, presented by Toyo Tires, part of the UFC’s 10th annual […]

Preparatory work for the monsoon is acce...

Coimbatore: The municipal corporation has started preparing for the southwest monsoon season.The civic body had formed a committee made up of engineers and representatives of resident welfare associations after the flyover of Avinashi Road, Kikani Bridge, Rail Underpass at Lanka Corner and Trichy Road at Ramanathapuram witnessed waterlogging last year, company commissioner Raja Gopal Sunkara […]

Thousands of volunteers take part in “On

Seattle Service Day Kicks Off Today (Part 4) Seattle Service Day Kicks Off Today (Part 4) SEATTLE – Thousands of volunteers participated in One Seattle Day of Service, a citywide spring cleaning event, on Saturday morning. Mayor Bruce Harrell and Seahawks head coach Pete Carroll helped with the hard work. These familiar faces were joined […]

BAPS Charities walkathon to support brea...

INDICA News Desk- The Milpitas branch of BAPS Charities hosted a walkathon on April 30 to raise funds and support Susan G. Komen®, the world’s largest nonprofit fundraiser for the fight against breast cancer. ‘In the Joy of Others: Walk-Run 2022’ in Milpitas brought together participants from across the San Francisco Bay Area to support […]

Thoughts from WT: Philanthropy – Why peo

By Dr. Walter Wendler Fourth in a series on philanthropy in higher education. Philanthropy is essential to all universities, especially regional public research universities. Giving from donors demonstrates their commitment and enables institutional leaders, faculty, staff and students to join hands in pursuing ideas, goals and aspirations they deem important. Giving benefits to students and […]

Downtown residents see new citizens acti...

On Saturday, prospective members of the new Downtown Riverhead Civic Association set out their vision for the city’s role in the city, including maintaining the beauty of their neighborhoods and collectively advocating for residents in municipal government. . About 40 people gathered in the meeting room of the Riverhead Free Library for the Heart of […]

PHFA receives grant to build stronger re...

The ultimate goal is to build more affordable housing through the synergies created HARRISBURG, Pa., May 20, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — The Pennsylvania Housing Finance Agency today announced that it is one of six housing finance agencies (HFAs) nationwide to have received a grant to develop strategic partnerships with hospitals and other health organizations to fund […]

Urban League chairman candidate for Lond...

Breadcrumb Links Local News An environmentalist and community volunteer is running for municipal elections in October. Skylar Franke, head of the London Environmental Network and freshly president of the Urban League of London, has announced that she will run in Ward 11. Publication date : May 20, 2022 • 19 hours ago • 4 minute […]

Dame Deborah James named after her at Ch...

D soul Deborah James has had a rose named after her which will be on display at the Chelsea Flower Show next week. Podcaster James proudly posed with the blooming rose which will help raise money for his Bowelbabe fund for cancer research in the UK. The Harkness Rose Company will feature Dame Deborah James […]

Nashville Heat Mapping Campaign | Nashv...

Why map the heat in Nashville? In the United States, heat waves harm more people than all other weather hazards combined and tend to disproportionately affect communities of color. In Nashville, climate change is expected to worsen extreme heat more than any other weather threat. By measuring temperatures in thousands of locations across the city, […]

Ukrainian government risks opening ‘Pand

“With a single letter [our employer] fired us and our dialogue turned into a monologue,” says Anton Gorb, a union representative at Ukraine’s largest private postal service, New Post. Gorb is currently serving in the Ukrainian armed forces as the country fights against the Russian invasion. But he still represents the interests of his union […]

Tuition Discounts Reach All-Time High, N...

The average tuition reduction at private, nonprofit colleges hit a new high last year, according to new research from the National Association of College and University Business Officers. Discount rates for new undergraduates reached 54.5%, according to preliminary estimates from the NACUBO 2021 Tuition Discount Study, released Thursday. This number is up from the previous […]

Business Charity Awards: Outstanding Emp...

