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Reflections from the Essex Sleep Out

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Essex Students at the Sleep Out

It is so much harder to go to school without getting to wake up and take a shower and go through your normal morning routine. I struggled to stay focused during the day after the Sleep Out because I was tired.
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Sleep Out for a Cause

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This is a guest blog post written by Ray Racine, Senior Control Systems Engineer at Hallam-ICS. It was first published on their blog. On Thursday, March 23, six of our Hallam-ICS crew slept out for Spectrum. Donna Aiken, Annette Delphia, Dylan Kerkes, Keith Flaherty, Dan Maxwell and myself “braved the elements” for this great cause. …
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Cold night, warm hearts

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Why do people open their wallets, their hearts, and spend a night sleeping outside in the cold when they have their own warm beds at home? It’s simple: we empathize with the young people who are hovering somewhere between childhood and adulthood who lack the basics to survival that we often take for granted.
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Pretty Sweet! Vermont Gas CAREs

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This post originally appeared on the Vermont Gas blog. The Vermont Gas CARE (Community Action & Rewarding Empowerment) program is all about bringing out employees together to support important community causes. Our work is about more than just corporate giving, it’s about engaging our team to get involved and give back. Vermont Gas, for the …
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At a remote Mojave Desert school…

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The Bad Kids Opens

“…extraordinary educators believe that, more than academics, it is love, empathy and life skills that give at-risk students command of their own futures. This coming-of-age story watches education combat the crippling effects of poverty on the lives of these so-called ‘bad kids.'”
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