Local non-profit helps families with complex medical needs children

A local non-profit is helping families through some of the best and worst times of their lives, and they are based right in Berks County. HAMBURG, Pa. — Thea Snyder was born with Gould Syndrome, which is an extremely rare genetic disorder that caused a stroke before she was even born. Her complex medical needs…

Joe Burrow launches non-profit foundation to help with hunger, childhood mental health

COLUMBUS, Ohio (WSYX) — Cincinnati Bengals quarterback Joe Burrow, along with his parents Robin and Jimmy, have launched a non-profit foundation to address food insecurity and childhood mental health. The Joe Burrow Foundation will help provide resources and support to the underprivileged and underserved in Ohio and Louisiana. I believe that everyone has a responsibility to do good…

Therapy dogs soothe sick kids and staff at Children’s Healthcare

Lisa Kinsel started the Canines for Kids program, bringing dogs on staff to be at the hospital at Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta every day. Lisa Kinsel knew Canines for Kids would be a successful program at Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta, but she never fathomed that one day she’d teach other hospitals how to integrate the…

Families to start Hope House Children’s Hospices Dark Runs

Two families will be starting off Hope House Children’s Hospices Dark Runs this October in Telford and Chirk as hundreds sign up to light up the night. Over two Saturdays hundreds of people and families of all ages will get together to ‘glow’ crazy and raise money for Hope House Children’s Hospices. You can complete…

Delivering happy birthdays to homeless children – Itemlive

SALEM — Hannah Finn, the daughter of a Lynnfield woman and a Peabody man, began the One Wish Project when she was just 14 years old as a way to SALEM — Hannah Finn, the daughter of a Lynnfield woman and a Peabody man, began the One Wish Project when she was just 14 years…

Smile For Life Children’s Charity Hosts ‘Autism Awareness At Work’

A Newcastle charity is giving businesses a chance to discover the benefits of hiring people with autism in a bid to increase employment rates of people with the condition. Thursday 15 September, 12pm-2.30pm Harry’s Bar, 77 Grey St, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 6EF Smile For Life Children’s Charity is hosting ‘Autism Awareness At Work’, an…

Children living with Autism, have unique capabilities, says Mrs Mutinta Hichilema

CONSTRUCTION of a center to accommodate children living with autism has commenced in Kabwe. First lady Mutinta Hichilema who commissioned the construction of Caleb Center for Children Living with Autism in Kabwe has commended the move as it will see to children living with autism getting proper care. Autism is a lifelong developmental disability affecting…

Sister of Limerick rugby legend raises millions for local charities

THE SISTER of one of Munster’s best rugby players, lost too soon, has raised thousands of euro for charities across the region. The local community and rugby world was plunged into darkness in October 2016 when Anthony Foley, who enjoyed a legendary career in the red of Munster and green of Ireland, died whilst on a…