Overland Park man encourages community to donate kidneys

Joey Sughroue has Alports Syndrome, a rare disease damaging his kidneys. He asked all of his friends and relatives for a living donation. They have not found a match. OVERLAND PARK, Kan. — Joey and Audrey Sughroue enjoyed their wedding day this past summer surrounded by friends and family in downtown Kansas City. The couple met just…

Donate a penny to help those with ALS

Art Solomon is asking people to donate a penny a day to help find a cure for ALS. Photo Special to The R-C Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis, also known as Lou Gehrig’s disease, is a rare neurological disease involving the breakdown, and eventual death, of neurons that control voluntary muscles. The brain loses the ability to…

VFW Post donates car to fellow Vet

Thanks to the generosity of a local veterans organization, a fellow vet and widow now has a car to call her own. VFW Post 7174, located at 12 Pine Street, The Plins, Thursday donated a 2012 Ford Fusion to Belpre Resident, Emma Cameron. According to Post Quartermaster, John Keirns, 15 requests were made for the…

MacKenzie Scott Just Donated Two Mansions to Charity

Proceeds from the sale of the $55 million estate will go towards the California Community Foundation’s affordable housing program. MacKenzie Scott, who became the wealthiest woman in the world in 2019 when she was awarded $35 billion in her divorce from Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos, is donating her $55 million Beverly Hills estate to the…

Pre-K student donates 12 inches of hair to children in need

A Sacred Heart student donated her hair while classmates cheered her on. STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. — A Staten Island pre-K student recently donated 12 inches of hair to children who are sick and have lost their hair. Source: Pre-K student donates 12 inches of hair to children in need | In Class column

Army troops donate blood to Kilinochchi Hospital

COLOMBO (News 1st); Sri Lanka Army troops of 57 Division under the Security Force Headquarters –Mullaittivu donated blood to Kilinochchi Hospital in response to the urgent need for blood for patients. Over 65 members of the Army volunteered to donate blood during the program arranged by Mas Intimates (Pvt) Ltd in Kilinochchi, the Army sources…

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…

SONIC Drive-In Donates to Local Area Schools

America’s Drive-In once again supports local public schools across the country by donating $1.5 million for learning supplies In May, SONIC® Drive-In donated $1.5 million to help fund local education needs through DonorsChoose, a national nonprofit that allows […] In May, SONIC® Drive-In donated $1.5 million to help fund local education needs through DonorsChoose, a national nonprofit that allows…