Special Olympics Arkansas has its annual games at Arkansas State University coming up April 19th. In this edition of Making a Difference, learn about the Special Olympics, and how the organization makes a positive impact in the lives of the athletes who participate. KASU's Johnathan Reaves files this report.
Almost 19 percent of Arkansas families live below the poverty line and can't afford enough food to eat. On this edition of Making a Difference, KASU's Johnathan Reaves explores the Arkansas Hunger Relief Alliance and tells about how they are working with food banks and food pantries to make a positive impact in the region.
One out of every 110 children has autism. In this edition of Making a Difference, learn how the Autism Association of Northeast Arkansas is providing support to families, as well as education and awareness to schools, professionals, and communities.
A Jonesboro group is working to create year-round art projects for the community. In this edition of Making a Difference, learn about Kaleidoscope Creations' upcoming Art Show and how art is making an impact in the lives of young people.
Patients of diabetes, cancer, and cardiopulmonary conditions can improve their quality of life. In this edition of Making a Difference, KASU's Johnathan Reaves tells about Wellness Works, a 12 week program that combines exercise and education to help patients take control of their lives.
Every year, the Arkansas Rice Depot delivers over nine million pounds of food to pantries, schools, and soup kitchens across Arkansas, all at no charge. In this Making a Difference feature, KASU's Johnathan Reaves explains the organization delivers much more than just rice to the hungry in Arkansas.