Numerous Organizations Respond to Assist After Highland Park Tragedy
Many people and organizations throughout the country are responding with support in various ways to help those affected by the Highland Park incident. Here is an overview of what is being done, and how you can potentially get involved.
This Organization Helps Mothers and Daughters Rise from Adversity
Beauty From Their Ashes is a group of mothers and daughters who have dealt with the impact that trauma brings. Their goal is to help others by coming to each person from a place of compassion and empathy.
Peace Dots Project- Tracking Random Acts of Kindness Around the World
After returning to Buffalo in 2019, Artist Saira Siddiqui noticed that the news focused on segregation, extreme wealth gaps, and the idea that people there were not good neighbors. She decided to change that perspective by starting The Peace Dots Project.
Historic Buildings Brought Back to Life by Minority Entrepreneurs
North Omaha is far enough away from I-80 that most cross-country travelers never head up to see this suburb in the Greater Omaha Metro Area. For Theardis Young and CharDale Barnes, this community is where they were born and raised.
Garage of Blessings Offers Free Household Items to Their Community
When you visit the Garage of Blessings, it looks like almost any other thrift store at first. What you won’t find is a price tag on most of the items. Everything at the back of the thrift store is offered to the community for free.
College Football’s Best Tradition Just Got Better This Year
If you’ve ever attended or seen a University of Wisconsin football game on TV, the entire stadium jumps between the third and fourth quarters to the song “Jump Around” by House of Pain. But, he tradition that is considered the best in the country is the Hawkeye Wave.
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