At 14, Tyler Cohen had never been out of the country or traveled without his Long Island family when he found himself in Costa Rica on a month-long service trip for teens.
Saba Khubezhyty, second from right, of Russia shakes hands with Jordan Burroughs of Lincoln, Neb., right, after their 74 kilogram class weigh-in during a news conference Tuesday at U.N. headquarters, announcing the "Rumble on the Rails" wrestling exhibition between the teams from Iran, Russi…
UNITED NATIONS | In Iran, Olympic wrestling champion Jordan Burroughs felt like Justin Bieber, LeBron James and Tom Brady all rolled into one.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The twins were 7, shy and scared. Talking was tough and describing what happened nearly impossible.
Meet Brian: A child not unlike most, he loves playing soccer and hanging out with his friends. Energetic, feisty and kind, he must have played soccer with me for five hours.
The severe recession of 2007-08 did not bring charitable giving to a screeching halt, but it did play havoc with the endowments of community foundations everywhere.
If you have never volunteered to work on a project, I would encourage you to read on!
HOBART | Members of Hobart’s Epsilon Zeta chapter of Kappa Kappa Kappa sorority will celebrate Tri Kappa Week through Saturday.
Lance Armstrong reportedly admitted steroid use to Oprah Winfrey during an interview with the TV host Monday.
While charitable giving increases towards the end of the year as important community needs are showcased, such needs continue all year long.
One of the biggest problems plaguing Gary over the years has been that of physical appearance. A backlog of garbage and other debris in front of abandoned houses, alleys and in illegal dump sites exacerbates the matter in this cash-strapped city coping with the long-term impact of population…
I have lived a privileged life. I am reminded time and again of how fortunate I am to have my basic needs met, the opportunity to pursue higher education, and a network of people to support me.
When asked to write about charitable giving on behalf of United Way, I began thinking about all the agencies and programs we support and the many initiatives we have helped create. I asked myself, “Why is giving to United Way important to me?”
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As one who majored in history, I have traced the lives of men and women who have come out of poverty to be productive and responsible citizens. Their stories are remarkable.
Gloria DeJesus calls the soup kitchen at St. Joseph Church in Hammond a "ripple in the pond."
HAMMOND | Going, going, gone!
HOBART | The Hobart YMCA Family Bike Ride will be held Sept. 8 at City Ball Park, 100 W. 8th St.
In this Oct. 2, 2010, file photo, Dave Matthews performs during the 25th anniversary Farm Aid concert in Milwaukee. The annual Farm Aid benefit concert is coming to Hershey, Pa., in September as the country’s small and medium-size farms face a shifting economic landscape, but board member Da…
The annual Farm Aid benefit concert is coming to Hershey, Pa., in September as the country's small and medium-sized farms face a shifting economic landscape, but board member Dave Matthews sees some hopeful signs in the uncertainty.
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