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National Volunteer Week

April 23 – 29 is National Volunteer Week. It is great that we have this designated week to bring awareness of the good done in our community. 118 more words


Dozens Displaced Following Wilmington Apartment Fire

WILMINGTON (CBSLA.com)  —   A large and stubborn fire displaced two dozen residents of a Wilmington apartment complex Friday morning.

No one was injured in the blaze that took place in the 500 block of North Wilmington Boulevard just after 9:40 a.m. 90 more words


From Moral to Political Economy: The Origins of Modern Philanthropy’s Charitable Feedback Loop

by Tom Barber

Today, philanthropy and inequality exist in a feedback loop of sorts in the United States. Philanthropic organizations such as the United Way and the Red Cross transform donations, or labor, into research or humanitarian activities intended to benefit humankind in general, but not to alleviate individual hardships. 2,428 more words


Red Cross fire responses up in Lancaster County, need additional volunteers

LANCASTER COUNTY, Pa. — The Lancaster Red Cross says they’re hurting for volunteers. This call for help comes a week before a national push for volunteers during ‘National Volunteer Week’. 436 more words


Fire rips through Seymour home, hospitalizing one

SEYMOUR, Conn. (WTNH) — A West Street home is uninhabitable after a stove fire overnight that dispatchers say sent one to the hospital and displaced those in its four units. 163 more words


Are You Prepared for the Next Tornado Season?

By Jade Hall

Tornado season has already begun in Oklahoma, and to be honest I don’t really know what to expect, because I am not an Oklahoman. 694 more words

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