Friday Round-Up: This Week in the News

“’Hearing that there’s somebody out there going through something that you can really relate to is so important, Choo said.” The holidays, mental health, and the gift of storytelling (MinnPost)

“Donors gave 90 percent more this year to charity on Giving Tuesday than last year, according to Blackbaud, a leading provider of online donation processing.” Giving Tuesday Smashes Records, Spurs 90% Donation Spike (Huffington Post)

“Communities should consider the many ways mainstream resources, such as Medicaid or Temporary Aid to Needy Families (TANF), can enhance those efforts, as these programs are designed to help lift people out of poverty.” Here’s how we can fight homelessness (ThinkProgress)

“’Some people see [violence against women and children] but don’t think it’s wrong because it’s just part of their normal experience.’” Adamson athletes take a stand against domestic violence (Dallas Morning News)

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