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27 Nov Thanksgiving in a Hungry America

For so many homeless, Thanksgiving Day is just another day without food or shelter. Let's give thanks to our families and friends and ALSO remember those that need compassion this holiday season. Do a random act of kindness, volunteer to serve a meal (ex. volunteer with...

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16 Feb Blackbaud Charitable Giving Report

The 2013 Charitable Giving Report draws data from The Blackbaud Index, which tracks $13 billion in U.S.-based charitable giving on a monthly basis. Plus, this year’s report features giving trends by sector by Todd Cohen, Founder of Philanthropy North Carolina. To view the report in it's...

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11 Feb America’s Homeless Kids Crisis

The number of homeless students in the United States has hit a record high, according to new data from the Department of Education. The raw numbers are shocking: in the 2011 school year, 1,168,354 homeless children were enrolled in preschools and K-12 programs. Even more disturbing...

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