Ozark City Schools provides hope, resources for homeless students

Inside school walls, students may appear to have their needs met and a place to go home to after the last bell. But in reality, there is a hidden population of homeless children. “We have several students that are classified as homeless. We have several that have come here because they have nowhere to go….

Couple donates wedding registry to charity

Source: Page 6 /  Ian Mohr A couple getting hitched in a fancy wedding at St. Patrick’s Cathedral on Saturday, followed by a party for 400 at the Plaza, is refreshingly donating their wedding registry to charity. Ernesto Arguello — who previously dated Eva Longoria — is marrying philanthropist Ashley Taylor Cooper in a ceremony…

Program helps homeless students succeed in school

Source: Local 10 News / Ben Kennedy A South Florida program is working to help thousands of homeless students have the resources they need to succeed in school. Project UP-START provides support to more than 6,000 homeless students within Miami-Dade County. They have a store-like room filled with donations like backpacks, supplies, clothing and even food….

Charity food program on pace to pack 22K meals for children in need

Source: WPSD / Robert Bradfield School is back in session in Murray, and Morgan Carman is noticing a sad reality. “Our students come to school, and they are starving,” Carman told Local 6. In the two and a half weeks since school started, she’s counted 50 children who are not getting enough nutrition at home. In…

Volunteers fill 1,000 backpacks for homeless students in Oakland County

Source C&G Newspapers / Kayla Dimick The first day of school is looming, and for some kids in Oakland County, that means going back to class without school supplies. According to Susan Benson, director of Oakland Schools Homeless Student Education Services, one out of every 47 students in Oakland Schools will experience homelessness in their school…

Insight and Diamondbacks provide technology to underprivileged students

Each year Insight and several partners team up with the Arizona Diamondbacks to reward underprivileged children who are academically exceeding. Through the Helios Foundation, these children have received full-ride scholarships to the Arizona university of their choice. And due to the generosity of our partners, we have been able to provide them the technology they…