The Salina Journal from Salina, Kansas on September 29, 1996 · Page 52
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The Salina Journal from Salina, Kansas · Page 52

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MAKE A DIFFERENCE DAY READERS HELPING OTHERS I! The daily difference T HIS OCT. 26, Make A Difference Day, entire communities will come together to feed the hungry, clothe the poor, build houses, clean streets and care for children. But Dorothy Fox, 65, a retiree and great-grandmother in Burlington, Mich., is one reminder that many people do not need a "day" to prompt them to care. "We just $12O,OOO will be donated to participants We'll report how many people take part Oct. 26 ami honor efforts that capture the spirit of Make A Difference Day. Use the entry form In future Issues Of USA WEEKEND, or call the number below. • ID efforts will receive $2,000 from USA WEEKEND for local charitable causes. • 50 efforts will receive $2,000 from Paul Newman and his food company, Newman's Own Inc. (which donates 100 percent of after-tax profits to charity). see a need and try to fill it, even a tiny bit." This Make A Difference Day, Fox will do what she does 52 weeks a year: send 10 handwritten cards to Love Letters, a Chicago-based group that cheers hospitalized and dying children and seniors. Daily, Fox sees helping all around her; for instance, a neighbor regularly mows her lawn. Letters and lawns — two ways that anyone can touch a life any day. Indeed, the purpose of Make A Difference Day is to show what can happen when individual efforts are combined. Nearly 1 million people from Harlem to Honolulu simultaneously volunteered on the last Make A Difference Day. Think what could happen this Oct. 26 if all Americans took action. C3 By Kathy Balog sored by local newspapers. It Is in partnership with Tlw Points of Ught Foundation and local Volunteer Centers. For Information or entry forms, call 1-800-416-3824 (In Washington, D.C., 202-223-9186, ext 183). • ONUNfc Get more details and Ideas. America Online keyword: USA WEEKEND. E-mail: diffday@aol.com. Plymouth is a proud sponsor of USA WEEKEND'S Make A Difference Day USA WEEKEND • Sept. 27-29. 1996 13 Plymouth Voyager $3L8,etOO* iG iks, sii Pay rnosjih Voyages' with iSasy J :is llhe pick-s"«ie-o : «3 you 'ai iea^'i' ants see ytf Of -Jlali issi -J i'^«j',v, lake a [ijfaaSi ants One clovor Idoa after another. That's Rlymouth. •Nicely equipped with 22T package and driver's-side sliding door. Voyager starts at $17,815. MSRPs include destination, exclude tax. Breathe Right* nasal strip used with permission of CNS. Inc.

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