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Winning Gold in Sochi – MAXIMUS Foundation Lends a Hand

August 6, 2014 in Long Articles

In November 2013, as part of our biannual grant-making process, the MAXIMUS Foundation awarded a charitable grant to Operation Comfort. Based in San Antonio, Operation Comfort provides rehabilitative services to wounded veterans in the forms of financial assistance, career resources, and various athletic programs. Among these programs is the San Antonio
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Nobody Puts Baby in the Corner

July 31, 2014 in Short Posts

Anyone who has seen Dirty Dancing remembers the scene of Patrick Swayze lifting up Jennifer Grey in the film’s finale. While the movie glamorized the romance of a dancer’s life, it failed to show the tough reality that many dancers face today. There are more than 25,000 professional dancers currently
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A Global Fight Against Pediatric AIDS

July 15, 2014 in Short Posts

 “All men are caught in an inescapable network of mutuality, tied in a single garment of destiny. Whatever affects one directly affects all indirectly.” -Martin Luther King, Jr. Sometimes, an organization comes along that sets its horizons as broad as possible, that makes its focus region span continents. The Elizabeth
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Providing a Safe Haven for Boise Families

July 7, 2014 in Short Posts

  City Light Home for Women and Children provides women and children with a safe haven in Idaho’s Treasure Valley. Established in 2000 to meet the challenges of growing homelessness in the area, the shelter offers a variety of services to the individuals who walk through its doors. This includes overnight shelter
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Conference Challenge Produces One Ton of Supplies

June 26, 2014 in Short Posts

MAXIMUS held its 8th annual Project Manager’s Conference last week. The conference, themed “Excellence in Execution and Expansion”, brought together employees from around the globe to learn about and share their experiences from their respective projects. One of the conference’s highlights came during a Tuesday night event sponsored by the
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Mentors for Metro Nashville

June 3, 2014 in Short Posts

We are pleased to continue our partnership with Big Brothers Big Sisters of Middle Tennessee, who this Spring received a second MAXIMUS Foundation grant to support their Amachi program. The Amachi program, which provides one-to-one mentors for children of prisoners in Metro Nashville, Tennessee offers special educational, recreational and community service
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Teaming Up in Texas

May 22, 2014 in Home Rotator, Short Posts

Brownsville’s Moody Clinic, a 2014 spring grantee of the MAXIMUS Foundation, is a nonprofit rehabilitation clinic where 5000 children receive speech, physical, and occupational therapy each year, regardless of their ability to pay. Brownsville Foundation Ambassador Alex Sandoval and several of her MAXIMUS teammates recently took an opportunity to participate in and
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Love146 Fights Human Trafficking at Home

May 14, 2014 in Short Posts

The recent abduction of more than 300 Nigerian young girls from their school has shocked and saddened many around the world. Taken by the Nigerian home grown terrorist group Boko Haram, more than 200 of these girls remain missing and are now are at risk of being sold into slavery.
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