Wildfires are devastating communities across California, causing more than 300,000 people to evacuate their homes and threatening many more. The Camp Fire in Northern California -- one of three blazing across the state -- is the most destructive in state history. We want to ensure that, if you are in an affected community, you find access to shelter. And if you are looking to help with disaster relief efforts, you know the most effective ways to contribute.
The dialogue about mental health issues is heating up, with an emphasis on public policy and government intervention. But more important is the individual; and the impact of anxiety, mild depression, compulsive behaviors and blindness on their daily lives. There are two ladies in New Britain - both are receiving proper medical care and are not a threat to others or self, but their blindness and their anxieties make it difficult for them to make friends or keep them. If you can read, shop or sort mail for either of these ladies and be patient and understanding of the struggles they face this opportunity is for you. All it takes to make a difference is
a desire to help others;
a pleasant demeanor;
a good reading/speaking voice;
average reading skills;
organizational or planning abilities;
a good driving record;
a clear criminal history;
access to a car with proof of insurance;
a minimum of $50/100k liability and $5,000 of property damage coverage.