What homeless people really need is a home, not a clean shirt or bowl of soup
The intentions of those who provide charity to people on the streets are unambiguously positive. And yet, without them knowing, their actions can actually do more harm than good.
10 Behaviors of High Achievers
Robert Browning said, 'A man's reach should exceed his grasp,' but always reaching for the stars can be exhausting. It's not for everyone.
How many kids have been cut from Head Start?
They’re some of the youngest victims of the sequester: children who have lost a spot in Head Start. Head Start’s aim is to prepare preschoolers and their families for kindergarten. For kids, that can include learning to recognize ABCs, answering questions about a story, and identifying shapes. Meanwhile, Head Start staff makes sure the children have access to nutrition and health screenings and that their families are involved. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services estimated that
Why social protection holds the key to fighting hunger
5 positive impacts of social protection measures 08 Jul 2015 What happens when money is given directly to people living in dire conditions? Will children be better nourished? Will families be more productive or will they become dependent? Will economies grow stronger? Today, some 70 percent of the world population, most of which live in rural areas, have no access to adequate social protection measures. For this reason, FAO has stepped up its efforts to help governments and partners incorporate social protection into national development strategies and policies Here are five positive impacts directly derived from social protection measures Social protection boosts family income and food security – by providing income (cash) or consumption (food) transfers.…
Deaf people reveal the most annoying questions they get asked
'Do you have sex?' 'Can you read and write?' You wouldn't believe the inane questions hearing impaired people put up with
High school track star runs to raise awareness for missing and murdered indigenous women
This high school runner is winning state titles while supporting an overlooked cause.
Gulfport City Line June 6, 2019
HEATHER MCCARTY: The Municipal Court would like to shine the employee spotlight on a very deserving young lady, Heather McCarty. Heather McCarty joined the City of Gulfport in February of 2002 Heather started as a Deputy Court Clerk I and assisted the Warrants Dept. with the collection of outstanding fines and warrants. Throughout the years, Heather has been responsible for jail arraignments, warrants, court arraignments and trials. She is an expert on bail bonding and serves as the primary liaison between the jail and court. Heather can be contacted day or night and is always ready to assist when there is a question about someone that has been taken into custody. She was promoted to Deputy Court Clerk II within 2 years of employment with the Court. In 2016, Heather was promoted to…
Newly diagnosed with cancer? Find Help, Tips and Resources
Tips and resources for those newly diagnosed with cancer, including questions to ask your doctor, learn about cancer treatment options and more
Perinton Memorial VFW Post 8495 Donates $10,000 To Benefit Female Veterans
The Perinton Memorial VFW Post 8495 is helping provide a home for female veterans and their families. The post presented a $10,000 check to the Veterans Outreach Center.
How big data and cloud are supporting non-profit operations
Aaron Auld, CEO at EXASOL, discusses how big data analytics and cloud technologies are offering incredible new opportunities in the not-for-profit sector.