Red Cross volunteer returns home to Puerto Rico for hurricane relief

Dianna Trush returns to the island she calls her “homeland.” MILWAUKEE — Dianna Trush said when she was a child in New York, American Red Cross volunteers helped her family back on their feet after their apartment building caught fire. More than half a century later, Trush called it an honor to represent the Red…

Wounded veteran gets new Orlando home from nonprofit group

They cut the yellow ribbon, and US Army Sgt. Chad Rozanski opened the door to his new home, a house that the nonprofit group Homes for Our Troops bought and fully customized for the wounded Iraq War veteran. “This will be the first time in my adult life to have my full, complete independence,” Rozanski…

Over 50k Raised To Bring Terminally Ill Clare Man Home From Oz

Over 50,000 euro has been raised to bring a terminally ill Clare man home from Australia. Dysart native Brian Meere was diagnosed with a brain tumour last June and underwent surgery but has since received the devastating diagnosis that he only has a short time left to live. As the 46-year old was the sole…

Woman runs nonprofit senior pet sanctuary out of her Rockville home

Leashes End, a nonprofit pet rescue and sanctuary, provides older pets with a comfortable place to spend their final days “Let’s go for a walk!” says Risa Simon, clapping her hands and prompting seven dogs, including Buddha, a 20-year-old Chihuahua mix, and Olive, a one-eyed Shih Tzu, to perk up and follow her out the front…

“Love begins at home…”

“Love begins at home, and it is not how much we do…but how much love we put in that action.: Mother Teresa