The United Nations Foundation and Charity Miles have teamed up for the month of February to raise $10,000 for good causes. To participate in their virtual #VDay10k all you have to do is download the FREE Charity Miles app and take a walk, run or ride a bike. The app is available for download on iPhone and Android phones.
The #Vday10k challenge will run through the month of February when you’ll be able to donate your distance to a variety of United Nations Foundation campaigns. The participating campaigns include Girl Up, where your miles
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Summer is coming and if you have kids you know what that means…a lot of outdoor play! How would you like to win some great outdoor prizes for your kids? KaBOOM has a contest on their Facebook page that you can enter for a chance to win 1 of 8 amazing prizes.
KaBOOM! is a national nonprofit that envisions a great place to play within walking distance of every child in America. Their goal is to have a place to play within walking distance of every child in America. They construct play areas and playgrounds
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Founded in 1981, WaterAid transforms lives by helping the world’s poorest people gain access to safe water and sanitation. Together with local organizations, communities and individuals, WaterAid uses affordable and locally appropriate solutions to provide safe water, effective sanitation and hygiene education to people in developing countries.
To find out more on how you can help follow WaterAid on Facebook and @WaterAidAmerica on Twitter.
A human can survive for a month or more without eating food, but only a week or so without drinking water. – From Continue reading WaterAid – Clean Water and Sanitation
Show your support by visiting the UNICEF USA Facebook page!
UNICEF’s newest Ambassador is Angie Harmon. As their Ambassador, Harmon is lending her support for the fight against child trafficking during Human Trafficking Awareness Month in January.
Harmon is appearing in Public Service Announcements to raise awareness about the issue of child trafficking, an inhumane and exploitative practice, and urge Americans to help end it. Part of the U.S. Fund for UNICEF’s End Trafficking project, the 15, 30, and 60-second PSAs will air in January. You can view and download the spot by following this
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Every 28 days, million of girls and women in developing countries miss school or work – up to 50 days per year – because they lack access to affordable maxi-pads. Their current options are with too expensive or ineffective:
Premium priced imported brands cost more than a day’s wages – a pack of imported pads cost $2.25 vs. $1 in Rwanda, SHE’s pilot country. Sub-optimal alternatives such as cloth rags, tree bark, and even mud, fail to prevent leakage and put girls and women at risk for severe reproductive health consequences, mostly as a result of the lack of a
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The World Food Programme is able to provide food assistance in emergency situations from Syria to Eastern Congo.
Watch their video that explains more about what they do to help others in need.
Drought, hurricanes, and armed conflict. These three emergencies have one thing in common – hunger.
When emergencies hit, families depend on WFP for life-saving food. To ensure we’re there when we’re needed, we rely on you.
This holiday season, your donation can provide life-saving food for refugees fleeing conflict in Syria and the Democratic
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The Holiday Season is a very busy time of year for everyone. From shopping to cooking, visiting family and wrapping gifts sometimes we let our guard down. When you think of a child going missing you think of them being snatched right off the street or running away but we also have to keep in mind parental child abduction. I would like to share with you some information that I received from Peter Thomas Senese, the Founding Director of the I CARE Foundation. There is also a short video of Mr. Senese himself at the bottom of the post.
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A previous sponsor of mine just sent me an email with information that I want to share with you all.
Jeremy Mark Lane, author of While I’m Still Myself and other wonderful books is donating all his Book Sales for the month of December to the Newtown Youth and Family Services, as they are a non-profit organization and are working to help children and families in the aftermath of last week’s tragedy. This includes all his print, electronic and audio sales.
You can purchase his books at Barnes & Noble, Audible
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Join Save the Children in celebrating health workers around the world by visiting www.theREALawards.com and nominate a health worker who has made a difference in your life.
By some estimates, the world is short more than 5 million health workers, including one million front-line health workers. This shortage of easily accessible health workers is acute for rural settings in both developing countries and in the U.S. Frontline health workers are often community health workers and midwives who provide access to healthcare locally or in the home, although they can also include local
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