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Riley doctor on quest to quell class warfare

A Riley Hospital for Children doctor is launching a training center for a national anti-poverty program called Circles, which matches poor people with middle-class “allies.” The idea is that people find their own way out of poverty by expanding their personal networks to include the middle class.

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Not-for-profit seeks purchase that would aid Easter Seals

Crossroads Industrial Services Chief Operating Officer Curtiss Quirin has a certain sense of urgency as he looks to buy a business to add revenue to the not-for-profit contract manufacturer, because Crossroads provides jobs for people with disabilities, and generates a surplus that feeds the revenue-starved parent organization, Easter Seals Crossroads.

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Lilly retiree runs Christamore on smaller budget

Christamore House, a west-side community center that was in danger of closing its doors last year, recently hired an Eli Lilly and Co. retiree as executive director. Bill Scott, 57, took on the job to give back to the Haughville neighborhood where his grandmother and other relatives lived.

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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, under-employment, and the effects of incarceration.

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