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Bradenton CCRA Teams Up with Pastors to Plan Economic and Social Development
The Bradenton Central Community Redevelopment Agency (CCRA) seeks partnership with local pastors to help them plan economic and social development. The plan is hoped to boost the community, and...more

Gannon University Receives $520,000 Grant for Integrated Business Transformation Program
Gannon University has been provided a $520,800 Discovered in PA-Developed in PA grant to support its Integrated Business Transformation program. Gannon's Erie Technology Incubator, Small Business...more

HHS Announces Affordable Care Act Funding on Mental Health Services Funding
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) recently announced its plans to roll out $50 million in funds to expand mental health and substance use disorder services in 200 Community...more

Salvation Army Pasadena Hosts Homeless Connect Day
Salvation Army in Pasadena will help its homeless get off the streets through the fifth annual Homeless Connect Day, organized by Passageways. The event will bring local providers together to...more

Life Expectancy of Older Women Continues to Improve in Developed Nations
According to a study that will soon appear in the Bulletin of the World Health Organization, the life expectancy of women aged 50 years and older continues to improve. The findings note that the...more

Community Development Week Recognizes Local Improvement Projects
Berlin city officials held the National Community Development Week by honoring community projects that improved the quality of life of the city residents. Chris Diego, general manager of the...more

Pathfinder Health GP Talks Improving Healthcare in India
West Midlands GP Dr Niti Pall founded Pathfinder Health India to help improve the health care system that India has been dealt with. Pall sets up Pathfinder Health Developments Community Interest...more

Nominations Sought for Outstanding Senior Volunteer
Home Instead Inc, franchiser of the Home Instead Senior Care network, has recently announced that it is now seeking for nominations for its Salute to Senior Service Program. The program aims to...more

Dentistry From the Heart at Norge Dental Center
At the Norge Dental Center, flocks of needy patients lined up for a free dental check up. The free dental services include cleaning, fillings and extractions. Spokeswoman for the event Alyssa...more

UN Women Will Launch Civil Society Advisory Group
The United Nations (UN) Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women) will introduce the Nigeria Chapter of its Civil Society Advisory Group (CSAG) in November. CSAG is UN's...more

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New Age of Philanthropy: #GivingTuesday

New Age of Philanthropy: #GivingTuesday

A part of a series produced by The Huffington Post in celebration of #GivingTuesday, which will take place this year on December 3, Kathy Calvin and Henry Timms vouch that we are living in a new era of philanthropy.

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