Tag: Volunteerism

Miami women surprise homeless teen with magical quinceanera

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FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — Entering her magical quinceanera on by her father’s arm, her tiara sparkling and her fuchsia ballgown trimmed with ruffles to...

Discarded masks litter beaches worldwide, threaten sea life

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SANDY HOOK, N.J. — To the usual list of foul trash left behind or washed up on beaches around the world, add these: masks...

Musician couple host concerts to fundraise for food pantry

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NEW YORK — When Erin Shields belted out “Being Alive” — the showstopper from the Broadway classic “Company” — the title had extra levels...

One Good Thing: An artist preserves Wuhan’s COVID memories

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WUHAN, China — Scribbled instructions for incoming patients plastered on the window of a silent hospital reception counter. A lone worker in a hazmat...

Volunteers from abroad ruled out for Tokyo Olympics

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TOKYO — Volunteers from abroad will not be allowed into Japan for the postponed Tokyo Olympics, organizers said Monday. ...

Emergency sites for migrant children raising safety concerns

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McALLEN, Texas — The U.S. government has stopped taking immigrant teenagers to a converted camp for oilfield workers in West Texas as it faces...

Hawaii town blocked by landslide launches makeshift ferry

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HONOLULU — Volunteers on Kauai’s north shore have launched a makeshift ferry service across a river after a landslide along a two-lane highway cut...