Chintimini Wildlife Center takes in 2,000 wild animals a year, with about a third from the Salem area. However, they may have to reduce services if their financial situation doesn’t turn around soon.
The Sunday event will help support programs to increase understanding of mental health and addiction as Bridgeway prepares to expand its Salem campus.
Elderberry Wisdom Farm, a three-year-old Salem nonprofit, works to train Native Americans in agriculture, horticulture and ecology while preserving cultural traditions.
After about five years of fostering children, Mark Bulgin and his wife Tiffany welcomed a biological baby, Isaac in 1998. The child was born with a heart condition and lived just a few months. “Losing Isaac awakened a parental instinct in us,” Bulgin said. “Since that time, it’s expanded way[Read More…]
Food pantries in and around Salem continued to see a sharp increase in visitors as residents content with inflation and high gas prices. It’s a change the Marion Polk Food Share first detected in March, though it was too early to determine if it was a trend at the time.[Read More…]