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Community Minute: Providing homeless families and individuals shelter and the tools to build a better life

New Hope Housing provides a multitude of innovative services to the homeless families and adults of northern Virginia. In addition to housing, they provide transitional and supportive programs for single adults and families.
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Community Minute: Helping youth create social change through media

Gandhi Brigade is a nonprofit organization in Montgomery County, Md., which teaches youth to use media to promote social change. The organization offers a variety of programs where youth can hone their interests and skills alongside adults with professional media experience. 

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88.3 Ocean City: Protecting the Nanticoke River watershed

The Nanticoke River Alliance works with experts and volunteers to monitor the health of the river and share information about the water source.

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88.3 Ocean City: Legal assistance for residents of Lower Eastern Shore

The Maryland Legal Aid Bureau is a nonprofit organization providing free civil legal services to low-income people in Maryland.

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Community Minute: Arts education for children experiencing homelessness in D.C.

Project Create provides free, after-school art classes and field trips to children, youth and families experiencing homelessness and poverty in Washington, D.C. 

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Community Minute: Emergency funds for Arlington residents in crisis

Arlington Thrive is a nonprofit organization which provides emergency assistance to residents of Arlington Co. experiencing sudden financial crises

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Community Minute: Providing loving homes for rescued cats and kittens

Tails High is a cat rescue and adoption organization founded and staffed by compassionate volunteers who find joy in placing stray, abandoned, or homeless cats and kittens in permanent loving homes.

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Community Minute: Bilingual and bicultural support for Latinas living with cancer

Nueva Vida provides cancer support services for Latinas in Washington, D.C., Baltimore and Richmond.

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Community Minute: Creating futures for individuals with disabilities

MVLE is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to create futures for people with disabilities.

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Community Minute: Bringing hands-on science and technology instruction to area classrooms

ReSET is a D.C.-based nonprofit volunteer organization that partners working and retired scientists, engineers, and technicians with elementary and pre-kindergarten school teachers to improve science motivation and literacy.

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