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Monday October 18th

Inter-Faith Council

New shelter, for some

Hey, progressive Chapel Hillians, how high does your social justice meter go? Do you draw the line at thinking about the rights and treatment of sex offenders — one of society’s most stigmatized groups?

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Inter-Faith Council's holiday meals program serves needy families

More than 800 local families can look forward to turkey, ham, stuffing and pie this holiday season thanks to a local organization and gracious neighbors. The Inter-Faith Council for Social Service will be providing families with meals as they celebrate Thanksgiving, Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa and the winter solstice through its holiday meals program.

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Orange County nonprofit begins blanket drive

To help those in need combat dropping temperatures, one county organization is working to keep area shelters warm during the winter weather. Blanket Orange County, a nonprofit organization, kicked off its seventh annual blanket drive Monday and hopes to collect 400 new and used blankets for local shelters — more than the group has ever collected before.

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Restaurants Sharing Ten Percent event raises funds for IFC

An increase in the number of restaurants donating a portion of their profits to an annual fundraiser might denote an improved economic climate. On Nov. 9, 103 restaurants will be giving 10 percent of profits earned to benefit the Inter-Faith Council for Social Service, an increase from 95 restaurants last year and a return to participation levels before the recession.

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