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A Different Kind of 'Sign Language'

Banners. Signs with a word or two. Banners and signs beckoning us to look, and then directing or demanding something of us.  They seem to have become part of the urban and suburban landscape.  Do you…
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EarthTalk: Turning Carbon Dioxide Into Fuel

Dear EarthTalk: If we already know how to capture carbon dioxide (CO2) and turn it into fuel, why aren’t we doing more of it? -- M.N. With recent measurements detecting the highest levels of atmos…
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Want to See a More Diverse WordPress Contributor Community? So Do We.

More diverse speakers at WordCamps means a more diverse community contributing to WordPress -- and that results in better software for everyone.
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Meals on Wheels America's News - Even The Strongest Dads Need Help Sometimes

What would you do if you lost a leg and couldn't stand – much less stand over a stove to cook your meals?That's the reality Richard, 86 years old, lives with every single day. To make things more cha…
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Celebrating Pride Month with WordPress.com

Happy Pride Month! At Automattic, we strive to be a platform that democratizes publishing so that anyone can share their stories. This month is a great reminder for why we work hard to expand the ope…
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National Foundation to End Senior Hunger News - What A Waste: Immediate and Lasting Impact

What A Waste: Immediate and Lasting ImpactIn this post guest blogger Jackie Geralnick, MPH, RD, LD, Public Health Nutritionist at the Department of Aging and Community Living, District of Columbia, r…
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Volunteer New York News - Leadership Westchester: Are You Ready To Lead?

Applications For The Leadership Westchester Class of 2020 Are Now AvailableAll Applications Must Be Received By July 31, 2019Download Application Leadership Westchester is a rigorous, 9-month curricu…
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Volunteer New York News - The Super Bowl of Volunteerism...

Last month we celebrated at our 39th Annual Volunteer Spirit Awards. A guest described it as "kinda like the Super Bowl of Volunteerism." We hope you can agree that if volunteering is a game, it's a …
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Red Cross: Critical Type O Blood Shortage - Donors Needed Now

Red Cross: Critical Type O Blood Shortage - Donors Needed NowAll donors who come to give by June 10 receive a $5 Amazon.com Gift Card in thanksFarmington, CT - The American Red Cross has a critical s…
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Publishing to WordPress from Bear Just Got Better

Sharing is a core part of the iOS experience, and WordPress is committed to helping people share their stories, products, or services freely and widely.  So when the fine folks at Shiny Frog makers…
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Volunteer New York News: Book Fests, Summer Camps, And College Expos, Oh My!

Costume Character Volunteers at the Westchester Children's Book Festivalwith JCY-WestchesterMultiple opportunitiesMay 5White PlainsVOLUNTEERSTEAM Summit and HBCU College Expo Tourwith National Counci…
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Meals on Wheels America News - What Does Lola Love?

HER FLOWERS, THE BIRDS AND THE BUTTERFLIES.Back in 1952, Lola and her husband moved in to their new home. Starting a garden was at the top of her list then, and enjoying the beautiful garden she crea…
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Volunteer New York News: Festivals, Park Cleanups, and More Spring Volunteer Opportunities!

Local Volunteer Opportunities Element 46 Mentors and Professionals with Westchester County Government Apply by April 19 Multiple locations APPLY 1st Sleepy Hollow Literary Festival with Hudson Val…
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Can Pets Like Ginger Count on You?

Pets are family, too. Ginger is Stephanie's loyal, trusted and loving companion. Stephanie has been coping with multiple sclerosis for more than ten years - a disease that increasingly strips away h…
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National Foundation to End Senior Hunger News: To Fight for Those Who Cannot Fight for Themselves

With this blog NFESH introduces the first of a new series of guest bloggers. In the past few posts, our guests’ columns have focused on the work that their organizations perform in the areas of aging…
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