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  • Story of the Month – Information is Power

    I happened to be waiting for a meeting in the reception area of an emergency room the other day when a young mother approached the triage desk with her glassy–eyed blankie–clutching adorable daughter in tow. She had that “my child is sick and I don’t know what to do” tone in her voice. We hear […]

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  • It’s Possible XIII

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  • Story of the Month-The Tzedakah Box

    Adriane grew up hearing many stories about her Depression-era grandmother. One such story involved a fence, a bowl of soup and some dignity. Unemployed men would knock on her Nana’s door offering to do odd jobs in exchange for a meal. Nana had a fence that needed fixing. The fence was mended, a bowl of […]

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  • Carnevale – A Night of Mystery and Revelry

    It was an evening to remember as more than 200 guests enjoyed “Carnevale” at Young & Healthy’s recent gala event on January 26th at Pandora on Green. The evening raised approximately $170,000 to further the mission of Young & Healthy providing access to high-quality health care, health education and prevention care for the underserved children […]

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  • Resiliency

    Resiliency I am always amazed (and impressed) by the kids who, in spite of the odds against them, rise up and face each day with optimism. You’ve all seen a little one with a patch on one eye. Patrick needed one when he was little, but he lacked access to health care and now he […]

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