Health care workers at Lake Regional Hospital in Osage Beach, Missouri, wear face shields donated by students from Camdenton High School in Camdenton, Missouri.
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The COVID-19 outbreak presents many opportunities for students to develop needed solutions to real-life problems, says a researcher overseeing school project to produce personal protective equipment.
Some schools have staff on hand to encourage students to get active during recess.
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From health care to social work, America's public schools bridge many gaps for children and their families.
Thousands of Americans, including James Kretschmer, say they experienced sexual abuse as Boy Scouts.
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This reorganization may provide roadmaps for other nonprofits to follow if they face abuse allegations in the #MeToo era.
Allegations of sexual abuse can taint an aid group’s image.
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Save the Children's reputation appeared to bounce back faster than Oxfam's after public perception of both groups soured around the same time.
This might be a church. Or not.
A growing number of groups you probably wouldn't think are churches are opting to be treated like churches. And the government isn't stopping them.
Nonprofit leaders aren’t particularly diverse.
Leaders like Ford Foundation President Darren Walker are the exception.
Susan Stamberg interviewed President Jimmy Carter during a National Public Radio call-in program in 1979.
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From the beginning, National Public Radio vowed that it would speak with 'many voices.'
Rewarding charities that scrimp is less strategic than it sounds.
Trying too hard to keep spending low can make organizations struggle and take a toll on their staff.
Eight charities will get the Trump Foundation’s remaining assets.
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Under a settlement reached with New York authorities, he must give US$2 million to nonprofits out of his own pocket. And if he wants to start another foundation, Trump must submit to close supervision.
Kids in South Sudan await a daily meal from World Vision.
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Not everyone's a fan of this fundraising approach. But it does bring the needs of children in developing communities to the attention of many Americans.
Employee satisfaction rises when it’s OK to be your true self at work.
Salaries are not the only factor making it hard to keep talented people on board.
Rabbi Jeffrey Myers, watching the installation of a menorah outside Pittsburgh’s Tree of Life Synagogue.
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On top of the rising number of violent acts and vandalism incidents, American Jews are dealing with microagressions and prejudice that take a toll on their lives.
A man bikes past a tent city in Los Angeles.
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Donald Trump has some ideas about how to end homelessness in the US. Los Angeles' recent experiences may be an important part of the discussion.
More and more fundraising happens online.
Because large organizations have bigger budgets, they can more easily afford to excel at online fundraising through social media.
Many homeless Americans are babies and small children.
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Their initial grants do not insist upon filing reports that might indicate what works best. And without more affordable housing, the problem is sure to continue.
Millions of young children get malaria. These two got it in 2010.
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There's a big market for new treatments for TB, malaria and other ailments. But most of these diseases afflict low-income people unable to pay for medicine.
Detroit People’s Food Co-op, opening later this year in a food desert, is an example of a community-driven project.
Prodded by Michelle Obama and other government leaders, Walmart and other major US retailers vowed to build hundreds of stores in food deserts. What happened?
Two of the top donors who made constructing the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture possible were black.
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Billionaire Robert F. Smith made a big splash when he told Morehouse grads he would pay off their student debt. Yet his generosity adheres to a long African American tradition.
Cub Scouts outings aren’t possible without dedicated volunteers.
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Scholars researched whether bestowing awards on volunteers who pitch in with the Boy Scouts made a difference. The answer seems to depend on whether the recognition is expected or not.
Could these extra hands do more for the nonprofits they assist?