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2 The Rescue: Birdie

2 The Rescue Birdie WFMY

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GREENSBORO, N.C. — Birdie is a blue tick coon hound that is 10 years old. She is a senior and needs a home that is quiet and without small children. She would still enjoy long walks and to be loved. Birdie is sweet and just wants to be giving attention and cared for.

Birdie is around 51 pounds and is one of our heartworm survivors. She came to the shelter in December and had heartworms. She came to the shelter in December and had heartworms.

Her treatment is sponsored and so her adoption is just $95.00.

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Random Acts Of Kindness Week: Food Drives To Fight Hunger

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GREENSBORO, N.C. — Guilford County Schools are using Random Acts of Kindness Week to fight hunger and food insecurity in the Triad.

Random Acts of Kindness Week kicks off on Valentines Day and runs through Feb 19. Schools throughout the district are hosting food drives for Backpack Beginnings, a local organization that provides children with food, comfort items and basic necessities.

Food collected from this drive will be used to create food pantries at schools on the organization’s waiting list.

According to a recent study by the Washington-based Food Research & Action Center, the Greensboro-High Point area is number one in the country in terms of food insecurity.

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Boyd and mother

Josephine Boyd and her mother during first day of desegregation at Greensboro High School, September 5, 1957, in Greensboro, N.C.
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