SNAP Food Assistance for South Florida Seniors is Just a Phone Call Away

Help is on the way for some Broward residents struggling to pay for food. Low-income adults 50 and older may qualify for the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), a federally funded nutrition program that helps recipients purchase food. The benefit amount for each recipient depends on their household income, high...
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Abilene Reflector-Chronicle

Community Foundation of Dickinson County holds annual meeting to celebrate philanthropy

More than 170 people attended the Annual Meeting of the Community Foundation held at Sand Springs Venue. “We are very pleased with the turnout this year, and to know people are here to celebrate something as important as philanthropy is fantastic. The meal catered by Lucinda’s Katering was delicious, and the Sand Springs Venue is a beautiful event space; it was a significant event,” stated Board President Ray Wyatt.
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Food pantries respond to rising need for assistance in Austin

The demand at local food banks keeps increasing. Pastor Jody Bady of Jehovah Jireh #1 Outreach Ministry said more people are visiting the food pantry he operates. The reasons vary. Some residents continue to be affected by layoffs related to the COVID-19 pandemic, while others work part-time jobs that don’t pay enough to cover their living expenses with the rising cost of food and gas. People experiencing homelessness also have been severely affected.
Greenville Advocate

JD Davison visits children, helps RMC kick off summer reading program

Boston Celtics rookie point guard JD Davison stopped by the Regional Medical Clinic in Greenville on Tuesday to help kick off the summer reading program, Reach Out and Read-Alabama. Davison, a Letohatchee native, graduated from The Calhoun School in 2021. The 6-foot-3, five-star recruit went on to play one season...

Annual Captain's Cruise raises money for TRHS student scholarships

THREE RIVERS — An annual scholarship fundraising tradition at the Three Rivers Elks Lodge #1248 took place for the 18th time Saturday morning. The 18th annual Captain’s Cruise at the Elks, a motorcycle cruise around the area with over 50 bikers and 90 people overall in attendance, helped raise money for the Elks’ Scholarship Program, which every year gives out a few scholarships to Three Rivers High School seniors and a college student who went to TRHS.

Country Band Alabama Donates $25,000 to Eastern Kentucky Flood Victims

The legendary country music band Alabama has donated $25,000 to the flood victims in Eastern Kentucky. The group made the announcement on Saturday during their concert at The Barnyard Venue in Sharpsburg, during which they presented the check. The money is being sent to the Foundation for Appalachian Kentucky.

Sacred Heart distributes backpacks, school supplies to families

SAN JOSE, Calif. (KRON) — School will start soon in San Jose, and one organization is helping parents with the back to school shopping. Sacred Heart Community Service is helping thousands of families get ready for school with its annual Pack-a-Back drive, which has been running since 1998. The program relies on donors to operate. […]

Granby food pantry struggling to keep food on the shelves

GRANBY, Colo. — At the Mountain Family Food Pantry in Granby, executive director Helen Sedlar is having a tough summer keeping food on the shelves, with donations dropping but more people in need of food assistance. So far this month, they've served more than 600 families. “Demand is up...

Amazon donates school supplies for 1,500 Northwest ISD students

Over the weekend, Northwest ISD held its annual Back-to-School Fair at Hatfield Elementary School in Justin to support more than 1,500 students in need. Through items donated by Amazon, each child received a variety of school supplies and a backpack to prepare for the new school year, according to a district news release. Other area businesses and organizations also provided services to support these students and their families, such as free dental screenings, haircuts, sports physicals and more.

NLCC Provides Lunch to May ISD Staff

On Tuesday, North Lake Community Church provided lunch for all the May ISD staff members, to let them know how much the church appreciates what they do for the students. The staff enjoyed a pulled-pork sandwich with all the fixings, chips, salad, banana pudding, cookies, tea & lemonade. Pastor Ron...


As Brenham and Burton ISD students get ready to return to school this fall, Germania Insurance wanted to help make sure they start out on the right foot. Germania sponsored two grade levels by making a $10,000 donation to the school supply drive that was hosted by the Brenham Game Changers this past Saturday.

Mississippi organizations receive $500K donation to address health

JACKSON, Miss. (WJTV) – UnitedHealthcare awarded $500,000 in Empowering Health grants to four community-based organizations in Mississippi. Leaders said the funds would expand access to care and address the social determinants of health for uninsured individuals and underserved communities. The grants will assist individuals and families experiencing challenges from food insecurity, social isolation and behavioral health issues, […]
Tryon Daily Bulletin

Feed-A-Kid Summer Food Program serves largest number of children in its history

It’s been 10 years since the Feed-A-Kid Summer Program for Polk County was developed. In the first year, 60 families were delivered food. This year, money raised for Feed-A-Kid totaled $12,000, and 194 children from 84 families were served. FAK could have used even more funds because this is the largest number of children served in the history of the program. To feed all, some creativity at stretching the dollar was necessary.

Volunteers needed for SJSD mentorship program

(ST. JOSEPH, Mo.) The first day of school for students in St. Joseph is less than two weeks away. This year the St. Joseph School District is hoping to introduce a mentorship program for students. As COVID-19 restrictions continue to lift, the St. Joseph School District is looking to bring...