#Community Outreach


Texarkana nonprofit hosted Health, Wealth, and Community Fair

TEXARKANA, Texas - A Texarkana non-profit is offering health and financial resources to low-income neighborhoods. Dozens of vendors participated in the health, wealth, and community fair at the Southwest Recreational Center. Organizers say people living in low-income areas are often unaware of health and financial resources available to them. The...
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Jaguars Community Outreach

With January coming to an end, the Jacksonville Jaguars have released their holiday giving numbers. This season’s annual Shop With a Jaguar had it’s largest turn out to date. The team took 600 children from nine different nonprofits Christmas shopping. Tyson Campbell even joined a hula hooping competition. The Jaguars and Florida Blue collaborated to serve 300 families throughout Northeast Florida during their 2022 food drive. Jaguars players Andre Cisco, Tyson Campbell, Evan Engram, Folorunso Fatukasi, Daniel Thomas, Devin Lloyd, Luke Farrell, Tre Herndon, Chris Manhertz, De’Shaan Dixon, and Ty Summers were on site to assist with the food distribution. Logan Cooke and Brandon Linder participated in the Ronald McDonald House Charities annual holiday party with a toy donation.
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Neustatter: Learn to COPE at work and with your community

Should you happen to slash your artery with a box cutter opening supplies at the office; should you step out of a closet unexpectedly and cause your boss to have a heart attack; if your diabetic coworker suddenly gets sweaty and passes out; should your elderly office manager suddenly be unable to talk or move one arm ... would you know what to do about it?

A Neighborhood in Harmony: How Music Helped Build Community in South Reading

In warm weather months, Reading’s South of Penn neighborhood echoes with the rhythm and melodies of local musicians sharing their talents. People who want to enrich their lives with the culture and creativity from their fellow neighbors are able to do so without having to pay a cent and without even leaving their homes.

KCPS aims to fill gaps in community engagement after vote to close schools

Beth Coleman’s son used to come home from his old school, a Kansas City charter, with a case of the “post-school blues,” she said. The third grader has ADHD and wasn’t getting his academic needs met. But when he transferred this school year to Longfellow Elementary...

Markey outreach advancing health equity in communities of color

In Kentucky, there are significant disparities in cancer rates and related risk factors among communities of color, including Black and Hispanic communities. The University of Kentucky Markey Cancer Center is working to address cancer disparities in communities of color through inclusive outreach and engagement. Two new community health workers —...

Community Spotlight: Entrepreneurship For All

Pete Hartman speaks with Diana Dominguez, Community Outreach Coordinator for Entrepreneurship For All, about their programs that aim to close the opportunity inequality gap in business and entrepreneurship for underserved communities. Pete Hartman was born in 1973 and had a wonderful childhood in Greenbrier, Arkansas. He moved to Harrison, Arkansas,...

Have You Considered Volunteering in Your Community?

Volunteering can help seniors to stay active and maintain physical and mental health. Volunteering is an important way for senior citizens to stay connected and engaged in their communities. It not only provides an opportunity to give back, but also helps seniors to maintain social connections, stay active, and continue to learn and grow.

Women’s group promoting literacy within the Hispanic community in Union Parish

FARMERVILLE, La. (KTVE/KARD) – Latinas Unidas, or United Latin Women of Farmerville are working together to promote literacy within the Hispanic community. The women have been working together for over two decades, but this time, their goal is to introduce children and their families to the humanities through the Bilingual Primetime Reading Program.