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Volunteering With Youth Service and Conservation Corps on Earth Day
The Youth Service and Conservation Corps welcomes volunteers and provides them with paid job and leadership training, academic programming, and extra support through an approach that enhances...more



Southeast Raleigh Nonprofit Grocery Store Provides Shopping Oasis in Food Desert
The Ship of Zion Ministries and Hope Community Church sponsored a new nonprofit grocery store backed by Whole Foods market. The 900-foot Galley Grocery Store smack dab in Southeast Raleigh shelves...more

Skoll Foundation Grantee Subject of New Book
Danville High School alumnus and Skoll Foundation grantee, Molly Melching, is the subject of the new book, "However Long the Night." The book is about Melching's experience living and working...more

Discovering Peace of Mind Through Music
Intersections, an international organization dedicated to forming positive relationships between individuals and their communities, holds workshop for Coalition for the Homeless' First Step Job...more

Nonprofits Go for Global Innovation
Many nonprofits around the world have the resources to invest in innovation and are cooking up new solutions and devices to meet the specific needs of a community. The book, "Global Fundraising:...more

Aon Foundation Bags Three Oil & Gas Magazine Awards
Aon, the leading global provider of risk management, earns three Oil & Gas Awards for its philanthropic programs and innovative efforts. As Aon is dedicated to advancing education in the oil and...more

Charities Partnering with Social Enterprises
According to charity lawyer Stephen Lloyd, charitable organizations should welcome the growth of social enterprises since its boom in the social enterprise market is the way to counter the seizure of...more

Horse-Rescue Volunteers Help Hundreds of Horses Over 10 Years
Volunteers from the Rocky Mountain Horse Rescue have managed to to rescue hundreds of horses over 10 years. These horses were abused, ignored and neglected. The horse=rescue volunteer see to it...more






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The Philanthropic Legacy of Tupac Shakur

The Philanthropic Legacy of Tupac Shakur
The Tupac Amaru Shakur Foundation, the media corporation MLE Network, and the digital public relations...



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