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Bingo raises funds for children, teenagers with cancer
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Bingo raises funds for children, teenagers with cancer

Amanda Zúñiga - October 22, 2015

The GiáMaLa Foundation will host their sixth annual bingo tonight in order to raise funds for GiáMaLa House, which offers temporary lodging, food, psychological  and emotional support to children and young…

PHOTOS: More than 200 volunteers spread love to Costa Rica homeless
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PHOTOS: More than 200 volunteers spread love to Costa Rica homeless

Amanda Zúñiga - October 12, 2015

A country's youth is its future, and youngsters from around the nation came together on Saturday to show that they have all the willingness to create a better…

Student campaign seeks to help preserve Cabécar culture
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Arts and Culture
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Student campaign seeks to help preserve Cabécar culture

The Tico Times - September 13, 2015

A group of students from the Colegio Universitario San Judas Tadeo are blending Costa Rican heritage and today's online tools to make a difference in one of…

Ten-year-old siblings take the stage to promote education for women
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Arts and Culture
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Ten-year-old siblings take the stage to promote education for women

Elizabeth Lang - July 3, 2015

The concert that Jazz Café Escazú will host on Sunday afternoon isn’t your average show. For starters, the musicians are ten years old. What’s more, they are…

Special needs kids enjoy beach day in Avellanas
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Special needs kids enjoy beach day in Avellanas

Ellen Zoe Golden - May 24, 2015

At first glance, it looked like an ordinary day at Avellanas beach, on Costa Rica's Pacific coast. Kids on surfboards were pushed into the waves while others…

’Tis the Season… to lend a hand and prevent pet abandonment
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’Tis the Season… to lend a hand and prevent pet abandonment

Mitzi Stark - December 20, 2014

On a recent sunny morning, cats, dogs and their owners met in a local laundry in Quebradas de Alajuela. This was a neighborhood campaña de castración, or…

VIDEO: Marine Corps wraps gifts for its first Toys for Tots program
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Arts and Culture
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VIDEO: Marine Corps wraps gifts for its first Toys for Tots program

The Tico Times - December 12, 2014

Recommended: In this holiday season, finding ways to make a difference The atmosphere was festive at Dr. Gene Beverlin’s house in Belén, where a group of veteran…

In this holiday season, finding ways to make a difference
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In this holiday season, finding ways to make a difference

Katherine Stanley - December 11, 2014

In the low-income neighborhood of Rincón Grande in western San José, a young woman has finished her last tests of the school year. Instead of hanging out…

Island collective to recycle garbage into gift items
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Arts and Culture
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Island collective to recycle garbage into gift items

The Tico Times - December 3, 2014

Isla Chira may be Costa Rica’s largest island, but most people overlook it. Located in the Gulf of Nicoya, Chira is home to about 4,000 people, most…

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