Aug 4

Wherever You Are, Be a Part of It

by Tom Kuglin, Independent Record Mary Douglas and Harry Israel enjoy the retired life. The 80- and 81-year-old wife and husband have the time to travel, venture outdoors hiking or biking, volunteer for organizations and advocate for causes important to them. Since one of those big interests being advocating for is public lands, western Montana […]

Jan 15

Give Generously

by Kathryn Hungerford As baby boomers enter new life stages, many are becoming philanthropists. In fact, by the year 2055, some $41 trillion will change hands as Americans pass on their accumulated assets to the next generation.

Jan 15

Foster Grandparents

by Kim Briggeman Stories are the most important story of the Foster Grandparent program, in Montana and elsewhere. There are thousands to tell from the 50 years since Sargent Shriver developed the federal program as part of President Lyndon Johnson’s War on Poverty.

Oct 1

Volunteer to Drive Cancer Patients to Treatment

Create more birthdays! Give a cancer patient a ride to treatment Save a life by taking a drive. Volunteer drivers donate their time and resources to take cancer patients to treatment. They also provide encouragement and support. Drivers must have a valid driver’s license for the state where they live. They must also have a […]