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It might just be me, but nothing seems predictable right now. Normally at this time of year we rush for that intense fall rain (although I have to admit the rain last weekend was biblical!) And then as the sky clears we rise. eyes up to the mountains to see a new blanket of snow …

The Australian edition of The Big Issue recently celebrated its 25th anniversary. For a quarter of a century, the non-profit magazine known for its slogan “we help people help themselves” has provided employment opportunities for disadvantaged and homeless people. Since it was first sold down the stairs of Melbourne’s Flinders Street Station on June 16, …

East Lyme Masonic Lodges, Brainard Lodge # 102, Bay View Lodge # 120, and Union Lodge # 31 are sponsoring food drive Saturday, October 23 from 9 a.m. to 1 at Bay View Masonic Temple on Society Road in Niantic for the benefit of the East Lyme Food Pantry. Masons will be there to help …

When Laurie Fenby was shopping at a garage sale in Rochester, New York, she didn’t expect something she found on the floor to change her life. As she roamed the aisles, she spotted a wallet on the floor, and with no one else around, she decided she needed to find the owner of the wallet …

Jess auerbach In the face of South Africa’s glaring inequalities, it was clear that many people were at risk of falling into even more desperate circumstances once the reality of COVID-19 restrictions set in. Many immediately lost their jobs or saw their businesses collapse, and a host of other restrictions resulted in unprecedented changes in …

A homeless man was left in tears by a woman’s kindness as she started a fundraiser for him after a McDonald’s employee allegedly poured Coke on him. Les was sitting outside McDonald’s restaurant at Rock Retail Park in Birkenhead, Merseyside, when an employee allegedly threw two cups of soft drink at him. 2 Les, who …

(Photo: Unsplash / Randalyn Hill) The reason government reforms often don’t work is that the cultures in which they are applied neither encourage nor reward compassion – a key value of service delivery. Until people can develop a commitment to the well-being of others, especially those afflicted by poverty, the world will continue to be …

Speaking at the University of Southern California, actor Will Ferrell gave an inspiring speech. “You are the Class of 2017. And by every statistical analysis, you are collectively considered the strongest class to ever graduate from this university. You have all excelled in various study programs, ”he said. “No matter how cliché it may sound, …

The whispers when you walk through your small town grocery store. The stares as you are quickly led down the aisle of the church. The space given to you in the stands of the high school football game. Two years before I was born, my mother had a serious car accident. She recovered physically, but …

THE STORY CONTINUES WITH THESE SALTWIRE VIDEOS Vangie Way has been called a genealogical rock star, regional ambassador and walking encyclopedia of knowledge in Pictou County. “She’s one of those people who comes too infrequently,” said Clyde Macdonald, a longtime friend of Way. “She was certainly the salt of the earth. I’ve always called it …