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The Mobilizaton For Human Needs

I'm sure the title can be borrowed today - has a nice ring to it. In 1933 FDR instituted a sort of national Charity Day - the private sector taking

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I'm sure the title can be borrowed today - has a nice ring to it. In 1933 FDR instituted a sort of national Charity Day - the private sector taking up the slack from the government. The idea was to get people involved in helping out others who were struggling (a familiar theme today). Each October, throughout the 1930's, FDR called on Americans to give extra, help out those in need (reminds me of the Day of National Service this past January). Charities are pretty much in place now, but are struggling with the current economy - especially in light of the Madoff scandal, Wall Street and the seemingly endless stream of corporate bankruptcies. . . . I'm talking about 2009, not 1934. Although . . . .

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