Felicia Newell is a grants manager for the Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption. She is also a former WWK recruiter who continues to have a passion for foster care adoption.
In August 2016, my husband of 20 years passed away. I was 47 years old and it was my mother who held my hand when I laid him to rest. It was my cousin who said, “You know you can’t live alone right now. You’re coming to stay with me.”
The mystery of the Chinese Paralympic champion in the New York City Marathon took a while to unravel.
The champion, Zou Lihong, was supposed to re-enact a great showdown from the Rio Games, where she beat the favored American, Tatyana McFadden, by a hair in the wheelchair marathon. But when McFadden crossed the Central Park finish line as the champion on Sunday, she hadn’t seen Zou for miles. None of the competitors had. Questions to a race official yielded no clue as to what had happened.
Is it possible for 13-year olds to create an app that the medical profession finds useful? Of course it is! In the era of college-age students creating companies worth billions (think Facebook) and simple online games like Angry Birds becoming global entertainment--all things are possible.
Over the past few days, we’ve been in frequent contact with our colleagues in the Philippines.
If you follow recent news reports, you know about how Super Typhoon Haiyan blasted through the country late last week. There is inconsistency in the report of numbers impacted, mainly because communications are nearly impossible in areas that are decimated by winds and flooding. But we do know that thousands of people have lost their lives, hundreds of thousands are displaced, and millions are affected.
December 12, 2012 /3BL Media/ - VolunteerMatch, the Web’s largest volunteer engagement network, has announced a special campaign to fight hunger this holiday season and is inviting volunteers, nonprofits and companies across the country to join in.