Bean Foundation announces $178K in grants to local non-profits

read more…: Bean Foundation announces $178K in grants to local non-profits

The Norwin S. and Elizabeth N. Bean Foundation has awarded grants made at its June 2024 funding meeting totaling over $178,000 across six organizations. These grants will support non-profit organizations in the communities of Manchester and Amherst that provide services in the areas of human services, education, public benefit, and the environment.

NH Food Bank combating spike in local food insecurity

read more…: NH Food Bank combating spike in local food insecurity

With New Hampshire facing a 43.9% statewide increase in food insecurity, the New Hampshire Food Bank is mobilizing efforts to fight back against hunger across the state. Feeding America, a nationwide network of food banks, food pantries and local meal programs, recently released its “Map the Meal Gap 2024” report, which notes more than 135,200 New Hampshire residents are food insecure—a year-over-year increase of more than 41,000 individuals or 43.9%.

Team NH shines at Destination Imagination Global Finals in Kansas City

read more…: Team NH shines at Destination Imagination Global Finals in Kansas City

Sixteen teams from New Hampshire were among the over 600 teams from around the US and the World competing at Destination Imagination Global Finals this week in Kansas City, MO. Global Finals culminates a year in which teams must solve one of six complex STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, Math) or Service Learning Challenges. Following Saturday night’s award ceremony, two New Hampshire teams are now among the best in the World.