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Passion and Clarity Make for This Successful Long-Running Partnership Between Hope Connections and RDB Running

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For eight years, Hope Connections for Cancer Support (Hope Connections) has been partnering with RDB Running, creators of unique running events.  Founded by Bob Fleshner, one of Hope Connections’ founding board members, RDB Running selected Hope Connections to be the beneficiary of its first event, the American Odyssey Relay (AOR).  A 200-mile relay that starts in Gettysburg, PA and ends at the Washington, DC waterfront, AOR has grown annually, along with Hope Connections involvement in this an

How Businesses Can Help LGBTQ Youth Thrive in the Face of Adversity

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LGBTQ youth face higher rates of bullying, discrimination, and homelessness than their non LGBTQ peers. The recent attempts to withhold rights from transgender students in multiple states is indicative of the struggles that LGBTQ youth face today. Without major changes to the current trends of anti-LGBTQ sentiments, youth will continue to suffer at home and in schools. Rates of LGBTQ youth homelessness will remain at high levels, the disproportionate suicide rate will not change, and youth will continue to feel unsafe at schools due to discrimination.

America’s Charities Selected to Design and Facilitate the 2016 State of Maryland Charity Campaign

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ANNAPOLIS, Md., July 14, 2016 /3BL Media/ — Secretary of State John Wobensmith is pleased to announce that America’s Charities has been selected as the 2016 contractor for the State’s Maryland Charity Campaign (MCC). The MCC allows State employees and retirees an opportunity to donate to nearly 1,000 eligible charities.

Recruitment and Retention: It’s About More Than Your Bottom-Line

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“I don’t like my job.” That's how many employees may feel according to a Gallup survey that states less than one-third (31.5%) of U.S. workers were engaged in their jobs in 2014. Gallup defines engaged employees as those who are involved in, enthusiastic about and committed to their work and workplace.

Mothers Against Drunk Driving and Uber Partner to Provide a Reliable Alternative to Help People Get Home Safely

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In 1986, Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) introduced a new phrase into the general lexicon – the designated driver. Thirty years later, it is a phrase that continues to be used today to describe a non-drinking driver who drives someone who has been drinking.

This week, we’ve taken another step forward in our Campaign to Eliminate Drunk Driving® by enhancing our partnership by naming Uber as our official designated driver app.

Why Taking the Long View with Disaster Recovery is Essential

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By Anna R. Hurt, disaster management analyst at the Center for Disaster Philanthropy, and Jim Starr, interim CEO for America’s Charities.

What Do You Do if You are One of the 200 People Each Week Diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis (MS)?

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Imagine waking up one morning and you can’t feel your legs… or you have double vision… or you have trouble moving and are too dizzy to stand. You go see your doctor, and you may go to several doctors, but eventually you are diagnosed with multiple sclerosis (MS). And you are just one of 200 people in the United States who are diagnosed every week with this debilitating condition.

3 Ingredients for Strong Social Impact Partnerships

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By Charisse Browner

Brixio, a fast-moving startup focused on disrupting the commercial real estate world, recently approached America’s Charities’ team about starting a social responsibility initiative to support our nonprofit member, the LIVESTRONG Foundation.

After discussing their vision and needs, our team quickly got the ball rolling.  Brixio needed our help with two things:

Bilingual Volunteers Needed! Help Fairfax CASA Overcome Language and Cultural Barriers

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Sara had fallen into the wrong crowd during her time at a local high school.  When she entered foster care, she was struggling with substance abuse issues and gang involvement. Sara was placed in a group home, miles away from her family (which had no transportation to visit her), where she was being treated for substance abuse, but the home had no Spanish speaking staff.  She continued to receive therapy and substance abuse treatment services in English, to no avail.

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