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Nola-rae Cronan of Easthampton, MA writes: In response to the earthquake and tsunami in Japan, a group of children ranging from four to ten have joined together to raise money for relief efforts. They have decided to fold 1,000 paper cranes in the tradition of the Japanese legend that guarantees a wish to anyone who folds 1,000 cranes. All proceeds from the sales of each crane will go to the Red Cross…. Read More

Change for Kids: Working With Other Nonprofits to Make a Difference In 1996, a group of friends decided to make a difference by raising money to buy school supplies for kindergarten teachers at four New York City schools. Three fund-raising events later, other individuals and nonprofit organizations interested in making a difference joined the effort.  Check out this link to find a description of how nonprofit organizations can work together over at… Read More

It’s fundraising time over at Valley Free Radio, WXOJ 103.3FM Northampton, MA, home of the Hilltown Family Variety Show. (413) 584-1160, (413) 585-1033 Valley Free Radio (WXOJ 103.3FM) is a non-profit, community based and volunteer run radio station for the Greater Northampton area. It is truly a non-commercial radio station. The station is supported by members of our community and accepts no underwriting. Join me (host, Sienna) and good friend and long… Read More

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