Marin Volunteer Fair offers ways to help nonprofits
People checked out volunteer opportunities Saturday at the 2018 Marin Volunteer Fair at Lagoon Park at the Marin Civic Center in San Rafael. The event is presented by Center for Volunteer & Non…
How strangers helped the stricken victims of London terror attack
Team GB boxing coach Tony Davis, of Darlington, County Durham, who was visiting Parliament for a press conference, put PC Keith Palmer in the recovery position and tried to resuscitate him.
How volunteers can help with dragon boat championships
Lake Lanier will soon see its largest international event since the 1996 Centennial Olympic Games, and the community is stepping in to help welcome more than 1,000 athletes from around the world.
How to help Kincade Fire evacuees: Volunteer and donate
Since it ignited on Wednesday night, the Kincade Fire has burned over 66,000 acres (that's more than twice the size of San Francisco) and prompted the largest evacuation in Sonoma County's history. Nearly 200,000 people have been forced to flee their homes, at least 96 structures have been destroyed, and 17 damaged, with over 80,000 threatened. Here's what you can do to assist those affected by the fire.
100-plus volunteers help restore 'lost section' of Dunawi Creek
More than 120 volunteers planted about 650 native riparian plants Saturday as the first step in a project aimed at regenerating a lost portion of Dunawi Creek.
Dear Global Grind: I’m A Black Doctor, And Here’s Why I Can Never Help A Stranger In Need Again
Thursday, Global Grind posted the story of a Black doctor who was disrespected by a flight attendant after offering to help a fellow passenger in distress. A reader commented on our story to share …
‘This girl didn’t have anybody to give her a chance.’ How help from Coast strangers saved her.
Thousands of addicts get caught up in South Mississippi’s criminal justice system, which is short on beds and mental health professionals. Longtime drug user Tawnya Lundberg was lucky enough to get help.
Answer Man: Some businesses offer help for shutdown workers
Editor’s note: This Classic Answer Man column first ran Oct. 10, 2013.
'Healthy, Wealthy & Wise': Health fair offers help, advice to community
Healthy, Wealthy & Wise, a health fair sponsored by Greater Faith Baptist Church and Alpha Omicron Zeta Chapter of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, offered the local community information on a
Volunteers help sort through 10 Days of Giving donations at Winona Volunteer Services food shelf
The fun of the community coming together for 10 Days of Giving has concluded this year. Now, it’s time for volunteers to unite to sort through the food donations and
Volunteers erect 100 sheds to help residents rebuild after fires
About 600 people from throughout the Bay Area and beyond participated in the daylong event at Piner High School, where they built 100 sheds for Sonoma County fire victims.
How CASA honors volunteers, raises funds to help foster children
She told the story of Maria, a local girl who was in foster care for a while and had a difficult home situation, but knew she wanted to live with her grandparents. Her CASA volunteer, Bill Bombardier, and Juvenile Court Judge Alison Toller helped make that happen.
HOW TO HELP: Austin volunteers, donations needed for Harvey relief
Want to help others affected by Hurricane Harvey? Here are some options.
A Chicago man asked for 10 volunteers to help his elderly neighbors...
Chicago was hit with a snowstorm over the weekend, and Jahmal Cole's inbox blew up with requests from elderly neighbors: They needed help shoveling in front of their homes. Some had to get relatives to a hospital. Others had oxygen tanks and were afraid of being trapped.So Cole sent out a tweet Friday...
How corporate volunteers are using their professional skills to help those in need
They’re trying to do good by doing what they know best, from baking to cleaning to child care.
Volunteers help students learn to read so they can read to learn
The Leaders for Readers program ensures first- through third-graders have the adult encouragement they need for reading proficiency.
How to Volunteer: Many ways to help out at Haven of Rest shelter
It took an hour to get the Haven of Rest Ministries dining room ready for the evening meal.
Everyday Heroes: Ely volunteer firefighter ready to help, no matter what
Editor's note: This is part of an occasional series on Everyday Heroes in Eastern Iowa. They will be honored Nov. 1 at the Everyday Heroes Breakfast Awards Ceremony at the The Hotel at Kirkwood Center, 7225 Kirkwood Blvd. SW, Cedar Rapids. Tickets are available at hooplatix.com.
10 volunteer firefighters resign amid feud
Officers of Company 1 announced Wednesday night that they planned to separate from the fire department effective July 1.
As volunteers clean up Billings' litter, advocates offer advice on disposing of, reducing trash
Along the Billings' trails Joanie Tooley likes to practice the Swedish art of "plogging," or picking up litter while jogging. Adding a treasure-hunt type excitement to her exercise Tooley often