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buildOn turns 25

  • August 22, 2016
  • Listed in News
  • By Carrie Pena

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This week, 25 years ago, buildOn began its work to break the cycle of poverty, illiteracy and low expectations. From the south side of Chicago to Mali, West Africa. From the Bronx to Nepal. buildOn has touched the lives of over 2 million people through service and education. But our success has only been possible […]

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These buildOn Students Served 50 Hours!

  • June 27, 2016
  • Listed in News
  • By buildOn

This school year, buildOn students gave more than 186,000 hours of service in their communities. Congrats to these students who each reached the milestone of completing 50 hours of service in April and May. These dedicated young people are changing their communities for the better one hour at a time, by feeding the homeless, comforting seniors, and helping younger children. They’ve stayed late to volunteer after school, have woken up early on Saturday’s to serve, and have shown the grit, passion and determination to transform themselves, their communities and our world. Thank you for your commitment to breaking the cycle of poverty, illiteracy and low expectations!

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