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U.N. Appeals for $120 Million to Launch ‘Massive Response’ in Haiti

New York N.Y. – Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today announced the launch of a near $120 million appeal to fund United Nations aid activities in the aftermath of Hurricane Matthew in Haiti, where the rising death toll coupled with the start of the rainy season has prompted the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) to sound the alarm […]

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The Best Humanitarian Relief is to End the Conflict

New York, N.Y. Concluding a three-day mission to Yemen, the United Nations Emergency Relief Coordinator today called on all warring parties to grant humanitarian access and uphold their responsibilities to protect civilians in a conflict that has injured and killed thousands of innocent civilians, and displaced some three million people. Stephen O’Brien, Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian […]

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Simple Ways to Help and Support Our Veterans Around Us

Niceville, F.L. Veterans Day is November 11th and just around the corner. This makes for a great time to acknowledge and say thank you to those who have served in our military protecting our nation. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, there are over 19 million veterans in the United States. Veterans have left or retired from […]

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Braden Edwards, Will Walker Join Veteran Board

Bluemont, VA. Boulder Crest Retreat for Military and Veteran Wellness, a free program that offers combat stress recovery programming, is expanding into the west coast. They announce the addition of Braden Edwards and Will Walker, who will join the board of directors. Boulder Crest Retreat for Military and Veteran Wellness is expanding to the West […]

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Mark Zuckerberg Pledges $3 Billion of His Shares to End Disease

New York, N.Y.Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg wants to wipe out disease by the end of the century. Mark Zuckerberg at the Facebook Developer Garage Paris, 2008. Photo: Ludovic Toinel The billionaire CEO and his wife, Priscilla Chan, said they are giving $3 billion over the next ten years to advance research toward that end. A […]

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New Mobile App Harnesses the Power of Spare Change

San Diego, CA. What is your spare change doing to change the world? With the formal launch of the official Coin Up mobile donation app – it is easier than ever to donate your “virtual spare change” and make a real difference in the world. The new app has been designed to help people virtually round up their transactions from […]

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A Day in the Life of a Bomb Disposal (EOD) Specialist

Niceville, FL. Most people are not familiar with those who disarm bombs and it’s important to know that many of us are kept safer because of the brave men and women in this profession. Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) technicians make up about 7,000 members of our active and reserve military and perform the most dangerous […]

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Hellenic Education Continues Thanks to The Orpheus Luxury Collection

New York, N.Y.  In synchrony with their philosophy of “indulging in the finer things in life for a deep appreciation of humanity and nature,” The Orpheus Luxury Collection proudly hosted a fundraiser to benefit the Hellenic Education & Language Program (H.E.L.P.) recently in Astoria, Queens as part of its Philanthropy Through Travel Initiative.  The children and the mothers of H.E.L.P. […]

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Native American Two-Spirits Look to Reclaim Lost Heritage

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