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Making a Difference

31Mar 20
San Diego fund created to help immigrants during coronavirus outbreak

San Diego fund created to help immigrants during coronavirus outbreak

Workers across the U.S. have been hurt by the COVID-19 pandemic. Shelter-in-place orders have limited travel and dining. This has led to layoffs. Immigrants have been hit hard given their numbers in the hospitality industry. Undocumented persons are especially challenged; they cannot apply for government assistance. To help, the San Diego Immigrant Rights Consortium is…

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02Apr 20

Scientists ask for help saving monarch butterflies

Monarch butterflies are known for migration. Scientists have discovered that western monarchs aren’t flying as far as they used to. Also, their population is being depleted. In 2018, the number…

02Apr 20

People across the globe perform acts of kindness

People are finding creative ways to help during the COVID-19 pandemic. Some are grocery shopping for neighbors. Others are performing balcony concerts for the community. And some are organizing birthday…

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Making a Difference is a series about making the world a better place. Each title features 12 engaging, inspiring, often touching stories from the present and the past of individuals, groups, organizations, businesses, and communities helping people, animals, and the planet. Some work on a national or global scale, with ample resources. Others are grassroots, local, and on a shoestring. All are proof that caring counts and anyone can get involved, including kids and teens.

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