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Community Minute: Overnight shelter serving homeless Hispanic men

La Casa Shelter is one of the few English-Spanish bilingual low-barrier overnight shelters in the District.

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Community Minute: Help for homeless youth in D.C.

Covenant House Washington is a privately funded nonprofit organization responding to the needs of young people who suffer from homelessness, abuse and neglect.

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88.3 Ocean City: Helping disabled citizens remain independent in Delaware

Delmarva Community Services, Inc. is a nonprofit agency dedicated to providing the supports people need to remain independent in their community.

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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.