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Non-Profit Chauffeurs Cancer Patients To Treatments In Exotic Cars

Battling cancer is a monumental struggle that takes shape in the smallest actions. Everyday activities take on new meaning in the face of cancer's debilitating symptoms. Even making it to a cancer treatment center can be a challenge. That's where the non-profit group Your Ride Is Here comes in.
"Having cancer is difficult enough, so getting to treatment shouldn’t be. As a former patient and car fanatic, I understand how a positive experience can impact your attitude and ultimately, your recovery."
- Ken Adams, Founder

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Non-Profit Chauffeurs Cancer Patients To Treatments In Exotic Cars

Story contains video Source: CBS, Thu April 19, 2012
Battling cancer is a monumental struggle that takes shape in the smallest actions. Everyday activities take on new meaning in the face of cancer's debilitating symptoms. Even making it to a cancer treatment center can be a challenge. That's where the non-profit group Your Ride Is Here comes in.

Organic Farmers Claim Soybean Victory

Source: Food Safety News, Sun September 26, 2010
In a real-life example of the mythical story of David vs. Goliath, organic soybean producers and The Cornucopia Institute are claiming victory over Dean Foods, the maker of Silk soymilk drink.

Spill Fight Shows Progress

Source: Wall Street Journal, Sun May 16, 2010
BP PLC had its first breakthrough in the effort to stem the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, using robots to insert one end of a mile-long tube into a shattered oil pipe on the ocean floor. The goal is to siphon up some, if not most, of the crude gushing into the Gulf of Mexico.

Highway hero honored

Source: Denton Record-Chronicle, Fri January 22, 2010
Bryan Jacobs was on his way to a quick lunch at McDonald’s on Jan. 11 when a Chevrolet Blazer in the outside lane of Interstate 35E suddenly veered across his lane in front of him and struck the concrete median barrier.

Cold noses get help from hot cocoa stand

Source: Denton Record-Chronicle, Mon January 11, 2010
Denton resident William Walker, 7, hopes to raise money and collect supplies for an area animal shelter, so he’s offering an incentive for donations: hot cocoa on a cold day.

Study: Green tea may prevent oral cancer, improve testing methods

Source: Private MD, Fri November 06, 2009
Drinking green tea may prevent the development of oral cancer, new research suggests.

Dell Plants Solar Trees in the Parking Lot

Source: EcoGeek, Thu November 05, 2009
Dell is doing it again, this time on-site, with a series of solar trees that will not only help power its headquarters in Round Rock, Texas, but also serve to charge electric vehicles parked there.

Residents lend a hand

Source: Denton Record-Chronicle, Wed October 28, 2009
Tommie Garrett has lived in her Denton home for nearly a half-century, but it hadn’t undergone any repairs until this year.

Wis. priest auctions family silver for homeless

Source: MSNBC, Mon October 26, 2009
A Wisconsin priest is auctioning off his late mother's collection of old silver pieces to raise money for a homeless shelter.

Restored Wetlands Considered for Carbon Offsets

Source: Environmental Leader, Thu October 15, 2009
As landowners increasingly market forest lands for their carbon offsets, other sources are being considered.

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