Where the heart is: When charities got hit by COVID, one OKC building company stepped up

Charities were hit hard by COVID-19. In OKC, Homes By Taber is taking up some of the slack by giving to nonprofits with each home it sells. Home is where the heart is, they say, and homes are where the hearts are for Oklahoma City builder Homes By Taber. Charity fundraising has taken a hit because…

Nonprofits join forces to expand in-home primary care services for seniors

Parker Health Group and Visiting Nurse Association Health Group have partnered to launch the Parker Advanced Care Institute at VNAHG Inc., or PACI, according to a Thursday announcement. Over the last three years, Parker has awarded a series of grants to help fund the growth and expansion of VNAHG’s Advanced Care Institute. After working closely together and evaluating…

Nonprofit to distribute 1,000 food boxes to Bowling Green families

It will be hosted in partnership with the National Corvette Museum. Distributions begin at 8 a.m. Following the deadly tornadoes last month, Feed America First will be distributing food boxes in Bowling Green on Saturday morning to those in need. Some of the larger disaster relief organizations have left, leaving it up to smaller nonprofits…

Area nonprofit raises awareness about domestic violence

Members of the community are invited to learn about domestic violence by viewing a series of online educational videos that outline the problem and how residents can help. Safe Journey, a Union City-based nonprofit that advocates for and assists domestic violence victims, welcomes any and all interested parties to view the tutorials as a means…

Colin Powell’s Nonprofit Legacy: a Belief in America’s Promise

The outpouring of tributes following Colin Powell’s death last month — and those expected during his memorial service on Friday at Washington National Cathedral — largely overlook one important piece of his legacy: his volunteer service in the nonprofit world. That service deserves recognition, along with the many other accolades he will continue to receive…

Please How We Met: Faith group, nonprofit work to feed hungr

Over the course of two days in May, 1,018 volunteers in the San Ramon Valley and beyond — many from Interfaith–San Ramon Valley (I-SRV) and local schools — prepared 212,000 life-saving meals for malnourished children in other countries. The event, funded through the local community and the LDS Humanitarian Services in Salt Lake City, benefited…

Cancer survivor designs license plate to raise money for Bozeman nonprofit

Megan Buck, mother of two, cancer survivor and graphic designer, has created a colorful new Montana license plate to help the Cancer Support Community of Montana. “More often than not people don’t realize how important this kind of support is,” the Bozeman resident said. “People always donate to research, and it is important, but if…

Nonprofit helps former coal miner earn degree

One former coal miner is thanking a nonprofit after he received a college degree on Friday. Brandon Pierson worked in the coal mines for five years, until he was laid off in 2015.He then received help from the Center for Rural Development’s Displaced Coal Miner Training Program. The program provides assistance to former coal miners…