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Nonprofitxpress roundup – Hunger tops risk list

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Compiled by Donnie Stanley

Here are the latest nonprofit headlines:

Hunger tops the World Health Organization list in its 2002 report of the world’s 10 major health risks that cause up to 40 percent of the 56 million deaths worldwide, The New York Times reported October 31.

To help fill a funding gap triggered by the stock market decline, nearly two-dozen universities and colleges are supporting projects and new works for artists and arts organizations, as financial support declines from other donors, The New York Times reported Oct. 30.

PowerUP, a collaborative initiative created with corporate and foundation donations to help community-based technology centers bridge the tech gap between the wealthy and poor, will close Oct. 31, ending its funding of the centers, The New York Times reported Oct. 30. 

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