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My Place

My Place, Inc. is for young people, 16-23 year-olds, who are in chronic crisis due to homelessness, insufficient education, joblessness, mental health disability and other at-risk factors. Comprehensive services include: * Life coaching * HS/GED completion * Workforce development wages * Independent housing * Matched savings Thanks to many supporters, My Place had a monumental […]

The “Untouchables”


 Up to date information regarding fundraising efforts for toilets and education in India can be found HERE Reflections from India: Venerable Pannavati’s personal journal while in Tamil Nadu( 2015 )   Why do we do this? >>WATCH >Our Journey – How we know caste <WATCH<< >>LISTEN >I’m Dalit, how are you?<LISTEN<< THE “UNTOUCHABLES” For information on joining Pannavati’s […]

My Gluten Free Bread Co.

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My Gluten Free Bread Company, a project of My Place, Inc. was born in a strategic planning session, not around baking bread, but on how to train and employ at-risk young people and sustain the social programs of My Place. Launched in March 2012, this social enterprise is based on the Greyston Foundation social enterprise […]

Thai Nuns, Women, & Children


CURRENT PROJECT AGAINST DEATH THREATS In May of 2013, the IWMC bhikkhunis (female monks) greeted a sorrowful mother at its gates and gratefully received its first child for safekeeping. The 3 year old was sick and hungry with a belly full of worms. She is now worm-free and in the nursery school located just outside […]