Life has completely changed for many people during the global coronavirus lockdowns. Parents, in particular, are feeling the acute effects of this drastic curb on daily life. With kids out of school, many parents must take on the great challenge of keeping their children entertained and engaged. Luckily, authors and celebrities are offering a lifeline by hosting virtual storytime on Instagram.
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Racist graffiti rears its ugly head in urban environments around the world.
The Wisconsin Humane Society (WHS) was determined to put the “fun” back in fundraising and were amazed at the response when they did just that. “If you donate $15 to the animals at WHS, we’ll draw your pet,” they wrote on their Facebook page on February 25. “The catch? We’re a whole lot better at caring for animals than we are at drawing them.
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In Denver, one non-profit is showing how innovative thinking can be used to close the affordable housing gap and tackle issues of homelessness. The Colorado Coalition for the Homeless will begin leasing apartments at Fusion Studios this month. The 139 micro-apartment complex is a former Quality Inn & Suites that was transformed in record time after being purchased by the group for $8.4 million.
Since 2014, faced with an increasingly dim economic and political situation, Venezuelans have been leaving their country in droves.
People around the world are in shock and saddened by the news of Australia’s bushfires.
Australia is burning like never before. Every year, the states in the country deal with bushfires, but this season has shown widespread devastation that has brought unforeseeable tragedy to both people and the environment. So far, millions of acres of land in New South Wales (NSW) have been torched.
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Nativity scenes are a long-held tradition to celebrate the holiday season, but one church is using theirs to send another...