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Breaking Walls Day of Community Service 2017

New York, N.Y. For Breaking Walls, The Day of Community Service is a way for all the artists, ambassadors, and associates of our global family to give back to the host city. In 2017, because we added a Health & Wellness component to our annual Breaking Walls Global Conference, we felt that the community service […]

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Photo of the Day – Sept. 29, 2016

IDPs in South Sudan Appeal for Urgent Humanitarian Assistance Up to six thousand internally displaced people (IDPs) are appealing for urgent humanitarian assistance in Kuda, a village 45 kilometers west of Juba, after a recent fighting between the Sudan People’s Liberation Army (SPLA) and a group of armed men. An assessment team of the UN […]

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Photo of the Day – Sept. 28, 2016

Change the World: Volunteer! New York, N. Y. Images of volunteers serving communities around the world in commemoration of Nelson Mandela International Day. For 67 years Nelson Mandela devoted his life to the service of humanity. Every year on 18 July  Nelson Mandela’s birthday  the UN joins a call by the Nelson Mandela Foundation […]

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An International Internship Can Boost Your Medical School Application

New York, N.Y. Applying to medical school is a long and challenging process for students aspiring to be doctors in North America, often lasting a year or more. Careful planning and organization are critical and applicants spend a lot of time participating in activities that will help their resumes stand out from the crowd and […]

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Winter Coming: Guardians of Rescue Ups Rescue Operations, “Gimme Shelter”

New York, N.Y.  According to the American Veterinary Medical Association, over 36% of households in America own dogs and 30% own cats. However, not every owner knows the proper procedure for winter pet care; every year thousands of companion and stray animals die from being left out in this extreme weather. These cases are investigated […]

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Paws of War Starts Therapy Dog Program

  New York, N.Y.  Pairing service dogs with military veterans suffering from PTSD has proven to help the healing process. According to the National Center for Health Research, studies have shown that a dog’s presence, loyalty and love are known to improve heart health by lowering blood pressure and regulating the heart rate during stressful […]

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Volunteers Contribute to U.N. Global Development Agenda’s Success

New York, N.Y.  Volunteers are playing a vital role in making governments worldwide more accountable and responsive to their citizens, but their potential is seriously under-valued, a new report from the United Nations Volunteers (UNV) programme finds. U.N. Youth Volunteer Stepanka Pechackova, is fully funded by the Czech Republic, and works as a Communications and […]

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