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Community Minute: Personal college preparation for high school students in the District

College Advocate provides personal college prep consultation to high-achieving, low-to moderate-income high school students in Washington, D.C.

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88.3 Ocean City: Emergency food assistance for residents of Maryland's Eastern Shore

Maryland Food Bank - Eastern Shore addresses the growing needs of people seeking emergency food assistance in eight Eastern Shore counties.

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Community Minute: Encouraging independence and self-sufficiency in homeless individuals through running

Back on My Feet DC (BoMF) is a nonprofit organization that is dedicated to creating independence and self-sufficiency within the homeless by engaging them in running to build confidence, strength and self-esteem.

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Community Minute: Safe housing for women seeking shelter in Washington, D.C.

Open Arms Housing (OAH) is a non-profit organization that seeks resources for, and transforms the lives of, women who have lived in the shelters and on the streets of Washington D.C.

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Community Minute: Empowering young men in Washington, D.C., through artistic expression

Life Pieces To Masterpieces provides opportunities for African-American males in greater Washington, D.C., by developing character, unlocking potential, and empowering them to transform their lives and communities.

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Community Minute: Lodging for families of military members near medical treatment facilities

Fisher House Foundation donates "comfort homes," built on the grounds of major military and VA medical centers.

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88.3 Ocean City: Help for Delmarva residents in search of scholarship funds

The Delmarva Education Foundation (DEF) is a nonprofit organization in Salisbury, Md., working to improve college access and success for residents on the lower Delmarva Peninsula.

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Community Minute: Pairing developing readers with experienced in-classroom volunteers

AARP Experience Corps is a literacy intervention program which pairs adults aged 50 and older with lagging readers in underperforming schools.

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Community Minute: Language instruction for immigrants in the Washington, D.C., region

Language ETC (LETC) offers English and literacy training to low-income adult immigrants in the greater Washington area using volunteer teachers and tutors.

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Community Minute: Teaching academic and life skills through outdoor education

City Kids Wilderness Project is a nonprofit organization outdoor education program for underserved and at-risk inner-city youths from the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area.