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Good Neighbor: Fundraising underway for local child's special needs

March 19th, 2015 10:11 am by Sue Guinn Legg

Friends of R.J. Morelock, a 21-month old Washington County child with Spinal Muscular Atrophy, a genetic neuro-muscular disease that renders him immobile and requires him to use a respirator, have been busy raising funds for a special computer controlled

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Good Neighbor: Ebola Care project to help children orphaned by epidemic

March 26th, 2015 8:46 am by Sue Guinn Legg

April Fools Day holds a great opportunity for the Johnson City-based Christ Children's Home Education Fund to help Liberian children whose parents have died in the Ebola outbreak.

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Food Lion stores campaigning against hunger

March 5th, 2015 9:01 am by Sue Guinn Legg

At a time when cash and food donations to the local food bank and nonprofit pantries across the region are lagging, area Food Lion stores are inviting their customers to help provide "Groceries for Good".

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Match challenge suspension takes local food agencies by surprise

February 19th, 2015 8:48 am by Sue Guinn Legg

News that Feinstein Foundation's annual $1 million food challenge has been suspended for 2015 has rocked some of Northeast Tennessee's most used pantries and food procurement agencies back on their heels.

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Good Neighbor: Donor Day also way to spread love

February 12th, 2015 8:05 am by Sue Guinn Legg

Appropriate for a holiday celebrating love and denoted with hearts, Valentine's Day is also National Donor Day, a day designated by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to raise awareness of the need and benefits of organ, eye, tissue, marrow,

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Online help boosts Johnson City Schools Homeless Education Program and Christ Children's Home Education Fund

January 22nd, 2015 4:30 pm by Sue Guinn Legg

$3,000 prize from Champions for Kids to expand monthly birthday parties for school system's homeless kids; Nearly $10,000 in contributions wins CCHEF a permanent listing on Global Giving website

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General Assembly joins fight to end hunger in Tennessee

January 15th, 2015 1:10 pm by Sue Guinn Legg

Second Harvest of Northeast Tennessee and the 200 local feeding agencies it assist are struggling to restock after the holidays.

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Holiday efforts produce resounding thanks

January 8th, 2015 2:30 pm by Sue Guinn Legg

In Johnson City, Christmas shoppers dropped $156,523 in coins and bills in the Salvation Army's red kettles and volunteers spent 822 hours ringing the bells for what is by far the army's largest fundraiser of the year.

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Good Samaritan still shopping as distribution begins

December 18th, 2014 9:08 am by Sue Guinn Legg

With time running short and more than 800 individual sponsorships and many shopping trips still to go, Good Samaritan Ministries' Christmas distribution of gifts for more than 1,200 area children and teens, 400 seniors and food for all of their families w

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Helping the children: Programs hope to expand in Johnson City, Liberia

December 11th, 2014 8:38 am by Sue Guinn Legg

The final weeks of 2014 hold a lot of potential for two local organizations working to better assist the neediest of children.

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Volunteer Santas on way to area's seniors in need

December 4th, 2014 8:46 am by Sue Guinn Legg

Nearly 1,000 low-income seniors in the Tri-Cities area who will spend Christmas alone are in for a treat.

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