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RCH hits 1 million pounds, in need of canned goods and donations

ASHLAND, Ky. — On paper, River Cities Harvest has done well this year in food donations — about a million pounds of edibles, executive director Brittnany Hoback said. However, the agency still falls short, as it does most years, in one area essential to feeding the hungry — maintaining an adequate stockpile of canned food, Hoback said. That [...]

2020-12-18T09:58:00-05:00December 18th, 2020|River Cities Harvest, The Neighborhood|

Silent auction to benefit CAReS

ASHLAND, Ky. — CAReS, one of several nonprofit agencies located at The Neighborhood, has active silent auction items. Proceeds from the auction will benefit CAReS, which coordinates and mobilizes resources for individuals and families in emergency/crisis situations. VIEW/BID ON ACTIVE CAReS AUCTION ITEMS

2020-12-11T17:39:17-05:00December 11th, 2020|CAReS, The Neighborhood|

The Neighborhood creates processes for jobs program

ASHLAND, Ky. — Donors want to give tangible things, like clothing and food, and shy away from donating money to defray operating expenses, Neighbors Helping Neighbors director and CEO Todd Young said. However, keeping The Neighborhood and its agencies afloat is essential because the work done there goes far beyond feeding and clothing the needy, according to Young. Agencies [...]

2020-12-09T16:12:57-05:00December 9th, 2020|The Neighborhood|

Giving gift of clarity at The Neighborhood

ASHLAND, Ky. — The holiday season comes around and people want to give. Often the first impulse is to give stuff — cans of green beans for the holiday food baskets, coats and hats for the homeless, toys for needy kids. Those all are laudable impulses, and economically disadvantaged people certainly need food and clothing, says Neighbors Helping Neighbors [...]

2020-12-08T18:14:59-05:00December 7th, 2020|The Neighborhood|
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