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More nonprofits engage in mergers for survival

As funding falls off, organizations are teaming up to assure their work continues

Toddlers play under a parachute yesterday at the Allston-Brighton Family Network, a playgroup coordinated by Family Nurturing Center. Toddlers play under a parachute yesterday at the Allston-Brighton Family Network, a playgroup coordinated by Family Nurturing Center. (Pat Greenhouse/Globe Staff)
By Erin Ailworth
Globe Staff / April 15, 2009

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The two nonprofits always had a lot in common. Dorchester CARES Coalition for Families and Children and the Family Nurturing Center of Massachusetts were founded five years apart by the same woman and set off on similar missions - family development. They collaborated on projects, and even shared space in a Bowdoin Street building. (Full article: 982 words)

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