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Community Champions: Lowcountry woman continues fight against cancer with awareness walk

One Lowcountry woman has heard the word every cancer patient wants to hear: remission.
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  Community Champions: Parent University

The mission of Parent University is to connect parents with resources in the community through learning. The University has been doing that for more than 20 years.
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  Community Champions: Matthew Reardon Early Learning Academy

There are a lot of lessons being taught at Savannah's newest preschool. But the overriding one at the Matthew Reardon Early Learning Academy is how to accept differences by ignoring them.
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  Community Champions: West Broad Street YMCA

There are barriers in some neighborhoods to healthy eating, whether they are the cost of food or easy access to grocery stores.
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  Community Champions: New Ebenezer Retreat Program

For almost 20 years, the WTOC Community Champions at the New Ebenezer Retreat Alive Program have been helping students get in touch with science by getting out into the environment.
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Community Champions: HHI’s Lowcountry Critters Program

The Coastal Discovery Museum’s Lowcountry Critters Program provides a rare opportunity to get up close - and learn from - animals you don’t always see so easily.
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  Community Champions: Savannah Speech and Hearing Center Sound Start Program

Children learn to listen, and listen to learn, in the Savannah Speech and Hearing Center's Sound Start Program.
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  Community Champions: Consumer Credit Counseling Service

Everyone is not great with money. For those who could use a little help managing it, there is an organization in Savannah with 65 years of experience.
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  Community Champions: Medbank Foundation

The MedBank Foundation is a Savannah-based non-profit organization that walks people through the complicated applications for free prescriptions - a process that otherwise could keep people from their medications.
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  Community Champions: Step Up Savannah

The path to earning a family-sustaining wage often starts at Step Up Savannah, a non-profit organization that has a multi-level approach to lifting people out of generational poverty.
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  Community Champions: Senior Citizens Inc.

Even with all the education and activities, companionship and care provided at their Bull Street headquarters, Senior Citizens Incorporated is just as valuable out in the community.
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  Community Champions: Starfish Catering

Union Mission’s Starfish catering service prepares breakfast and lunch for a growing clientele of local businesses and other non-profit organizations.
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  Community Champions: Bluffton Self Help

Residents who need a little assistance crossing that financial gap often find it at Bluffton Self Help, a non-profit organization that provides a variety of services to neighbors in need.
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  Community Champions: Savannah Center for the Blind and Low Vision

Roughly 400 people a year use the Savannah Center for the Blind and Low Vision, where visually-challenged individuals receive unique training that allows them to resume everyday activities, both inside and outside of the home.
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  Community Champions: Boys & Girls Club, Hilton Head Island

Young people are filling summer days with fun and games at summer camp on Hilton Head Island, but as with anything at the Boys and Girls Club, it’s much more than fun and games.

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Jasper County is nearly 700-square miles, and the sheriff’s office knows drugs come through the county on Interstate 95.