Take Action! Inspire Change … celebrate Mandela Day 2014

Take Action! Inspire Change “When a man has done what he considers to be his duty to his people and his country, he can rest in peace. I believe I have made that effort and that is, therefore, why I will sleep for the eternity.” Can you spare 67 minutes of your time helping others? Every year, on Mandela Day, people around the world are asked by the Nelson Mandela Foundation to do just that. By devoting 67 minutes of their time – one minute for every year of Mr. Mandela’s public … [Read more...]

Bridge to Freedom Foundation, celebrates Light the Way GALA – JAN 11

Bridge to Freedom Foundation (BTFF) was founded only a few short years ago and while we are still very much a start-up organization, we are growing every day. Baby Steps: We began with a vision in 2008, and in 2009, it became a dream as BTFF was born on paper. Then in 2010, that dream began to gel into a reality. In January 2010, BTFF took its first baby steps to let the world know its mission to help survivors of modern day slavery lead thriving lives. That first public step was creating … [Read more...]

Philippines: Nowhere to Go – Take Action!

THERE IS NOWHERE TO GO - THE PHILIPPINES   A storm of unprecedented scale has brought widespread death and destruction to the Philippines, while relief organizations scramble to deliver emergency assistance, even as they continue to assess the full extent of the damage.   … [Read more...]

Ormoc City, a port city in the Philippines – Take Action!

I arrived by boat in Ormoc City, a port city in the Philippines. One step onto the ground and you know it's a disaster zone. It's all destroyed. Typhoon Haiyan has destroyed everything. Tin roofing sheets are hanging off trees like wet cardboard. Electric poles were broken like toothpicks. And amidst the wreckage, the people are growing desperate. It's now very hot, and people are parched. Some officials just came and told us that people have been breaking into shops, … [Read more...]

Montreal, 10 Great Men are Standing Up for Women

December 6, 1989 Montreal. Violence against women had been an issue that had affected many women and children long before this date. As we know, this day is marked in history because of the horrific murders that took place at The Ecole Polytechnic when a 25 year old male entered a school in Montreal, targeting women and vocalizing his hatred of feminists, and ending up killing 14 just because they were women . The truth of the matter is that although the man was sick for doing that he … [Read more...]

CARE – Honor your mother and empower another‏

A mother is a nurturer, protector and so much more. But too many mothers suffer a cruel fate: their own death or the death of their child because the world is failing to help. This year, 1,000 mothers a day will die during pregnancy and childbirth. And 21,000 children younger than age 5 will die every day. Nearly all of these deaths occur in poor countries — and the biggest tragedy is that we know how to prevent almost all of these deaths. You can be the difference for a … [Read more...]

MARCIA MARTIN – New Year’s Rainforest Request

Marcia Martin Productions, LLC ~ New Year's Rainforest Request To Family, friends, and colleagues, This is a request for your immediate help. Three years ago I witnessed first hand the beauty of the Amazon rainforest and the Achuar people who have lived there untouched by our modern world for thousands of years. I also learned about the fragility of this pristine land and how vital the rainforest is to all of us; not only is it the home of an incredible diversity of plants and animals … [Read more...]

Help Subaru Choose a Charity‏ – Take Action!

Vote for the charity you want added to the Subaru "Share the Love" event Subaru knows their owners care. That's why they created the annual "Share the Love" event, where for every new Subaru that's leased or sold, a $250 donation is made to the owners' choice of charities. This year, they need your help to choose one of those charities. Go to the Subaru Facebook page to cast your vote for the American Red Cross, Children's Miracle Network Hospitals®, Make-A-Wish Foundation® or Teach … [Read more...]

IWHC is Taking Action with LAST WEEK'S Annual 2011 Fundraising Gala!

  “IWHC is creating a climate in which it is not tolerable to accept gender inequality as a matter of course. “That means that anybody who fights for gender equity—whether in the United States, Afghanistan, Haiti, you name it—IWHC makes our lives easier. You make our lives better. You make us more effective.”-Dr. Paul Farmer, co-founder, Partners in Health, and 2011 IWHC gala honoree.Last week, the International Women’s Health Coalition (IWHC) held its annual gala at 583 Park Avenue … [Read more...]

IWHC is Taking Action with LAST WEEK’S Annual 2011 Fundraising Gala!

  “IWHC is creating a climate in which it is not tolerable to accept gender inequality as a matter of course. “That means that anybody who fights for gender equity—whether in the United States, Afghanistan, Haiti, you name it—IWHC makes our lives easier. You make our lives better. You make us more effective.”-Dr. Paul Farmer, co-founder, Partners in Health, and 2011 IWHC gala honoree.Last week, the International Women’s Health Coalition (IWHC) held its annual gala at 583 Park Avenue … [Read more...]

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