Fundraiser launched by 5 living ex-presidents will benefit Irma victims

“One hundred percent of funds donated to the Florida Disaster Fund will go toward disaster-related response and recovery because the fund has no overhead costs,” One America Appeal said in a press release on Sunday. The five living presidents — Barack … Source: Fundraiser launched by 5 living ex-presidents will benefit Irma victims

7th annual Jacob’s Run raises money for children’s hospital

WINTERVILLE, NC (WITN) – The 7th Annual Jacob’s Run is being held on September 16th in memory of Jacob Floars, who was killed in an auto accident at 17 years old back in 2000. Jacob’s parents, Allen and Catherine Floars, started the fundraiser for the James and Connie Maynard Children’s Hospital shortly after their son…

Service dog helps Rising Sun boy with epilepsy

  RISING SUN — In a family living room with three kids moving constantly, Hulu kept her eyes on Trace. Hulu, a golden retriever and Labrador retriever mix and the newest member of the Coudon family, is a service dog for Trace, 7. Hulu came to the family after a two-year process through 4 Paws…

Journey for Charity Tractor Cruise Planned For September 10 in Franklin County

The Knights of Columbus 10th annual Journey for Charity Tractor Cruise to raise funds and collect food for local pantries will take place Sunday, Sept. 10. The 30-mile cruise from St. Clair to Washington is organized by the Union, Washington, St. Source: Journey for Charity Tractor Cruise Planned For September 10 in Franklin County

Child-life specialist puts smiles on faces of children with cancer

Child-life specialist puts smiles on faces of children with cancer Florida Times-Union The Child Cancer Fund has grown from just raising money for Craver’s position to providing financial help for families in Northeast Florida and Southern Georgia whose children are receiving treatment at Wolfson Children’s Hospital and Nemours Children … Source: Child-life specialist puts smiles…

Make-A-Wish grants Hemet teen with cystic fibrosis a pool

Press-Enterprise Make-A-Wish grants Hemet teen with cystic fibrosis a pool Press-Enterprise 13-year-old Ryan Schwyzer of Hemet, who has cystic fibrosis tries on Hemet Fire Department fire gear and receives an above ground swimming pool through the Make-A-Wish Foundation in Hemet Thursday, August 17, 2017. Source: Make-A-Wish grants Hemet teen with cystic fibrosis a pool

Two Grand Rapids boys throw pizza party for homeless, those in need

  GRAND RAPIDS, MI — A local 10-year-old younger brother spent their summer this year collecting pop cans and fundraising because they wanted people in need to have a chance to enjoy their favorite food — pizza. When the Graves brothers saw a homeless man panhandling on a family vacation, they became inspired to raise…

Firefighters plan fundraiser for cancer-stricken comrade

  Bryan Carper has been a familiar sight at fires in Scott Township. Paralyzed in an accident in his younger days, he could not actually fight the blazes. But he came in his wheelchair and did what he could to help to his fellow members of the volunteer fire department, passing out food and drinks…