Tag: Community

How backpacks are helping New York City's homeless

The goal of Backpacks for the Street and Together Helping Others is to offer hope and compassion to the city’s (oft-ignored) homeless population.

Stories that shape how we give back

Neiko's Newman's Own Foundation fellowship reaffirmed that he wanted to spend his life helping others and combating oppression wherever and whenever possible.

One educator's innovative idea to give local children a brighter future

In 1964, Headmaster George Stevens had the bold idea to make good use of the summer months and open an empty campus to under-resourced students.

When Hurricane Harvey hit, they relied on one news source

PBS and local stations use expertise and the power of broadcast technology to help ensure public safety in communities nationwide.

What does it really mean to empower the people we serve?

This San Francisco-based nonprofit's mission is to empower their community to buy, cook, and eat good food every day.

After losing her husband, she founded a grief support camp for children

Twice a year, children between 6 and 17 who have lost a significant loved one gather at Camp Hope for a weekend of support.

Fighting hunger, one tree at a time

The Eugene Area Gleaners were established when the founders were faced with their own food insecurity and saw others in their community struggling to f

One man's quest to enrich his community with education and culture

To tell the story of the Mammoth Lakes Foundation is to tell the story of Dave McCoy, a man who wanted to make his community a place that he could be proud of.