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Non-Profits Struggle to Serve the Community

In Columbia, S.C., where unemployment rates are more than 13 percent, the social agencies that help those in need are being tested to see if they, too, can survive the economic crisis.

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Article | COLUMBIA, S.C. The scenes here are now familiar in places deeply bruised by the recession: The Salvation Army gets so many calls from people desperate for help with overdue utility bills that, one morning, its phone system crashed. The Family Service Center of South Carolina is deluged with clients...

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