"Demand is up, and we are here to help neighbors out that need it," said Mike Keane with the Northern Illinois Food Bank.
ROCKFORD, Ill. (WIFR) - The Canadian Pacific Holiday Train rolls into Byron Saturday afternoon, returning to the rails for it’s 24th annual cross-continent trip. The train travels in support of food banks and shelves in dozens of locations, including Byron, by raising money, meals and awareness on food insecurity issues.
If you missed the Christmas Parade or want to see it again, sit back and enjoy!. This year the Front Royal/Warren County Chamber of Commerce Christmas Parade was hosted by Mike McCool, Publisher of the Royal Examiner, and Nike Foster, Executive Director of the Front Royal/Warren County Chamber of Commerce. Special thanks to Mark Williams, videographer, and the parade sponsor Lindsay Chevrolet.
SAN FRANCISCO -- Recently, about 200 San Franciscans gathered to try a bold experiment. The goal: to come up with some fresh ideas that may lead to fixing some deeply rooted San Francisco challenges: homelessness, housing affordability and public safety. The event was the brainchild of the San Francisco Chronicle's special project called SFNext, which aims to find solutions to these historic problems bedeviling the city. The project commissioned one of the largest public opinion surveys done in decades. The survey revealed how residents are frustrated, angry and sad at the worsening situation in San Francisco.At the gathering,...
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WALLA WALLA, Wash.- Emergency Warming Centers throughout Walla Walla will be open Saturday December 3, from 7:00 p.m. to 7:00 a.m. The center will be located at the New Beginnings Chapel, 822 W. Main, Walla Walla. Volunteers are requested for the center. If you would like to help at the...
COLUMBIA, S.C. — The annual Salvation Army and WLTX Stuff-A-Bus kicked off on Friday with five buses filled with toys, canned food, and bikes that are heading to families across the midlands this holiday season. And they're not done yet. "You see behind me the results of this the...
WISE COUNTY (CBSDFW.COM) — A rural Wise County community is mourning the loss of 7-year-old Athena Strand. On Wednesday evening, she was first reported missing by her stepmother. The Wise County Sheriff's office said Athena left the house by herself. After two days of searching, her body was found last night, several miles away from her house.The Wise County Sheriff's Office arrested 31-year-old Tanner Horner, a contracted driver for FedEx. They say he confessed to abducting Athena. The First Baptist Church of Cottondale was a gathering place for volunteers and Athena's family while the search for her was going on. Pastor Charles Pugh comforted them...
WASHINGTON (7News) — If you were to walk a mile in Mariel Vallano's shoes, it would likely lead you to one of many storage areas she and other volunteers gather shoes, clothing, diapers, and other much-needed items donated for the migrants who have been bused to D.C. from Texas and Arizona the last eight months.
‘Tis the season of giving and helping our fellow neighbors. Many people left the St. Paul Center with bright smiles and warm hugs Tuesday afternoon. The first Saturday of every December, the Community Outreach Group of Erie holds its annual clothing distribution party at the center. With a line pouring out the front doors of […]
OMAHA, Neb. — Various Omaha groups and organizations got together Saturday afternoon in North Omaha at Fabric Lab to host an annual toy giveaway. Preston Love with Black Votes Matter runs the toy giveaway. Love partners with the NAACP and University of Nebraska-Omaha athletics. "This is a time of...
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South Florida is set to make Tennessee offensive coordinator Alex Golesh its new head coach, multiple outlets reported Saturday night. Golesh, 38, would replace Jeff Scott, who was fired in November after a 1-8 start. Special teams coordinator Daniel Da Prato finished out the season as interim head coach. The Bulls finished 1-11.
BOSTON (WHDH) - A crowd of volunteers worked together Saturday to sort clothes donated to Cradles to Crayons, an organization that collects items for kids who might otherwise go without. Executive Director Aubrey Henderson said the need this year is greater than it has been in recent years. “I think...
OXNARD, Calif.-A holiday food and toy drive raised a "boat load" of donations. The 2022 Channel Islands Harbor Holiday Food and Toy drive filled an electric boat more than once. Volunteers made it easy for people to drive through and drop off items at Fisherman's Wharf in Oxnard. Cash donations are being matched. "To see The post Toy donations fill a boat in Channel Islands Harbor appeared first on News Channel 3-12.
Home Start, Inc., a nonprofit dedicated to child abuse prevention and providing evidence-based family strengthening services, held its 15th Annual Hallo-Wine Festival on Saturday, October 22nd, 2022, at the Historic Burnham House in Balboa Park. The event raised nearly $50,000 for the organization’s critical programs. With nearly 300 guests, this year’s fundraiser was one of the best-attended Hallo-Wine festivals to date.
GWINNETT COUNTY, Ga. — A Gwinnett County nonprofit diversion program that celebrated the graduation of a group of teens considered at-risk on Saturday is hoping to expand amid an increase in violence in area schools. Seeking the Right Amendable Path, also known as STRAP, was founded by Gwinnett County...
Did you know that, every day, the Grand Traverse County Court Records Office processes dozens or even hundreds of searches of local criminal and civil court records? Employers use the database to conduct background checks on new hires. Local nonprofits use it to vet prospective volunteers. Lawyers use it to check on prior cases. Journalists use it as a research tool in their reporting. Some locals might even conduct background searches from time to time as a means of learning more about new neighbors, people they meet through online dating platforms, or other acquaintances.
Crisis has provided frontline support for people experiencing homelessness in Edinburgh and the Lothians for more than a decade, but the trends we’re seeing now are different to anything that came before. We operate all year round to help people take their first steps out of homelessness. That can...
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PITTSTON – As the calendar rushed passed November and slid into December, the Greater Pittston Santa Squad (GPSS) is deep into their 202