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United Way will transform Kaune Elementary into early childhood center

Archived, 15 days ago From santafenewmexican.com 

Santa Fe, NEW MEXICO - The United Way of Santa Fe County has purchased the long-vacant Kaune Elementary School building for $3.1 million, paving the way for the nonprofit to open a year-round, early childhood center serving some 200 children.

“It feels very ...

Iowa boy's wish comes true when he visits Sesame Place

Archived, 15 days ago From theintell.com 

Doylestown, PENNSYLVANIA - Hunter Moss was shy at first, looking down at the Sesame Street book he was holding in his hand, when he met his lifelong favorite Sesame Street characters Monday at Sesame Place.

Hunter, a 16-year-old Iowa boy with autism and a geneti ...

United Way grants helping young adults rebuild the community

Archived, 15 days ago From news10.com 

Albany, NEW YORK - A house in the Stockade Section of Schenectady has some significant flood damage, but it’s getting rehabbed thanks to a grant program from the United Way.

The program funds local programs like YouthBuild Schenectady through the SEAT Ce ...

Foodie 5K brings giving spirit to Joliet's Chicagoland Speedway

Archived, 16 days ago From theherald-news.com 

Joliet, ILLINOIS - Lori and Matt O’Hagan of Frankfort, along with their two daughters, Abby and Emma, joined hundreds of runners and walkers Saturday morning for a family 5K – and this race nurtured their giving spirit.

“This is our first year doing this ...

Mobile pantries get fresh food to where people need it most

Archived, 16 days ago From civileats.com 

Fremont, CALIFORNIA - School is letting out, and the back parking lot of Laurel Elementary School in East Oakland bustles with activity. As children stream out of the building, many join their parents and caregivers in line at the bi-monthly mobile food pantry run by the ...

Relief crews working to help Baker after tornado

Archived, 16 days ago From krtv.com 

Great Falls, MONTANA - Relief agencies and personnel are headed to Baker after a tornado tore through the town in southeastern Montana on Saturday evening.

The tornado hit at about 7 p.m. in the small town of less than 2,000 people.

There were ...

Habitat for Humanity raises the walls on its 24th home

Archived, 16 days ago From saukvalley.com 

Sterling, ILLINOIS - The plot of land that Dixon native Kristen Zinke plans to call home was a field covered in weeds 2 weeks ago.

Since then, volunteer crews with Dixon Habitat for Humanity have laid the foundation and raised the walls that will house the ...

United Way's annual Day of Action to benefit Facing Hunger Foodbank

Archived, 16 days ago From herald-dispatch.com 

Huntington, WEST VIRGINIA - United Way of the River Cities is looking for a few good men, women, and children who care about their community for its annual Day of Action June 21.

United Way's National Day of Action mobilizes thousands of volunteers around the wor ...

'Trucks for Smiles' raises thousands for Make-A-Wish

Archived, 16 days ago From wjactv.com 

Johnstown, PENNSYLVANIA - Nearly 100 trucks participated in a convoy through Somerset County to raise money for the Make-A-Wish foundation.

The second annual "Trucks for Smiles" event was held at Jennerstown Speedway Saturday.

"It's good to see t ...

Local leaders give away food for hundreds of families in Osceola County

Archived, 17 days ago From orlando-politics.com 

Apopka, FLORIDA - Osceola County elected officials along with dozens of volunteers were at Gateway High School Saturday morning to team up with Farm Share to give away enough food to feed hundreds of families in need.

Cars lined up around the parking lo ...

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