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The CWC mantra is ‘One job. One year.’ We feel it is important to acknowledge the hard work that goes into reaching that very important milestone on the road to self-sufficiency. We’d like to offer our most sincere congratulations to the following CWC graduates who have been on the job for at least one year:

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Omar came to OPEN M in March of 2015 to join our Community Works Connection (CWC) program. During our week of classes, he forged a friendship with every one of his classmates. Omar always demonstrated leadership. He spoke often and kindly of his children. He was a proud father.

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As you may know, last week was our Christmas for the Love of Children food and gift distribution. In the days following the event, the entire staff here was beaming with Christmas spirit and joy. It seemed to touch each of us equally, but in different ways. For many of OPEN M staffers, the pure […]

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Merry Christmas! 2016 marks my 20th Christmas with OPEN M. Of all the programs we offer, this is my favorite because of the way it brings joy and hope to so many people who are struggling. To come alongside people in their time of need and build them up with love and gifts brings a […]

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If you’re baking cookies this week and have a little time on your hands, why not bake a few dozen of extras?! Our Christmas for the Love of Children distribution day is next Wednesday, December 14th. We’d love to have some cookies available for parents as they pick up their food boxes and gifts for […]

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Because CWC is a relationship-based program designed to give clients the support they need to become self-sufficient, we rely on mentors and Core Employers along with our staff to be the three pillars of our program. When all three pillars are in place, we see tremendous growth in our clients.

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