Community Action Program

Las Cruces City Council Reviews Nonprofit Funding Priorities

Las Cruces City Council on Monday voted to postpone the adoption of nonprofit funding priorities. The City of Las Cruces has committed $ 10.4 million in American Rescue Plan Act funding to community and economic development initiatives. For nonprofits, this means additional resources to help community members recover from the …

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Oregon lawmakers strive for special session deal and renewed confidence

Gov. Kate Brown called lawmakers back to Salem next week to avoid a wave of deportations. Republicans, however, are reluctant to return to the State Capitol. They argued that there are more effective ways to resolve the current housing crisis in the state. This is when the negotiation, the haggling, …

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Make someone’s season shine by giving | Clothes

The need for those in a position to lend a helping hand is greater than ever this holiday season. With many local organizations seeking help, there are many options, large and small, to make a difference in someone’s life. Giving back affects both the recipient and the donor significantly and …

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Community Action provides help to the homeless – Harlan Enterprise

Colder weather is fast approaching, with mornings already seeing temperatures below zero. The Harlan Community Action Agency (CAA) offers help to homeless people. Sherri Jennings, Homeless Program Case Manager for Harlan Community Action Agency, spoke about the current homelessness situation in Harlan. According to Jennings, approximately 67 people participate in …

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Joe Wiah prepares Brattleboro for Afghan arrivals, drawing on his own experience | Local News

BRATTLEBORO – When the Afghans who fled their country amid the chaotic US withdrawal arrive in Southeast Vermont to resettle here, they will need housing, language support and other services . Joe Wiah is the man who coordinates it all. Wiah, 48, of Brattleboro, is intimately familiar with the area’s …

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Smithfield Foods Announces First Participants in Support Program for Minority Farmers | Local

Smithfield Foods announced that the Martin family is the first family farmer to participate in its new contract growers program to support minority farmers on Thursday, November 18. The new Unity and Action program has been developed to help overcome historic obstacles disproportionately faced by minority farmers and to diversify …

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Richard “Dick” Thomas Brady, of Bristol, dies at 83

Tuesday 23 November 2021 Smith Funeral and Memorial Services Enlarge + Richard “Dick” Thomas Brady, 83, of Bristol passed away peacefully at Hope Health Hospice in Providence surrounded by his loving family. Born in Providence. He was the son of the late Thomas and Ann (Waring) Brady. Beloved husband of …

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Hotel costs contribute to tree growth in San Luis Obispo

San Luis Obispo creates an easy way for tourists and residents to reduce their carbon footprint. The new “Keys for Trees” program allows people to book at “green hotels” – and a portion of the fee will go towards planting thousands of trees over the next decade. The program is …

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Community foundation awards $ 75,000 to seven nonprofits – Muncie Journal

By Kallie Sulanke— MUNCIE, Ind. — The Community Foundation of Muncie and Delaware County, Inc. awarded $ 75,118 to seven nonprofits during the last round of quarterly competitive grants of 2021. The goal of the Community Foundation is to improve the quality of life in Muncie and Delaware County for …

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Frigid cold snap last winter explains why Mainers electricity bills will be so high next year

A cold snap that froze much of North America in February is partly to blame for the surge in natural gas prices that are pushing up the cost of electricity for Mainers next year. The Maine Public Utilities Commission announced this week that most residential customers of the state’s two …

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