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Nonprofit spotlight

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Dog Days

Cover Story, Nonprofit spotlight, Space Coast Medical Report

If dogs could be awarded advanced degrees, Jammer would have a Ph.D. diploma hanging in his doghouse. To earn his place as a Health First facility dog, Jammer had to successfully complete intensive training at the Orlando campus of Canine Companions.

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Healing haven

Nonprofit spotlight, Wildlife

The unobtrusive blue sign by U.S. 1 in Palm Shores provides little indication of the excellent hospital behind it. Like other excellent healthcare facilities, this hospital boasts of an ICU and nursery, outdoor spaces where patients can chill out and a corps of compassionate, seasoned staff and volunteers eager to help patients, who, by the way, never have to file insurance claims and are never expected to pay a penny for the care.

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Sleeping soundly

Nonprofit spotlight

At any given time, there are approximately 250 homeless people living in Indian River County and between 3,000 and 3,500 in Brevard County. Some sleep in cars. Others live in tents.

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