Richard Marriner has worked for JD Wetherspoon for 25 years and has been part of the pub chain’s partnership with Young Lives vs Cancer since its launch 20 years ago. Beginning his career with the company as a shift manager, Marriner progressed into pub and area management and became regional manager. He has been an […]

Packers QB coach reacts to absence from ...

GREEN BAY, WISCONSIN – NOVEMBER 28: Aaron Rodgers #12 of the Green Bay Packers reacts after defeating the Los Angeles Rams 36-28 at Lambeau Field on November 28, 2021 in Green Bay, Wisconsin. (Photo by Patrick McDermott/Getty Images) Aaron Rodgers hasn’t been around for the Green Bay Packers’ voluntary offseason program, but the coaching staff […]

Fort Worth Business Leader Rosa Navejar ...

Rosa Navejar, founder and president of Fort Worth-based utility engineering firm The Rios Group, has been named to the national board of directors of the U.S. Hispanic Chamber of Commerce. Navejar’s appointment was announced by Alice Rodriguez, chair of the board of directors of the United States Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (USHCC). Navejar joins Robert […]

Brentwood blood cancer charity urges res...

The charity funds vital research and supports those affected by blood cancer (Photo credit: Blood Cancer UK). Submitted by Pearl White The Brentwood, Hutton & Billericay branch of Blood Cancer UK is calling for local volunteers to join their fundraising committee. Blood Cancer UK funds research to help transform blood cancer treatment and save lives, […]

MSD in the Philippines Recognized by Kyt...

Leading healthcare company, MSD in the Philippines, was recognized as the Corporate Volunteer Group of the Year by the Kythe Foundation during their Virtual Araw ng Parangal in Pasasalamat. The event recognizes and celebrates exemplary volunteers, affiliates, partners, parent leaders and staff members who continue to support the Kythe Foundation and its mission to improve […]

Snap CEO Evan Spiegel pays off student d...

Student Debt Cancellation Panel Snap CEO and co-founder Evan Spiegel hands out the ultimate graduation gift to the 285 graduates of the Otis College of Art and Design in Los Angeles. The nonprofit — located in the Westchester neighborhood of Los Angeles near LAX — said in an announcement on Sunday that Spiegel, along with […]

NHL players to hit Kitchener sidewalk in...

Montreal Canadiens forward Nick Suzuki is part of a team of professional hockey players set to hit the streets of Kitchener in July to raise money for the Grand River Hospital. Nine players have agreed to take part in Scotland’s Yard Road Hockey Classic, an all-ages street hockey tournament to be held at Catalyst137 on […]

Minister’s Statement on National Police

Statement Victoria Wednesday, May 18, 2022 9:30 a.m. Mike Farnworth, Minister of Public Safety and Solicitor General, issued the following statement in recognition of National Police Week: “Day in and day out, police work hard in communities across British Columbia to keep our communities, homes and roads safe by preventing crime and responding to a […]

British Columbia Gas Prices: Charities g...

Soaring gas prices are hitting charities in Metro Vancouver hard, and organizations fear they will soon have to make tough decisions and cut services if they don’t get relief. “It’s just shocking every day because we walk past a gas station every day on the way to work and are like, ‘No! It can’t be […]

First Lady’s Volunteer of the Year Award

Today, First Lady Rose Dunleavy congratulated the eight recipients of the First Lady’s Volunteer of the Year award during the ceremonial luncheon at the Governor’s Residence in Juneau, Alaska. First Lady Dunleavy and her Selection Committee are honored to continue the tradition of recognizing the outstanding contributions of these dedicated individuals. First Lady Bella Hammond […]

Delhi govt to meet non-compliant industr...

New Delhi: Industry Minister Satyendar Jain will hold meetings with associations of 25 non-compliant industrial zones, including Mundka where at least 27 people died in a devastating fire in a commercial building near the industrial zone, between Wednesday and Friday to discuss the redevelopment of the clusters, including the preparation of development plans, senior government […]

Elevate Together® Initiative Expands to

NORTH MANKATO, Minnesota–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Taylor Corporation has joined a coalition of like-minded businesses, including The ODP Corporation, JPMorgan Chase and NCR Foundation, to support small businesses through Elevate Together®, a nonprofit initiative designed to accelerate business creation, black growth and prosperity. and small Hispanic businesses. The program, powered by Round It Up America®, is now in […]

Tech Tackles Cancer announces WBOS Rock ...

BOSTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Hack/Reduce, a nonprofit organization focused on creating talent and technology for Boston’s big data economy, today announced that Beasley Media Group WBOS (ROCK 92.9) is an official media partner of Technology takes on cancer‘s (TTC) charity event to be held on June 21, 2022, at Sinclair in Cambridge from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. […]

Volunteer Week – Community Services

Each year, National Volunteer Week celebrates volunteers across the country. This gives us the opportunity to thank local volunteers for all they do for our community. The 2022 theme, better togetherhighlights how volunteering changes communities for the better. 2022 ACT Woman of the Year, Kelli-Ann Jackson shared how volunteering has helped her change the community […]

GHMC ignores children’s playgrounds in p

HYDERABAD: Despite spending hundreds of millions of rupees to develop lung spaces in the teeming megalopolis, the Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) reportedly ignores the city’s public parks. Children’s playgrounds in these parks would be totally neglected by the society, depriving small children from having fun in the parks during the summer. No effort has […]

Death penalty sought in Texas for man wh...

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Texas prosecutors said Monday they would seek the death penalty for a man who authorities say confessed to killing five people, including three whose dismembered bodies were found in a dumpster on fire last year. The Tarrant County District Attorney’s Office said it filed the paperwork seeking the death penalty […]

PSG’s Neymar pays €160,000 for AFCON 202

Brazil and Paris Saint Germain superstar Neymar is now the ball keeper for the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations after paying €160,000 at an auction hosted by team-mate Idrissa Gueye in Paris. Neymar was the highest bidder for the ball used in the February 6 final in Cameroon when Senegal beat Egypt on a post-match […]

Mount Holly is dismantling and moving it...

Mount Holly’s small wooden old fire station was too big to fit through the door of his new home. Thus, the gable roof should be detached, the interior walls reinforced and the bottom secured so that it does not fall on moving day. “We wanted to make sure the whole building would stay in one […]

Rally today in opposition to Atlantic Ci...

They say you can’t fight city hall. However, people are stepping up and taking their opposition to the incumbent mayor of Atlantic City, all the way to City Hall at 10:30 a.m. today. John Exadaktilos, owner of Atlantic City’s Ducktown Tavern and Liquor Store, announced that there will be a rally today, Monday, May 16, […]

Charity for the needy – Journal

In Ramazan, people do charity as much as they can. People of other religions also give considerable amounts in charity on their respective religious occasions. A study by the Pakistan Center for Philanthropy (PCP) shows that Pakistanis donate around 240 billion rupees (over $2 billion) a year to charity, which is more than one percent […]

‘Paws for a Cause’: Neighborhood offers

Liz Burrow had to raise her voice to be heard above the resounding barking and anxious screams that echoed through the tent and barn of the Linganore Lake events. Wanting to give back to the community where she does business, Burrow – a realtor specializing in the Linganore Lake area of ​​New Market – hosted […]

Claude Garrett released after 30 years b...

A few hours After a judge cleared Claude Garrett’s release from prison, the small crowd outside the maximum-security Riverbend Institution in Nashville, Tennessee received a message on their group text. It comes from Garrett’s daughter, Deana Watson. Garrett was packed and ready to go, but there was paperwork to do in town. She typed out […]

Giffords’ Circus urges people to donate

Deborah, 40, has documented her life with cancer on her BBC podcast and on her Instagram account, @bowelbabe. It was here that she announced this week that her body could no longer cope. “No one knows how much time I have left,” she said. Hours after announcing that her ‘one-lap roller coaster was coming to […]

Hospital pavilion, run by an East Willis...

