Nonprofits

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CAMBRIDGE SCHOOL VOLUNTEERS

REAP THE BOUNTY OF WHOLE FOODS MARKETS "5% DAY"

Every fiscal quarter the Cambridge Whole Foods Markets donates 5% of their net sales to local non-profits. On September 16, 2015 the “5% Day” earnings netted a hefty donation to the Cambridge School Volunteers (CSV): $14,344.03 to be exact.

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Not for Nothin' with Kim Kokkotos from Cambridge Camping

Kim Kokkotos is the new Executive Director of Cambridge Camping

An interview with Kim Kokkotos, the new Executive Director of Cambridge Camping.

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YWCA Puts on 23rd Tribute to Outstanding Women Awards Dinner

The 23rd Tribute to Outstanding Women Awards will be held as a dinner event by the Young Women’s Christian Association of Cambridge, or YWCA at 5:30 p.m., Wednesday, October 21. The event is held annually, and serves the purpose of honoring women who bring honor and hope to the community.

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Not for Nothin' with Alanna Mallon, Cambridge Weekend Backpack Program

Feeding hungry Cambridge school children on the weekends

Susan Fleischmann interviews Alanna Mallon, founder of the Cambridge Weekend Backpack Program, serving 360 hungry children every weekend. 

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Multicultural Reporting at CCTV

Learn what it takes to effectively report on different cultures, technically, theoretically and ethically

Participants in this class will explore the theoretical and practical issues that arise when reporting on other cultures. How can you effectively report on different cultures? How do you decide on the type of language and visual aids to use? How should you tackle the linguistic and cultural challenges that you will face? How do you develop contacts within that community?

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Going to Pieces

Michèle Fandel Bonner Mines Ephemera for Insight at the Chandler Gallery

Artist Michèle Fandel Bonner sees every label affixed to our clothing as “a little graphic that someone designed hoping for attention.” Bonner’s wall hangings and sculpture made from what Bonner calls “the castoffs of daily life”—including cherry pits, champagne caps, wooden spools, and, of course, clothing labels—are on display at the Chandler Gallery in her upcoming show entitled “Piecework.” Bonner’s taliswomen dolls made from clothing labels won first prize in the Chandler Gallery’s “Smal

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“Solutions at Work” NEEDS YOU!

The 26-year-old nonprofit, Solutions at Work, is on the verge of extinction. The only things that can save it are: quick thinking on the part of the city, the will of the people, and/or a big fat check.

Solutions at Work was created in 1989 by a group of homeless individuals who knew exactly what social services were needed, and missing, in order to help people step out of the vicious cycle of poverty and homelessness.

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Parking Day is happening this Friday!

This Friday, Sept. 18 is Parking Day, an international celebration in which metered parking spaces are transformed into miniature public places for the day. Cambridge has more parking spaces transformed than any other city in the world.

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THESE BOOTS WERE MADE FOR WALKING

TO BERK’S SHOES CLOSING & STARLAB FEST

My interviewee was late to the Winthrop Square Park in Harvard Square, so I took up conversation with a busking musician. The conversation turned to the omnipresent topic du jour: the over-development and massive landscape changes in Cambridge, and the loss of longstanding, beloved businesses.

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