A Unique Office Holiday Tradition

Categories: Community Outreach, Feature, Fundraising, Giving, Non-Profit, Other, Volunteering
“The best gift one can give oneself is the gift of giving.” This quote graced Obsidian Global’s holiday cards this year. The message reflects not only the personal philosophy of the local technology company’s CEO, Drew Conway, but also the corporate culture he’s built through a unique office holiday tradition. At Obsidian, the kick-off to …

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Success in a New Country

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When his mother left her six children in Cameroon to come to the United States, she envisioned creating a better life for them all.  She had hoped all her children would soon follow her to her new country. Unfortunately, only one of her children was approved to come to the United States.  Ludovick, a trained …

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Looking Forward from Homelessness

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In May, Sherri came to Southern Maryland hoping to reunite with family. She was staying in a motel while desperate to find a home for her one month old daughter, Rebecca and herself. She was quickly sent to Angel’s Watch, our shelter for women and their children who are homeless and/or fleeing domestic violence. Sherri …

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Never Too Late for a New Beginning

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Before Vernon started installing siding on houses, he had never picked up a hammer. But the laborious work provided a decent income for Vernon to start saving money and provide for his family. Then came the housing market crash. Vernon lost his job and with it the steady income. Starting over from scratch at the …

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