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Connecting Passion to the Community: This Week in Daily Giving

Ari Nessel | Posted 02.23.2014 | Impact
Ari Nessel

With Christine Valerio's combined passion for graphic design and creating positive change in people's lives, she developed With Me, a system of interactive and conversational games that encourage meaningful interaction between people of all ages.

Zimmerman Gets Guns Back

Posted 01.23.2014 | Crime

George Zimmerman, reclaimed five weapons on Wednesday that police confiscated from him last month when his girlfriend accused him of domestic abuse, ...

Joy Resmovits

About Face: Are GOP Govs Increasing Ed Spending To Save Political Skin?

HuffingtonPost.com | Joy Resmovits | Posted 03.09.2012 | Education

Call it budgetary whiplash. Last November, a wave of Tea Party minimalism and budget-cutting fervor swept the country, ushering governors like Rick...

Scuba Diver Finds, Returns Lost 1930s College Ring

AP | Posted 01.06.2012 | Impact

By Associated Press LONGWOOD, Fla. -- Louise Hearst Entzminger lost her class ring in a central Florida swimming hole in the 1930s. Scuba diver ...

Poor, Homeless Students Living Out Of Cars As Childhood Poverty Climbs

Posted 01.29.2012 | Education

More than 16 million children now live in poverty in the United States, the highest number since 1962. In all, 19.8 percent of school children were l...

WATCH: Florida's Rampant Poverty Forces Families To Live In Cars

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 11.28.2011 | Business

In a country struggling with rampant unemployment and a disastrous foreclosure crisis, it is Florida that is today home to a third of America's homele...

Inspired By '60 Minutes,' Americans Offer Help To Needy Children

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

A recent episode of "60 Minutes" explored the struggles of children in Seminole County Schools, where families are increasingly facing hunger and home...

Homework Without Homes: Fla. Schools Adapt To Needs Of Students

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

As more Americans fall from the middle class into poverty, the rate of homeless families is on the rise, going up nearly 9 percent in 2010. For the ch...