Rize Massachusetts has awarded over $1 million in grants to help with harm reduction services and opioid research. These services will help better fight the opioid crisis in the state and help addicts remain healthy.
Ebola is a highly contagious, very deadly disease, and in the DRC, it's also an almost certain death sentence. This horrible disease begins as a flu-like illness which quickly turns into a body-ravaging sickness which causes internal hemorrhaging and sometimes external bleeding. Within about two weeks, most of those who contract the disease will be dead. It's a horrible way to die, and it's sweeping through the DRC, which is why fighting Ebola is so
The Tony Hawk Foundation is committed to better the lives of youth in underserved communities through the construction of skate parks. Now, the Tony Hawk Foundation is working to understand skaters and the communities in which they live through a new survey.
Vermont Foodbank works tirelessly to help stop the hunger epidemic facing Vermont. By providing food to individuals and families in need, collaborating with local farmers to procure fresh fruits and vegetables, establishing educational and job training programs, and partnering with other programs in the region, Vermont Foodbank leverages its assets in a way that best serves the community.
Special needs children and adults have a tough road. With many roadblocks in their path, special needs children and adults have to navigate life in an entirely different way than we do. They must overcome challenges that aren't even on our radars. That's why the Special Olympics is so important. Through the Special Olympics, those with special needs can develop a sense of mastery over themselves and their world by participating in sports in an environment that keeps them feeling safe and valued.