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Community Minute: Musical instruction for young people in D.C. metro region

The DC Youth Orchestra Program (DCYOP) aims to provide affordable, accessible, quality music instruction and performance opportunities for young people in the D.C. metropolitan area.

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88.3 Ocean City: Emergency funds for families in need in Worcester Co.

Worcester County GOLD provides emergency funds for food, housing, utilities, fuel, medication and other needs to families in in Worcester County, Md.

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Community Minute: Connecting women and families to health care and social services

Healthy Babies Project, Inc. (HBP) is a nonprofit community-based support organization for pregnant and parenting women and families in the District of Columbia.

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Community Minute: Creating a thriving green industry in D.C.

DC Greenworks is a nonprofit organization working to promote the growth of a thriving green industry in DC and the Chesapeake Bay watershed.

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88.3 Ocean City: Helping the elderly live active and productive lives

Maintaining Active Citizens is a nonprofit organization dedicated to addressing the needs of aging citizens in Dorchester, Somerset, Wicomico and Worcester counties in Maryland.

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Community Minute: Helping men and women experiencing homelessness rebuild their lives

Friendship Place is a nonprofit organization working to empower men and women experiencing homelessness in the D.C. metro area to rebuild their lives with the help of the community.

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Community Minute: Health care services for uninsured and underinsured families in the District

Mary’s Center is a nonprofit organization that delivers health care, education, and social services to residents of the District of Columbia with a focus on uninsured and underinsured families.

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88.3 Ocean City: Helping youth on the Eastern Shore reach high school graduation

Kids of Honor is an incentive program that attempts to reach local struggling youth in the lower counties of Maryland’s Eastern Shore, and help them through to high school graduation.

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Community Minute: Developing affordable housing in Montgomery Co.

Montgomery Housing Partnership (MHP) is the largest nonprofit housing developer in Montgomery Co., Md.

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Community Minute: Providing economic opportunities for people experiencing homelessness

Street Sense is a D.C.-based 16-page biweekly street newspaper that features news, editorials, poems and art about homelessness, poverty, and other social issues.