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2013-05-15 23:25:23

After Sandy Relief Efforts, Convoy of Hope Returns to Long Island. SPRINGFIELD, Mo (PRWEB) May 15, 2013 International humanitarian organization, Convoy of Hope, is partnering with area local businesses, churches, government agencies and nonprofits in Long Island, N.Y., to host a community outreach event June 8 at the Mitchel Sports Complex in Uniondale. The Long Island community will provide more than $1 million in goods and services in a single day by offering free food, clothing, job...

2013-05-14 23:25:59

A Poverty-Free Day to Give Hope to the Less Fortunate in Frederick. SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (PRWEB) May 14, 2013 International humanitarian organization, Convoy of Hope, is partnering with area local businesses, churches, government agencies and nonprofits in Frederick, Md., to host a community outreach event June 1 at the Frederick Fairgrounds. The event will help the poor and suffering. The Frederick community will provide more than $1 million in goods and services in a single day through food,...

2013-02-15 23:03:12

Dixon to Visit Tampa, Sarasota and Lakeland Springfield, MO (PRWEB) February 15, 2013 Paraplegic cyclist Rich Dixon continues his two-month, 1,000-mile hand cycling tour through Florida to raise awareness and funds to support international aid organization Convoy of Hope´s work to feed impoverished children around the world. Upcoming stops include the cities of Tampa Bay, Sarasota and Lakeland. Dixon calls The Florida Hope Tour 2013 the “continuation of a dream” that began...

2012-12-08 05:03:44

Rural Compassion´s mission to serve rural communities will enhance Convoy of Hope Springfield, MO (PRWEB) December 07, 2012 Rural Compassion, an organization dedicated to serving rural communities throughout the United States, recently aligned with Convoy of Hope. “The alliance strengthens both organizations,” says Hal Donaldson, president of Convoy of Hope. “As we work together to serve our communities, we´re ensuring more people are helped through Convoy of...


Word of the Day
humgruffin
  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'