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GEMS Receives Anonymous Donation

By Richard Kaufman GEMS Director of Quality Assurance, Colin Bassett; Executive Director, Tracy Schietinger; Board Chair, Jenny Baldock; owner of Richards, Scott Mitchell. (Richard Kaufman photo) If helping others in times of hardship and adversity is a sign of a strong community, then the Greenwich community is certainly rock solid. Recently, Greenwich Emergency Medical Services (GEMS) accepted a $20,000 donation …

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Generous donation allows BGCPS to teach kids about new technology

India Braemer, Special to The Desert Sun Published 12:14 a.m. PT July 3, 2020 CLOSE Oculus Quest can bring life to STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) lessons to life to bridge the gap between classroom and hands-on education. (Photo: pxfuel.com) The Boys & Girls Club of Palm Springs (BGCPS) is looking forward to re-opening in August in order to bring …

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Organ donation: ‘Mum said we don’t do it. So we don’t’

Image caption Ace has been waiting two years for a kidney “I always tell the story of when I was filling out my driver’s license,” says 1Xtra’s DJ Ace. “I was 17. I was like, ‘Mum, do I fill out this donor bit?’ And she was like, ‘no, we don’t do that’. “I just took that as gospel. My mum …

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Mystery donation delivered to Kennebec Historical Society doorstep

The Kennebec Historical Society is looking for some help with a recent donation made for its collection of Kennebec County materials. The society received a large donation of letters and other documents in a plastic Ziploc bag which was left by the front door of its headquarters, the Henry Weld Fuller Jr. House at 107 Winthrop St., in Augusta. The …

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Twin Cities restaurants double as community donation hubs

Local eateries across the Twin Cities have opened their doors as donation drop-off sites and food banks for neighborhoods that became food deserts after the events following George Floyd’s killing.  Rioters damaged many neighborhood grocery and convenience stores in the surrounding areas, forcing them to shut their doors. Restaurant owners saw the community’s need and stepped up to help share …

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Kirk Family YMCA receives donation to provide free swim lessons this summer

ROANOKE, Va. – Budget cuts are causing Roanoke City pools to stay closed the rest of the summer. On Thursday the fundraising group ‘Keep Roanoke city pools open’ announced it is donating $20,000 dollars to the Kirk Family YMCA to provide 125 people with swim lessons. “Pools are for lots of fun things, they are for birthday parties and they’re …

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Senior Services of Alexandria Receives $3,000 Donation From Food Lion

Photo: JumpStory ALEXANDRIA, VA – Charitable giving in a time of uncertainty warms the heart and lifts the soul. On June 2, Senior Services of Alexandria (SSA) announced that they received a $3,000 donation from Food Lion Feeds, the grocery chain’s charitable foundation. The gift arrived just in time to help the Meals on Wheels program. “Senior Services of Alexandria …

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Markquart Motors makes donation to feed area children

Eau Claire (WQOW)- A local car dealership is helping Feed My People Food Bank ensure Chippewa Valley kids don’t go hungry this summer. Markquart Motors is donating $56,100 to the food bank to fund their weekend kids meal program throughout the summer. The program helps support local families who are struggling financially by providing meals to children who need them. …

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Marlboro PD Receives Donation Of 250 Face Masks

MARLBORO, NJ – As a way to give back to those working on the front lines during the coronavirus pandemic, community members and local storefronts have donated food and personal protective equipment (PPE) to police departments across the country. On Wednesday, 250 N95 masks were received by the Marlboro Township Police Department. The masks were donated by Lowe’s Home Improvement …

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