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Solving Hunger By Serving 4.4 Million Pounds of Rejected Food

Did you know that American grocery stores throw out 43 billion pounds of food each year? One of the reasons why this action occurs is because of rules and regulations that govern sell-by dates. If a perishable item doesn’t sell in time for it to be considered “fresh,”...

Schools Keep Feeding Families

School kitchens provide nutritional meals to children every day when attending classes. After COVID-19 spread worldwide, these resources turned into critical lifelines for families living in poverty. Many districts started providing breakfast and lunch to anyone who...

Creating Change Starts with At-Risk Youth in This Organization

The future often feels uncertain for the next generation of youth. Even when you live in one of the wealthiest areas of a country, becoming an adult can be a nerve-wracking experience. If you throw in some poverty, a lack of education, and gang influences, then kids...

Community-Designed Parks Are Changing Cities

Many cities have vacant lots and open land that create eyesores in the urban environment. Communities like Philadelphia have slow and complex processes to follow to sell this space. A professor at Thomas Jefferson University had an idea to make the land more useful:...

Firefighters Surprise Medical Workers with a Big Thank You

One of the best traditions that came from the COVID-19 global emergency was the nightly salute to medical workers and first responders. Firefighters in New York City decided to get involved with this salute to service one day by dressing in their personal protective...

Teddy Bear Hunt Replaces Easter Eggs

Families had several challenges to face during the Easter season when COVID-19 was spreading around the world. One of them was to find alternatives for the traditional activities that kids love, such as the annual Easter egg hunt. One community in Rhode Island decided...