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A Shield for a Stranger

When doctors at home told her there was nothing they could do, Luz moved her family so that Randy could be seen at Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary. 60 more words


Be A Shield for Young Lives

Food insecurity impacts 16 million children in the United States and 11.4% of Massachusetts residents do not have reliable access to sufficient, affordable, nutritious food. 58 more words


Realizing my wrongs and making them right

Devin came to Bridging the Gap through a court order known as Child in Need of Services.  Like many students, Devin had low expectations about the program. 248 more words


City Center Begins in LACASA This Wednesday

We are pleased to announce that this year our students in LACASA After School Program, will have the opportunity to participate in another City Center residency during the 2014-2015 program year. 29 more words

The Pied Piper of Kids FEAST

Randy Caban is the “pied piper” of Kids FEAST at The Salvation Army New Bedford Corps Community Center.  The confident, well-spoken freshman at New Bedford High School shows no signs of the severe bullying or medical issues that prompted his family to leave Puerto Rico for Massachusetts. 487 more words


What problems do rural communities in Indiana face?

–  by Karen Lopresti, AmeriCorps VISTA Volunteer

Though Indiana’s rural communities have many strengths, they also face similar challenges in providing programs to children. Often these communities feel isolated from the rest of the state, have difficulty finding funding, and have trouble sustaining nonprofit organizations. 399 more words

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