Troublesome Founder Receives University of Missouri Teaching Award

Troublesome Founder Receives University of Missouri Teaching Award

  Tuesday, April 25, 2017 – Reynolds Alumni Center, University of Missouri – For the sixth year in a row, the Division of Student Affairs recognized members of the MU faculty who are working to elevate diversity and inclusion at Mizzou.  The MU Faculty Achievement Award in Diversity was established by Steven A. Richardson and Sally Alberty Richardson to recognize MU Faculty who are working to elevate diversity and inclusion on the Columbia campus. Faculty members are nominated by a student group consisting of eight student leaders from the following groups: two from Four Front, two from The Legion of Black collegians and four to be appointed by the Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs based on their leadership roles and representation of the current student body.
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Troublesome Volunteers at Northwest Children’s Outreach

Troublesome Volunteers at Northwest Children’s Outreach

  Monday, April 24, 2017 – Portland, Ore. – Northwest Children's Outreach is a faith-based, non-profit organization dedicated to helping families in the Portland area and surrounding communities. We help fill the needs of these families, providing clothing, infant care products, diapers, formula and many of the other necessities parents need for their children.
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Dr. Graves Speaks with Target H.O.P.E

Dr. Graves Speaks with Target H.O.P.E

    Wednesday, April 26, 2017 – Tate Hall, University of Missouri – Target H.O.P.E. is a nonprofit organization with a mission to enhance educational opportunities for minority students attending public high schools in the Chicago metropolitan area continuing to college and graduate studies. Healing, Opportunity, Pride and Empowerment are the concepts through which Target H.O.P.E creates innovative academic retention strategies to combat the high school dropout crisis and increase minority graduation rates in higher education. Target H.O.P.E. programs reinforce academic excellence, and the importance of completing a college education.   Dr. Graves was invited to speak about OPPORTUNITY, which is what the O stands for in H.O.P.E.  Black faculty and leaders in the Columbia community gathered to talk about hardships that they had to face being black in America pursuing their career.…
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Troublesome’s 2nd Annual “Spirit of Giving” Toy Drive in Full Effect

Troublesome’s 2nd Annual “Spirit of Giving” Toy Drive in Full Effect

    This time of year there are so many families in need of assistance and although there are many organizations available, they can’t possibly help everybody. So what better way to help then by taking action?   Troublesome’s “Spirit of Giving” Christmas Shoebox event is in its second year and we are pleased to be partnered with FOX 12 Oregon and My Fathers’ House Shelter in Gresham, Ore. This year we will be collecting... you guessed it, shoeboxes – filled with gifts that will be delivered to local children in need this year. Last year we were able to help over 64 local children with Christmas. This year our goal is to reach over 100 children!   How does it work? Decide on a child- BOY or GIRL Pick…
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Food Bank Volunteer Event

Food Bank Volunteer Event

On Saturday, December 5th Troublesome made its return to the Oregon Food Bank for out 2nd Annual Volunteer Event.  This year we set our goal high for the amount of volunteers, doubling last years’ volunteers from 11 to an astonishing 28 this year!  Together Troublesome volunteers helped the Oregon Food Bank provide meals for 23,850 people.  This amounted to 277 meals per volunteer. Oregon Food Bank collects and distributes food through a network of four Oregon Food Bank branches and 17 independent regional food banks serving Oregon and Clark County, Washington. Along with approximately 970 partner agencies, the Oregon Food Bank helps nearly one in five households fend off hunger. They work to address the root causes of hunger by offering nutrition education, strengthening local food systems, collaborating with community groups, and…
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