A rendering of the Petrocelli Surgical Pavilion at North Shore University Hospital.(Courtesy of Northwell Health) As if things weren’t busy enough at North Shore University Hospital in Manhasset, there has been ongoing construction work over the past two years that will continue through 2023. This will improve operations, but will also cause disruption on the […]

Ukrainian struggles resonate with ‘war b

The movement of Ukrainians both within their own country and across Europe in recent months has been described as the largest refugee movement since World War II. That reference has personal resonance for Avril Walters, the 82-year-old Wexford-based volunteer, who has offered her support to Ukrainians arriving in Rosslare port in recent weeks. “I have […]

Career: Career strike affects civic work...

Vadodara: The difficult race on several roads in the city may continue for citizens even in the coming days if the blacktrap quarry strike continues. The reason for the situation this time around is not the inefficiency of the municipal authorities, but the state quarry strike which has started to impact development works and construction […]

Pub chain raffle to raise Macmillan fund...

A pub group with locals in Lanarkshire are raising money for a cancer charity with a national raffle to mark their ten-year partnership. Greene King is inviting customers to text in their entries for a chance to win a top prize of £10,000, and is asking entrants to make a voluntary donation of £3 to […]

MAST student app connects potential volu...

Siblings Camila and Federico Acquarone believe everyone has a superpower. That’s what led these two key Biscayne residents to create their passion project: a community service app that celebrates such superpowers. The sibling duo were born in Uruguay but grew up mostly in Key Biscayne. And they share more than just a last name. In […]

Clarence Thomas says abortion leak chang...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Justice Clarence Thomas said the Supreme Court was changed by the shocking leak of a draft opinion earlier this month. The opinion suggests the court is set to strike down the abortion rights recognized nearly 50 years ago in Roe v. Wade. Conservative Thomas, who joined the court in 1991 and has […]

South Shields charity hero The Big Pink ...

‘Big Pink Dress’ has raised £150,000 for worthy causes since first donning one of his signature outfits for the 2014 Great North Run. Since then he has met famous people including Nancy Sinatra, been through two major health issues, covered thousands of miles and won awards. He told the Gazette: “I sincerely think this will […]

Thousands of volunteers will work to hel...

VIDEO: Thousands of volunteers gather in Tulsa to help PGA Championship TULSA, Okla. – Three thousand volunteers will work alongside PGA staff at Southern Hills next week to make the championship a success. Friday is uniform and credential drop-off day according to Kenny Martin, director of volunteer operations for the championship. People are arriving from […]

DramaWatch: The Truth of Bella and Other...

The cast of “Bella: An American Tall Tale” by Kristen Childs. Photo: Shawnte Sims YOU PROBABLY DIDN’T LEARN THIS IN HISTORY, BUT “OUR COUNTRY’S FOUNDER” George Washington shares at least one essential quality with Sir Mix-a-Lot, the Seattle rapper famed for the 1992 hit “Baby Got Back”. ” Both men, we know from legend or […]

Rollins College valedictorian with non-s...

One of Rollins College’s class of 2022 valedictorians can’t speak. That didn’t stop her from using the tools available to share her voice with her classmates. Using text-to-speech software, Elizabeth Bonker, who has non-speaking autism and types what she needs to communicate, stood behind the desk at the Winter Park campus on Monday to encourage […]

Benito Carbone set for Sheffield Wednesd...

Cult hero Benito Carbone is in line to don a Sheffield Wednesday shirt again this weekend. The charismatic Italian, who spent three successful years at Hillsborough in the 90s after leaving Inter Milan, has signed up to play in the legends Owls match against legends Czech Republic tomorrow. Carbone, who attended Wednesday’s final home game […]

Francis J. Meagher, retired lawyer, volu...

Francis J. Meagher, a retired attorney and partner in a general practice law firm, died of complications from dementia May 3 at Stella Maris Hospice in Timonium. He was 94 years old and lived in Homeland for many years. Born in Baltimore and raised on Ailsa Avenue in Lauraville-Hamilton, he was the son of Joseph […]

It’s time to build a global pro-democrac

Democracy does not disappear by accident. Instead, all over the world we are witnessing deliberate attempts by anti-democratic actors to weaken civil society, cripple the rule of law and activate social fragmentation. From weaponizing fear to rewriting history to exploiting religion, today’s autocrats and their followers tap into the same playbook. At the heart of […]

Inspirational Deborah James receives Dam...

