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Charity Spotlight – ArtStream, Helping Improve Communication Skills Through Art

Charity Spotlight – ArtStream, Helping Improve Communication Skills Through Art

ArtStream’s mission reflects a desire to develop individuals social skills through art and theater. Based in Chevy Chase, Maryland ArtStream has been using performing arts to empower people with social disabilities since 2005. Given the program has shown success, and the uniqueness of the approach, we have chosen ArtStream to be part of our Spotlight program. Helping people improve social skills is just great for everyone It is the mark of modern civilization to collectively raise people to their highest…

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One Non-Profit called Peace of Adventure and a Morning Bike Ride

One Non-Profit called Peace of Adventure and a Morning Bike Ride

Peace of Adventure is a small nonprofit that offers an opportunity for everyone to get outside regardless of ability. It’s a great program that relates well to my morning bike ride. A Morning Bike Ride This morning I went mountain biking with a friend after a long hiatus from the bike world. He had just purchased a new ride, inspiring confidence in an area of outside sports to which I have no business. I know how to ride a bike,…

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Children with Diabetes Research Foundation – Type 1 Diabetes Cure

Children with Diabetes Research Foundation – Type 1 Diabetes Cure

Type 1 Diabetes, often associated with children, is a cruel mistress; it consumes your life, making simple living an art form. Worse, society mixes it up with Type 2 Diabetes, which admittedly has its difficulties but is not the same thing. Even people in the medical profession bundle all diabetics into the same group. There are many, many more Type 2 folks out there, so funding and research tends to lean in that direction. This article supports The Children with…

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