Santa Paddle raises money for Columbia Basin Dive Rescue | News

Santa Paddle raises money for Columbia Basin Dive Rescue | News

RICHLAND, Wash-On Sunday, local paddleboarders hit the water for this year’s Santa Paddle.Krista Patterson co-organized the event and owns Northwest Paddleboarding in Richland.”I started doing the Santa Paddle probably three or four years ago, but it’s always just been like me or one other person,” said Patterson.This year was bigger. Patterson says more off-season paddle … Read more

Jackson musician raises money to fight hunger for kids

Jackson musician raises money to fight hunger for kids

JACKSON, Tenn. — One musician used the power of music to fight starvation. RIFA teamed up with singer/songwriter and Grammy nominated LOLO to host a benefit concert here in Jackson. The organization officials say that this concert is a huge help in impacting the lives of kids here in the Jackson community. “This is LOLO, … Read more

Pikeville partnership raises money for Shop With a Trooper

Pikeville partnership raises money for Shop With a Trooper

PIKEVILLE, Ky. (WYMT) – Kentucky State Police Post 9 is partnering with Pikeville Applebee’s for Together We Care Tuesday.This Tuesday, Applebee’s on Cassidy Blvd will donate 50% of proceeds from certain menu items to Post 9′s Shop With a Trooper program, which allows children from the five-county area a chance to shop with local troopers … Read more

Jingle Bell Leap 5K raises money for 2 bilingual schools :: WRAL.com

Jingle Bell Leap 5K raises money for 2 bilingual schools :: WRAL.com

By Adam Owens, WRAL anchor/reporter120 people ran through Durham Saturday morning. They ran, so that other young kids can get ahead. “I am a teacher, so I know the importance of getting kids prepped and ready for school,” said runner Kendra Lampron The 5K in Durham, The Jingle Bell Leap, raised money for a special … Read more

‘Lights of Love’ raises money for scholarships | News, Sports, Jobs

‘Lights of Love’ raises money for scholarships | News, Sports, Jobs

Garrett Neese/Daily Mining Gazette Joan Antila of the Portage Health Auxiliary reads names of loved ones being remembered during the annual Lights of Love ceremony Thursday.HANCOCK — The Portage Health Auxiliary remembered loved ones and celebrated scholarships given to students in health fields at its annual Lights of Love celebration Thursday. Through the program, people … Read more

Pool league raises money for coats for children |

Pool league raises money for coats for children |

The Tri-Cities APA Pool League & Breaking Tradition Pool Room in Kingsport ran a fundraiser billiards tournament on Nov. 13 and raised $910 for New Kids Coats. The money raised was enough for roughly 60 coats for children. Thanks to the fundraiser, there will be some warm kids this winter at Theodore Roosevelt Elementary School.  … Read more

Massive holiday light show in Fluvanna County raises spirits and money

Massive holiday light show in Fluvanna County raises spirits and money

FLUVANNA COUNTY, Va. (WVIR) – As the calendar flips to December, it’s officially time for some holiday cheer — and arguably no one embodies that spirit more than Jeff Spinello.Spinello decorates his Lake Monticello house and organizes a massive light show. It pairs holiday songs with rhythmic lights, combining Hanukkah and Christmas, sounds and lights … Read more

Rape Counselors of East Alabama raises money for new survivor resource center

Rape Counselors of East Alabama raises money for new survivor resource center

AUBURN, Ala. (WTVM) – The holidays are an exciting time of the year, but rape and sexual assault tend to increase during this time, according to Rape Counselors of East Alabama.The Auburn organization held its annual fundraising event for everyone in the community. More than 20 vendors attended this year’s event, marking its tenth year.“You … Read more

Light display may be wacky and tacky, but it raises money for a good cause

Light display may be wacky and tacky, but it raises money for a good cause

A blow mold nativity scene is a focal point of the display. Photo courtesy James Smith Smith starts the process of getting the lights down in October. His kids also get into the decorating spirit, and it’s full steam ahead in November. He flipped the switch on this year’s display after a gathering of friends … Read more

Endicott FD ‘Fill the Boot’ raises money and awareness

Endicott FD ‘Fill the Boot’ raises money and awareness

ENDICOTT (WBNG) — Fire departments across the country are raising money for one cause on Black Friday. In Endicott, Firefighters could be seen taking donations in a particular part of their equipment on the intersection of North St. and McKinley Ave.It’s all part of the annual ‘Fill the Boot’ donation drive that raises money for … Read more