Mountaineer Food Bank receives $9 million donation

Good News Notes: “A major food bank in the state has received its single largest donation ever. Just before Christmas, the Mountaineer Food Bank received $9 million from philanthropist Mackenzie Scott. Officials with the food bank said they were informed just before the holiday that they made the cut out of thousands of organizations around…

St. Mary’s Food Bank makes food boxes for seniors during pandemic

Good News Notes: “‘We want to make sure that seniors are taken care of during this time,’ said Jerry Brown, spokesperson for the Phoenix-based nonprofit. ‘People have dietary restrictions… the cereals are different, we have more juices in there for folks that need it — so we try to gear the box more towards seniors.’…

Please Let Us Help You!

 Good News Notes: What a wonderful problem to have.  With all the stories we hear about families out of work, out of their homes and out of food, one food bank is desperate to help.  In Kennewick, Washington, one food bank, Sozo Food Bank, actually has too much food! According to the director, Kristin Baldwin,…

Press release: D-backs to donate $550,000 to community for emergency relief efforts

Good News Notes: “The Arizona Diamondbacks Foundation announced the donation of $550,000 to Arizona-based non-profit organizations that will immediately assist in helping those most vulnerable during the current national emergency. ‘Over the past 10 days, we have watched the heroic efforts of so many Arizonans who are helping those in need – from medical professionals…

Celebrities provide coronavirus pandemic relief with donations

Good News Notes: “Bunkered down at home or not, celebrities all over the world are stepping up to do what they can to combat the coronavirus pandemic by making charitable donations to those in need. As the numbers of those infected with COVID-19 rose to over 200,000 worldwide as of Wednesday morning, the world’s biggest…

Orlando Magic’s Champions of the Community Partners Team Up to Fight Hunger with Volunteer Project at Second Harvest Food Bank

Good News Notes: “Central Florida cities are among the fastest growing in the United States largely because of the work the region’s biggest, most successful companies are doing – both independently and collectively. Just like it is in basketball or any other team-oriented sport, good teamwork significantly helps – not only from a business perspective…