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During the holiday season, it’s easy to become filled with the giving spirit. Before you write that check, drop off that gift or schedule that volunteer day, be sure to take the time to vet the nonprofit of your choosing. … Continue reading

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“Be the change you wish to see in the world” might be one of Mahatma Gandhi’s most famous quotes of all time. And one Atlanta-based nonprofit is helping high-school students do more than just remember those words, GivingPoint is helping … Continue reading

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Even though their mother had barely so much as turned on a computer, Jane Ratliff and her brother were convinced a tablet would make a great gift for her 86th birthday. After a few months of putting her education and … Continue reading

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Celebrate Breast Cancer Awareness Month with Susan G. Komen Greater Atlanta ambassador and multimedia personality Madison James at the 2016 Sips and Stilettos event on October 16 at Porsche Atlanta Perimeter from 5–7 p.m. The glamorous evening not only honors … Continue reading

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Local plastic surgeon Dr. Asaf Yalif of Y Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery is taking his support of women battling breast cancer one step further by combining his passion for running with his devotion to a cause close to his heart. … Continue reading

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Founded in 1983, Vision Rehabilitation Services (VRS), a 501(C)(3) nonprofit, helps visually impaired, blind and deaf-blind Georgians live independently. The organization works in more than 30 counties to offer comprehensive vision evaluations, provide orientation and mobility classes, facilitate independent living … Continue reading

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Thousands of Georgians live in a state of food insecurity, lacking enough food resources to provide for the nutritional needs of their household. Low-income families often rely on federal support through the government’s Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), sometimes referred … Continue reading

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When Susan Jacobs-Meadows, director of the Canine CellMates program, answered a phone call from a “client,” she had an uneasy feeling. Her clients have spent time in the Fulton County Jail, and with Georgia’s recidivism rate of 43 percent within … Continue reading

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For some of those serving in the armed forces, returning home from a tour of duty can feel like walking out of one battle and into another. Crippling post-traumatic stress disorder bandaged with substance abuse, lack of transferable skills and … Continue reading

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For many, Father’s Day is a way to celebrate the love, support and impact fathers and father figures have on the lives of their children. However, for countless women, it can be a solemn reminder of a “missing piece” — … Continue reading

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