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One teen at a time, LifeWorks is ensuring all Central Texas youth have the support they need to be self-sufficient and successful. http://msdf.co/1nlQ2Jv
While the path is not always easy or straight, our partners are not afraid to take on the most difficult problems. And LifeWorks is no different.
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Hello Michael Dell,

My name is Fabiano Alves and received the following e-mail, I believe it was mistaken, my email address is DELL acronym, I do not know the veracity of the information, the sender maintained dialogue with me by email, he asked for confidentiality , however I am doing what I think is right to do. I replied that I was not part of that family.
 
Here the contents of the email I received:

"Hello Fabiano Dell,

Thanks for responding to my message via LinkedIn. I would respectfully request That You keep the content of this mail confidential and respect the integrity of the information you come across as a result of this mail. I Contacted you privately and no one is informed of this communication. I will give you the entire story behind the Business here. I do hope you find it interesting enough in accepting this proposal.
Sometime in 2010, Certain Engineer / contractor Mr. David R.Dell made a numbered time (Fixed) Deposit for twelve calendar months, Currently valued at GBP4,843,000.00 (Four Million Eight Hundred and Forty Three Thousand Great British Pounds Sterling) in my bank. Upon maturity, routine notifications Were sent to his forwarding address but we got no reply. After a month, we sent a reminder and finally we discovered from his contract Employers, Royal Dutch plc que Mr. David R.Dell died alongside his longtime companion in an auto crash.

If you are familiar with private banking practice, Those who patronize our services Usually prefer anonymity, but Also some levels of detachment from conventional processes. In the deceased bio-data form, he listed the next of kin, in the field of private banking, accounts are rarely held under a name, depositors use numbers and codes to make the accounts anonymous.


In this case, Mr. David R.Dell died intestate. In line with our internal processes for account holders who have passed away, my bank Conducted the search in good faith to determine who shouldnt have right to claim the funds.

This has for the past years Been unfruitful. This sum has since Been sitting in my bank and the interest is being rolled over with the main sum at the end of each year. No one Has Been able to come forward for it. According to the Laws of my environment (United Kingdom), at the expiration of a given Beheerder period if the said fund is not Claimed, the money will revert to the ownership of the United Kingdom government.


The world of banking Especially is fraught with huge rewards for Those Who occupy Certain offices and oversee Certain portfolios. In this case, I alone have the deposit details as I was the account officer to the deceased at the the team the account Fixed deposit was made my bank will release the deposit to no one Unless evidence of relationship with the deceased is presented. The bank's management has no single idea of ​​the history of the deposit. They are simply awaiting instructions to release the deposit to the party que comes forward. This is the situation. My bank has spent great Amounts of money trying to track this man's family.

Consequently, what I propose is que I will like you to stand in the the next of kin to Mr. David R.Dell you both have the same last name so que the fruits of this old man's labor will not get into the hands of some corrupt government officals. Acting in this capacity really is simple as I will explain in detail to you when i get your response. Being aware of this request I am making, I ask que if you find the interest in this project That You shouldnt discard this mail. I ask That You do not be vindictive and destructive. If my offer is of no appeal to you, delete this message and forget I ever Contacted you. You may not know this but people like me who have made tidy sums out of comparable situações run the whole private banking sector. I am not a criminal and what I do, I do not find against good conscience, this may be hard for you to understand, but the dynamics of my industry Dictates que I make this move. Such opportunities only come ones' way once in a lifetime.


The reward for this project makes it a task well worth undertaking. I have Evaluated the risks and the only risk I have here is from you Refusing to work with me and alerting the public.

My position of the Data Centre Exit - Project Manager at Royal Bank of Scotland guarantees the successful execution of this transaction. If you find yourself able to work with me, I urge you to Indicate to que effect.


Awaiting your urgent response
Yours Sincerely,
Steven Laverty "
 
For one Central Texas organization, the word 'community' means more than geographic proximity: It means living, learning and playing together, and support for all families. http://msdf.co/1LoksBZ

For Foundation Communities, “community” means more than geographic proximity: It means living, learning and playing together, and support for all families.
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“Ultimately, we should invest in what works; and restart is proving that it works.” Read more about what Jon Rybka has to say about the effectiveness of restart. http://msdf.co/1X9dUwq
I discussed the promise of restarting schools, and how we have seen it work. LEAD Public Schools is taking on the challenge of restarting high schools.
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How can we leverage India’s digital economy to empower the informal sector? Focusing on these three pillars will ensure India builds sustainable businesses: http://msdf.co/1h6ZU5T
India’s flourishing digital economy is beginning to revolutionize yet another industry through skill development: home-based service providers.
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“There is already an interest in replicating our work in other parts of the nation.” Read how one community is rallying together to improve the health of their children. http://msdf.co/1Mpasvp
As a community practitioner working with communities on social issues, I can attest that data, evaluation and evidence are essential tools to create impact.
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“Team building is the foundation of our work.” Read how community director Carmen Llanes Pulido is helping to sustain the GAVA initiative. http://msdf.co/1iaM583
Since launching GAVA, a question that looms in the minds of many is, “How will these health efforts live on beyond an initial grant?"
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Coming to an understanding that education looks different now than it did 15 or 30 years ago can go a long way for parents supporting their children at school. http://msdf.co/parent
There are a two big shifts happening in education, involving data, that lead to a revised perspective about the role that parents play in education.
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Sending a teacher into a classroom or a leader into a school without the data to understand and the appropriate tools to respond to student learning needs is much like leaving for a cross country road trip with no map or GPS. http://msdf.co/207uGyl
We believe data is a critical component that enables all stakeholders to meet students where they are in their education and maximize their potential.
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Capstone Education Group began their work in Memphis with one mission: To create equity and educational opportunity for ALL students. Here’s how they’re seeing success through restart work: http://msdf.co/1Px1GfL
Creating equity and educational opportunities for all students is why we invest our lives in restarting schools. This issue is at the core of what we do.
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High school restart is difficult but necessary work. Read how LEAD Public Schools plans to double the number of low income students who graduate college ready in Nashville. http://msdf.co/1OivieT
Restart work is a small but growing field and has proven successful in several cities. Our work with charter schools in Nashville falls in this category.
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With over 5,200 consulting hours logged, Mission Capital has been working for 14 years to ensure Central Texas nonprofits are as effective as possible. How they're doing it: http://msdf.co/1KKwxlR
For the last 14 years, Mission Capital has been equipping Central Texas nonprofits with the knowledge and tools they need to be more effective.
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38% of low income students are reported to drop out of college because of the stress of family responsibilities. How can we support these students? http://msdf.co/1KGhDiz
We've had an ongoing conversation about summer melt, but what about students who face fall falter? Read how we can ensure all achieve college completion.
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Transforming the lives of children living in urban poverty through better health and education
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Inspired by their passion for children and by a shared desire to improve the lives of children living in urban poverty, Michael and Susan Dell established their Austin, Texas-based foundation in 1999. In its early years, the foundation's work focused on improving education and children’s health in Central Texas. But within a few short years, our reach expanded, first nationally and then globally. To date, the Michael & Susan Dell Foundation has committed more than $825 million to assist nonprofit organizations working in major urban communities in the United States, South Africa and India. We focus on opportunities with the greatest potential to directly and measurably transform the lifelong outcomes of impoverished urban children around the globe. Learn more about our programs.
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