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Nov 26 2014

Mariela Perez-Ralston Faces Problems Head-on

Interview by Maria Gurovich for The Island Connection Editor’s Note: Volunteer Spotlight is a column in The Island Connection highlighting members of the community who give their time to help others. If you know of a volunteer who deserves the spotlight email jennifer@luckydognews.com. My name is Mariela Perez- Ralston. I was born and raised in …

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Nov 13 2014

Seeking A Stronger Community

Interview by Maria Gurovich for The Island Connection Editor’s Note: Volunteer Spotlight is a column highlighting members of the community who give their time to help others. If you know of a volunteer who deserves the spotlight email jennifer@luckydognews.com. I moved from Brooklyn, NY to Johns Island two and a half years ago with my …

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Oct 01 2014

Dr. Alan Martin Is Healing Mouths And Bellies

Interview by Maria Gurovich for The Island Connection Editor’s Note: Volunteer Spotlight is a column in The Island Connection highlighting members of the community who give their time to help others. If you know of a volunteer who deserves the spotlight email jennifer@luckydognews.com. I am a Dentist. I received my degree from the University Of …

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Sep 19 2014

Just Do It!

By Maria Gurovich for The Island Connection Editor’s Note: Volunteer Spotlight is a column in The Island Connection highlighting members of the community who give their time to help others. If you know of a volunteer who deserves the spotlight email jennifer@luckydognews.com. Barry Abrams grew up in Chicago, where he earned an engineering degree from …

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Sep 05 2014

Linda Rodgers Offers A Familiar Face To Those In Need

  Interview by LeAnn Wylie for The Island Connection Editor’s Note: Volunteer Spotlight is a new column in The Island Connection highlighting members of the community who give their time to help others. If you know a volunteer who deserves the spotlight email jennifer@luckydognews.com. I was born in Charleston and have lived on James Island …

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Aug 20 2014

Liz Mastrangelo Enjoys Helping To Make Change

  Interview by Maria Gurovich for The Island Connection Editor’s Note: Volunteer Spotlight is a new column in The Island Connection highlighting members of the community who give their time to help others. If you know a volunteer who deserves the spotlight email jennifer@luckydognews.com. I am from New Jersey, where I was a registered nurse …

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Jun 26 2014

Finding A Family In The Neighborhood

  By Zach Huey for The Island Connection Editor’s Note: Volunteer Spotlight is a new column in The Island Connection highlighting members of the community who give their time to help others. If you know a volunteer who deserves the spotlight email jennifer@luckydognews.com. Volunteer Allan Woods grew up in a low-income home in Brooklyn where …

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May 06 2014

Earlene Smalls Gives Back

Interviewed by Maria Gurovich for The Island Connection Editor’s Note: Volunteer Spotlight is a new column in The Island Connection highlighting members of the community who give their time to help others. If you know of a volunteer who deserves the spotlight email jennifer@luckydognews.com. I am the oldest of eight children. I was born in …

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Apr 01 2014

Greg Nadolny Is A “Selfish Helper”

Interviewed by Maria Gurovich for The Island Connection Editor’s Note: The Volunteer Spotlight is a new column in The Island Connection highlighting members of the community who give their time to help others. If you know of a volunteer who deserves the spotlight email jennifer@luckydognews.com. My mother was born in Vilnius, Poland (now Lithuania), and …

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Oct 12 2018

Keeping Kids Out Of Foster Care

By Gregg Bragg, The Island Connection Sr. Staff Writer Charleston Halos is the mixed bag of Lowcountry charities. Since their founding in 1997 by Dr. Eve Spratt, their operations have been primarily funded by grants from The Sisters of Charity Foundation of SC, The Duke Endowment, and a smidgen of individual donations. The Medical University …

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