Devon Parrott, now 12 years old, was walking to class one day when he collapsed in the hallway. He woke up on his own -he was lucky to be alive. Last year, I had the chance to talk with Angela, Devon's Mom, about something I'd never really thought much about: SADS. Now we've all learned a little about it, and Mid Missouri has really worked to raise money and awareness about this terrible and sile
Runwell is a group working to provide addiction recovery solutions through funding existing treatment scholarship programs along the continuum of care. By engaging individuals in sporting events worldwide, they foster a healthy lifestyle and begin to break down perceptions of those struggling with the disease.
Haiti is one of those countries you see every now and then on the news and think: "Oh, those poor people. I should do something to help them", and then promptly forget about it. After all, your life is busy, and you have your own affairs to look after. But the Strong Tower group is asking for your help with the young children of Haiti.
Every year, we see lots of different events to help different charities. Some of them are dinners, some of them are sales, and some of them are walks. One of the longstanding traditions in our area is a distinctive walk - the Walk to End Alzheimer's.