Stories tagged with: Donations

August 27, 2010 - 5:36pm
4 years 35 weeks ago

Thanks to generous community support, a dog who was near-death, was given a new life, and a second chance at it.

Valerie miller found Dutchess along Dutch School Road more than two weeks ago in Frazeysburg. At the time, she was skin-and bones and severely malnourished. Not having the funds to foot an extensive vet bill, she reached out to the community for help, and received an outpouring of donations and people who just wanted to help Dutchess. One such person, is Kim Piccone who held...

July 28, 2010 - 2:35pm
4 years 40 weeks ago

The Muskingum County Sheriff's Office is bringing back an old resource to help enforce boating safety in the area.

It bought a boat back in 1986 and used grants to help pay off overtime for deputies to run it. Those grants eventually dried up and the sheriff's office lost touch with the boat.

When Sheriff Lutz took office back in 2009, he wanted to bring the resource back to life. The boat did need a new engine and thanks to some generous donations, one of which was from the Rick...

July 9, 2010 - 5:33pm
4 years 42 weeks ago

Paula Lively is a living example that donating blood can make a difference.

She had complications from surgery she had 3 years ago.

"...and almost died from that surgery. I had a blood transfusion and the blood clotted it off. It saved my life, " says Lively.

Lively's father also was saved by donated blood when he was younger and received serious burns to his body. Every person who donated during the blood drive at the Perry Township Fire Department this afternoon...

June 30, 2010 - 11:28am
4 years 44 weeks ago

A 78 year old Zanesville man's wish is to be able to see his sons, but to make that happen he needs  the community's help.

Billie Jo Munyan said she almost lost her husband, Earl, last month due to kidney failure. Now he is disabled and has lost the use of his legs. He goes to dialysis three days a week and Community Ambulance transports him to his appointments. So his wife is asking for the community's help so they can purchase a handicap...

December 21, 2009 - 1:47pm
5 years 19 weeks ago

People from the Marysville area are making their way to Zanesville to help the less fortunate at Christmas time.

Pastor Rob Jackson has been collecting donations from his church. Today they packed them up and brought them here to christ table for their annual Christmas Giveaway.

"We're here to share. Our church families have been bringing gifts and coats that we have been gathering all year," Pastor Rob Jackson said.

Pastor Jackson said the director...

December 5, 2009 - 7:22pm
5 years 21 weeks ago

The community is opening its heart to help one local teenager battle cancer.

Sunday is the big day for 15-year-old Asia Hatfield. She has battled large b-cell lymphoma since July and to assist with treatment costs, family and friends are putting on a huge benefit.  Even in these tough economic times, family members say the amount of donations they received is more than they ever expected.

"So many businesses and individuals who are struggling financially have...

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