Thus far, only five of the 11 cities—Baltimore, Houston, Los Angeles, New York and Phoenix—have committed public funds specifically to Census outreach. To help with the
costs, city officials and community advocates throughout the country are turning to local foundations and corporate donors more than in years past. But many philanthropies
have cut back, and only four of the cities—Boston, Chicago, Detroit and Los Angeles—have secured significant financial commitments. While additional donations likely will come through, most cities will have to rely more than before on grassroots volunteers and unpaid organizing.
IN MEMORY OF Valleau Wilkie, Jr.
Sid W. Richardson Foundation - Fort Worth
A gentle giant with a great heart who fostered excellence in everything he touched. We were blessed to know him.
The International Exotic Animal Sanctuary recently became home to two tiny American black bear cubs, one male and one female, who were found abandoned in their wild Alaska. These two were young, helpless, and unable to survive on their own. As such, they were transported to their new forever home in Texas. At IEAS, they will have 1.5 acres of forest, meadow, and grass to thrive in. With the help of Emotional Enrichment, they will learn to find security and trust in their new family. IEAS staff is eager and excited to make the lives of these cubs as amazing as possible, and they can't wait to watch them live like wild bears in a safe, caring environment!