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Submitted 05-11-2015 under OPINION
It's not too late to help stop deforestation and prevent catastrophic global consequences.
Submitted 04-06-2015 under NEWS
The social justice program’s final segment will be a two part series on climate issues, analyzing the effects of capitalism on the environment and developing ideas for systematic change.
Submitted 03-16-2015 under NONPROFITS
Betty Anne Hevel first got involved with Gilda's Club when she discovered their services during her husband's battle with cancer. She's been there since the beginning, and utilized Gilda's Club in her own cancer journey.
Submitted 03-13-2015 under NONPROFITS
Pat Gavin is a long time volunteer for Gilda's Club. In this video he shares how he brings his own experiences battling cancer to help others at Gilda's Club.
Stephanie McNamara explains why she likes supporting Gilda's Club and what it was like to experience laughter yoga for the first time with her family.
Submitted 03-10-2015 under NONPROFITS
Certified laughter yoga instructor Angēla Essick Dykes tells the story of how she discovered laughter yoga, and how it affected her own life. Laughter Yoga sessions are being offered for free every day during LaughFest at Gilda's Club
Submitted 02-20-2015 under NONPROFITS
Alex Bullock remembers the challenges he and others faced in his community and the ways in which neighbors cared for each other.
Jackie Konyndyk talks about the stores that have left her neighborhood and what she would like to see for the future of her community.
Submitted 02-19-2015 under NONPROFITS
Kelli Kortman shares how her experiences on the West Side have broadened her understanding of the world.
Submitted 02-18-2015 under NONPROFITS
Laura Mora reflects on her neighborhood and why she has chosen stay there.
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