In order for food banks to thrive they need cooperation from the community. That comes in the form of volunteers donating their time and money. But it also requires assistance from companies looking for ways to serve the community.
It is a sad reality here in the Mid-South. A large number of kids here are not getting the healthy foods they need to survive and thrive.
The mid-south has a rich history of agriculture, and one group's efforts is helping to make cotton a worldwide commodity.
For decades, the Memphis In May International Festival has honored a different country, bringing exotic cultures to the Mid-South.
This week is international week for Memphis in May. Local cares is a sponsor of this week that gives you a chance to experience a different country all without leaving the Bluff City.
One Collierville woman listened to her body and was screened for colon cancer well before the American Cancer Society's recommended age of 50, she says it saved her life.
Can you imagine being told that you have a 5% chance of living after undergoing a risky surgery? That's exactly what happened to this week's Local Hero after she was diagnosed with colon cancer.
Colorectal Cancer is the second leading cancer killer in the United States. Meet one man who is using his family's personal battle with cancer to save someone else's life.
As the nation marks the 16th annual National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month in March, Fred’s Pharmacy and Local Cares, WATN Local 24 and WLMT-CW 30 are raising awareness that the third most common cause of cancer and cancer death in both men and women in the United States is largely preventable.
One in three women dies from heart disease each year. That is roughly one death each minute.
Doctors are warning women not to limit the symptoms of heart disease to just chest pain.
Local24/CW30 is going red for women. We've teamed-up with the American Heart Association for their annual "Go Red for Women" campaign.
Today is the day to Go Red For Women. People across the Mid-South are decked out!