Generous Brits set to donate MORE to foreign aid than ANY other charity

CHARITABLE Britons will donate more cash to foreign aid organisations than any other good causes this year, a new poll suggests. The research also found that 90 per cent of charitable donations go to just six per cent of charities in the UK. Britons will pledge on average £57 a year to charities working in countries […]

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Coldplay Performs ‘Don’t Panic,’ as Partner for Refugee Charity

Coldplay have partnered with Migrant Offshore Aid Station, an organization dedicated to helping refugees and migrants fleeing war and persecution. Source: Watch Coldplay Perform ‘Don’t Panic,’ Partner with Refugee Charity

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Q&A Melinda Gates explains why charity cannot wait

One of the biggest ways that Bill and Melinda Gates have revolutionized the world of philanthropy was to start giving away their Microsoft Corp fortune before they were old. Source: Q&A: Melinda Gates explains why charity cannot wait  

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Cameron reveals new job as president of Alzheimer’s charity

FORMER PM David Cameron has revealed he is about to take up a new job as president of the charity Alzheimer’s Research UK. He says he knew he wanted to “help with the fight” when he met a patient i… Source: Cameron reveals new job as president of top Alzheimer’s charity

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Guatemalan Farmers Enter the Digital Age | Heifer International | Charity Ending Hunger And Poverty

Heifer’s field technicians in Guatemala are going high-tech with a new app to tackle challenges on the farm. “If field technicians have a problem and they aren’t sure about something, they can look in the app,” said Debora Martinez, communications coordinator for Heifer Guatemala, who led the effort to design the application. “For Heifer Guatemala, […]

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Nicholas Kristof – The Best News You Don’t Know

The world is winning the war on extreme poverty. As world leaders gather for the United Nations General Assembly this week, all the evidence suggests that we are at an inflection point for the ages.   Source: The Best News You Don’t Know

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Women’s Rights in Land Investment Decisionmaking: Interview with Celine Salcedo-La Viña

Celine Salcedo-La Viña, an Associate with the Land and Resource Rights (LRR) project at the World Resources Institute (WRI), authored a recent publication titled “Making Women’s Voices Count in Community Decision-Making On Land Investments. Source: Women’s Rights in Land Investment Decisionmaking: Interview with Celine Salcedo-La Viña

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Obamas donate Sasha & Malia’s playground to Jobs Have Priority Shelter

“Malia and Sasha’s Castle” is now at a 28-apartment complex in southeast Washington. Source: Obamas donate Sasha and Malia’s playground to homeless shelter

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Hundreds volunteer at Food Bank CENC Branches on MLK Day

For most Americans, Martin Luther King Day is a day off from work and school. But for hundreds of our volunteers, it’s a day to roll up their sleeves and head to the Food Bank of Central & Eastern North Carolina to help feed their friends and neighbors. Source: http://bit.ly/2jitybe    

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‘I Have A Dream’ Speech, In Its Entirety

Americans across the U.S. are celebrating Martin Luther King Jr.’s legacy with a day of service. We reflect on his life and message by revisiting his celebrated I Have a Dream speech in its entirety. Source: ‘I Have A Dream’ Speech, In Its Entirety

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