05 Aug '11, 5pm

San Francisco-Based Venture Philanthropic Group Creates Jobs | Care2 Causes

San Francisco-Based Venture Philanthropic Group Creates Jobs | Care2 Causes

Many people can relate to the empathetic feeling they get when they walk by a homeless person or hear a heart wrenching story about a young adult struggling to make ends meet. It seems obvious to many what the solution to these difficult situations are-go out and get a job. For a qualified or financially competent and stable person this is a possibility. However, for those facing serious obstacles and a lack of experience or perhaps education, this is a very difficult task that faces them on a daily basis. Fortunately, a San Francisco based venture philanthropy organization has found a solution to this disheartening issue. Also known as The Roberts Enterprise Development Fund, REDF has structured its mission around the goal of assisting people that are facing troubling times or have a past with substance abuse, mental illness, criminal record or chronic poverty to achieve ...

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