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Kevin Phelan and Chad Gifford

Too many do-gooders?

By Kevin Phelan and Chad Gifford
May 3, 2007

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FOR YEARS, generous and philanthropic Bostonians have been increasingly overwhelmed by the growing number of well-intentioned, not-for-profit agencies, which continue to struggle to help the most needy citizens. These agencies have focused agendas on how their particular organization caters to the needs of youth, health, social service issues, arts, education and job training, housing, and community development. With about 5,500 ... (Full article: 456 words)

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