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Baltimore Nonprofit's Volunteers Transform Lives, Build Community

Doing laundry, helping with homework, hanging out together — it's all part of the partnership between student and mentor, stitched together by Thread. For more than a decade, the Baltimore nonprofit has created families that are not connected by blood. Its motto is “Never give up.”  Thread matches teens who are having trouble keeping up in school or have difficulties at home with mentors and support services. The connection is designed to last 10 years, from high school through...

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