Paying for college, even under the best of circumstances, can be a major challenge. But when a young person loses a parent, the financial challenges can become even more daunting, especially if mom or dad had little or no life insurance coverage. The Life Lessons Scholarship Program was established to assist young people in their quest for a college education and to focus attention to the need for more parents to include life insurance in their college-funding plans. This year, Life Happens is…
Why Hiring Veterans is Good for Business
In April 2013, Blackstone committed to hire 50,000 American veterans across our portfolio of more than 80 companies over five years. Today, only two and a ha...
What is a Veteran?
A veteran is defined by federal law, moral code and military service as “Any, Any, Any”… A military veteran is Any person who served for Any length of time in Any military service…
Ways To Donate To Charity
Your financial donation is used to support all of the urgent humanitarian needs of the American Red Cross. See the various ways to make a donation now.
How the DNA Revolution Is Changing Us
The ability to quickly alter the code of life has given us unprecedented power over the natural world. Should we use it?
How Veterans Can Receive Both SSDI and VA Benefits
US veterans with disabilities are often surprised to learn that they can qualify for and receive Veteran’s Administration (VA) disability and Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) simultaneously. Many believe that receiving one will negate their eligibility for the other, but the Veteran’s Administration and Social Security Administration (SSA) are separate but mutually supportive organizations. A Government Accountability Office report recommended in 2009 that the SSA makes…
How Exercise Can Change Your DNA
Scientists discover that physical activity leads to beneficial changes in gene activity, even after a single workout.
Veterans Day Parade & Observances
6: 00 a.m. ~ In conjunction with a worldwide honor in recognition of the Centennial of World War 1, Bagpiper Bob Cameron performs When The Battle Is Over at Quincy's World Ward 1 memorial; the Doughboy Statue at the intersec tion of Hancock Street and Furnace Brook Parkway.
5 ways to honor a veteran
Each year when November 11 rolls around, many retail stores are eager to advertise their Veterans Day sales and promotions. Granted, you may get a great deal on that new pair of shoes you've been eyeing up, but how much will that 25% off sale at the department store really do to honor veterans?
Why We Need to Learn the Language of DNA
Even super smart people don’t really understand genetics. To solve the problem, experts must do one key thing: translate technical concepts into simple terms.
Here's how to donate to families of plane crash victims
Pacific Union International will donate $100,000 to the families of its agents who were killed in Sunday's crash
10 North Texas veterans donate bodies to science
A special group of veterans was honored at DFW Cemetery Friday morning.
How to Donate to The Knight Family Fire Recovery Fund
So many have responded to the email I sent earlier regarding supporting the Knight Family that I have decided to share with you an easy way to do so. First, to answer the question of many..yes, that last email was from me and is not a scam or spam! Second, we have set up the following link as a way for you to give directly to the Knight Family and help them recover from this tragic fire.
Watson and Crick discover chemical structure of DNA
On this day in History, Watson and Crick discover chemical structure of DNA on Feb 28, 1953. Learn more about what happened today on History.
Sundt Foundation Donates to 13 San Diego Charities
SAN DIEGO, Calif. (August 7, 2019) – The Sundt Foundation awarded a total of $28,400 in grants to 13 San Diego nonprofits during its third-quarter disbursements “The San Diego Sundt Foundation committee believes in giving back to the community in which we work,” said Elizabeth Tague, the Sundt Foundation’s San Diego region board member. “It is deeply gratifying to be able to give to those in need in our community, and we were pleased to be able to lend support to these organizations…
HOW TO HELP: Malden man races to help veterans
The staggering statistics on suicide among military veterans led a Malden man to take action via the Run to Home Base.
College Factual: 10 veteran-friendly nursing schools
List uncovers some of the top colleges for a bachelor's degree in nursing, a profession in high demand.
10 Surprising Facts About Donating Blood
Here's a list of 10 of the most interesting facts surrounding blood and blood donations.
Top 10 best cities for veterans
In honor of Veterans Day, Wallet Hub, a financial website, collected data from 100 of the most populated U.S. cities to create the 2015 Best and Worst Cities for Veterans list. Find out if your city made the 10 best cities for veterans list.
What are the best cities for veterans to live?
For years, maybe decades, members of the military have lived where the U.S. government has told them to live.