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40,002 New Volunteers Arrive at the GiftsToGive Factory in Acushnet

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Beekeeper and Organic Gardner Extraordinaire, Bill O’Keefe

Uber Volunteer and Beekeeper Bill O’Keefe introduces 40,002 new volunteers to GiftsToGive

Uber volunteer Bill O’Keefe has volunteered (one more time!) to add beekeeping to his management of our tomato garden.

Each year we grow very special heirloom tomatoes, gifted to us by local attorney Bob Feingold. Seventy-five percent we donate to the city food pantry, the balance we divide among volunteers. Last year we harvested 1,100 pounds!

When researching bees, student interns discovered a mystery. Colony Collapse Disorder – Pesticides and the perfect crime. Widespread bee die-offs, and bees often just vanishing. One beekeeper calls it the Perfect Crime—no bodies, no murder weapon, no bees. What’s happening to the bees?

Children, Teens and Suicide Loss

Please visit The Greater New Bedford Suicide Prevention Coalition

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Words of wisdom from an eight year-old!

Wisdom is all around us, if we listen. Most recently, brilliant, simple and very clear wisdom came to us from Sophia, our favorite eight year-old, Uber Volunteer!

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WSAR Radio

Bob Branco and Jim Stevens promoting the GiftsToGive community event – Children and Social Media