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An Update to Hurricane Harvey & TGC

An update to our post from yesterday regarding Hurricane Harvey and the 12th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina…. While it is still very early, we are working toward the possibility of a trip to Texas to help to help with gutting a few homes. We really are experts at gutting homes after storms/floods making them ready […]

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On this 12th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina….

On this 12th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina and the profound damage in Texas with hurricane Harvey, it seems sadly fitting to let everyone know we are looking at the possibility (at this point only a possibility) of a trip to help when the time is right. As you all know, we were born out of […]

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2017 Compassion Awards

  Look for the date soon! The 2017 Giving Circle Compassion Awards. Who will The 2017 award winners be? Award 1- Local Individual Resident: An individual who has through selfless compassion most influenced or touched people of the Saratoga region — Award 2 – Local Nonprofit: A local charity, social club, faith-based organization or service […]

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The First Semester has ended…

  The first semester in the Ugandan schools has ended, and the children of our 2 schools will soon be on a little break. This includes the FIRST p7 class of candidates in the history of Kagoma Gate!  Months from now, these 38 students will sit for their national exams. In the Ugandan system for […]

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New School Bells!

New school bells being installed at both our schools! Thank you Peg Bakaitis!

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2017 Institute for Human Rights

The Giving Circle and the Capital Region Institute for Human Rights partner to produce the 2017 Teen Summer Symposium on Human Rights, a four-day workshop open to incoming freshmen through graduating seniors, who are interested in history, social justice, politics, and international relations. The goals of the Teen Summer Symposium are to provide participants with a […]

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