All We Want is for Poppy to Come Home for the Holidays

All We Want is for Poppy to Come Home for the Holidays

It’s been well over a week now since Poppy left home.  I’m Poppy’s wife, Julie, and Poppy’s real name is Nick Monaco.  On Friday, December 11th around 1:00 pm, Poppy and I had just finished with lunch when the call came from the hospital. The day started off as not a...

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5 Reasons to Make an  End-of-Year Stock Donation

5 Reasons to Make an End-of-Year Stock Donation

Have you ever wondered what’s the financial benefit in donating stocks to charity?  Let’s take the epic year 2020 into consideration.  The year of the life altering, unforgettable COVID-19 pandemic. As the virus spread across the globe, the stock market fell. If you...

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During a Pandemic Altruistic Organ Donors Abound

During a Pandemic Altruistic Organ Donors Abound

Another recent report reveals the human spirit of kindness and compassion is alive and thriving.  The number of living organ donors helping strangers continue to grow.  Joe Napsha with the Tribe, a Pennsylvania newspaper, reports on the latest act of donor kindness,...

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Lung Transplants Offer Current & Future Hope

Lung Transplants Offer Current & Future Hope

Earlier this year, the National Foundation for Transplants covered the story of the first COVID-19 lung transplant patient, Mayra Ramirez.  Since Mayra’s double lung transplant, there have been five more successful lung transplants performed in the United States and...

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Little Genny Gets a Parade Ahead of Heart Transplant

Little Genny Gets a Parade Ahead of Heart Transplant

“If you have a car, motorcycle, ATV, lawn mower, bicycle, or pony, please join us on Highland Street,” Richard Creamer announced. “Let’s show little Genny and her family some big love.” Creamer, referred to as a hero for his thoughtfulness, is the neighbor of a sweet,...

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