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2016 Grantee, Homestretch, Helps Local Man Rebound After Loss

Anytime Seymour witnessed the dilemmas that pulled other families apart, he vowed that it wouldn’t happen to his family. “Then when it did, it was like the floor completely dropped out from under me,” he said. Seymour lost his job, then his house, and then, worst of all, his son. Homestretch, a Falls Church, Va., charity that is a partner with The Washington Post Helping Hand, helped him pull his life back together.

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Board Members Celebrate College Bound’s 25th Anniversary

Many Hands board members, Leslie Lawley and Noni Lindahl, celebrate College Bound’s 25th Anniversary with Executive Director Kenneth Ward and College Bound alum Kevohn McCormick at the Supreme Court in November.  College Bound received the $100,000 Many Hands grant in 2014. College Bound was also featured on ABC news in September 2016 to mark its…
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Nueva Vida Highlighted in Avon Breast Health Outreach E-Newsletter

For Avon Representatives, caring about women's issues goes beyond cosmetics. Avon is the company for women and known for its continued commitment in the improvement of women's health as much as it is for the enhancement of their outward appearance. As such, Avon Representatives teamed up with Nueva Vida, a non-profit organization and Avon Breast Cancer Crusade Grantee, to empower Latinas in the fight against breast cancer.

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