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Stars Step Up To Educate and Inspire Global Citizens at Global Citizen 2015 Earth Day

Stars Step Up To Educate and Inspire Global Citizens at Global Citizen 2015 Earth Day

High-profile musical artists will join global policymakers, finance ministers, environment and development NGOs, and industry executives on the grounds of the Washington Monument in Washington, D.C. this Saturday, April 18 for Global Citizen 2015 Earth Day, presented by Earth Day Network and the Global Poverty Project. Hosted by Will.I.Am and Soledad O’Brien, the event will feature special guests: Common D’banj Fally Ipupa VIXX Roy Kim and performances by: No Doubt Usher Fallout Boy Mary J Blige Train and My Morning Jacket “Marking the 45th anniversary of Earth Day, Global … Read entire article »

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Introducing LGHtv: Telling the stories of world changers

Introducing LGHtv: Telling the stories of world changers

Back in 2012, we introduced you to Light Gives Heat, an organization started by Dave and Morgan Hansow, two social entrepreneurs dedicated to running companies that impact the world. Over the years, the LGH story has grown and changed—its most recent evolution: the launch of LGHtv. Getting to this point has been a journey for the Hansows, to say the least. “We decided to tell the interconnected story of our journey and the incredible lives of the … Read entire article »

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Stuart Scott Memoir to Benefit Cancer Research

Stuart Scott Memoir to Benefit Cancer Research

Stuart Scott was loving, loved, and big hearted, according to the man who wrote Scott’s memoir, Every Day I Fight. At the time he received a call from his agent that Stuart Scott wanted to write a “different kind of book,” all journalist Larry Platt knew of Scott was his career as a sportscaster on ESPN and that he was battling cancer. After spending the day with Scott in Connecticut, Platt knew this was a project … Read entire article »

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Help Sole Hope Build Hope in Uganda

Help Sole Hope Build Hope in Uganda

Over the last couple of years, we have introduced you to Sole Hope, an organization working on the ground in Uganda to create a jigger free future for children and the elderly. Sole Hope offers hope, healthier lives, and freedom from foot-related diseases through education, jobs, and medical relief. (Learn more about the story behind Sole Hope here.) The organization has grown tremendously, including the relocation of the founding family, Dru and Asher Collie and their children … Read entire article »

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United Nations Celebrates International Women’s Day 2015

United Nations Celebrates International Women’s Day 2015

Each year since 1911, on March 8, organizations around the world celebrate International Women’s Day, celebrating the achievements of women while calling for greater equality. Thousands of events take place every year on International Women’s Day (IWD) to mark the economic, political, and social achievements of women. The global theme of IWD this year is Make It Happen. Individual groups celebrating IWD set their own themes specific to their local context and interests. For years, the … Read entire article »

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Meet Shailene Woodley at the NY Premier of Insurgent

Meet Shailene Woodley at the NY Premier of Insurgent

Make a bid in the auction benefiting All It Takes and you could win the chance to attend the New York premiere of Summit Entertainment’s release of THE DIVERGENT SERIES: INSURGENT on Monday, March 16th and enjoy a meet and greet with Shailene Woodley! ​ Your exclusive evening includes: • Two tickets to the premiere • Photo opportunity and autograph from Shailene Woodley • Two tickets to the after party • Dinner at Milos • Car service within NYC city limits Place your bid now. Even if … Read entire article »

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Alex’s Lemonade Stand: Raising Money to Eradicate Childhood Cancer

Alex’s Lemonade Stand: Raising Money to Eradicate Childhood Cancer

Today in Peoria, Arizona, P.J. Bartos is hosting his 7th annual lemonade stand to raise funds and awareness for the fight against childhood cancer. P.J. served lemonade from his first stand in his driveway on President’s Day 2009, when he was just six years old. He raised $1,318 that year. He then set a goal to raise $50,000 by the time he graduates from high school, and he’s well over half way there. P.J.’s lemonade stand is … Read entire article »

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World Cancer Day – Join the Fight with Consano

World Cancer Day – Join the Fight with Consano

Today is World Cancer Day — a day designated to raise awareness about cancer, prevention, and most importantly, how each of us can join together the help fight cancer. According to the American Cancer Society, in 2015, there will be an estimated 1,658,370 new cancer cases diagnosed and 589,430 cancer deaths in the US. The reality is, cancer touches us all. More than likely, you know at least one person who has been affected by cancer. It’s … Read entire article »

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Join Your Neighbors and Serve Your Community on MLK Day of Service

Join Your Neighbors and Serve Your Community on MLK Day of Service

“Life’s most persistent and urgent question is: ‘What are you doing for others?’” – Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Each year on Martin Luther King Day, Americans come together to answer Dr. King’s question by serving others in their communities. The MLK Day of Service is part of President Obama’s national call to service and the United We Serve campaign, calling for Americans from all walks of life to join together to help solve some of our … Read entire article »

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SELMA Producers Partner with UNCF, John Legend and Common to Support Minority Education

SELMA Producers Partner with UNCF, John Legend and Common to Support Minority Education

The United Negro College Fund (UNCF) and the Ad Council have joined with Paramount Pictures to launch a series of public service advertisements (PSAs) featuring footage from the recently released film, SELMA and new music from artists Common and John Legend. The ads are an extension of UNCF and Ad Council’s Better Futures campaign, which aims to help African American students get to and through college by demonstrating how an investment in young people is an … Read entire article »

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