[News 7/17] Merger creates world’s largest volunteer organization


“Merger of Hands On Network and Points of Light Foundation…” (CSRwire, 7/16)

“Hands On to merge with DC nonprofit” (AJC, 7/16)

AFFORDABLE HOUSING
Mayor Fenty wants to allocate $117 million new revenue annually for affordable housing in D.C. The outlined plan states that “30 percent of new housing units built on city-owned land must be affordable for low-income residents” and calls for a partnership with the interfaith network to produce 5,000 homes. (WaPo, 7/17)

DONATIONS
Activist investor “plans to earmark one-third of any profit he makes from [his] Target investment for a charitable foundation…” (NYTimes, 7/16)

Md. Animal Shelter Gets Major Gift (WaPo, 7/17)

One thought on “[News 7/17] Merger creates world’s largest volunteer organization”

  1. Do we need set-asides in every new condo development? yes.
    Do we need project based Section 8 house? NO.
    Should the city look into Ward 3 to find suitable places for low income housing? YES!

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