E-Newsletter February 2011
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E-Newsletter February 2011
Winter may have been bleak so far in New England, but here at Grand Circle Foundation, at least our hearts have been warm—thanks to our generous travelers, associates, and supporters. We have plenty of success to share already in 2011, including a fantastic food drive, an auspicious start to China's Year of the Rabbit, a new goal reached in Thailand, and much more. We also asked Foundation Vice President Maury Peterson to share her impressions of a special journey she took recently. Read on to learn more.
Traveling for Change
Invest in a Village 

Featured Project Update:

Phase 2 Completed at Don Chum Village
As of late January, the village of Don Chum has officially completed its Phase 2 goals, which included increasing its chicken and catfish population and expanding its vegetable farmlands. Read a special message from the Chief of the village.
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Recognizing Gutsy Leaders 

Robert Lewis, Jr.
Vice President for Programs, The Boston Foundation
Founder, Boston Astros
Robert Lewis, Jr., saw violence—and experienced it personally—as he grew up during a turbulent period in Boston's history. And he has turned that experience into a positive: a lifelong quest to make life safer for kids, on the streets … and on the playing field.
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Greg Johnson
Executive Director, Bottom Line
Many resources are available to help students get into college. But who's there to support low-income and first-generation kids once they get there? Bottom Line, that's who. Just ask Greg Johnson.
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Join Us

We want to hear from you! "Like" us on Facebook and share your experience with Grand Circle Foundation. This month, we're asking:

Have you visited a school sponsored by the Foundation recently? Tell us about it!

We're looking forward to hearing from you!

We also want to see more of your experiences through your photographs of Grand Circle Foundation visits. Email us your .jpeg files, and you could be featured on our website or in our promotional materials.

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Foundation News
Little School, Big Difference
Maury Peterson, Vice President of Grand Circle Foundation, delivered a special gift to the Laxmi School in Nepal.
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Boston Community Service

2011 Food Drive
Boston associates collected 456 pounds of goods for donation to the Greater Boston Food Bank. Learn more >>

Service Around the World

A New Year of Giving in China

Our China team ushered in the Year of the Rabbit by spending a day with two needy families.
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