Special Olympics provides year-round sports and competition for both children and adults with intellectual disabilities. Serving over 3,200 participants in 110 communities with 5 State competitions the NM branch is described by Victoria Gonzales.
Hosted by: Holly MeninoProduced by: Mountain West Newsmakers Team
The Lowell Bennion Community Service Center is looking for leaders! Celebrating 30 years of operation dedicated to the recruitment and training of students in community service. Morgan Bryne reveals top projects and provides information on how the community can also engage in making a difference.
The Road Home is an organization with the mission to help people step out of homelessness and back into the community. The program provides emergency shelter and housing services. Ex Dir. Matt Minkevitch describes joining forces with community partners to provide resources during the affordable housing crisis.
How do donations improve society How do they impact the community and benefit the lives of people The Sorenson Impact Center uses an all encompassing approach to analyze investments and policy to help boost performance of social impact projects discussed by Fraser Nelson.
House Bill 96, the Utah School Readiness Initiative benefits 4,000 kids through high quality preschool programs. United Way CEO Bill Crim touches on the impact of HB96 as well a other services aimed to make a positive impact on the 137,000 low income students in the region.
Ditch the phones and enjoy nature with the YMCA! Elissa Kobrin, Director of Camping describes overnight camps in which councilors focus on safety and inclusiveness. Truly be themselves in safe enviorment.
YMCA's across the nation focus on youth development, social responsibility and healthy living. Summer programs, swim programs and school programs all contribute to strengthening communities and developing children regardless of the ability to pay. Connecticut Central Coast YMCA CEO, David Stevenson, joins Newsmakers.
For part 2 of our conversation with David Stevenson click here.
Interview recorded on August 9, 2017 at Gateway Community College. Hosted by Eric Clemons.
"Yolanda Vazquez talks with Katerina Vollten, Financial Stability Manager, Rappahannock United Way. They discuss how the United Way helps the community with Education, Healthy Living and Financial Stability.
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For more than 30 years, thanks to shoppers, donors and volunteers, Arc's Value Village has helped make life better for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their families. One unique feature of Arc's Value Village is their personal shopper program. For no fee, shoppers can schedule a 75 minute appointment with a stylist and try on a variety of looks. With five locations in the Twin Cities metro, shoppers are always close to a great deal.
Recorded November 2, 2017.