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Quick Ways to CARE

I’ve been really busy with my job these past few weeks, which is why I was looking forward to last night’s CARE Las Vegas Event. CARE is one of the oldest and largest humanitarian organizations in the world. Last year, CARE … Continue reading

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Hunger Awareness Challenge: Post-Challenge Reflections

Last week I wrote about my attempt to spend a week living off the equivalent average food budget of a Haitian. To recap: with some fancy math, this works out to be $34.33 because our cost-of-living is so much higher. … Continue reading

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Hunger Awareness Challenge: The Pre-Challenge Post

As Lent begins today, I’m embarking on a week-long Hunger Awareness Challenge. I read about this challenge in Bread for the World’s 2011 Offering of Letters kit. It’s based on a Global Hunger Challenge that was organized last year by Inter … Continue reading

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Silent Spring Virtual Book Discussion

Silent Spring by Rachel Carson. Published in 1962. Synopsis: Written nearly 50 years ago, Rachel Carson’s well-researched thesis on the mortal dangers of DDT and other pesticides in large-part spawned the modern-day environmental movement. In this book, Carson elaborately explains the … Continue reading

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Amnesty International’s Write for Rights Global Write-a-Thon

Prompted by an advertisement on Facebook, this year I signed up for Amnesty International’s Annual ‘Write for Rights’ Global Write-a-Thon. According the Amnesty’s website, Write for Right is the largest letter writing campaign in the world. From December 4th – … Continue reading

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