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NFP of NOTE: Trusted Mentors

Trusted Mentors uses the power of mentoring to help adults establish stable lives by reducing the chaos brought about by poverty, homelessness, underemployment and the effects of incarceration.

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Report: Charitable donations ticked up in 2011

Charitable giving grew 4 percent nationally in 2011, but the increase was less than 1 percent after adjusting for inflation, according to a report released Tuesday by the Giving USA Foundation and The Center on Philanthropy at Indiana University.

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Hospitality industry embraces Second Helpings grads

Second Helpings—which rescues perishable food from grocery stores, hotels and restaurants and turns it into meals delivered to shelters and community centers—also teaches people the basics of food handling and preparation. Its free, 10-week training program boasts a job-placement rate of 85 percent to 95 percent within 30 days of completion.

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NFP of NOTE: Concord Neighborhood Center

Concord Neighborhood Center offers a variety of educational, health, social and recreational activities to neighborhood residents of all ages and collaborates with other agencies to provide decentralized or special services for the community.

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