• 09 December ‘ 17
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Rotary’s History of Providing “Service Above Self”

The world’s first service club, the Rotary Club of Chicago, was formed on 23 February 1905 by Paul P. Harris, an attorney who wished to capture in a professional club the same friendly spirit he had felt in the small towns of his youth. The Rotary name derived from the early practice of rotating meetings

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Nonprofits Use Technology To Reach Public

(NewsUSA) – Television news programs don’t cover everything that happens in the world. While some stories become media sensations, other events go unreported.  For example, Americans see Britain and France in the news far more than they see Africa. For the nonprofit organizations working to improve the lives of people in third-world  countries, it can

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Making a Difference: It’s in the Bag

Serving abused and neglected children across the nation, the foundation distributes approximately 20,000 My Stuff Bags annually. It was a school night, and seven-year-old Kayley was told to go to bed a little early.  Shortly after falling asleep, Kayley was awakened by a very familiar and unpleasant sound of shouting coming from the kitchen.  She

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It’s All Good

Nonprofit organizations play a significant role in all of our communities. They were all created to fill an identified need, whether on a local level or on an international scale. The needs are very real, and in many cases, life-saving or life-changing. Our members vary in their scope of services, and provide assistance to a

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Non-Profit Spotlight: Domestic Violence Solutions

Domestic Violence Solutions for Santa Barbara County (DVS) is the only agency focused exclusively on providing safety and shelter to victims of domestic violence and their children in Santa Barbara County and we have provided this important service to our community for 39 years. We offer a variety of specialized programs, including confidential emergency shelter,

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