10.17.13: U.S. News Bits
Northwest Area Foundation awards $4.6 million in grants for work in immigrant, Native and low-income areas, Diana Nyad swims to support AmeriCares and Hurricane Sandy victims, Midwestern financial professionals rock out to support A Leg to Stand On, and more.
Alternative service trip teaches lessons about gratitude
NC State senior learns unexpected lessons during an Alternative Service Break trip to Atlantic City, N.J. A group of 10 students worked to improve conditions for low-income residents of homes damaged in October 2012 by Hurricane Sandy.
Hurricane Sandy Relief Efforts Continue
Efforts to help victims of Sandy continue.