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Global Vision 2020: Bringing Sight to the Developing World From Easton

A former Marine with extensive experience in logistics, Kevin started the non-profit Global Vision 2020 with the goal of bringing corrective eyeglasses to the more than one billion people in the developing world who would benefit from them. more »

May 13, 2014 9:08 PM -hot seat-

Peace Out at the Multicultural Festival

“Those who have been in Talbot County the longest need to create a culture which will enable diverse populations to share their culture." more »

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Under the Umbrellas

On this day, a musician, a writer, a seamstress, a carpenter, a salesman, a widow, an artist, and a philanthropist have all gathered around two metal tables bearing colorful umbrellas in order to discuss what’s on their collective minds. more »

Sep 12, 2012 11:43 AM -man cave- 3 Comments

Pilgrimage with Purpose

Instead of a beach vacation, Sabrina, 33, and Simón, 37, are making the trek on behalf of their non-profit organization, Aguayuda, whose mission is to improve life and health in rural communities through clean water and education. more »

Jun 20, 2012 9:41 PM -the road- 2 Comments

Chesapeake Center's Increased Productivity

At that time, people with disabilities couldn’t stay in school until they were 21, so the parents approached local store owners to see if they would be willing to offer employment. more »

Apr 11, 2012 8:57 PM -downtown- 4 Comments

The Definition of Sweat Equity

Currently, the price for one of their homes is $95,000, with all mortgage payments coming directly back to them. This money then goes toward more projects. It is a business model that has helped sustain them even through the economic downturn. more »

Feb 7, 2012 10:08 PM -hot seat- 1 Comments

Seven Area Nonprofits You Should Know About (But Probably Don't)

Each one of them is doing powerful work, without the comparable recognition or funding. Even if you've already allotted your charitable donations, these organizations could benefit from more people on the Eastern Shore knowing who they are. more »

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Aguayuda: Easton Residents Give the Gift of Water

The couple’s passion for the cause of clean water developed from firsthand experience in Honduras, where they both experienced interruptions to their water supply, making it difficult to cook and maintain personal hygiene. more »

Nov 24, 2011 12:00 AM -hot seat-