Unsold food from ABIA donated to charity to reduce waste

Remember what your mother told you about that food you didn’t eat on your plate? Someone out there would be grateful to have it. That’s why Austin-Bergstrom International Airport is going to do their part to reduce food waste. The airport’s food rescue program started on March 1 and, in the first month, 3,500 unsold…

Back on My Feet opens SF chapter, helps homeless man change course

Tuesday was a big night for a national nonprofit that helps the homeless. Back on My Feet held a gala fundraiser to celebrate the launch of its San Francisco chapter. The event was held at the Marriott in downtown San Francisco.  Milton S. Williams was recognized at the fundraiser and says the nonprofit has made…

Mom starts charity run to honor son lost to addiction

Two years ago, a mother and her son and daughter ran among nature at Anchor Park in Delray Beach. The trees, plants, and animals. And the peace. For Juliet Ciambrone, the run was more than these things. It was a moment shared with her son. “We had a wonderful experience that day,” she said.On Tuesday,…

Arizona State University students finish $80,000 mobile dental clinic for charity

Talk about a graduation present. Four years, thousands of work hours, $80,000 in fundraising and a last-minute miracle later, a group of Arizona State University students has finished a large-scale charity project just in time for its last two members to graduate. Five women and one man make up Engineering Smiles, a group that designed a mobile dental clinic that…

NC charity flies seriously ill kids to hospitals 

For a child battling a serious illness or injury, finding the right treatment can be difficult. Getting to that treatment can be even more challenging. A Morrisville non-profit is trying to help one child at a time by giving hope, through flight. “These kids have to travel hundreds, if not thousands of miles to get…

Lakewood teens sleep outside to raise funds for homeless

Cardboard boxes provided the only shelter Saturday night for about 30 teens spending the night outdoors to raise money and awareness for local agencies providing support for the homeless. The Homeless Awareness Sleep Out, being staged for the 13th year, is a cornerstone ministry for the youth group of Lakewood Congregational Church, 1375 West Clifton…

Blackhawks hold charity skating event in Rosemont

Chicago Blackhawks alumus Grant Mulvey, who played as a Blackhawk from 1974 to 1983, checks himself into the boards to surprise ladies in the stands as he participated in the fifth annual Skate with the Greats at the MB Financial Park in Rosemont on Saturday. The proceeds will benefit the Ronald McDonald House Charities of…

NC charity flies seriously ill kids to hospitals

For a child battling a serious illness or injury, finding the right treatment can be difficult. Getting to that treatment can be even more challenging. A Morrisville non-profit is trying to help one child at a time by giving hope, through flight.(CBS North Carolina) “These kids have to travel hundreds, if not thousands of miles…

Metallica Rock Fonda Theatre in L.A. for Charity

Metallica continued their string of unique performances surrounding the release of their new album, Hardwired… To Self-Destruct, with an intimate theater gig in Los Angeles on Thursday, Dec. 15. The show took place at the Fonda Theatre, with proceeds benefitting the Los Angeles Regional Food Bank. The legendary metal band performed new tunes “Atlas Rise!,” “Moth Into Flame”…

Thomas Hutton parade raises $2K for charity

Good deeds are continuing in the name of a veteran town police lieutenant who founded Nahant’s Christmas parade in 1995. Despite bitter temperatures, about 65 gathered for the 21st annual Thomas Hutton Santa Parade this weekend and more than $2,000 was raised for local charities. The parade was renamed last year for the longtime officer…

Omaha family gives up holiday gift exchange, gives to charity instead

Two years ago Omahan June Staples and her family decided to stop spending money on one another and instead give it to people who really needed it. “I think that some of us, we really don’t need anything,” said Susan Nasif, June’s daughter, also of Omaha. “And we saw the need in the community, so…