DIRECTIONS Winter 2009

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Every year, children in the United States miss school due to a variety of ailments. However, did you know that children miss more than 750,000 school days per year due to easily avoidable dental problems?

On November 18, 2008, 400 people gathered at Philadelphia’s Academy of Natural Sciences for evolution! PHMC’s Brand Celebration.

With Girls United Achieving Professional Aspirations and Successes (GUAPAS), PHMC affiliate La Comunidad Hispana (LCH) reaches girls ages 14 to 18.

The Attic Youth Center conferred its Leadership Achievement Award on Lee Carson, PHMC research associate, at The Attic's annual gala at the Philadelphia Ritz-Carlton on November 15.

Even in a strong economy, nonprofit organizations can face tight financial constraints. So when the economy takes a downward spin, for many nonprofits the financial pinch can be especially severe.