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December 2, 2014

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It's that time of year again, the season of giving, and what better way to kick it off than participating in Giving Tuesday? Several of our amazing New Profit portfolio organizations let us know that they are participating today. Check them out and consider making them part of your Giving Tuesday donations:

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eyetoeye

Eye to Eye's mission is to improve the life of every person with a learning disability. They fulfill their mission by supporting and growing a network of youth mentoring programs run by and for those with learning differences, and by organizing advocates to support the full inclusion of people with learning disabilities and ADHD in all aspects of society.

Click here to donate to Eye to Eye

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New Teacher Center (NTC) is a national non-profit dedicated to improving student learning by accelerating the effectiveness of new teachers and school leaders. NTC works with schools districts, state policymakers, and educators across the country to develop and implement induction programs aligned with district learning goals. NTC induction programs include one-on-one mentoring and professional development, all taking place within school environments that support new teachers.

Click here to donate to New Teacher Center

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LAWSONs

Turnaround strives to transform public education so that high-poverty schools across America are designed to confront the predictable and recurring challenges of poverty as they manifest inside schools. Turnaround has designed a targeted intervention to mitigate the impact of traumatic stress on child development. In each partner school, Turnaround creates a student support system, trains teachers in proven classroom management and instructional strategies, and works with school leaders to build a high-performing culture. This allows every child to develop the social, emotional, and academic skills to succeed in school and in life.

Click here to donate to Turnaround

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In YouthBuild programs, low-income young people ages 16 to 24 work full-time for 6 to 24 months toward their GEDs or high school diplomas while learning job skills by building affordable housing for homeless and low-income people in their communities. Emphasis is placed on leadership development, community service, and the creation of a positive mini-community of adults and youth committed to each other’s success. Students may earn AmeriCorps education awards through their homebuilding and other community service. At exit, they are placed in college, jobs, or both.

Click here to donate to YouthBuild

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FirstPlaceForYouth

The mission of First Place for Youth is to help foster kids build the skills they need to make a successful transition to self-sufficiency and responsible adulthood.

Click here to donate to First Place

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Health Leads' mission is to catalyze this healthcare system by connecting patients with the basic resources they need to be healthy, and in doing so build leaders with the conviction and ability to champion quality care for all patients.

Click here to donate to Health Leads

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