Action Campaigns

Each week we spread the word through social media and blogging about the amazing work our partners are doing for those in need. Please feel free to browse through our action campaigns to make a difference through a simple tweet, blog post, +1, or status update. Every little bit helps!

Global Impact Launches Innovative Fund to Help Women and Girls

Global Impact Launches Innovative Fund to Help Women and Girls

We are proud to support Global Impact with the launch of its Women & Girls Fund this week during International Women’s Day. Below, read more about how you can join Global Impact, CARE, World Vision, Plan USA and ICRW to help women and girls around the world. And be sure to join our conversation on […]

No Birth Should be Left Up to Chance

No Birth Should be Left Up to Chance

By Carolyn Miles, President and CEO, Save the Children Follow Carolyn Miles at @carolynsave. Giving birth ranks among the scariest moments for any mother. It certainly was for me. I was living in Hong Kong at the time when my second child was born. And he was born in a hurry. He came so fast […]

Save the Children Releases New Report on Newborn Health

Save the Children Releases New Report on Newborn Health

Did you know that in 2012 2.9 million newborns around the world did not live past 28 days and 1 million of those died within the first 24 hours of life? Additionally, 1.2 million babies died of stillbirth in 2012. These numbers are reported in Save the Children’s latest report released today: Ending Newborn Deaths: […]

Becoming a Part of 2014′s One Billion Rising

Becoming a Part of 2014′s One Billion Rising

One in three women will be raped or beaten in her lifetime. Let’s take that in for a moment. It’s such a silent epidemic. I know. I have seen women’s eyes in the countries I visit and even here at home. They can’t hide it. According to OneBillionRising.org, that number comes to one billion women worldwide. […]

It’s Time for the REAL Awards Again

It’s Time for the REAL Awards Again

When I was in Zambia two months ago I met a phenomenal nurse, Susan Banda, who treats women who have cervical cancer in the N’Gombe compound in Lusaka. She diagnoses and treats twenty-five women a day and says that she is increasingly seeing more cases of cervical cancer, especially in women who are HIV positive. […]

Why Child Passenger Safety Week Should Be on Your Calendar

Why Child Passenger Safety Week Should Be on Your Calendar

As soon as our little ones are born car seats are constant fixtures in our lives. We put them in our cars, take them out, reposition them and even buy brand-new ones all the time.  With all of that, have you ever thought about whether or not your child’s car seat is properly installed in […]

Today Marks World Humanitarian Day

Today Marks World Humanitarian Day

Today, and for a full month, the world will remember the humanitarians and aid workers who work tirelessly around the globe to better the lives of others. Being an aid worker is often a thankless job and a dangerous one to boot. Today marks a day to solemnly remember all of those who have given […]

Help Raise Money for Sevenly’s Cause of the Week

Help Raise Money for Sevenly’s Cause of the Week

If you followed our first insight trip to India last week you know that Sevenly, a company that raises capital and awareness for the world’s greatest charities with high quality, limited edition awareness products, joined us as a sponsor. We are immensely grateful to have partnered with Sevenly especially since so many of ideals overlap. Each […]

UN Foundation, Charity Miles Team Up to Raise $10k #VDay10k

UN Foundation, Charity Miles Team Up to Raise $10k #VDay10k

This month the UN Foundation has teamed up with the popular social good app, Charity Miles, to raise money for great causes. The iPhone/Android app can be easily downloaded to your smartphone and every time you exercise – whether it’s running, biking, or walking –  you donate money to a deserving charity. Through the UN […]

An Evening Celebrating the World’s Humanitarians

An Evening Celebrating the World’s Humanitarians

On Friday night I attended the “I Was Here” event at the United Nations headquarters in New York in celebration of World Humanitarian Day that is celebrated every year on August 19. In attendance was Beyonce who filmed the video for her song I Was Here  in the UN General Assembly Hall.  She donated her video […]

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