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Look for the Helpers: That’s Us

6 trusted ways to support Nepal Earthquake relief efforts I have never met Parijat Ghosh, a Nepalese teacher and humanitarian. When I got married in 2000, he sent me a stunning Nepalese necklace and earrings, objects I have treasured for these past 15 years. We email periodically. He is a friend of my husband’s. They…

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Gift Guide – Celebrating Mother’s Day 2015

Yes, it’s time to get ready for Mother’s Day! Whether you’re looking for something for the mom who has everything, or for the mom who insists she doesn’t really want a gift this year, we’ve got several options for you to make the day special for you, mom, and women around the world. ONE –…

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UNHCR, Nothing But Nets and Others Team Up to Prevent Malaria

Célestine Daikoutekle, a 40-year-old mother of nine, is a refugee who fled violence in the Central African Republic. She and her family are now in Democratic Republic of Congo, in a village called Gbadakila. She can speak some French and Sango, the two official languages in the Central African Republic, so plays the role of…

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4 Quotes for Earth Day

This blogpost was originally published on the United Nations Foundation Blog by Jenni Lee.  Forty-five years ago, Earth Day was born as Americans from across the country raised their voices to protect the environment. Today, Earth Day is recognized by people around the world, and our message of environmental sustainability is more important than ever….

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Newsday Tuesday – Earth Day Everywhere 2015

April 22nd is Earth Day, and there are so many things going on to celebrate, we couldn’t decide on just one thing to share with you! The Global Citizens Earth Day Rally was last Saturday in Washington, DC. The 8-hour rally, hosted by Soledad O’Brian and will.i.am, brought a crowd of thousands. Performances by the…

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A Beautiful Pregnancy Made Possible

Ann Walela is a 31-year old mother of two in Kenya. After her first child was born, Ann suffered four miscarriages, all due to complications from malaria. She was losing hope she’d ever have another baby. When she learned she was pregnant yet again she was both hopeful and fearful. She met Benedict Juma, a…

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Global Citizens Come Together for Earth Day

Showing the power of ordinary people working together to solve climate change and end extreme poverty by 2030, Global Citizen and Earth Day organizers are creating a special day of music and inspiration on the grounds of the Washington Monument in DC this weekend. With performances from No Doubt, Usher, Fall Out Boy, Mary J….

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Newsday Tuesday – Liberian Nurse Studying at Emory University

Fatu Kekula was just a year away from finishing nursing school in her home country of Liberia when the Ebola crisis hit. With schools closed, she wasn’t able to finish her degree. Then, personal tragedy struck when her mother, father, sister, and cousin contracted Ebola. The young nurse took action with the limited supplies within…

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Five Reasons to Mark Your Calendar for May 1

Mother’s Day is around the corner and that means it’s almost time for Moms +SocialGood! In honor of Mother’s Day, Moms +SocialGood is a one-day event dedicated to the power of mothers and families to create a better future for their communities.   Each year, moms and those who care about them gather to draw attention to some…

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Every Woman Deserves the Chance to Live Through Childbirth

The last time Faridah Luyiga Mwanje saw her sister Remie alive, she was preparing to give birth to her fourth child at a top private hospital in Kampala, Uganda.  Remie bled to death as a consequence of delivery complications and because the hospital didn’t have any blood on hand. When the announcement callings for donors…

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