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Gazette opinion: Help seniors connect to better nutrition

More than half of Yellowstone County Meals on Wheels participants report having just one hot meal per day, the meal volunteers deliver.

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Mathletes score. Congratulations to the 100 participants in the Mathcounts contest held at Montana State University Billings. Teams of sixth-, seventh- or eighth-graders from 11 schools competed. The top five finishers, in order, were: Castle Rock, Canyon Creek, Riverside, Lewis and Clark a…

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Family Service starts food delivery to senior shut-ins

Family Service starts food delivery to senior shut-ins

The snow-clogged streets on Billings' South Side kept seniors Marilyn and Karl Johnson housebound for several weeks, and with no supermarket within walking distance, their pantry was pretty bare by Tuesday.

February 12, 2014 4:15 am Photos

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Local agencies need donations all year

Local agencies need donations all year

^pLocal agencies could use donations to help their clients all year long. Here are some requests:

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Gazette opinion: Charity in action on Montana Avenue

Gazette opinion: Charity in action on Montana Avenue

When the temperature plummets, Ed Zabrocki goes to work an hour and half early because he knows people will be waiting for him on Montana Avenue after spending the night on the streets.

December 04, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Gazette opinion: Don’t forget to shop for charitable gifts

Gazette opinion: Don’t forget to shop for charitable gifts

Rents have risen, food stamps have been cut and more needy families have moved into Billings. That adds up to a busy holiday season for local charities.

November 29, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Van for vets. The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs is contributing $22,000 toward a van for Independence Hall to transport homeless veterans to work, medical appointments and job interviews. Volunteers of America operates the transitional living center on Lake Elmo Road. Sen. Jon Tester …

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Food pantries brace for demand because of food stamp cuts

Food pantries brace for demand because of food stamp cuts

With food stamp cuts starting Friday, local food pantries expected demand for their services to increase as poor families begin running out of the money for food earlier than usual.

November 02, 2013 12:30 am Photos

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Volunteer

The Billings Gazette is committed to promoting volunteerism as a way to build a caring community for all citizens. This listing includes opportunities registered with the United Way Volunteer Center.

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Gazette opinion: Operation Supply eases financial stress of back-to-school needs

Gazette opinion: Operation Supply eases financial stress of back-to-school needs

Three little words — back to school — can trigger a panic attack among some parents as they calculate the cost of mandatory classroom supplies.

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Gazette opinion: Be part of Yellowstone County cleanup on April 27

Gazette opinion: Be part of Yellowstone County cleanup on April 27

Yellowstone County folks soon will see green grass and spring flowers sprouting from last week’s snow melt. But we can already see unwelcome signs of spring: A winter’s accumulation of trash along streets, highways and sidewalks. Papers plastered against fences. Garbage in hedges.

April 18, 2013 12:10 amLoading…

Volunteer

The Billings Gazette is committed to promoting volunteerism as a way to build a caring community for all citizens. This listing includes opportunities registered with the United Way Volunteer Center.

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Gazette opinion: Common crises: Give a hand to working poor

What are you going to do in the next seven days to take a step to improve your life?

December 03, 2012 12:00 amLoading…
RMC freshmen lend a hand to local organizations on service day

RMC freshmen lend a hand to local organizations on service day

Rocky Mountain College freshmen spent Saturday morning volunteering around Billings for the college’s first freshman service day.

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RMC freshmen volunteer this week

Rocky Mountain College freshmen will spend Saturday morning volunteering around Billings for the college’s first freshman service day.

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Gazette opinion: Pick up: Help keep America beautiful

Snow is long gone, but signs of winter persist all over Yellowstone County: paper, plastic and other litter that wind and careless people have deposited along roads and fences, in parks, in cities and rural neighborhoods.

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Gazette opinion: Community fills neighbors' Empty Stockings

Gazette opinion: Community fills neighbors' Empty Stockings

The spirit of giving is alive and well in the Billings area.

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Volunteers

The Billings Gazette is committed to promoting volunteerism as a way to build a caring community for all citizens. This listing includes opportunities registered with the United Way Volunteer Center.

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Gazette opinion: Street smarts can curb public drunkenness

Most of us who see panhandlers and street people don’t usually get the whole story on these folks.

November 21, 2011 12:00 amLoading…

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