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Grants Will Expand WSU-Micronesian Islander Community Program – WSU Insider

By Addy Hatch, WSU News Asking members of a community what they need, and then partnering to achieve those goals, is the goal of community-based participatory research. A program using this research approach in the Micronesian island community of Oregon was successful, leading to two additional grants to expand this work. The team includes lead […]

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Give thanks by supporting a community program: Talk of the Towns

BROADVIEW HEIGHTS, Ohio – The South Hills Lend-A-Hand Food Pantry has had a very successful year, capping off its largest distribution in the program’s 29-year history. The pantry will serve about 70 families – for a total of 230 people – this Thanksgiving. The shelves will be emptied to make Thanksgiving a special day for […]

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To fill the “Delmar Divide”, a community program aims to make the neighbors talk

A St. Louis nonprofit group is developing a program to bring together neighbors to the north and south of St. Louis. The Association of Community Organizations of St. Louis hopes to officially launch its Sisterhood initiative next year. The program will bring together the northern and southern districts of Delmar Boulevard for one-year working partnerships […]

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New Community Program Creates Dignified Smiles | St. Louis Business News

AT Still University (ATSU) celebrated its 125th anniversary last year. In honor of this impressive monument, each school in the university has carried out a community service project. The college of dentistry has chosen to focus its giving program on honoring veterans with a life-changing smile. The result was an organization called Dentures for Veterans, […]

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Community program teaches young people to volunteer | News

While helping organizations and nonprofits in Joplin this summer, area teens will learn to put the needs of others before their own through a service program called Youth Volunteer Corps. Over the next few weeks, volunteers ages 11-18 will serve the community in various projects at Souls Harbor, Habitat for Humanity, Joplin Emancipation Park Days, […]

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Twin Cities Residents Get Free Plumbing Services Through Community Program – Twin Cities

Marlane Straka, 74, of St. Paul sat in the house built for her in 1972, listening to Eric Clapton and talking about the good old days. Widowed for 21 years, on a fixed income and using a cane to get around, Straka admitted she had given up on getting her leaky taps fixed. “Handle comes […]