Dental care for D.C. homeless, thanks to CareFirst grant [News, 6/24]


HEALTH
Comprehensive dental care for D.C. homeless (wire, 6/24) – Unity Health Care will open a center at the Federal City Homeless Assistance Center with a grant from WG member CareFirst.

PHILANTHROPY
Rockefeller 2.0: Gates relaunches philanthropy (MSNBC, 6/23) – As Bill Gates leaves Microsoft to go full-time at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation (WG member), philanthropy gets a lot of ink. Rick Cohen: “One out of every 10 foundation dollars spent is going to have the Gates name on it” … “an influence that is impossible to calculate.”

FAMILY INCOME
Capital Area Asset Builders celebrates low-income D.C. participants’ savings in 2007 (6/23) – Supporters include WG members Washington Area Women’s Foundation and The Morris & Gwendolyn Cafritz Foundation.

DEVELOPMENT
Green Alliance Takes a Stand at Poplar Point (WaPo, 6/24)

HOUSEKEEPING
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…and straight from the actual AP wire (via DCeiver) comes the headline: “Everything seemingly is spinning out of control.” (So don’t worry, it’s not just you.) -Nick