Rocketship Education: A Better Future, One Child at a Time
Posted on : 08-12-2017 By : Samantha Pointer
Children are indeed the future. It is, therefore, our responsibility to make available numerous opportunities. Education is the backbone of possibilities for it is only through education that the generations to come can be civilized. In the Beginning Before Rocketship Education, the academic reality of many children from low-income families was colored with broken dreams. It was estimated that less than one in ten children from low-income families would not make it through college. Fr Mateo Sheedy, before passing away too soon, saw this and embarked on a journey to…
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Community Helps Boy With Spina Bifida Live a Happy Life in Nature
Posted on : 08-05-2017 By : Samantha Pointer
Lane Sutton is just like your typical 13-year-old. He loves the great outdoors and is happy to spend his time hunting, fishing, and spending time in nature. Unfortunately, unlike normal 13-year-olds, these activities are all a little bit trickier for Lane. That's because Lane has Spina Bifida which makes it difficult for him to move around as freely as he would like. All his life, Lane has been using a four-wheel drive wheelchair but it's not the easiest to navigate in nature. According to Reddit, Lane's life is changing for…
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Helping The Homeless On A Holiday
Posted on : 11-01-2016 By : Samantha Pointer
One of the perks of working for a credit union is having off on holidays. Banks and credit unions aren't open on days such as Columbus day which just passed. Most employees then spend this time relaxing. They look forward to having an added free day and take advantage of that by spending time with family, catching up on household chores, or lounging around their homes. One group of employees at St. Helen's Credit Union spent their holiday a bit differently from the norm.   The credit union was approached…
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Oregon Credit Union Employees Spend Day Helping Homeless
Posted on : 10-29-2016 By : Samantha Pointer
Most holidays off work are spent relaxing, enjoying the time off and taking advantage of a last lazy day but not the hard workers at the St. Helens Credit Union. Employees from the St. Helens Credit Union in St. Helens, Oregon spent their Columbus Day holiday together helping the homeless in their community. The employees gathered together to fill Ziploc bags with common toiletries such as toothpaste, deodorant, shampoo, chap stick, razors, and shaving cream. These toiletry bags will be handed out to those who are in need of them…
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Taylor Swift Donates $1 Million to Louisiana Flood Relief
Posted on : 10-02-2016 By : Samantha Pointer
Even in the midst of a controversy with Kanye West, pop star Taylor Swift has still managed to take the high road. She is taking the focus off of her feud with West by doing something positive. Swift has donated $1 million towards Louisiana flood relief efforts. Thousands of people have loss there homes, and the body count continues to grow for this area as people search for loved ones. Torrential rains hit Louisiana and this caused massive flooding. Taylor Swift remembers happier times in Louisiana where she was performing…
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