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October 23, 2013

Linking Domestic Violence to Chronic Illness

A panel on MSNBC discusses the link between domestic violence and chronic illness uncovered by a Verizon Foundation-funded survey.

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September 26, 2013

“I’m a Big Techie and Dork and Proud of it”

Albert Aydin landed a job thanks to an internship arranged by a nonprofit organization dedicated to developing and placing talented underserved youth


September 23, 2013

Verizon Pledges $25,000 to Help Families of the Victims of the Navy Yard Shooting

Grant to The Community Foundation for the National Capital Region Will Support Its ‘Navy Yard Relief’ and ‘Safer Communities’ Funds

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September 20, 2013

Ginger Preti-Child and Jen Reese: Volunteers in the Fight Against HIV/AIDS

Ginger Preti-Child and Jennifer “Jen” Reese volunteer their time and considerable effort to support the AIDS/LifeCycle Ride to End AIDS.

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September 13, 2013

Anthony Rescigno: Handing Down a Lesson About Volunteering

Every Tuesday night, Anthony Rescigno and his daughters help pack 300 meals for children to sustain them for the weekend.

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September 11, 2013

A Son’s Gift of Life Lives On in Two Hearts

A Son’s Gift of Life Lives On in Two Hearts