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,…

$50,000 donation to go toward local efforts to address homelessness

The Community Resource Centers of Texas Inc. recently donated $50,000 to the Transformational Living initiative spearheaded by the Highland Lakes Crisis Network and the Texas Housing Foundation. The money will aid efforts to renovate 24 housing units in Marble Falls into transitional living facilities. “We are grateful for this partnership and hope to see great things flourish from our work…

Community raises money for Reitz student battling cancer

A fundraiser was held on Wednesday night to help the family of Evan Meyer, a 14-year-old Reitz freshman battling cancer. After making it through summer workouts and a preseason scrimmage, Meyer got earth-shattering news that he couldn’t continue with football. Evan is fighting his second round of cancer and will be undergoing a stem cell…

We are in pain. Now Imagine…

As you are probably already aware, we are in pain. A world in chaos, where each new day brings another symptom of our societal ills. Over the years, I have experienced my fair share of it. But because of that pain, I have changed, for the better, or at least I hope I have. So…

A Small Push Makes a Difference

Walking through Chicago today on a cold afternoon, a gentlemen was having difficulty getting his wheelchair up a small hill towards the bridge. A young lady who was walking the opposite direction asked if he needed help. He said yes, and she began pushing him up the small hill. Not only did she get him…

“Look for the helpers…”

On days like this (and everyday, frankly), “Look for the helpers. You will always find people who are helping.” Mr. Rogers