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Please enable Javascript to watch this video KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The new reality of going to school and working online from home is a big challenge for many metro families without access to technology.  To help fix that, a major effort aims to get computers where they are needed most, and you can help …

People who struggle with poverty often have to visit multiple locations to receive the help they need. And nonprofits don’t individually have the means to accommodate each need. WAER’s technology reporter Katie Zilcosky tells of a new way to connect nonprofits and their services. Now, there’s a locally developed program that is trying to connect …

Ctrl + N Voters fill in their ballots as they vote in the U.S. midterm elections in 2014. (REUTERS/Rick Wilking/File Photo) Political campaigns might not have the time or money to seek out tech talent and services in their busiest season, even as concerns loom about election hacking and interference. A political odd couple is …

Health care providers and others from the community joined hands Saturday before the start of the Caring Community Nurses free health screenings event at the Greenwood County Library. Their prayer was simple: Let the services provided be a blessing to the community. “We wanted to be right here in the heart of Greenwood so we …

Dr. Thaddeus Bell knew for a lot of his life that there was a blatant health disparity between black and white South Carolina residents.  After making the decision to pursue medicine years ago and getting more validation on those disparities through his previous position as the Director of the Office of Diversity at the Medical …

For the past few weeks, Glendale City Council meetings have seen a growing number of men and women voicing opposition to an Planned Parenthood medical office allegedly opening in the city. Currently, the nonprofit focused on reproductive health has “no active plans to open a health center in Glendale,” said Norma Rodriguez, a spokeswoman with …

DENVER (CBS4) – Two women in Colorado are taking dental care global, focusing on children in countries where access is limited. Kim Troggio and Laurie Mathews started the nonprofit Global Dental Relief nearly 20 years ago. (credit: CBS) “We started small. The very first project we did was at 14,000 feet along the Everest trail. We …

Disney Channel announced on Thursday that it’s canceling the upcoming “Descendants 3” red carpet premiere following the death of Cameron Boyce — and instead, will donate to a non-profit in the late actor’s honor. “We’re proud to be part of Cameron Boyce’s legacy by showcasing his talents on screen, but we are cancelling the red carpet premiere event for ‘Descendants …

Every week, a group of kids in Florida meet and the public library to connect through old-fashioned board games like Dungeons & Dragons.But the goal of this campaign involves more than just taking down mythical forces.Phil Zoshak’s Hero Spark is a nonprofit that encourages kids to unplug from technology and engage with each other face-to-face. …