Podcast host Deborah James, who this week revealed she switched to palliative home care to treat her terminal bowel cancer, has been honored with a womanhood. James, 40, has raised more than £3.7million after setting up a Just Giving page to raise money for bowel cancer clinical trials, research and awareness. The former manager was […]

More than 300 volunteers will participat...

This Saturday, ACCESS – the leading Arab-American community nonprofit, celebrating 50 years of service – will host a large-scale community service event, in partnership with the City of Dearborn, at multiple locations across the city.Arab American Service Day is an annual national event hosted by the National Network of Arab American Communities (NNAAC) – a […]

Spaces of Opportunity Farm in the Heart ...

In Spaces of Opportunity in South Phoenix, local residents grow organic lettuce, collards, brussels and cabbage to sell at the on-site farmer’s market. Photo taken March 19, 2022. (Photo by Monserrat Apud de la Fuente/Cronkite News) Manuel Fierro cuts the grass at Spaces of Opportunity in South Phoenix on March 19, 2022. (Photo by Monserrat […]

The Hispanic Colleges of Mass. support ...

Read in Spanish. When Jennifer Reyes emigrated from the Dominican Republic in 2016, she wanted to build a better future for herself. Upon entering the United States, she listed some of her goals: to continue her education, find a better job, and earn more money. But at the time, she didn’t speak English. “One of […]

Hospice patient creates children’s book

Janette Mills with her book Bertie Bombus the Brave Bumblebee Bertie Bombus and Tom Tit are the hand-drawn creations of neuroscientist, and now author and illustrator, Janette Mills, who told their story in a new children’s book. The 57-year-old patient from Shrewsbury was inspired to put pencil to paper for Bertie Bombus, The Brave Bumble […]

NW Minnesota Pollinator Garden Project s...

Agassiz Audubon What: Agassiz Audubon is recruiting volunteers (adults and children accompanied by adults) to help with the spring maintenance of the Northwestern Minnesota Pollinator Garden. Volunteers will weed, move plants, line the garden paths and watch bird nesting boxes (kestrels, martens and bluebirds). No experience necessary. Register for lunch: 218-745-5663 or [email protected] com. Bring […]

A former gas station in Berlin has been ...

“The ducks had to go,” dealer and collector Juerg Judin told me, gesturing to the now duck-free little pond he had set up in the backyard of his former Berlin residence, a repurposed gas station years ago. 1950. His former private house, which has also become the habitat of a few geese, ducks and exotic […]

As city leaders try to improve Kensingto...

Every morning before I leave my house, I make sure I have an anti-overdose drug from Narcan in my pocket. As I walk the two blocks to the New Kensington Community Development Corporation office and spend my day in my neighborhood, I am hyper aware that I might be needed to support someone who is […]

A “Herculean” volunteer in the community

By ZHENG Yingying (ECNS) SHANGHAI — Shankar Koirala, a 29-year-old Nepalese, is fluent in Mandarin, although he cannot read Chinese. Previously, he owned a store in Nepal, where 80% of customers were Chinese. He could therefore practice his Mandarin very well. Recently, he started volunteering at a closed management area on Fenglin Road in Shanghai’s […]

Pascrell and McCaul lead 161 members of ...

Pascrell and McCaul lead 161 members of Congress demanding $360 million to protect places of worship NSGP provides critical grants to protect synagogues, churches and mosques as domestic extremism continues to rise WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Representatives Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-09) and Mike McCaul (R-TX-10) have led 161 House colleagues calling for a significant increase […]

A brave cancer warrior shares his latest...

It’s his last goodbye. Deborah James, a beloved British radio host and columnist known to fans as BowelBabe, has written a touching farewell to readers as her body ‘just can’t go on’ after a five-year battle with cancer stage four bowel. “The message I never wanted to write. We’ve tried everything but my body just […]

EMS volunteers keep hope alive in the co...

