Henderson nonprofit travels to Louisville to give away essential items amid inflation

The volunteer team gather items that major companies like Amazon plan to throw away and put them in the hands of people who need them. LOUISVILLE, Ky.  Based in Henderson, Kentucky, the outreach group 4 Good Community is putting the pedal to the pavement for a cause, with a new program, 4 Good on the…

MOMS Club of Centerville giving back to the community

It’s just one way the members of the MOMS Club of Centerville are both creating a sense of community and giving back to the community in which they live. CENTERVILLE, Ohio (WDTN) — If you head to the Little Free Libraries at several parks in the Centerville Washington Park District, you’ll find them fully stocked…

Normal Moments for Families with Medically Complex/Fragile Kids

Offering service providers & volunteers to help with ordinary tasks. Normal Moments for Families with Medically Complex/Fragile Kids. Normal Moments provides supportive services for families with critically ill or medically-complex children. Normal Moments was founded in 2007 by Patricia Fragen, just weeks before her 16-year-old daughter Melissa Fragen died of cancer.  During Melissa’s battle with…

‘Something Extra’ provides better understanding of Down Syndrome

The Down Syndrome Association of Northeast Ohio (DSANEO) is a nonprofit that provides a wide range of programs and advocacy for individuals who have Down syndrome and their families. Maria Sivertson, director of community relations at DSANEO, said the organization currently serves approximately 1,000 families in northeast Ohio. “Our mission is to provide support for…

Western Springs mom sends chemo care bags to cancer patients

A Western Springs woman wants to help cancer patients cope with chemotherapy.Jessica Brubaker, who went through chemotherapy herself, has started the #bettereveryday movement. She and other like-minded volunteers fill tote bags with products that are useful to people going through cancer treatment. They include a head scarf or hat; Biotene, a non-alcoholic mouthwash that eases…

Student Athletes Play “Harwood Strong” Charity Game

Remembering the 5 teens who’s lives were lost this fall in a wrong-way crash on Interstate-89, athletes at a charity  basketball game donned black and gold showing they were “Harwood Strong.” The Mount Mansfield Cougars do a charity game every year for the season opener. This year, though, was different. Players wore black and gold…