Brandy Morrison

Pine Ridge Indian Reservation Preserves The Lakota Language


Various initiatives at Pine Ridge Indian Reservation are designed to ensure the next generation of Oglala Sioux is more in touch with their Lakota heritage. A cornerstone of the heritage is the language, and multiple programs undertaken at the reservation have renewed a focus on the use of the native dialect for education and daily life.  Avoiding the loss of a language Lakota, like many Native American dialects, was facing a steady decline in usage and adoption by young people.

11 May 2023

The Different Options For Refugee Assistance


As the number of refugees around the world continues to rise, it is more important than ever that people understand the different types of refugee assistance available. You can never be sure when you might find yourself trying to help out an individual or family who needs help. Refugee assistance can take many forms, ranging from providing basic necessities to offering long-term support. Direct Aid The most common form of refugee assistance is direct aid.

16 January 2023

9 Ways Instant Modular Buildings Assist In Disaster Relief


When disaster strikes, particularly natural disasters like hurricanes and tornadoes, the structures that would have served as centers of relief are often destroyed as well. Instant modular buildings have proven to be ideal for this purpose. The following are nine ways that these modular structures are incredibly useful in humanitarian relief efforts. 1. Disaster Relief Headquarters First responders need a space to act as headquarters while coordinating and deploying aid to those affected by disasters.

18 July 2022

4 Tips For People In Need Of Homeless Shelter Services


Homelessness is difficult in many ways. The physical challenges of sleeping outdoors and facing resource scarcity are tough enough on their own, but homelessness can also take a toll on people's mental health in the form of fear and shame. Homeless shelters strive to meet people's needs for immediate shelter. 24/7 homeless shelters are open at all times, so people can always find somewhere to go. Here are four tips for people who need the services of a homeless shelter:

21 March 2022

Why Your Company Should Consider Supporting A Child-Focused Charity


America is known for being a land of opportunity, but many people are beginning to recognize that not everyone has access to the same pathways that lead to success. Sometimes people need a helping hand, especially when they are quite young and disadvantaged for one reason or another.Luckily, Americans are one of the most charitable people in the world, and over half the population has donated to a charity in the last year.

26 August 2021

What Every Veteran Needs To Know About VA Enhanced Pensions


Several of the top reasons people enlist in the United States military are for educational benefits, job training, and travel and adventure. Other benefits of military service are only given to those who meet the qualifiers, such as military retirement or disability. However, many who enlist are not aware that there are other benefits that can be extremely helpful, particularly later in life, even if they didn't reach retirement or were not discharged due to a service-related disability.

11 June 2021

Donating Blood During The Pandemic


A blood shortage could slow down medical procedures or cause a person in need to endure medical complications or death. When you choose to donate blood, you are demonstrating a selfless act of generosity that could save the life of someone who was involved in an accident or who has a medical condition that requires a blood transfusion. Use some tips to guide you through the donation process. Don't Let The Current Situation Deter You

24 November 2020

Need New Furniture? Two Reasons to Head Over to a Secondhand Shop


Buying new furniture is a quick way to transform your home from drab to fab. Although some people may think that they have to go through an elaborate renovation project to get a different result, sometimes it only takes a few well-placed pieces to transform the look and feel of your residence. If you're thinking about purchasing furniture, you might be combing through the list of big box stores in your community to see which one you'll patronize.

28 May 2020

Have Tons Of Baby Toys And Clothes You Don't Need? Find The Right Charity And Launch A Campaign


If you have been able to provide your children with ample amounts of clothing, toys, and other material things as they grow and you want to share these things with others who aren't as fortunate, there are many ways to reach out to these people. There are various charities that will need donations of baby supplies. If you would like to donate more than you currently have, you can take it upon yourself to run a drive to gather items from others in your area.

20 November 2019

House Burn Down In Your Neighborhood? 2 Ways To Help Them Get Back On Their Feet


A house burning down is a traumatic experience for anyone. This is especially true if the entire house burned and there is nothing left. If you have someone in your neighborhood that this happened to, you and other people in your neighborhood should come together to help them get back on their feet. Below are two ways you can do this. Donate Your Car If you have an extra car that you don't need or use frequently, you could consider donating it to the family.

25 August 2017