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Using Tech To Boost Community Engagement

Using Tech To Boost Community Engagement

In the spring of 2017, something new began in Louisville, Kentucky. The Gigabit Experience Center in the city provided something that is critical in the 21st century — a free, high-speed internet. Although most people throughout the world use the internet, there...
Amazon Is Stepping Into The World of Philanthropy

Amazon Is Stepping Into The World of Philanthropy

Jeff Bezos, the founder of Amazon, has long kept quiet about his philanthropy. In a tweet and an address in Washington, D. C., Bezos has finally broken the silence. His philanthropy plan is of donating $2 billion for preschool programs for people of low income as well...
Ways To Get Involved In Your Community

Ways To Get Involved In Your Community

Community engagement is something I am very passionate about. I believe It’s important to give back to your community in any way you can to better the environment and the lives of the people who live there. Not only does it help make the community a better place, but...
Four Local Charities in Minneapolis That Need Your Support

Four Local Charities in Minneapolis That Need Your Support

Minnesota has long been known for its strong sense of community and sense of responsibility toward its most vulnerable. The following four local Minneapolis charities are worthy organizations that could use more community support to keep up the tradition of lending a...
4 Places in Minneapolis to Donate Used Clothing

4 Places in Minneapolis to Donate Used Clothing

As enjoyable as it is to own a bunch of material items, an abundance of the average person’s inventory is  going to waste or sitting around without use. This can applicable to just about anything, for instance, from the bicycle that’s been in the back of your shed for...
Spotlight: Habitat for Humanity

Spotlight: Habitat for Humanity

Are you having trouble paying your mortgage? Do you wish you had the credit or resources to buy or build a house? Habitat for Humanity is a non-profit organization that has been around since the 1970’s, and they may be able to help. This Christian company offers...
Getting Involved with Local Philanthropic Initiatives

Getting Involved with Local Philanthropic Initiatives

Philanthropy and volunteer work seem to be the two things people have a challenging time working into their busy lifestyles. The thing is, it’s not as difficult as it might seem. Below is a list of some things you may want to consider before deeming volunteer work as...
The Work of the Ronald McDonald House

The Work of the Ronald McDonald House

Learning that a child is sick with a crippling or life-threatening disease is one of the worst things that can happen to any parent. When a child faces a major illness, it has an effect on all of the family members. Often, a child who faces a major illness needs to go...
Community Engagement: Making You a Better You

Community Engagement: Making You a Better You

How Engaging in Your Community Can Make You a Better Person In an age where people seem to be more and more self-centered, volunteering might not seem very attractive. Why spend time working for others without getting paid? However, many volunteers find their work...