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Would you spend your birthday feeding the homeless? This student did.

The yellow afternoon light peeked through the thin openings of Jasmine Castillo’s kitchen window blinds. The rising steam from a giant pan glimmered in its path as she tapped a spoon against the metal, ready to scramble a batch of ...

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She fed the homeless on her 21st birthday. Three years later, she keeps doing it

As she prepared for her 21st birthday, throwing a party and going out for her first drink didn’t sound appealing to Jasmine Castillo, a senior public health administration major at Fresno State. “In my mind, I was just like, ‘Why ...

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These two students are feeding the homeless, and they need your help

Millions of families will come together this holiday season to enjoy festivities and new or old traditions. For two Fresno State students, a new tradition for them during the holidays will be to bring awareness about homelessness and delivering food ...

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Community service opportunities abound during holiday season

For those interested in getting involved, Fresno State’s Associated Students Inc. and Fresno’s Poverello House are offering opportunities to give back to the community during the holiday season.

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Sole Train collects 16,000 shoes for charity

Every year, the marketing strategies class of the Craig School of Business aims to break a Guinness World Record, but this year, a shoe drive titled “Sole Train 2014” put Fresno on the map by setting a record.

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Charities bring hope

Fresno nonprofits are getting ready for Thanksgiving in charitable ways this year, and there are many ways students can get involved with community service events this holiday season.   Convoy of Hope Thousands of guests from across the community will ...

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Fresno State community volunteers to stop ‘food insecurity’

The fight against hunger exists even in one of the world’s richest agricultural areas, and students, faculty and staff at Fresno State are working together to help the needy in the Valley.

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Fresno’s Homeless Seek Alternative Services

Food Not Bombs relies solely on volunteers to distribute food to the homeless every Sunday at Courthouse Park.

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Have a heart

If going without a cup of coffee in the morning or an extra bean burrito at lunch meant that you could give a dollar to feed an entire family for a day, would you do it? If so, the Community Food Bank needs your help.

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Campus gives turkeys to help feed the hungry

This holiday season Fresno State will be giving back to the community in efforts to help the Poverello House and the Community Food Bank.

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