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Saturday Jul 5 | MLive.com

Meegan Holland: How to deal with street corner beggars? Here's one approach

Grand Rapids also has panhandlers with cardboard signs on street corners. The city council considered but rejected restrictions on begging after much heated debate.

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Related Topix: Grand Rapids, MI, Lansing, MI, Charitable Organizations

Thu Jul 03, 2014

Cleveland.com

Volunteers of America wins $1.4 million grant to help formerly incarcerated find jobs: Brecksville Morning Update

Volunteers of America of Greater Ohio in Brecksville has won a grant to help formerly incarcerated adults and young people.

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Related Topix: Prison, Brecksville, OH, Charitable Organizations

Wed Jul 02, 2014

Seattle Weekly

Development Frenzy Prompts Lawsuit at the Theodora to Save Seniors and Disabled From Eviction

As Seattle's development frenzy continues, another group of tenants is trying to stave off eviction.

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Related Topix: Non-Profit, Charitable Organizations, Ravenna (Seattle, WA), Seattle, WA, Hud, Western, Drama Movies, Action Movies, Mortgage, Personal Finance

Tue Jul 01, 2014

KTVN Reno

Heat is a Challenge for Reno's Homeless

Heat is a real challenge for those who have trouble escaping it, like Terri. We found her dodging the sun and hiding from the heat, in the cool computer room in the lobby of the Volunteers of America resource room.

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Related Topix: Charitable Organizations

Wed Jun 25, 2014

KTVN Reno

Operation Backpack Helps Area Children in Need

Reading, writing and arithmetic - the foundations of a good education. But learning can be nearly impossible with out a few basic supplies.

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Related Topix: Charitable Organizations, Washoe County, NV, Family, Kids

Tue Jun 24, 2014

The Times

New program could coordinate social services at two Caddo schools

Students at two struggling Shreveport schools could get tutoring, mentoring and other services through a proposed partnership with Volunteers of America.

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Related Topix: Shreveport, LA, Charitable Organizations, Non-Profit

Sun Jun 22, 2014

Lansing State Journal

PACE program for seniors is coming to Lansing

Ruby Gregg is an independent person. A former nurse from Battle Creek, Gregg, now 89, said she'd always done things for herself and didn't want to give up that independence even after she had a stroke about five years ago.

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Related Topix: Lansing, MI, Family, Elderly (Senior Citizen), Charitable Organizations, Ingham County, MI

Sat Jun 21, 2014

The Times-Picayune

Rubye Noble Evans of Metairie named to Volunteers of America national board

Rubye Noble Evans of Metairie was elected member-at-large to the national board of directors of Volunteers of America during the recent national conference in Denver, Colo.

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Related Topix: Charitable Organizations, Metairie, LA, Leblanc, LA, New Orleans, LA

Thu Jun 19, 2014

WHEC-TV Rochester

Volunteers of America holds 'Celebration of Women' breakfast

Community members gathered Thursday morning to support a program helping some at-risk women turn their life around.

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Related Topix: Charitable Organizations

The Spokesman-Review

Somebody Needs You - Thu, 19 Jun 2014 PST

The list of requests is coordinated by the Volunteers of America in cooperation with recognized social service agencies in Spokane.

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Related Topix: Charitable Organizations, Spokane, WA

Tue Jun 17, 2014

The Monroe Monitor & Valley News

Kids' Caf brings free summer lunch to Sultan and Gold Bar

Thanks to a partnership between Food Lifeline and the Volunteers of America Western Washington, kids and teenagers can eat lunch for free throughout the summer at the Kids Cafe.

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Related Topix: Sultan, WA, Gold Bar, WA, Charitable Organizations, Everett, WA

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