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How Volunteering Will Change Your Life

How Volunteering Will Change Your Life

Two years ago, Lauren was pretty happy—and busy—with her career and personal life, but felt like something was missing. When she read a local news story about a program that matched mentors with people pulling themselves out of poverty, something clicked. She started...

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Importance of Financial Literacy in Schools

Importance of Financial Literacy in Schools

When Mike graduated from high school, his state didn't require a financial literacy or economics course to graduate. So because he focused on advanced placement and college courses, and everything he needed to get into his college of choice, he didn't take the...

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CAS Volunteer Spotlight: Cinda Houston

CAS Volunteer Spotlight: Cinda Houston

When Cinda Houston was looking around for a volunteer opportunity last year, she decided Community Action Services and Food Bank was the right fit for her because of its philosophy. "It's the fact that we teach people not just reliance but independence," said Houston,...

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Come on, get happy at the 2018 Women’s Expo

Come on, get happy at the 2018 Women’s Expo

What do people want in life? Is it fame? Thousands of Instagram followers? Perhaps, bigger biceps or a smaller dress size? Some experts say that along with having pockets lined with money and unconditional happiness; most people want to have personal freedom,...

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Kids & Hunger

Kids & Hunger

In the U.S., one in six children—or 13 million—is hungry. They go to school hungry and spend weekends and holidays hungry. These children live in every community in the country. “Children coming to school hungry is real," one Utah teacher said. "I have students whose...

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