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Let's Do Lunch with Meals on Wheels #SaveLunch

If you’re not aware, average life expectancy is 78.7 years.<p>While modern medicine has made great strides, getting older can often still involve some …

The CBO Contradicts Trump’s Claim That He’ll Balance The Budget Within A Decade

President Trump’s budget calls for massive cuts to programs like Medicaid and other anti-poverty initiatives, Meals on Wheels and the State Department, but at least the budget will finally get balanced, right? According to a new analysis from the Congressional Budget Office, the budget will reduce …

C-Bo

6 Famous People Who Are Quietly Super Nice In Person

Everyone knows that the three main qualifications for becoming a celebrity are talent, perseverance, and a leaky sack of assholes where your soul …

Cool Stuff

The Lies of Donald Trump's Critics, and How They Shape His Many Personas

Over the past two years, many thousands of broadcast hours and probably millions of words have been devoted to Donald Trump’s relationship with the …

Donald Trump

Nonprofit Collaboration 2.0

<b>Advancing the Art of Collaboration</b> This series, produced in partnership with BBB's Give.org, calls on the social sector to embody a new and …

Philanthropy

Buy Your Next KeepCup from a Charity

ABC’s blockbuster mini-series <i>War on Waste</i> finished just over a month ago and in the weeks since, KeepCup sales have gone through the roof – up by 400 …

Cyclone Debbie

The story behind Calgary's 1967 time capsule

When she wasn’t opposing the Vietnam War, Calgarian Millie Smith was stumping for the creation of Confederation Park.And the visionary also helped …

Canadian News

Are You Having Trouble Affording Your Pet? Here Are Some Resources That Can Help!

Walk into any pet store and one thing is clear: people adore their dogs and cats. Dog and cat guardians love nothing more than to pamper their best …

Veterinary Medicine

Illinois races the clock to avoid 'junk' downgrade

Illinois officials are racing against the clock to pass a budget before the state's credit is branded junk.<p>The state legislature, facing a massive budget crisis, was unable to reach a spending deal before the new fiscal year began on Saturday -- marking the third year in a row that Illinois has …

S&P Global

40-Year-Old Community Development Program on the Chopping Block

What do “Meals on Wheels,” efforts to fight violence against women, low-income housing services, and low-income neighborhood development programs all …

Housing

The Lyft Shuttle is a bus, but without all those pesky poor people

Here's a modern-day startup riddle: When is a bus not really a bus?<p>The ride-hailing company Lyft rolled out its new shuttle service this month, …

Transportation

Sister Sam, founder of St. Vincent Meals on Wheels, dies at 82

In 1977, Sister Alice Marie Quinn started what became St. Vincent Meals on Wheels with a single pot of stew served to 83 seniors in a church basement near MacArthur Park.<p>On Friday — days after celebrating her 82nd birthday — Sister Sam, as she was known by friends, died of natural causes.<p>As …

Entertainment

2 Steelers land on NFL's most hated players list

Some NFL players relish in the idea of being hated. Just looking at the Pittsburgh Steelers, guys like wide receiver Hines Ward and linebacker Greg Lloyd were among the best at their positions but also the most hated. Sporting News put out their list of the 20 most hated players in the league, and …

NFL

Nonprofits brace for drop in donations with XTO’s exodus from Fort Worth

On the city’s north side,XTO Energy employees have been delivering 108 meals a week for Meals on Wheels of Tarrant County.<p>For organizations like …

Dallas

Prisoners cover axed meals on wheels for the elderly

<b>Prisoners have taken over part of a meals on wheels service for elderly people after a council scrapped it.</b><p>Vale of Glamorgan council said the number of meals needed fell from a daily average of 112 in 2012 to 45.<p>The Food Shed, which works with HMP Parc in Bridgend, is one of the social enterprises …

Good News

Renewed tax could fund north Boulder library, renovated pool, new fire station

What might a tax renewal fund?Boulder City Council members are expected to vote to place on the 2017 city ballot a renewal of the "Community, Culture …

Boulder

The Big Con

A bunch of men in suits and ties in front of TV cameras investigating another bunch of guys in suits and ties could be one of the great shell games …

Kamala Harris

Salesforce CMO: Technology is here to solve healthcare’s longstanding problems

In a phone interview, Salesforce CMO Joshua Newman discussed why he’s positive about the convergence of healthcare and technology.

Medical Technology

Meals on wheels: Fort McMurray Salvation Army gets $600K donation for new vehicles

‘Not always do the homeless come to us for a place to stay or for food,’ says Salvation Army major<p>Wayne Decker spiraled into addictions after the …

Good News

Trump Has a New Favorite Bible Verse

Donald Trump addressed Ralph Reed’s Faith and Freedom Conference this weekend and he appears to have found a new favorite Bible verse. His every word …

Donald Trump

Kuster says Meals on Wheels a critical lifeline for seniors who have no one else

New Hampshire could be considered one of the main exhibits of the "silver tsunami," a term used to refer to the aging population in the United States.<p>…

Fact Checking

Community services hit hard by Trump budget

Washington money affects lives in cities like Sacramento and Fresno in ways few realize, until the capital’s leaders try to take the money away. And …

Cities

Hey Rachel and Anderson, Wake Up!

Rachel Maddow (annual salary $7m) is nuts or I am, pick one.With a ferocity and zeal like Dickens’s <i>tricoteuse</i> Madame Dafarge who gloated while …

Mick Mulvaney

Business Briefcase for May 25, 2017

<b>Denver to host forum on fog computing</b><p>A group of tech leaders is hosting a public forum on fog computing in Denver on June 8 at The Westin Denver …

Boulder

Trump's budget is profoundly malignant, and your congressman is mute | Editorial

Five days after the release of the sociopathic manifesto known as President Trump's "skinny budget," most of the five Republicans in the New Jersey's …

Tom MacArthur

Funding confusion complicates Meals on Wheels budget fight

Meals on Wheels has become a flashpoint in President Trump's budget proposal, but the facts surrounding how the budget would affect the program are …

This isn't how to honor veterans

<b>(CNN) —</b> America started observing Memorial Day after the Civil War as a way to commemorate the service of deceased Union soldiers. For Americans today, it has come to mean many other things — from the start of the summer season to a few days of great sales at stores — but the essence of this day …

Opinion

Donald Trump's broken promise to the vulnerable

Of all of Donald Trump’s broken campaign promises, none is more cruel than his broken promise on health care.<p>During the campaign, he promised, “I’m …

Health Care

Sanders, Mulvaney clash heatedly over Trump budget

Senator Bernie SandersBernie SandersSanders, Mulvaney clash heatedly over Trump budget 5 things to watch in Montana’s special election GOP on edge …

Bernie Sanders

6 leadership lessons you can learn over lunch

Might I suggest you take a lunch away from the office this week? Put away the cell phone and any other distractions and just spend some time …

Leadership