Some of my favorite articles to write for the Yuma Sun are ones broadcasting a person or organization's cry for help.

Whether it's a family with a sick child in need of financial support or a nonprofit gathering up donated goods for a great cause, the result is always the same. Yuma finds out there's a need, then people swiftly (and joyously) meet that need. It always happens.

What I love is that such generosity isn't a sign of deep pockets. It's proof of big hearts, which always mean more than the other one. Deep pockets with no heart just means pockets full of money - period.

We've seen it happen recently when two older men lost their home to a fire. We witnessed the magic happen when an elderly resident needed help funding a surgery.

People gave every time.

That level of generosity tells you everything we need to know about our community.

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