The Campus Kitchen at Washington and Lee (CKWL) is an emerging leader in community service for students and resourceful anti-hunger programs for communities around the country. The entire program is student-run. Tasks undertaken by students include: planning menus, obtaining food, running cooking shifts, organizing drivers, and teaching culinary skills to unemployed adults. In addition, they keep track of all paperwork necessary to ensure that everything−including food preparation−is being done safely, organize fundraisers, develop curriculum, and recruit new students to get involved. Students
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Capstone Community Action provides comprehensive services to help people achieve economic well-being with dignity and develops partnerships to strengthen Vermont communities. Our commitment is to alleviate the suffering caused by poverty, to work with individuals and families to move out of poverty, and to advocate for economic justice for all Vermonters.
Career Collaborative is a private, non-profit organization that partners with employers to help low-income, unemployed and under-employed workers get and keep jobs. Its Job-Search Course helps participants get full-time permanent jobs with benefits and to understand the employer’s point of view once employed. Career Collaborative provides two years of ongoing support to help clients be successful over time. More than 70 percent of Career Collaborative clients remain employed for a minimum of this two-year period. These services are offered at
CVOEO addresses fundamental issues of economic, social and racial justice and works with people to achieve economic independence. The Champlain Valley Office of Economic Opportunity (CVOEO) is a nonprofit corporation formed in 1965 to carry out the Economic Opportunity Act of 1964 in Vermont’s Northwest Counties of Addison, Chittenden, Franklin and Grand Isle. It is one of five Community Action Agencies in Vermont. CVOEO provides vital services to over eleven thousand households (over 25,000 individuals) every year. Our three Coordinated Statewide Housing
To lead the effort to build and sustain community practices to eliminate homelessness.
The Christian Appalachian Project (CAP) is an interdenominational, non-profit organization committed to serving the people in need in Appalachia by providing physical, spiritual, and emotional support through a wide variety of programs and services. One such program is the CAP summer camps, which are designed to provide campers with physical, intellectual, emotional, and spiritual challenges in a recreational environment. The children in attendance range in age from 6 to 17 and most come from low-income families. Counselors will engage in outdoor and indoor activities throughout
Following in a more than 30 year tradition of hospitality in the Triad, Church World Service (CWS) established its Greensboro Immigration and Refugee Program in early 2009, partnering with the local community to provide comprehensive resettlement services to newly arrived refugees through the U.S. Refugee Resettlement Program. With more than 150 individual volunteers, faith community partners, and donors supporting our work each year, CWS is proud to be able to offer the support and services that refugees need to succeed
Established as a partnership between the Cleveland Clinic and Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine is a unique medical school program that sets standards for the training of physician investigators through innovative approaches to the integration of basic science, research and clinical medicine. This summer the intern will be observing and interviewing patients in a variety of clinical venues and under the mentorship of three professionals in order to address issues of addiction in various ways (healthcare, legal,
For 35 years, CCC has partnered with the community to assist refugees as they integrate into our country. Refugees are forced to flee their countries based on a well-founded fear of persecution on the basis of race, religion, membership in a social group, political opinion or national origin. They come to the U.S. with very few belongings, often unprepared linguistically, culturally, and economically for their new life. There are 14 million refugees around the world today. The Department of State
The Regional Center for Infectious Disease (RCID) opened in March 2011 in the Wendover Medical Center. RCID provides medical care, research, social work, care management, mental health, substance abuse and dental services for over 1400 people living with HIV in our community. We also serve patients with general infectious disease problems. To date, we have assisted 600-700 patients with HIV medication assistance through ADAP (AIDS Drug Assistance Program). Currently, we are providing HIV related medications to 315 patients, a total benefit