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Doing Good with Your Time

“I didn’t know what I wanted to do, but I knew I wanted to support others in my community,” explains Emily Melhorn, the coordinator of volunteers at Families in Transition (FIT) and the FIT VISTA Program. After graduating in 2010 Melhorn chose to return to her native New Hampshire and work for a non-profit organization […]

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Doing Good: At Your Table

“It’s been months in the planning,” explains Darcy Horgan the event organizer for the 2014 Tablescapes event which takes place Friday, November 7th to Sunday, November 9th at the Discover Portsmouth Center, 10 Middle Street, Portsmouth, NH. Just merely glancing at the extensive list of featured designers, and workshops available through the weekend extravaganza gives […]

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Doing Good: The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) is the world’s largest voluntary nonprofit health organization dedicated to funding blood cancer research and providing education and patient services. Since 1949, it has been dedicated to curing leukemia, lymphoma and myeloma. However, their tireless work goes well beyond the world of blood cancers, explains Sarah Callahan, LLS’s Campaign […]

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Doing Good: Girls Inc.

“It’s a place where a girl gets to be Captain of the team, not just the cheerleader on the sidelines.” That’s the phrase that has stuck in my head since my phone call with Cathy Duffy Cullity, CEO of Girls Inc. of New Hampshire. But Cathy wasn’t just talking about sports; the analogy spans across […]

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Shhhh! We’re Doing Good

I’m sitting upstairs at the Portsmouth Public Library, after almost twenty years of planning, development and construction this space was completed in 2006 and now, eight years on it is still a fantastic space.  I really enjoy coming down to the library, not only to avoid the blistering heat in my non air-conditioned apartment but […]