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March 19, 2020

Celebrities Are Reading Books in Free Virtual Storytime Sessions for Self-Quarantiners

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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March 3, 2020

Humane Society Will Create a “Bad” Drawing of Your Pet If You Donate $15

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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February 7, 2020

Denver Non-Profit Transforms Hotel Into Affordable Housing for the Homeless

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.

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