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Firm’s ratings give donors new tool in picking worthy charities

Four-year-olds Nevaeh Martin (right) and Jennifer Dos Santos played at College Bound Dorchester, rated as one of the state’s best school readiness programs. Four-year-olds Nevaeh Martin (right) and Jennifer Dos Santos played at College Bound Dorchester, rated as one of the state’s best school readiness programs. (Pat Greenhouse/Globe Staff)
By Erin Ailworth
Globe Staff / March 31, 2010

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What makes a nonprofit a worthy cause? At College Bound Dorchester, 4-year-old Jennifer Dos Santos wrapped a fuzzy, orange boa around her head, tossed it over her shoulder, and reached for a black handbag. “We’re playing pretend,’’ she said. (Full article: 623 words)

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