MINNEAPOLIS – A Minnesota couple who lived on discarded food when they first got married dropped a $500,000 personal cheque into one of the organization’s red kettles at a suburban grocery store over the weekend, the group said on Monday.
“The cheque did clear and was deposited in the bank,” spokeswoman Julie Borgen said. “They feel very strongly about the gift being anonymous.” It was the largest single donation ever to the Salvation Army in the Twin Cities.
The donors told the Salvation Army they had relied on discarded food from a local grocery store as a young couple [...]
Two Canadians are taking the internet by storm after posing with an unlikely selfie participant last week.
The men, brothers from Sudbury, Ont., were out on a hunting trip when they spotted several ravens circling the skies above them, according to the CBC.
After moving towards where they were circling, Neil and Michael Fletcher spotted the king of the Canadian skies, a bald eagle, with its foot stuck in a trap.
“It was relieving to see that it was still alive,” Neil told the public broadcaster. “I knew we had to do something right away.”
“The bird was pretty calm,” his brother Michael told BuzzFeed Canada. [...]
Dog owners understand just how important our companions are to our family. Some of us would spend every last cent we have to keep our furry friends healthy and happy. But sometimes what we perceive to be treats for ourselves can in fact not only harm our dogs, but outright kill them.
1. While cats may have an on and off switch when it comes to food, dogs do not. The amount of chocolate consumed affects the amount of toxicity the dog will experience. Symptoms range from vomiting to diarrhea to seizures. Note the darker the chocolate the high the level of toxicity for the dog. So steer clear of baker’s chocolate and cocoa [...]