Animal lovers donate land for pet adoption center

Nathan Wilson Edwina and Sam Friedman have agreed to donate six acres of land on Highway 1 Bypass to new animal welfare organization Friends All United for Natchitoches Animals(FAUNA) for construction of a pet adoption and community center. This marks the first milestone for FAUNA’s mission to improve animal welfare for the city and parish……

West Texas nonprofit creates shelters for pets

MIDLAND, Texas — Fix West Texas is known for neutering and spaying cats and dogs to help curb intake and reduce euthanasia rates. They also provide shelter for our animals as well. “They’re just like us, if you can imagine spending the night outside in the freezing cold, that’s a lot of suffering and so…

Columbia Bank warms up homeless shelters

The Warm Hearts Winter Drive raised $209,335.96 and received 8,140 items for 54 homeless shelters across the Pacific Northwest.Columbia Bank, in its second year of the effort, donated the clothing and money collected to organizations in Oregon, Washington and Idaho. In Oregon, $59,500.55 in donation Source: Columbia Bank warms up homeless shelters

Homeless veterans take refuge at Arizona encampment

A camp in Tucson, Arizona, serves about 20 homeless people, the majority of them U.S. military veterans seeking shelter, food, camaraderie and refuge from the streets. The camp, run by the group Veterans on Patrol, has grown with the help of donations from local companies and residents. Mitchell Riley reports for Arizona Public Media. Source:…

Wrapping for charity in South Burlington

Multiple generations of the Lynch family pitched in their time on Saturday afternoon to wrap gifts to raise money for ANEW Place at the University Mall. The charity has raised money by recruiting volunteers to wrap gifts in exchange for a small fee for over two decades. ANEW Place is focused on long-term solutions to…

In plan to end homelessness, Matt Talbot will find, pay for apartments

Matt Talbot Kitchen and Outreach, which has long served hot meals to the homeless during the day, will soon offer them something warm at night, too. Beds. The nonprofit announced Monday its role in an ambitious plan to end homelessness in Lincoln — finding and renting apartments for 18 chronically homeless individuals and families, who…