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Social Enterprise enables 325 thousand meals from waste - CareersPortal

Social Enterprise enables 325 thousand meals from waste - CareersPortal | Social Enterprise Stories | Scoop.it
Social Enterprise enables 325 thousand meals from waste
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Two students who saved enough food for 325,000 meals from the rubbish have now become some of Ireland's most promising “social entrepreneurs”.
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An idea that really makes an impact 

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Training colleges target disabled to secure funding

Training colleges target disabled to secure funding | Social Enterprise Stories | Scoop.it
Unscrupulous training colleges target the homeless and people with disabilities to secure government funds.
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Brendan Lonergan's curator insight, October 17, 2014 10:50 PM

Something that needs to be dealt with very quickly.

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Central Coast disability training program success leads to state-wide roll out

Central Coast disability training program success leads to state-wide roll out | Social Enterprise Stories | Scoop.it
Four years ago Ron Mussalli entered his Saronbell Group of McDonald’s restaurants on the Central Coast into a partnership with Job Centre Australia.
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A great initiative good to see it getting further support.

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Social enterprise tackles housing crisis, with a leg-up from TV's George Clarke

Social enterprise tackles housing crisis, with a leg-up from TV's George Clarke | Social Enterprise Stories | Scoop.it
Rob Greenland, founder of the Empty Homes Doctor service explains how it fills in the gaps between councils, owners and local businesses
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Perhaps a concept worth exploring here in Australia

Especially when you look at the recent Anglicare rental snapshot report.

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Higher Pay? Some Disabled Say No, Thanks, as U.S. Forces It

Higher Pay? Some Disabled Say No, Thanks, as U.S. Forces It | Social Enterprise Stories | Scoop.it
Luke Grossman makes $6 an hour and he’s proud of it. At the YMCA in Norfolk, Virginia, where he washes towels, the boss is nice and the coffee’s free.
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Enterprise Workshop celebrates 33 years and $1 billion in revenue

Enterprise Workshop celebrates 33 years and $1 billion in revenue | Social Enterprise Stories | Scoop.it
Enterprise Workshop is set to graduate 22 on 23 October.
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An impressive achievement and some very interesting and worthwhile projects featured in the article.

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Disability Employment: It Starts With You

Disability Employment: It Starts With You | Social Enterprise Stories | Scoop.it

“A recent Special Olympics survey, National Snapshot of Adults with Intellectual Disabilities in the Labor Force, reveals that only 44% of adults with intellectual disabilities are in the labor force.”


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Brendan Lonergan's insight:

Send a positive social message about your firm with your next hiring decision. There are tons of great candidates just waiting for an opportunity.

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