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An Organization Spurs 400 Students to Help the Community

Agustin Duran | Posted 02.20.2013 | Los Angeles
Agustin Duran

This club is one of the oldest organizations operating in Downey helping youth, but never before has the children, teenagers and young adults been more involved with the organization's principles than today.

My Hometown's Recovery From Sandy Has Been Lackluster, But It Could Have Been Better

Stephen Robert Morse | Posted 02.27.2013 | New York
Stephen Robert Morse

In the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy, I witnessed two Long Island communities, Long Beach and Oceanside, located just 1.5 miles from one another, experience very different fates. When disaster struck, Oceanside had few resources to rely on.

Astoria Characters: The Modest Missionary

Nancy Ruhling | Posted 07.29.2012 | New York
Nancy Ruhling

Eartha Thompson-Washington sparkles in the sunlight. Her tunic, the color of blushing pink rosebuds, is studded with mini-mirrors and gold sequins.

Olive Garden Apologizes For Not Allowing American Flag In Restaurant

Posted 12.13.2011 | Home

Marti Warren, 80, wanted to bring an American flag into an Alabama Olive Garden for the Kiwanis Club award banquet last week. To her dismay, the resta...

Help Eliminate Maternal/Neonatal Tetanus

Posted 08.11.2011 | Impact

Maternal/neonatal tetanus (MNT) kills 60,000 newborns each year. Even more tragic is the fact that the disease can cheaply and effectively be eliminat...

Hard Hearted Gainesville: "No Soup for You"

Pat LaMarche | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Pat LaMarche

About a year and a half ago, the Gainesville City Commissioners decided to enforce a decade old regulation that restricted St. Francis House from feeding more than 130 individuals at their soup kitchen.

Join Us in Integrated Approach to Build The New Haiti

Jim Luce | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Jim Luce

Léogâne, Haiti. I am perhaps the most excited I have been in my entire life as I prepare to move to Haiti next month. Ten months after the earthqu...