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…

Portland’s ’99 girlfriends’ give $100K to help homeless, foster & convicted youth in college 

A new women’s collective giving group, built under the moniker “ninety-nine girlfriends,” has awarded $100,000 to a Portland-based collaborative that helps students least likely to finish high school and enter college. The PDX Bridge Project helps homeless, foster and convicted youth not only start college, but finish their first year strong.It offers personalized support from coaches, high…

The gift of giving: Youth donates birthday presents to charity

Stella Osiedacz had just one wish for her Oct. 24 birthday this year: To donate her birthday presents to local charity. With the help of her parents, Dan Osiedacz and Heather Haas, the 8-year-old from Sauk City created a wish list on Amazon and asked family and friends to purchase toys that could be donated…