The Record Herald: Penn State Mont Alto plays game that matters

By Lee Goodwin | The Record Herald | | February 7, 2012 Mont Alto, Pa. – If sports and competition is the ship, then compassion and caring are the anchors. Both emerged as the true winners Monday night as Penn State Mont Alto held a Semper Fi Rally before and during their PSUAC men’s…

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White House Blog: Joining Forces for Caregivers

By Brad Cooper, Director of Joining Forces | White House Blog | | January 30, 2012 Earlier today, I had the great privilege of joining First Lady Michelle Obama and many of the nation’s leaders in announcing proposed changes to the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) that recognize the unique circumstances faced by…

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DOD: Proposal Would Expand Support for Military Caregivers

By Elaine Sanchez | American Forces Press Service | | January 30, 2012 WASHINGTON ‐ First Lady Michelle Obama announces measures to increase support for caregivers of wounded, ill and injured service members at the Labor Department in Washington, D.C., Jan. 30, 2012. These proposed rules would, in part, enable more military family members…

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Jacksonville Daily News: Taking the chill off for charity

By The Daily News Jacksonville, NC | | January 28, 2012 New River Harley Davidson hosted its 5th annual chili cook-off Saturday, feeding a crowd of hundreds to benefit the Injured Marine Semper Fi Fund. The cook-off had 24 team entrants this year, and three received trophies at a 3 p.m. closing ceremony. The…

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MSN Money: Highest-rated charities in America

By Greg Emerson | MSN Money MainStreet | | January 10, 2012 You want your donation to go to the right organization, so here are some top places to consider according to charity-rating website Charity Navigator.

USA Today: Military's Gold Star families often feel disconnected

By Gregg Zoroya | USA Today | | January 3, 2012 COLLINSVILLE, Okla. - Jane Horton wears a small Gold Star pin honoring her husband, Christopher, who was killed by Taliban gunfire four months ago. "It’s like an outward expression of a burden carried deep inside," Jane says about an emblem Congress created after…

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