Helping Others

Giving from the Heart

This year marks the 10th anniversary for Giving from the Heart, the BND’s series that spotlights metro-east charities.

The goal is to connect generous News-Democrat readers with organizations that help the less fortunate.

Each day from Thanksgiving to New Year’s Day, the BND will profile a different charity. The list of charities is available at

If you know of a charity that should be included in the Giving from the Heart series, email reporter Maria Hasenstab at