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More Affordable Homes for Millions of Americans
Michael Rubinger, president and CEO of the Local Initiatives Support Corporation, writes for CNN about the nation's desperate state of low-cost housing and its critical economic impact. In the...more



Jeff Papows on Quantitative Philanthropy
Former Lotus CEO and one of the most influential IT thought leaders, Dr. Jeff Papows, is also a supporter of charity. As a board member of Children's Wish Foundation International, he makes clear...more

NAACP Officials Connect With Haitian Government and Civil Society Leaders
A delegation by the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) led by Chairperson Roslyn M. Brock recently met face to face with the Haitian administration. The delegation...more

JPMorgan Chase & Co Develops Grant Program for Small Businesses, Create Affordable Housing
Leading global financial services company, JPMorgan Chase & Co., develops a grant program to boost capital access to small businesses and create affordable housing. The grants are available...more

Local Farm Enchanted Innovating Minds Around the World
The Enchanted Farm, a Philippine-based an incubator-hub for social entrepreneurship, is also a home to a thriving rural community of former urban squatters. According to 21-year-old Clemence...more

HIV/STI Prevention Program Helps Displaced Persons in Haiti
A new research shows that displaced women in Leogane, Haiti, can significantly impact mental and sexual health behaviours in their village through a HIV/STI prevention program. This prevention...more

New Effort to End Homelessness among Veterans in Connecticut
A coalition of groups ranging from homeless shelters to the Connecticut Department of Labor planned a statewide action to end homelessness among veterans in the state. According to Greg Behrman of...more

Racial Disparity in Alcohol Types Consumed By Adolescent Girls
In a soon-to-be published January 2014 issue of Alcoholism: Clinical & Experimental Research, findings report that black and white girls have significantly "different risk" profiles. The study...more

Memory Champ Campaigns for Alzheimer\
Three-time national memory champ Nelson Dellis, where he won the 2014 USA Memory Championship on March 29 in New York City, is crusading to raise Alzheimer's awareness and money to fund its research...more






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Yorkshire Schoolkids Bags Funding for Recycling Business


Yorkshire Schoolkids Bags Funding for Recycling Business

A team of young student entrepreneurs from Yorkshire’s St Bede’s Catholic Grammar School have scored £2,500 in cash and a £500 seed fund for Trash4Cash – their idea of a recycling business.




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