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Reviving the Spirit of Giving, One Small Token at a Time
6 months ago

Reviving the Spirit of Giving, One Small Token at a Time

The holiday season has changed quite a bit over the last few decades. Our great-grandparents’ Decembers were pre-Amazon and pre-Black Friday—all about connecting with family and, most importantly, expressing love …
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The Kula Project On Why Listening Creates Powerful Opportunity For Farmers in Rwanda
7 months ago

The Kula Project On Why Listening Creates Powerful Opportunity For Farmers in Rwanda

“The reason I think poverty is still where it is is because we do not listen.” -Sarah Buchanan, Co-Founder of Kula Project

By definition, The Kula Project is a charity. …
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2030 Now: Bringing Youth to the Conversation
8 months ago

2030 Now: Bringing Youth to the Conversation

“What type of world do you want to live in by the year 2030?”

September brought forth multiple events from the Social Good Summit, the Clinton Global Initiative to the …
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How Millennials Have Changed the Fundraising Game (and How Nonprofits Can Keep Them Engaged)
9 months ago

How Millennials Have Changed the Fundraising Game (and How Nonprofits Can Keep Them Engaged)

The millions of young adults who make up the Millennial generation – the men and women born between the ‘80s and early’ ‘00s – are making their presence felt across …
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5 Kickstarter Projects with the Greater Good in Mind
12 months ago

5 Kickstarter Projects with the Greater Good in Mind

Perusing through Kickstarter is probably one of the best ways to catch a glimpse into the future. Because this invention launchpad is accessible to anyone gutsy enough to bring their …
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The Case Foundation is in Pursuit of Fearless Social Entrepreneurship
2 years ago

The Case Foundation is in Pursuit of Fearless Social Entrepreneurship

The idea of “changing the world” has been growing quite popular. Many businesses are devoted to this idea, and many individuals strive to achieve this end. The Case Foundation connects …
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Project Linus Provides Security and Comfort to Children’s Cancer Center
3 years ago

Project Linus Provides Security and Comfort to Children’s Cancer Center

Images via Brad Zweerink/Daily Republic

As Peanuts gang member Linus Van Pelt once said, “This blanket is a necessity. It keeps me from cracking up…. Without it, …
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FIGHTING SLAVERY WITH LOVE
3 years ago

FIGHTING SLAVERY WITH LOVE

This fight requires multi-tier engagement—everyone from the President of the United States to the teenager in the classroom. 

Martin Luther King Jr. said, “Justice at its best …
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From Invisibility to Inclusion: Children With Disabilities
3 years ago

From Invisibility to Inclusion: Children With Disabilities

“Children do not accept unnecessary limits. Neither should we.”

That statement, made in the 2013 edition of The State of the World’s Children by UNICEF’s Executive Director, sums up …
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The NFL, The Culture of Bullying, and Being in The Know
4 years ago

The NFL, The Culture of Bullying, and Being in The Know

Encompassing a brilliant combination of talent, dedication, will power, and inspiration, Richard Incognito and Jonathan Martin both traveled long, arduous roads before earning coveted roster spots with the Miami …
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STOKED | Empowering Youth From New York to LA
4 years ago

STOKED | Empowering Youth From New York to LA

Meet Steve Larosiliere. He’s the Founder of STOKED Mentoring, Inc., an empowerment program spanning seven communities across New York and Los Angeles that teaches under-served high school …
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What 1 Million Hours of Volunteer Work Looks Like
4 years ago

What 1 Million Hours of Volunteer Work Looks Like

Pamela Hawley, CEO and Founder of Universal Giving has a vision ingrained deep within her and ambition behind it driving her to help people on …
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Jamie Tworkowski of To Write Love On Her Arms
4 years ago

Jamie Tworkowski of To Write Love On Her Arms

It started seven years ago with an effort to help one lost girl and transformed into an initiative that continues to inspire thousands across the nation.

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Water Collective – Finding a NEW Approach to the Water Crisis
4 years ago

Water Collective – Finding a NEW Approach to the Water Crisis

Conscious caught up with the founders of Water Collective at their annual Spring Benefit at the Griffen NYC (Meatpacking District). They rallied a large New York crowd eager …
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Shana Pederson of The Life Preserver’s Project
4 years ago

Shana Pederson of The Life Preserver’s Project

Conscious caught up with Shana Pederson, Founder and President of the Life Preserver’s Project. On June 12th, join Shana and the LPP team for a night …
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Wendy Summer of ZAANHA
4 years ago

Wendy Summer of ZAANHA

Meet Wendy Summer, the Founder of ZAANHA, an organization that sells unique, finely made artisanal products reflecting the soul of Central Asian cultural and material traditions. She …
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KAFSC: Empowering Everyone To Lead Safe & Healthy Lives
4 years ago

KAFSC: Empowering Everyone To Lead Safe & Healthy Lives

Korean American Family Service Center (KAFSC) just celebrated their 24th anniversary at the Grand Hyatt in New York City. The celebration was spectacular with awards, musical performances …
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Anthony Dodero of The Blind Project
4 years ago

Anthony Dodero of The Blind Project

Meet Anthony Dodero, Co-Founder and executive director of the non-profit The Blind Project, an organization focused on building restorative and economic solutions for women in the commercial sex trade.


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With Matt Damon We Strike! Take A Stand for the Water Crisis
4 years ago

With Matt Damon We Strike! Take A Stand for the Water Crisis

Academy Award winner Matt Damon, co-founder of Water.org, took up a very unlikely challenge, striking against going to the bathroom until everybody in the …
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Tackle Extreme Poverty, Save Lives, Take Action!
5 years ago

Tackle Extreme Poverty, Save Lives, Take Action!

The United States is the most charitable nation in the world giving millions in foreign aid each year to help our fellow nations and the …
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Interview with People Water Founder Jef Holm
5 years ago

Interview with People Water Founder Jef Holm

 

Jef Holm was a finalist on the Bachelorette and has founded the hip water company People Water, a company that gives clean water with their …
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