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Steve & Faby’s Story: Changing Themselves, Changing Their City

  • November 17, 2016
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  • By Brett Slezak

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As buildOn marks our 25th Anniversary of breaking the cycle of poverty, illiteracy and low expectations, NBC’s TODAY Show visited us in Bridgeport, Connecticut, to tell the story of how service and education are changing lives in Bridgeport, across the U.S., and all over the world. Watch the TODAY Show segment and read more about […]

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These buildOn Students Have Served More Than 400 Hours

  • February 2, 2017
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  • By Brett Slezak

A huge congratulations to these 16 students who have surpassed 400 hours of service with buildOn. By cooking meals for the homeless, spending quality time with seniors and mentoring young children, these dedicated students are changing their communities for the better. They have stayed late to volunteer after school, woken up early on Saturdays in […]

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buildOn Students March Against Violence in Boston

  • December 15, 2016
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  • By Brett Slezak

Even though the buildOn program at Jeremiah E. Burke High School in Boston just launched at the beginning of this school year, students at Burke are already coming to buildOn to address the issues that matter most to them. Recently, buildOn students at Burke came together for a March Against Violence in honor of Raekwon […]

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