Langley parents raise $30,000 to surprise 350 graduates with grad gift

Like other graduates across the Langley School District grad celebrations look different this year as a result of pandemic related health restrictions, but thanks to the efforts of R.E. Mountain Secondary parents 350 graduates will be receiving a sweet surprise to mark the occasion. A select group of R.E. Mountain...

How SunTerra Plans To Continue Its Work With Food Banks

When the relief program, Farmers to Families (FTF), launched during the pandemic, it helped direct fresh produce suddenly without markets to the hungry. Many growers and food pantries worked together for the first time. “It forced us into the same room, if you will, with our nonprofit partners that are...
Berks County, PAReading Eagle

Weis Markets donates $10,000 of fresh milk to Berks food bank

Weis Markets, based in Sunbury, announced a $10,000 fresh milk donation to Helping Harvest at an event at its Spring Township store on Wednesday. The donation is part of the company’s year-long Fight Hunger campaign. Weis partnered with the Pennsylvania Dairymen’s Association, American Dairy Association North East and Feeding Pennsylvania...
New Bern, NCWITN

Grandpa inspires New Bern teen to donate to ALS Association

NEW BERN, N.C. (WITN) - Cody Young, who’s 14-years-old, has been mowing yards for the past few summers, a skill he said his dad taught him at a young age. Young started with a push mower in the 6th grade and soon realized he was in need of an upgrade when his business grew. “And I thought, I’m making pretty good money with mowing. So, I can donate whatever extra my customers give me. I can donate that to the cause,” Young said.
Cadiz, KYwkdzradio.com

Camp Cadiz Continues Colossal Campaign

What happens when you put together 80 kids, 80 adults and a community in need of simple, spiritual service?. It’s “Camp Cadiz,” now in its 11th year — and with no signs of slowing. With 14 local churches collaborating, the past three days of mostly-beautiful weather have been spent reaching...
Billings, MTmontanarightnow.com

Blood drives in need during national shortage

BILLINGS - In 2017, Troy Ross was diagnosed with an autoimmune disorder, which eventually led to him needing nine emergency units of blood. If blood was not available when Troy was brought to the emergency room in Seattle, he would not be here today. Now, the Ross family and the...
Greensboro, NCPosted by

Volunteers return to the Triad building new ramps

GREENSBORO, N.C. — Volunteer work paused during the pandemic is back in full swing in the Triad. This week, hundreds of young volunteers are working to make life easier, by building and install new ramps. The 13th Annual Ramp-a-thon event is underway, with crews building ramps at six Triad homes.
Columbus, OHWSYX ABC6

American Red Cross in need of blood donations

COLUMBUS, Ohio (WSYX) — The American Red Cross is experiencing a severe blood shortage. In recent weeks, there has been less than half a day's supply of Type O blood. Now, the Red Cross is urging people to donate if they can. “Having people come out to the blood drives...
Columbus, GAWTVM

Upcoming blood drives in the Chattahoochee valley

COLUMBUS, Ga. (WTVM) - News Leader 9 has partnered with the American Red Cross of Southwest Georgia this week to host more blood drives. This Friday, Pinehill Missionary Baptist church will host a drive from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. Also this Friday, the Lagrange Fire Department is hosting a...
Hillsboro, OHTimes Gazette

Blankenships donate at annual radio-telethon

Rita Blankenship talks with emcee Rick Williams (left) Wednesday evening during the annual Ernie Blankenship Memorial Radio-Telethon for the Highland County Society for Children and Adults held at the Hillsboro Orpheum. A total donation of $1,500 was made from the Blankenship family and Big Ernie’s Pizza. Pictured (from left) are Williams, Rita Blankenship, Beau Blankenship, Erin Blankenship, Presley Blankenship and Ryan “Smoke” Blankenship. Rita’s late husband, Ernie Blankenship, organized the event for many years. For a full story on the radio-telethon, see Friday’s edition of The Times-Gazette.