May 10, 2022 EMS volunteers keep hope alive in the community Submitted by John Gomez, EMT/ACLS Monmouth County Saturday, 2:38 a.m. – As the snow subsides in the early morning, you wake up to the sound of a loved one breathing deeply. Slowly your eyes begin to adjust to the lights of the bedside lamps, […]

Winner Praises Pulitzer Board’s Commitme

How does it feel to win a Pulitzer Prize? Between tears of joy, Maria Hinojosa told NPR, “It’s like a dream and when I stop crying, it’s like, Wow!” On Monday, Hinojosa and his team of producers and writers at Futuro Media won the Pulitzer Prize in Audio Recording for a seven-part podcast series titled […]

Carla Olson sings a 1967 classic by The ...

American singer-songwriter Carla Olson recorded a version of WHOin 1967, the landmark “I Can See For Miles” in aid of Roger Daltrey and Pete Townshendof the Teen Cancer America charity. The Who website reports: “When Carla first heard about the charity, her immediate thought was, ‘How can we help? and she came up with the […]

With Free Health Clinic, Student Brings ...

Akosua Dankwah, DrPH ’22, is applying what she’s learned to help WTL Health Clinic expand its mission. May 9, 2022—The day a ribbon was cut to mark the opening of the WTL Health Clinic at its new location in Pawtucket, Rhode Island, in November 2019, Akosua Dankwah held half of the ceremonial oversized scissors. The […]

Make a Tangible Impact with Rebecca Moff...

Rebecca Moffett, president of Vanguard Charitable, recounts Value how she and her team help their donors support the causes they care about. Photo courtesy of Vanguard Charitable Since childhood, Rebecca Moffett, President of Vanguard Charitable, has been driven to make a tangible difference. Vanguard Charitable, one of the nation’s leading nonprofits and sponsor of donor-driven […]

Race for Life from Cancer Research UK ba...

A popular charity event returns to Kent this summer, with residents being urged to put on something pink and walk, run or even jump the finish line. Cancer Research UK’s Race for Life is back at Maidstone’s Mote Park. The Maidstone Race for Life will take place this summer In 2020, the 400 Race for […]

How to solve the problem of women doing ...

Walrus Pictures | Stone | Getty Images Lise Vesterlund felt “too scattered” at work, but it wasn’t until the economist started discussing it with friends that she understood the source of the problem: the “unpromoted tasks”. Vesterlund, Andrew W. Mellon professor of economics at the University of Pittsburgh, coined the term with fellow scholars Linda […]

Former First Lady Michelle Obama Promote...

Michelle Obama represented the University of Maryland in Baltimore County on a national stage Saturday by sporting an UMBC t-shirt in a video promoting the College’s Signing Day. The former first lady’s unexpected shoutout thrilled UMBC students and alumni and shone a light on the university’s accomplishments. “To celebrate our eighth annual #CollegeSigningDay, I’m wearing […]

THE FIGHT FOR LIFE GOLF SERIES OFFERS GO...

DAYTONA BEACH, FL – A new and unique tournament format using advanced technology, allows club and recreational golfers of all skill levels to compete against other golfers nationwide on a live leaderboard, while supporting their organization favorite charity, and possibly win a trip to the national championship, all from the comfort of their favorite golf […]

thousands of volunteers for the annual c...

QUINCY – Tom O’Brien, of Quincy, found a small piece of trash at Caddy Memorial Park in Quincy where there was a sign saying ‘avoid’. “We should put it on a stick and put it somewhere so people know not to litter here,” he joked, tossing the debris into a trash bag. Three packages for […]

Door not closed on the seat of the sport...

Preparatory work is still needed for the Nelson Regional Sports Council before it can secure a seat and have a say on the Nelson and District No 5 Recreation Commission, the commission chairman said . Keith Page said in a letter to the board on Thursday that someone from the NRSC needs to attend a […]

A new space is available for the Auser A...

1′ of reading 05/07/2022 – Opening of the new space available for the Auser Circolo d’Argento Gabicce Mare in the Creobicce Civic Center. A request already made by the former president of the Association Benito Giunta to provide Auser with a suitable space to allocate to the listening project and to organize the many activities […]