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You Need to Donate to the International Rescue Committee. Here’s Why.

Around the world there are people who are suffering and struggling to live conflict free lives: in the Congo, in South Sudan, in Laos, in Syria, and several other places. These persons often flee their homes, becoming categorized in one of three ways based on United Nations definitions. It is our duty to help them.

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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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Always Aim to Be the Best You Can Be

Within our life span we always have choices and those choices can either positively or negatively shape the individual, affect others, AND even the world! The message: We should ALWAYS aim to be the best we can be; it is that simple.

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Your True Purchasing Power – Part Two – Behind Every Product is a Story

Ever think about where our food, clothes, and all other products come from and how they are produced? While this thought may occur when we purchase everyday products, we sometimes just buy a certain product because it’s convenient or, for…

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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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Your True Purchasing Power – Part One – Using Your Money as a Political Tool

Welcome to the first part of a two part series on purchasing power. This short series will focus around the idea that you, and I, and each individual consumer is a political actor, whether we know it or not, and…

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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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KenyaHelp: a Small Nonprofit with a Big Impact

Education is a fundamental element to a healthy society. When the people of a community lack access to quality education, the ramifications are deep and often times debilitating. Low education is shown to lead to poor health, significantly lower income, which in turn…

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