Wife’s death led him to discover what may be a better breast cancer treatment

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — Allen Pannell didn’t plan to get into breast cancer research. He was deep into a doctoral dissertation on statistical models for the mortgage industry when his wife, Amy Foster, died of breast cancer in January 2014. Source: Wife’s death led him to discover what may be a better breast cancer treatment Advertisements

Fundraiser launched by 5 living ex-presidents will benefit Irma victims

“One hundred percent of funds donated to the Florida Disaster Fund will go toward disaster-related response and recovery because the fund has no overhead costs,” One America Appeal said in a press release on Sunday. The five living presidents — Barack … Source: Fundraiser launched by 5 living ex-presidents will benefit Irma victims

Service dog helps Rising Sun boy with epilepsy

  RISING SUN — In a family living room with three kids moving constantly, Hulu kept her eyes on Trace. Hulu, a golden retriever and Labrador retriever mix and the newest member of the Coudon family, is a service dog for Trace, 7. Hulu came to the family after a two-year process through 4 Paws…

Child-life specialist puts smiles on faces of children with cancer

Child-life specialist puts smiles on faces of children with cancer Florida Times-Union The Child Cancer Fund has grown from just raising money for Craver’s position to providing financial help for families in Northeast Florida and Southern Georgia whose children are receiving treatment at Wolfson Children’s Hospital and Nemours Children … Source: Child-life specialist puts smiles…

Make-A-Wish grants Hemet teen with cystic fibrosis a pool

Press-Enterprise Make-A-Wish grants Hemet teen with cystic fibrosis a pool Press-Enterprise 13-year-old Ryan Schwyzer of Hemet, who has cystic fibrosis tries on Hemet Fire Department fire gear and receives an above ground swimming pool through the Make-A-Wish Foundation in Hemet Thursday, August 17, 2017. Source: Make-A-Wish grants Hemet teen with cystic fibrosis a pool

Two Grand Rapids boys throw pizza party for homeless, those in need

  GRAND RAPIDS, MI — A local 10-year-old younger brother spent their summer this year collecting pop cans and fundraising because they wanted people in need to have a chance to enjoy their favorite food — pizza. When the Graves brothers saw a homeless man panhandling on a family vacation, they became inspired to raise…

Sylvania family battling cancer in three generations

  Cancer is the leading cause of death and the number of people it affects continues to rise. One Sylvania family is dealing with it right now. In fact, three generations are all fighting the good fight together. Brooke Robbins is entering her senior year at Northview High School with stage four cancer. It’s a…

Only Love Can Heal the Hate…

We all have prejudices, usually based on our experiences or beliefs. And these prejudices get amplified by the company we keep, as many people like to associate with like-minded people. Unfortunately, this can create a false sense of reality, allowing us to live in an “echo chamber of truth.” It is incumbent upon each of…

WeRateDogs Launched A Fundraiser To Help A Chicago Rescue Group

  WeRateDogs, the Twitter phenom that professionally rates dogs on criteria like boopability and patability, is hosting a fundraiser that will benefit the Chicago-based rescue One Tail at a Time. The fundraiser, called Clear the H*ckin Shelters, is hoping to raise at least $10,000 by the end of the week, which would be split equally…

Teen with leukemia a top fundraiser

For an hour on Wednesday, 3-year-old Ivy Fondots was just like any other little girl who loves horses. Dressed in pink cowboy boots and short overalls, the Oceanside toddler squealed with delight when the trail horse “Doc” took a carrot from her hand. Then she shouted “Giddyap!” as they ambled off on a trail ride…

Surfside Beach woman anonymously donates stem cells to young woman

One Surfside Beach woman has dedicated her life to helping others, and on Monday, she gave the ultimate gift of all – a second chance at life.Stevielyn Winfield, a firefighter and EMT loves spending time with her husband, and their two sons, Grayson and Garrett. She also has a passion for helping others. Winfield donates school…