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Nonprofit takes on Liberia's 'other crisis'

Nonprofit takes on Liberia's 'other crisis'

Much is made of the fact that the Baltimore region has no Fortune 500 companies — and only a few in the Forbes 1000 — but you hardly ever hear anyone brag about the number of international do-good organizations with headquarters here. Let me name a few:

Catholic Relief Services, Lutheran Immigration and Refugee Service, Lutheran World Relief and, separately, World Relief. There's also Jhpiego, affiliated with the Johns Hopkins University and dedicated to women's health, plus International Orthodox Christian Charities, IMA World Health, International Youth Foundation, American Hindu World Service.

I realize these are all nonprofits and, in the minds of some, they are not...