How to help ? Here are the ways and opportunities of Community Action Services and Food Bank you might interested in.
Celebrating 20 Years of Jewish Community Action
In 1995, seeking a new way to bring a Jewish voice to social justice in the Twin Cities, Rachel Breen, Steven Gray and Frank Hornstein founded the Jewish Met...
Missouri Community Action Network
Missouri CAN recommends Dr. Kathryn J. Edin and Luke Shaefer's recent book "$2 A Day: Living on Almost Nothing in America" about deep poverty in the US.
How you can Get INN Action for Community Action Month!
Click here to pre-register for this year's INNkeepers' Ball Silent Auction. Starting May 4th, we will debut new items daily for early bidding.
Hamilton County Community Action Agency : What We Do : Family Support : Heating & Cooling Assistance
What is the Home Energy Assistance Program The Home Energy Assistance Program (HEAP) is a federally funded program that provides eligible Ohioans assistance with their home energy bills. This one-time benefit is applied directly to the customer’s utility bill Summer Crisis Cooling Program The Summer Crisis Cooling Program (July 1 - Aug. 31) provides fans, air conditioners, and/or utility assistance for qualified applicants. To be eligible,…
Generations of Justice: Celebrating 20 years of Jewish Community Action
Middle schoolers (in Battle Creek) learn the impact of service at Community Action Warehouse
As she hoisted canned food into the cart of an elderly woman this afternoon, 12-year-old Elizabeth Calderon said she’d learned something n...
United Way Day of Action
All around the world, volunteers are coming together with United Way around a Day of Action. Check out the great things that are happening at unitedway.org
10 Tips for Great Actions For CNV Week of Actions
10 Tips for Great Actions During the Campaign Nonviolence Week of Actions by Rivera Sun for Campaign Nonviolence The Campaign Nonviolence Week of Actions ha
Suicide Prevention Month: Ideas for Action
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline 1-800-273-talk (8255) Suicide Prevention Month: Ideas for Action Information Publisher: Education Development Center, Inc. (EDC) See This Resource This two-page resource offers information to help anyone, anywhere get involved in Suicide Prevention Month in September. It includes tips on how to take action to help prevent suicide in your community, such as learning about effective suicide prevention, sharing stories of hope, and…
Allegan County Launches Smart 911 System
Allegan County has announced the launch of its new Smart 911 system. Allegan County Central Dispatch Director Jeremy Ludwig tells WSJM News Smart 911 allows residents to register themselves with central dispatch so if they ever call
Why Keanu Reeves Is Such an Unusual (and Great) Action Star
He works in both the tradition of Hong Kong action films and classic Hollywood.
Community Action Organization
73 percent of the Erie County Department of Health clinic patients come from zip codes in the City of Buffalo. Within these zip codes, the socioeconomic status is much lower than the county as a whole, leading to significantly poorer health outcomes. Where poverty is most prevalent, poor health outcomes are the greatest.
Allegan County Sheriff's retired K-9 dies at 10
A retired K-9 with the Allegan County Sheriff's Office died Tuesday at the age of 10. The sheriff's office announced K-9 Etto's passing on their Facebook page. Etto started with the office in 2011 at 2 years old. He was partnered with Deputy David Holmes until their retirement in 2018. "As with all our K9’s, they become a part of their handler’s family; our thoughts and prayers are with the Holmes’ family during this time," officials with the sheriff's office said in their…
Ottawa, Allegan County college enrollment trends up, state down
OTTAWA COUNTY — College enrollment is trending down in the state of Michigan, but Ottawa County graduates are attending college in greater numbers.
It’s United Way Education Action Week. Take Action!
United Way fights for the health, education, and financial stability of every person in every community.
Proxy Voting Guide: Members Take Action as Shareholders
WDN recently released Proxy Preview 2015: Special Proxy Voting Guide for WDN Members, designed to help us take action as shareholders. WDN members collectively own $2.7 billion in assets, much of that in stock – so we can be a powerful voice for change! Proxy Preview 2015 highlights opportuniti
Retired K9 from Allegan County dies at the age of 10
The dog had worked with Allegan County for eight years.
Social Action Education as Spiritual Practice
Living up to communal values is another way to practice social action as a spiritual practice, and the water protectors are embodying their values constantly. Respect, especially for elders, was like nothing I have ever experienced.
Sable Homes Building 10 Neighborhoods in Kent, Barry and Allegan Counties
ROCKFORD, Mich. – Dec. 14, 2015 – Grand Rapids is the hottest real estate market in the nation, according to a recent survey by the website Trulia. Grand Rapids earned high marks for its affordable housing, growing economy and large population of prospective millennial home buyers, a third of whom surveyed said they planned to …