South Buffalo donation drive helps those impacted by Tops mass shooting

The goal was to collect donations of food, cleaning supplies, diapers and more for those impacted by the Tops Market mass shooting on May 14. BUFFALO, N.Y. — Buffalo Common Council member Chris Scanlon on Sunday held an event with South Buffalo Roots to “Fill the Trailer.” The goal was to collect donations of food, cleaning supplies,…

Diddy pledges $1 million to Howard University and Jackson State University

The mogul ended his acceptance speech at the BET Awards with an incredible promise. Last night (June 26), stars gathered in Los Angeles at the Microsoft Theater for the 2022 BET Awards. The packed event was filled with stellar live performances, well-deserved awards, reunions, and much more. One of the crowning moments of the night was when…

West Michigan mother praises local car seat safety program for saving children

After a head-on crash, Kayleen Landaal says her young girls were entirely unharmed. Now, Landaal is advocating for car seat safety programs. OTTAWA COUNTY, Mich. — According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, four out of five car seats are improperly installed. One West Michigan mother is citing skills she learned at a local hospital…

Becoming The Change You Wish To See In The World

Since women often play key roles in educating and other family members in giving, their philanthropic influence may extend far beyond their individual efforts. Women are poised to change the face of philanthropy. More than 90% of high-net-worth women gave money to charity.1 Since women often play key roles in educating and other family members…

The Great Awakening: Redefining Work, Values, and Purpose

Work is undergoing a period of intense transformation. A recent conference featuring nonprofit leaders covered what needs to change, why, and how we get there. “By choice, or out of necessity, how people make a living is undergoing fundamental change,” said Marina Gorbis, Executive Director of the Institute for the Future (IFTF), a 50-year-old nonprofit research and…

NAMI Miami-Dade hosts inspiring Walk For Mental Health Awareness

With more than 1,200 participants and 142 teams, the Walk for Mental Health Awareness hosted by the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) Miami-Dade on Saturday, May 21, raised funds for free … With more than 1,200 participants and 142 teams, the Walk for Mental Health Awareness hosted by the National Alliance on Mental Illness…

How to Cope with Loss? Grief Therapist Shares her Sister’s Cancer Story

ARLINGTON, Mass., June 6, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — A new book from a therapist who specializes in helping people navigate grief and loss offers a road map to those who may be facing similar difficulties. From the shocking initial news through the ups and downs of cancer treatments, the family finds the resources and support they need to…

Treasure Coast Food Bank launches summer meal program for kids

The Treasure Coast Food Bank is gearing up for what could be their busiest summer yet. Their Summer Meals Program will launch Monday. The program offers healthy meals for kids who rely on school provided food during the school year. The CEO and President of the food bank Judith Cruz says this summer they are…