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Facebook Partnership Helps Increase Blood Donations
American Red Cross

The American Red Cross and Facebook have partnered together to implement a new blood donation feature on Facebook that allows people to sign up to become a blood donor. The feature connects donors with nearby Red Cross blood donation centers and notifies them when blood…

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LISC Rebuilds Baseball Fields for Kids in Puerto Rico
LISC

LISC, Maestro Cares Foundation, Good Bunny Foundation, UNICEF, and Cubs Charities have teamed up to launch the “Play Ball Again” program in Puerto Rico. The program, will rebuild baseball fields that were damaged by the 2017 hurricanes and will facilitate local programming for over 17,500…

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What the SDG Summit Means for Progress
UN Foundation

The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) were the main topic of discussion during the week-long United Nations General Assembly. Throughout the week, governments, businesses, and other civil groups announced new actions they would be taking to ensure they would reach the SDG’s and mapping-out progress in…

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Inditex and Water.org Team Up to Help Farmers Access Clean Water
Water.org

Water.org and Inditex, a global fashion company, partnered together to create a program geared towards helping cotton farmers access clean water and sanitation facilities. Through this program, more than $420,000 will be used to provide small, affordable loans to over 4,000 organic cotton farmers in…

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American Red Cross reaches all-time high in disaster relief support
American Red Cross

September is National Preparedness Month and more than 110 forward-thinking members of the Annual Disaster Giving Program (ADGP) and Disaster Responder Program are helping the American Red Cross stay prepared for disasters in September and throughout the year. Through this giving program, these leading companies,…

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Creating High Quality Education Where It’s Needed Most
LISC

LISC has launched the Spark Opportunity Grant Program to bring high-quality schools to economically distressed communities and help ensure education is a cornerstone of their revitalization. The $2 million program, supported by a grant from the Walton Family Foundation, will assist an estimated 40 public…

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Giving families the tools and resources they need to rebuild in Ethiopia
Global Citizen

Nyanthiol Chambang and her brother fled South Sudan as kids, and now they’re rescuing women and children from conflict zones in the country through their organization Thon Met African Peace Foundation. With a background in finance, Chambang acts as Thon Met’s executive director and leads…

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What to Expect at the United Nations General Assembly 2019
UN Foundation

Every September, diplomacy gets a major moment: The United Nations General Assembly (UNGA), which brings together world leaders to discuss urgent global issues and create shared plans of action to tackle them. The UN Foundation explains what to expect from UNGA 2019. Learn More

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