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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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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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CARE National Conference in Washington, DC

Every 52 seconds a woman dies in childbirth. In some countries, such as Afghanistan and Sierra Leone, a woman has a 1 in 8 chance of dying in childbirth in her lifetime. This is in comparison to 1 in 4,800 women who die in childbirth in the United States and 1 in over 17,000 in Sweden for lifetime risk. Continue reading

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A Few of My Favorite Charities

Here are some of my favorite organizations to give my money to – some well known, some lesser known: African Women’s Development Fund: I dislike the fact that most development aid is donor driven, and oftentimes does not lead to projects … Continue reading

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Bread for the World Gathering

I’m at Reagan Airport, on my way home from this year’s Bread for the World National Gathering in Washington DC. I spent yesterday on Capitol Hill, lobbying to reform foreign assistance. Currently the United States’ foreign assistance is governed by … Continue reading

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