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Big Business Gets Generous: A look at what Washington businesses did for the greater good in 2014

The Washington area charity community is still dealing with the pullback in government spending, which has cut grants and pinched the resources of many businesses whose fortunes are tied to the federal budget. Nevertheless, many local companies have risen to the challenge.

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Young people embrace volunteering, but not other civic activities

Tired of hearing people grouse about a tuned-out, apathetic younger generation? Well, here’s a comeback: Today’s young Americans are more serious about giving back than their parents were.

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Kids these days more serious about giving back than parents

Tired of hearing people grouse about a tuned-out, apathetic younger generation? Well, here’s a comeback: Today’s young Americans are more serious about giving back than their parents were.

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The District’s GrowingHunger Crisis

The Dec. 22 Metro article “Homeless and hungry in D.C. ” drew attention to the hunger crisis in the metropolitan area, but this is not a new phenomenon. District residents have been going hungry for years, and we at Bread for the City and our partners at the Capital Area Food Bank are doing what we can.

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How DC Tech Gives Back

Behind the brains and innovation of DC tech is a community that rallies for those in need. Here’s a smattering of their good deeds.

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Tahzoo Gives Back to the Community

Company unveils initiatives including support for Bread for the City

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Obama and his family hand out food ahead of Thanksgiving

President Obama wished Americans a happy Thanksgiving on Thursday, extending his gratitude to military members and charity volunteers for their service and explaining what he loves most about the holiday.

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Obama Family volunteers at Bread for the City

President Obama, accompanied by first lady Michelle Obama, his daughters and mother-in-law, marked the day before Thanksgiving by helping feed the hungry in Washington. The Obamas traveled to Bread for the City in southeast Washington to distribute food, with the president handing out bags of sweet potatoes.