New national PSA campaign encourages people to use 211 during moments of need

The Ad Council, United Way Worldwide and the Rockefeller Foundation launch new campaign to highlight 211 service and provide support to those in need New York, NY, July 14, 2021 – During a time when America has faced one of the worst economic downturns since the Great Depression, and with ongoing updates to many relief […]

What Octavia Spencer is doing to help health care workers

Octavia Spencer is donating breathing monitors to U.S. hospitals to assist during the pandemic. The 47-year-old actress admitted she felt “helpless” watching the health crisis unfold but hopes her gesture can go some way toward easing the pressure faced by medical staff. She announced: “I, like many of you, have felt helpless in knowing how […]

Obama asks Congress for $3.7 billion for immigrant kids, but what about Chicago?

Rev. Jesse Jackson presses Obama for $2 billion for ChicagoThe crisis on the US border and the migration of young children from Central American countries has been in the national news for the past several weeks. President Obama recently went to Texas to meet with Texas Gov. Rick Perry. During this meeting, both Obama and […]