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WIC Food Cost Report 2010
The Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) of the U.S. Department of Agriculture administered the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC). The WIC supplies federal...more

Meet John Dolan: From Homeless to Author and Street Artist
John Dolan, at age 10, had his world turned upside down because of a family secret. That secret led him on the road to crime, addiction and homelessness. Until recently, Dolan was a heroin addict....more

Senior Center Lands $20,000 Grant For Computer Lab
Lindon Senior Center will now be able to build and expand its computer lab, thanks to a $20,000 Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) award. The Mountainland Association of Governments (MAG)...more

Heart Gallery Colorado Features Children Waiting for Adoption Exhibit
Heart Gallery Colorado, a moving display of pictures of children available for adoption in the state, features "compelling and highly emotional" stories through the photos of kids who are in need...more

Recognizing National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month
Every September, the US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) promotes the celebration of National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month. HHS offers programs and resources for all US citizens...more

Health Care Agencies Affected by Government Shutdown
According to an article published in Medical Economics, health care agencies are being seriously affected by the government shutdown. To date, 52 percent of the Department of Health and Human...more

Countywide Panel Considers Economic Development District
An 18-member committee comprised of business and civic leaders have recently expressed their desire to increase the chance of projects getting funding from the federal Economic Development...more

Queen City Forward Helps Social Entrepreneurs’ Ideas Come Into Fruition
Queen City Forward is a nonprofit hub that boosts the creation and impact of social entrepreneurs and social ventures. The hub seeks to help social entrepreneurs make their projects possible. One...more

Social Entrepreneur Addresses Schools\
Karim Abouelnaga, who grew up in a tough New York City neighborhood, co-founded Practice Makes Perfect, which acts as a nonprofit to address public school's 'summer slide'. To date, Abouelnaga,...more

Schwab Foundation Creates Social Enterprise \"Family\" Over the World
"Serial" entrepreneur and article author Mel Young expresses his views about social entrepreneurship. A Schwab Foundation member for over a decade, Young talks about bonding with fellow social...more

Social Entrepreneurship

Hong Kong Continues to Support its Social Enterprise Sector

Hong Kong Continues to Support its Social Enterprise Sector

Hong Kong’s social enterprise sector seems to thrive, and the government declares its support for social entrepreneurship.

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