(StatePoint) From small one-time purchases to monthly service fees, you may not think much about what happens to your money after spending it.
(StatePoint) At a divisive moment in our nation’s history, you may be wondering how average citizens can help bring about friendlier politics.
(NewsUSA) - With more than 32,000 independently planned events around the country, the week of Jan. 21-27 will be the largest-ever celebration of opportunity in education.
(NewsUSA) - As tens of millions of people across the country prepare to celebrate National School Choice Week Jan. 21 through 27, our goal is to focus on parents and children, not politics or politicians.
(NAPSI)—While digging out after a winter snowstorm can be a lot of hard work, the job is made easier thanks to many people who use their snow throwers to clear not only their own driveway, but also their neighbors’.
(NAPSI)—If you’ve ever felt lonely, you’re not alone. Researchers at the University of Chicago found that nearly half of older adults in America experience some degree of loneliness.
(StatePoint) Want to give back to your community during the holidays, but it’s just not in the budget? With total holiday sales forecasted to hit over $1 trillion this season, it’s good to know that there are plenty of ways to give back without spending another dime.
(NewsUSA) - Driving safely in the winter can be a challenge, even for the most experienced driver. In fact, an alarming three in five winter drivers (61 percent) have lost control of their car during winter weather, according to a new winter driving survey by Michelin.
(NewsUSA) - For the third consecutive holiday season, Michelin North America, Inc. (Michelin), is recognizing the people in the transportation industry who work "like busy elves" behind the scenes to make the holidays memorable. Michelin marks the season with its #KeepThanksMoving conversati…
(NAPSI)—Many older Americans have discovered that sharing their accumulated wisdom with others who need help can be a big win all around.
(NewsUSA) - For too many people, every day is a struggle. A struggle United Way confronts by working tirelessly with organizations across the world to provide those in need with tools and resources to improve their lives. Like transitional housing and job training that helps families support…
(StatePoint) The holiday season is all about giving. This year, consider combining thoughtful gifts for loved ones with charitable efforts that benefit the larger community. There are many great ways to do so. Here are a few.
(NewsUSA) - For the second year, PepsiCo is going beyond store shelves to make a real difference on college and university campuses by giving students the chance to win up to $10,000 in funding to implement new sustainability initiatives or improve existing efforts in their communities.
(NewsUSA) - For the second year in a row, PepsiCo is going beyond store shelves to make a real difference on college and university campuses by giving students the chance to win up to $10,000 in funding to implement new sustainability initiatives or improve existing efforts in their communities.
(NewsUSA) -; As a parent, there is no shortage of things to worry about when it comes to your kids. If you have teenagers, that anxiety can rise even more, especially when they start to drive.
(StatePoint) When it comes to helping children with cancer, amazing new things are possible -- as long as there is funding. And it’s not just doctors and researchers who can make a difference, it can be anyone volunteering at their local hospital, planning fundraisers, or simply just spreadi…
(NewsUSA) - Small businesses are the lifeblood of communities and the U.S. economy. Now, Shark Tank's Robert Herjavec and Amanda Brinkman, of Deluxe Corporation are debuting Season 2 of the acclaimed "Small Business Revolution -- Main Street" series, which streams on Hulu and at SmallBusines…
(NewsUSA) - As the high school and college football seasons heat up, the National Operating Committee on Standards for Athletic Equipment (NOCSAE) is encouraging parents, coaches and athletes to refresh their knowledge on helmet safety and safe play.
(NAPSI)—The next time you see kids going to their high school graduation, you’re looking at money in the bank for all Americans. That’s because every youth who graduates from high school saves taxpayers $1 million over their lifetime.
(StatePoint) As we become increasingly reliant on digital content available on-demand, what happens to our repositories for printed material? The answer may be simpler than you think: Libraries aren’t just about books any more. Most have shifted focus from their collections to the communitie…
(StatePoint) From one corner of a city or county to another, life expectancy can vary by five, 10 or even 20 years, according to a report from the Center on Society and Health.
(NewsUSA) -Cuando ocurre una emergencia, las comunidades en todo Estados Unidos dependen de la estación de bomberos de su localidad para atender la situación. Lo que muchas personas no saben es que hay gran posibilidad de que las personas que responden a su llamada sean voluntarios.
(StatePoint) Whether you are dealing with personal tragedy and loss in your life, or are concerned about current events, some experts believe that creating and appreciating art can help you cope with the emotional fallout of challenging times.
(NewsUSA) -September is National Preparedness Month, and individuals across the country are stepping up to ensure that their neighborhoods are ready for the next disaster.
(NewsUSA) - As mayor of D'Lo, Mississippi, one of John Henry Berry's recent challenges included tracking down errant employees -- goats he had positioned to clip the town's ball fields had wandered off. The quest for the goats is an example of the quirky challenges facing Mayor Berry and fea…
(StatePoint) You’ve probably heard the old adage, “laughter is the best medicine.” Well there’s some truth to that. The Mayo Clinic cites a number of health benefits from laughter, such as pain relief, stress relief and an improved immune system.
(StatePoint) New research shows that many pre-K classrooms could benefit from more resources, especially for the most vulnerable children. Ninety-four percent of Head Start teachers report needing more resources to enrich their classrooms, and 84 percent say they are unable to fund experienc…