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Giving back to the community is one of Tim Tebow's characteristics as he proves by creating The TimTebow Foundation.
Published by Sandy James 72 months ago in Volunteering & Causes | +26 votes | 17 comments
Worldreader, founded in 2010 by former Amazon executive David Risher and Director of Marketing at ESADE business school Colin McElwee, is not-for-profit public charity that has made it their mission to make digital books available to all in the developing world, enabling millions of people to improve their lives
Published by James R. Coffey 80 months ago in Volunteering & Causes | +14 votes | 6 comments
The brain child of New York City photojournalist and night club promoter Scott Harrison, charity: water is a non-profit initiative based in NYC focused on bringing clean, safe drinking water to people of developing nations. Founded in 2006, it has to date helped fund 2,906 projects in 17 countries, benefiting over 1,277,430 people.
Published by James R. Coffey 81 months ago in Volunteering & Causes | +13 votes | 6 comments
The seeds of Planned Parenthood were planted in 1916 when nationally known birth control advocate Margaret Sanger who opened the first US birth control clinic in Brooklyn, New York. (It resulted in her being jailed.)
Published by James R. Coffey 80 months ago in Volunteering & Causes | +11 votes | 8 comments
Successful in passing laws that regulated the carriage-horse business in England, the SPCA expanded its campaign against cruelty to animals to include dogs and other animals. Brought to the United States, the first American SPCA was started in 1866 in New York City, spawning the emerging of SPCAs all over the US, and subsequently, all over the world.
Published by James R. Coffey 81 months ago in Volunteering & Causes | +11 votes | 9 comments
Haiti needs help. Make sure your donation goes through a reputable charity.
Published by Donald Pennington 98 months ago in Volunteering & Causes | +11 votes | 9 comments
NOW, The National Organization for Women, is the largest and most recognized organization of feminist activists in the United States. With over 500,000 contributing members and 550 chapters in all 50 states (as well as the District of Columbia), NOW's prevailing objective is to take action to bring about equality for all women.
Published by James R. Coffey 81 months ago in Volunteering & Causes | +10 votes | 4 comments
The reader will see that concerns over pus in milk are likely unfounded. The reader will learn that it's not even legal for dairies to load questionable milk.
Published by Donald Pennington 101 months ago in Volunteering & Causes | +10 votes | 12 comments
Originally founded in Oxford, England in 1942 as the Oxford Committee for Famine Relief by a group of Quakers, social activists, and Oxford academics, Oxfam International has evolved into a confederation of 15 affiliate organizations working in 98 countries worldwide to find lasting solutions to poverty and injustice.
Published by James R. Coffey 80 months ago in Volunteering & Causes | +9 votes | 8 comments
There is an old saying which says: "whichever way you cut it, it's all baloney." Well, the term e-waste is also used interchangeably with other terms such as: electronic waste, e-junk, e-scrap or simply "waste electrical and electronic equipment" (WEEE). However, e-waste as most commonly known, simply translates into digital junk and is currently effecting many aspects of our planet in one manner or another.
Published by Beverly Anne Sanchez 68 months ago in Volunteering & Causes | +8 votes | 4 comments
Miriam's Kitchen is fighting to eradicate homelessness in Washington D.C. and they need your help. Make a generous donation between now and New Years Day and The Food Safety News newsletter will match it.
Published by Jerry Walch 73 months ago in Volunteering & Causes | +8 votes | 8 comments
Amnesty International is a global movement of more than 3 million supporters, members, and activists from more than 150 countries and territories who campaign to end severe abuses of human rights. Since Amnesty International started campaigning in 1961, theyÂ’ve worked diligently around the globe to stop the abuse of human rights.
Published by James R. Coffey 81 months ago in Volunteering & Causes | +8 votes | 5 comments
Heifer International is a nonprofit charitable organization based in Little Rock, Arkansas, dedicated to relieving global hunger and poverty. It provides gifts of livestock and plants, as well as education in sustainable agriculture to financially-disadvantaged families around the world.
Published by James R. Coffey 81 months ago in Volunteering & Causes | +8 votes | 6 comments
Share Our Strength is a national non-profit organization whose primary mission is to end childhood hunger in the United States (by 2015) by mobilizing industries and individuals, and creating community wealth to promote lasting and permanent change.
Published by James R. Coffey 81 months ago in Volunteering & Causes | +7 votes | 8 comments
Greenpeace International (Greenpeace Foundation) is a non-governmental, non-profit environmental activist organization with offices in over 40 countries and an international coordinating body based in Amsterdam, Netherlands. The organizationÂ’s stated goal is to "ensure the ability of the Earth to nurture life in all its diversity," and focuses on global warming, deforestation, over-fishing, commercial whaling, and anti-nuclear activity.
Published by James R. Coffey 81 months ago in Volunteering & Causes | +7 votes | 6 comments
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