Monthly Archives: March 2011

William Byrd House Gives Cleanliness for the Kids!

William Byrd House In A Nutshell: Serves inner-city neighborhoods in the heart of Richmond, Virginia. Provides a full range of prevention-oriented community-based programs to empower the individual, strengthen the family, and enhance city neighborhoods (programs below). Why They Rock: Early … Continue reading

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The V Foundation Gives 100% of Donations to Cancer Research

The V Foundation In A Nutshell: The V Foundation for Cancer Research was founded by ESPN and Jim Valvano (former NC State basketball coach and broadcaster), and the main goal is to provide funding for cancer research. The Foundation’s Scientific … Continue reading

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WINGS Gives By Mixing Traditional Education with Positive Life Education

WINGS In A Nutshell: An education program that teaches kids how to behave well, make good decisions and build healthy relationships. They do this by weaving a comprehensive social and emotional learning curriculum into a fresh and fun after school … Continue reading

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Dwight Owens Foundation Gives Positivity From A Wheelchair

Dwight Owens Foundation In A Nutshell:  Dwight Owens was hit by a drunk driver in a car accident leading to paralysis, and currently uses a wheelchair for transportation. After years of rehabilitation, Dwight has become an inspirational speaker and started … Continue reading

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Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Sun Coast Give with A Dance Party!

Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Sun Coast In A Nutshell: They provide one-to-one mentoring to children annually for ages 6 to 18 throughout six counties in Florida: Sarasota, Manatee, DeSoto, Highlands, Hardee and parts of West Charlotte Counties.  Mentoring … Continue reading

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Black Warrior Riverkeeper Gives To Protect YOUR Water

Black Warrior Riverkeeper In A Nutshell: They protect and restore the Black Warrior River and its tributaries. They are dedicated to improving water quality, habitat, recreation, and public health throughout their patrol area, the Black Warrior River watershed. This vital … Continue reading

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