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Wrapping up the Homeless Alleviation campaign

Through the generosity of our donors and hard work of a few volunteers, we were able to purchase the materials for, create, and deliver seventy two care packages that will be handed out to Madison’s homeless population if/when they cannot be admitted to shelters.

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Help Us Alleviate Homelessness In Madison WI This Winter!

There are thousands of individuals in Madison and the surrounding areas that spend the entirety of winter doing one thing – trying to stay alive. Help us change that.

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Invisible Children: Trying to End a 27 Year Long War

Children are being kidnapped straight from their homes, but what happens once they are in the army? Girls are forced into violent sex slavery, boys are forced to carry guns and become child soldiers and if anyone makes a struggle in any action they’re ordered to do, they are beaten on the spot and possibly shot by another child soldier.

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Overcoming Borders: Challenges and Patterns in Latin American Fundraising

About the Author Larissa Guimaraes is a Journalism student in Brazil. She loves philosophy, revolutions and Bob Dylan, She’s a communicative activist and fundraiser, a hard traveler and easy rider.   Compassion Exchange For the vast majority of activists, there is…

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Sweatshops, Child Labor and What You Can Do

Putting the problem into context: The Gap In October 2007, New Dehli (India) children as young as ten years old were discovered in factories producing clothing for the Gap. In 2007, three people died in an Indian factory producing for…

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From Nairobi to Meru in Photos

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Kenyan Education Service Trip

You may already be familiar with our Kenyan Education Initiative, the fundraiser in which our fans (that’s you) raised over $3,000 in order to fund the education of poor children in Meru Kenya. If you are not, we strongly urge…

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Kenyan Education Initiative

The Problem In Kenya, the government only provides education through the eighth grade. In order to attend secondary school students are required to take a National Exam (KCPE) that determines their education track. If students do well enough on the test,…

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A Word on Responsible Giving

First of all congrats on all that money! I gotta say I’m jealous. But let’s be honest, you don’t deserve that! I just gave it to you! You should at least donate a little bit. Let’s say $100. To cancer…

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We Lift as We Rise: Happy Feet Youth Project

Welcome to Langa This past January, I was given the opportunity to visit Langa, a township located just outside of Cape Town, South Africa. Langa has a population of over 100,000 people, all of them black, and only about 50%…

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