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From Gaza to Mount Rainier
Offbeat  (tags: philanthropy, Climb for Asha, GRAVIS program, Anas Alfarra, Palestinian, Gaza, Mount Rainier, India, Thar Desert )

Evelyn
- 25 days ago - gofundme.com
A Palestinian refugee from Gaza was enabled to Study in the US. Now he wants to share onwards the benefits he gained. (While fasting for Ramadan) he will climb Mount Rainier; money from sponsoring will be sent to help villagers in the Thar Desert -India
Cafe Serves Free Food to Refugees and Homeless (VIDEO)
Offbeat  (tags: Lebanon, Beirut, "Bonheur du Ciel", "Joy of Heaven", NGO, free meals, poor, homeless, refugees, good news, philanthropy )

Evelyn
- 186 days ago - facebook.com
A snack Cafe where meals are free! "Bonheur du Ciel" ("Joy of Heaven") cafe is run by a Lebanese NGO, providing a service for the poor, homeless, refugees - irrespective of religion, nationality etc..
Care2 Members: Please Pledge (and Remember!) to Donate Your Butterfly Credits to Worthy Causes
Offbeat  (tags: Care2 members, animaladvocates, environmentalists, conservationalists, humanitarians, political reformers, philanthropy, giving )

Kathy
- 299 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Thank you for everything you do to make this world a better place for everyone. "Strength does not come from physical capacity. It comes from an indomitable will." ~Mahatma Gandhi
Leonard Nimoy: 14 Things You DidnâEUR(TM)t Know About His Career
Offbeat  (tags: usa, world, society, politics, religion, philanthropy, obituary, humans, ethics, culture, death, celebrity, arts, americans, activists, education, media, movies, news, performance, business, animals, interesting, photos )

O O
- 515 days ago - variety.com
Who knew Nimoy once owned a pet shop in Canoga Park? Or that he teamed with Vic Morrow in 1962 to produce an indie film based on Jean GenetâEUR(TM)s edgy play Deathwatch.Here are14intriguing tidbits about NimoyâEUR(TM)s life&work as culled from the pages of Variety
Selling Lemons for Sweet Cause
Offbeat  (tags: TARIKU Brammall, plight of brown bears in Romania, Best friend Tom Hemmings, sister Zahara, activists, children, safety, family, interesting, news, philanthropy, animaladvocates, animalwelfare, animalcruelty, protection, suffering, wildlife, conservatio )

Kelly
- 720 days ago - examiner.com.au
The big-hearted five-year-old sells the fruit to free bears kept in captivity in Romania via UK charity World Animal Protection. Since starting his venture last year, he has raised enough money to free one bear.
Video:The Other James Gandolfini: "Sopranos" Actor Remembered for Support of Injured Vets, Community Media
Offbeat  (tags: unusual, society, interesting, humans, ethics, culture, americans, arts, goodnews, philanthropy, safety, politics )

JL
- 1126 days ago - democracynow.org
While coverage of his death has focused mainly on his acting career, little has been mentioned about the more political side of his work.
Bringing the Fun Back to Childhood
Offbeat  (tags: americans, child, children, family, ethics, goodnews, GoodNews, society, usa, philanthropy, unusual )

JL
- 1168 days ago - kaboom.org
When six-year-old Jadon Gotay (now seven) was given a class project to help a nonprofit, he knew he wanted to help an organization that did "fun things for kids."
The Man in the Cowboy Hat: Meet Carlos Arredondo, a Hero of the Boston Bombings
Offbeat  (tags: activists, americans, culture, crime, children, ethics, freedoms, humans, media, rights, sadness, safety, society, violence, usa, philanthropy, unusual, news, interesting, goodnews )

JL
- 1194 days ago - motherjones.com
One of the responders in the photograph--the man in the cowboy hat--has been identified as Carlos Arredondo, a Costa Rican immigrant (originally undocumented) whose Marine son died in action in Iraq in 2004.
You Call It 'Lazy'; I Call It 'Charity'
Offbeat  (tags: philanthropy, usa, dishonesty, culture, ethics, americans, activists, society, humans, interesting, interesting, off-beat, unusual )

JL
- 1290 days ago - upworthy.com
So sorry: You're officially out of excuses not to give back.
Can 4 Economists Build the Most Economically Efficient Charity Ever?
Offbeat  (tags: activists, ethics, philanthropy, society, world, safety, freedoms, culture, education, economy, africa, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', children, humanrights, HumanRights, world )

JL
- 1302 days ago - theatlantic.com
GiveDirectly, the brainchild of four Harvard and MIT graduate students, is so simple, it's genius. Give poor Kenyan families $1,000 -- and let them do whatever they want with it.
This Year, Be More Generous Than Ever
Offbeat  (tags: abuse, americans, children, corruption, crime, culture, death, dishonesty, education, family, freedoms, government, health, law, media, rights, politics, sadness, society, safety, violence, usa, philanthropy, unusual )

JL
- 1310 days ago - thenation.com
Or why these crimes are so much more common in the United States than anywhere else? Let's make this tragedy the turning point in the way we talk, or don't talk, about our outrageous levels of violence.Meanwhile, hug your kids, reach out to your neighbor
Video: Meet The Guy Who Might Just Solve Homelessness With His Twitter Account
Offbeat  (tags: government, media, philanthropy, society, politics, sadness, safety, rights, usa, freedoms, ethics, americans, children, culture, family, humans, law, housing, politics, unusual, technology, society, protection, pictures, news, off-beat, performance, inte )

JL
- 1319 days ago - upworthy.com
Last night, millions of Americans slept on park benches, under makeshift coverings, and in places that you and I wouldn't head to in a horror movie. If we're lucky, Mark Horvath and his Twitter account might just change that.
Play To Donate - Lucky Balls
Offbeat  (tags: games, charity, donation, philanthropy, fun, giving )

Sue
- 1744 days ago - playtodonate.com
PlayToDonate.com is a FREE website with over 1800 games to play. Check it out and see if you can beat my score of 1652 playing Lucky Balls. The site raises money through advertising revenue for charities.
Prominent Women Urge African Leaders on Darfur
Offbeat  (tags: oneworld, Darfur, Sudan, Omar Al Bashir, women, activists, Nobel Women's Initiative, International Criminal Court, crime, violence, philanthropy, safety )

OneWorld
- 2916 days ago - news.yahoo.com
Two Nobel Laureate women and actress and activist Mia Farrow urge African leaders to increase political pressure on Sudan, saying the continent's leaders have not done enough to end the violence in the Darfur region.
Net Wish A Financial Helping Hand When Needed Most
Offbeat  (tags: philanthropy, americans, netwish, finanical help )

Cheryl
- 3121 days ago - netwish.org
The Net Wish is the`brain child of a successful businessman who wishes to remain completely anonymous.The only motive behind this site is to help the less fortunate in our community andabsolutely no tax benefit is received for the Wishes fulfilled
 

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