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Foundation Giving Minnesota Expected to Rise in 2013
According to reporting in the Minneapolis Star Tribune, Minnesota foundations and corporations expect to make modest increases in grant making during 2013, according to a survey released on Monday by...more



Ronald McDonald House Seeking For Volunteers
The Ronald McDonald House has recently announced that they are currently seeking for compassionate individuals who are willing to help with guest services. The chosen volunteers will help make...more

Youth in Philanthropy to Teach Next Generation About Giving Back
The Youth in Philanthropy program (nicknamed "YIP"), founded by Foundation for MetroWest, was launched in five Concord schools with one common goal: to teach Concord's next generation about...more

Veterans Vulnerable to Losing Shelter
The Allied Veterans Center is seeking new donors since its source of funding, the Allied Veterans of the World, has been charged of illegal gambling. If the Center cannot find a donor, many...more

Head Start Program to Include Toledo
The Head Start program will include the city of Toledo as part of a national pilot project announced by the US Department of Health and Human Services. The pilot project urges applicants to be...more

Increase of Elderly at Risk of Homelessness, ABS Finds
A report from the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) reveals an increase in the numbers of elderly that are at risk of homelessness in the private rental market. Housing for the Aged Action...more

Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program
IRS-certified volunteers are going to start to offer free tax preparation services in an effort to assist workers who are earning less than $57,000/year in the process of determining if they qualify...more

Northeast Ohio Awarded for Excellence in Economic Development
The International Economic Development Council (IEDC) awarded two Silver Excellence in Economic Development Awards Greater Cleveland entrepreneurs. The awards presented recognizes a collaborative...more

ALERT: Creating Healthy Communities As Part Of Energy\
The ALERT Project, which consists of scientists, health care professionals, and concerned citizens who have years of experience dealing with the human health and the costs of oil dependency, provides...more






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Celebrity Chef Jamie Oliver Backs Social Saturday


Celebrity Chef Jamie Oliver Backs Social Saturday

UK will be celebrating its first national celebration of social enterprises dubbed as Social Saturday. World famous celebrity chef Jamie Oliver, who founded the Fifteen restaurant chain.




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