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  • MOHTC feeding
    The homeless did not do it to themselves
    “We have homelessness, hopelessness, loss of faith, hunger, poverty, mental and physical disease right here at home,” Gus Martinez explained. “We do not stand against helping nations in need, we are just standing up for those in...
  • MADC
    Nighttime thoughts
    3:30 a.m. and I'm awake - FINALLY!! Chemo really knocked me on my butt this time. Friday and Saturday, I felt great (well, not great, but you know) but since Sunday, I have basically just slept non-stop. Constant naps. Up for about an hour...
  • Rhonda Lackie
    She took what she learned from being homeless to help others
    “I know what it’s like to not know where you’ll be resting your head that night or where your next meal is coming from,” Orlando resident Rhonda Lackie explained. “I know how it feels to lose everything.”By the...
  • Heart-n-Hand Ministries
    Heart-n-Hand Ministries offers Gifts of the Heart Program 2013
    If you know of a family in Cass County, especially in the Belton area, that could use some help purchasing Christmas gifts this year, please pass this information on to them. Heart-n-Hand Ministries, located at 200 B Street (next to Sonic) in...
  • The real challenges of single parenting in America
    The real challenges of single parenting in America
    It's not the singleness in itself as sometimes it is one of life's inevitable situations, like when a parent dies. Yet when this occurs and a supportive extended family branch is available, often times it goes without saying, their help is...
  • Remembering those who live so we may live
    Those who live for us to live
    We have not forgotten 9/11 and what it means to us. We have not forgotten the many who came to the New York site and the Pennsylvania site to help and to be present to honor those fallen in the name of our country. But do we remember the man in...
  • Avoid getting SCAMMED!
    Do Not fall for this home modification SCAM!!
    Ok, right out of the gate, let me make sure you understand this VERY important point:You should never pay to get assistance with your home loan modification request!It is not uncommon at all for me to work with individuals who have paid anywhere...
  • Finding Adoption Support Groups
    Adoption support groups hard to find in Tampa Bay
    It’s adoption day. Everyone is dressed in their finest and excited to hear the judge declare everyone officially a family. Fast forward six months later – the honeymoon is over and a few cracks are beginning to show. Maybe your adopted...
  • Johnson County United Way flood recovery efforts
    Five years later: Local nonprofits give $2.6 million for flood flood recovery
    The effects of the June 2008 floods cannot be erased. On the fifth anniversary of this disaster that affected well over three-fourths of the State, local nonprofit agencies are still helping families rebuild their homes and lives after losing...
  • tornado
    How do you respond to a disaster?
    There have been plenty of opportunities lately to witness disasters happening around us. Whether you viewed the bombing of the Boston Marathon or the devastation of tornados in Texas and Oklahoma on television, on a news site on your computer, or...
  • Mattress Mayhem
    Mustard Seed's Mattress Mayhem
    Mustard Seed in Orlando helps area families that have been struck with tragedy by providing them with emergency furniture, clothing and other household necessities. But they also strive to accomplish this mission by being environmentally...
  • hi
    Law Day promotes increased pro bono work
    A Washington DC based nonprofit is using May 1 to remind area residents and other Americans that although things might be dire for most, but the United States still has a commitment to the rule of law.Legal Services Corporation (LSC) has dubbed...
  • Unemployed
    What economists can't agree upon
    Reviewing a summary of a session conducted by the American Enterprise Institute (AEI) titled “The redistribution recession: How labor market distortions contracted the economy,” I want to focus on the fact that economists tend not to...
  • Horse
    Horses in need of assistance
    Shirley Cannan, director of Fallin' Pines Critter Rescue in Christmas, Florida is asking for assistance."We need a little help with donations for 3 horses we are getting in this week through the ASPCA - 2 mini's (geldings) and 1horse ...
  • Need Help
    Las Vegas Friendship Examiner Requests Aid from Friends
    This writer is supposed to be the Las Vegas Friendship Examiner, well; at least that is what it says on his business cards. For the past few months, he has held onto this title with little to spare. An article here and there, barely reminiscent of...