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Chad’s Story

Chad laughs and says he thinks he’s 30, but his body is 47. He is animated, funny, and proud to be a redneck. He has a friendly and well-trained dog named Elijah. Chad’s trailer — which has no water, power, or insulation — is nestled in his father’s field in Mapleton....

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Come Celebrate Community Action Month

  Here are the different activities we are holding throughout May-- Community Action Month. See what interests you and get involved in your community! Donor Appreciation Day We want to give a big thanks to all our donors whether you are a one-time donor or have been...

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Where Do Homeless People Go at Night?

  When you see homeless people on the streets, do you ever wonder where they go at night? The answer is often as varied as the individuals who are living on the fringes of poverty. According to the National Alliance to End Homelessness, in a single night in January...

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5 Ways Donating Locally Improves the Economy

Making a difference starts at home. When you want to improve your local economy, donating to local causes is one answer. The money you donate to a charity in your hometown will stay local, and help the people in your community better their lives. While donating to any...

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Food Donations Vs. Monetary Donations

Helping your local food bank is vital to the working poor in your community. While you may want to hold a food drive to fill up the shelves of the food bank, you may want to consider a fund drives instead. Local food banks appreciate food donations, but when it comes...

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Helping Others When You Don’t Have Money to Give

Your time and talents are important. When you don't have money to give in order to help others, you still have valuable gifts to offer. Your skills, your companionship, and your enthusiasm can make a big difference in the life of a person struggling in poverty. When...

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