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3 years 3 months ago

Giving the gift of help

The American Red Cross is asking holiday shoppers to consider giving the gift of help to their friends and neighbors in crisis this year by shopping at their Holiday Gift Catalog online. Donations can be made to help people in crisis from large scale emergencies like the Joplin tornadoes down...

4 years 3 months ago

Feed the Children event happens Saturday

More than 6,000 people along with 700 volunteers, are expected Saturday at the Feed the Children event at Phil Long Expo Center. Feed the Children is a partnership between the El Paso County Department of Human Services, The Music Evangelism Foundation, Goodwill Industries and a long list of other...

4 years 4 months ago

Holiday sales expect to rise

With Halloween now in the books the retail focus shifts to Christmas. With only 54 shopping days left, businesses are already getting into the holiday spirit. "We already have all of our Christmas wrap in and we're ready to go." says Chris Sondermann who owns Terra Verde, a shop in...

4 years 6 months ago

Philanthropist gives $100M to Human Rights Watch

Philanthropist George Soros has announced a 10-year, $100 million grant to Human Rights Watch. The organization said Tuesday that it is receiving the funding from Soros' Open Society Foundations. The grant challenges Human Rights Watch to raise an additional $100 million in matching private contributions. It will require Human...

5 years 3 months ago

Man gets hundreds of gifts as a prank

(AP) - A Chicago man could be unwrapping the hundreds of Christmas gifts spread around his apartment for days, even weeks. Trouble is, they aren't really presents. They're his own belongings meticulously wrapped by friends as a prank while he was out of town. Louie Saunders' packages contain everything...

5 years 3 months ago

Salvation Army helps needy families in Pueblo

Christmas came early for hundreds of needy families in Pueblo. On Thursday, the Salvation Army of Pueblo held its annual toy and food giveaway. Over the past couple of weeks they've been collecting donated gifts for families with children, that can't afford christmas. In all--they received enough clothes, toys and...

5 years 3 months ago

Be a Santa for a senior

Volunteers have purchased and wrapped nearly 900 gifts for senior citizens in the Woodland Park and Colorado Springs area, but they're short about 100 gifts. The program, coordinated by Home Instead Senior Care, has members of the community pick from a giving tree. They started with 1,000 names and...

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