Sunday, February 22, 2009

IMPACT ‘neighbors' go door-to-door - Gazette

Nonprofit launches campaign to connect residents with services through ‘go to' representatives

by Amber Parcher | Staff Writer | Wednesday, Feb. 18, 2009

As the economy shows few signs of improving and more people need help to live in Montgomery County, a local nonprofit wants to create a go-to person in several neighborhoods who can direct people to the support they need.

The concept's title, Neighbors Supporting Neighbors, is simple, said members of IMPACT Silver Spring, a nonprofit designed to foster community involvement, especially among ethnic groups.

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