Hannah Swogger

Summer Success Story: Brightwood

Our first featured summer success story comes from Shonna Majors with Brightwood Community Center. Shonna shares about Erin, a young person in Central Indiana who excelled this summer with Brightwood’s programs:   Erin came to Brightwood Community Center because she was expelled from school, six classes behind and at risk of not graduating high school …

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Juneteenth

MCCOY, Inc. has added Juneteenth as a staff holiday, beginning June 2022 as part of our organizational Equity Commitment. Adopted as a federal holiday in 2021, Juneteenth is a day for celebration and reflection.  This day ensures we acknowledge the long legacy of inhumanity, systemic racism, and continued inequities. James Baldwin said, “History is not …

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Baby formula shortage

Due to the COVID-19 public health emergency and a recall of several contaminated baby formula products, families are struggling to find this critical source of nutrition for their infants and babies. In February 2022, certain powder formulas were recalled because they were contaminated with bacteria that can cause Cronobacter sakazakii and Salmonella Newport infections.  While …

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