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September 19, 2014

It Can Start With One

Who inspires you to make a difference? I am inspired by Dr. Carey Jackson, who runs the International Medicine Clinic at Harborview Medical Center in Seattle. In turn, Dr. Jackson is inspired and motivated by his patients, many of whom are refugees and first-generation immigrants.

GLOBAL IMPACT
Obama: We 'Need' Nonprofits To Effectively Fight Ebola

Obama Ebola
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ADVOCACY
People With Disabilities Share Cruel Things They've Been Told

Chatterbox Challenge
Instagram

ADVOCACY
Cory Booker: Revoke NFL's Nonproft Status

Goodell Booker
Getty

CHARITY
Cumberbatch, His Bare Chest Want You To Donate Clothes

Mr Darcy
Twitter

CHARITY
Ebola Donations Came Only After It Spiraled Out Of Control

Ebola Donations
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INSPIRING
Teen Dedicated Her Life To Giving Back When She Was Only 10

Allies Wish
Allie's Wish

GLOBAL IMPACT
Liberia Hopes U.S. Ebola Pledge Will Spur Others To Help

Liberia Ebola
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HOMELESSNESS
Jewel Crowd-Sourced Song That Will Support Public Housing

Jewel
Casey Curry/Invision/AP

CHARITY
As Ebola Outbreak Spreads, Here's How You Can Help

Ebola Aid
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NONPROFITS
Custodian Teaches Exec A Crucial Fundraising Lesson

Custodian
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INSPIRING
School Bus Driver Sacrifices Life To Save Girl

School Bus
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GLOBAL IMPACT
Leonardo DiCaprio Named U.N. Peace Messenger..

Leonardo Dicaprio Red Carpet
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GLOMO
UN: Child Deaths Falling, But Preventable Diseases Still A Concern

Child Malaria
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POVERTY
1 In 9 People Worldwide Undernourished

Children Hunger
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INSPIRING
5 Years Ago, Best Friend Fulfilled Soldier's Final Wish

Barry Delaney
Andrew Milligan/PA Archive

ADVOCACY
Chilling Reminder That Trafficking Exists In U.S.

Human Trafficking Us
Vimeo

POVERTY
Homeless Couple Gets Help From 'Angels'

Homeless Couple Florida
Fox 13 News

CHARITY
Official: Newtown Donations Created Deep Conflicts

Newtown Donations
Andrew Burton via Getty Images

Remember #BringBackOurGirls? This Is What Happened In The 5 Months Since

Boko Haram Chibok
AP

GLOBAL IMPACT
Fight Against Ebola Outbreak Is 4 Months Behind: Expert

Ebola
The Washington Post via Getty Images

HOMELESSNESS
Parking Meters Accept Donations For Homeless People

Parking Meters Donations
Facebook

CHARITY
American Ebola Survivor Donates Blood To Missionary Doctor

Richard Sacra
University of Massachusetts Medical School

ADVOCACY
Harry Plays Wheelchair Rugby, Supports Wounded Vets

Harry Murderball
Chris Jackson via Getty Images

GLOBAL IMPACT
Staggering Number Of Women, Girls Raped Coming To U.S.

Central America Crossing Border
John Moore via Getty Images

CHARITY
Kid Runs Race On Every Continent, Raises $40K For Charity

Nikolas Toocheck
Operation Warm, YouTube

GLOBAL HEALTH
Gates Foundation Gives $50 Million To Combat Ebola

Bill Gates
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CHARITY
Livestrong Donations Dropped 34% After Doping Scandal

Livestrong
ASSOCIATED PRESS

CHARITY
Why We Continue To Memorialize 9/11

911
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LOL
The UN Basically Just Made Jon Stewart Their Next Peacekeeper

Ban Ki Moon Daily Show
The Daily Show

INSPIRING
Woman Who Lost Father On 9/11 Helps Newtown Victims Heal

Eileen Esquilin
Andrew Burton via Getty Images

HOMELESSNESS
Honolulu To Move Homeless Away From Tourists

Homeless Waikiki
ASSOCIATED PRESS

CHARITY
Only A Few 9/11 Charities Are Still Helping Families

World Trade Center Memorial Hand
Spencer Platt via Getty Images

CHARITY
Mogul: 'Stop The Misuse Of Philanthropy'

Lewis Cullman
Stephen Lovekin via Getty Images

HOMELESSNESS
Hawaii Wants To Move Homeless From Hot Tourist Spots

Homeless Hawaii Waikiki
ASSOCIATED PRESS

ADVOCACY
ALS Patient Says Beloved Ice Bucket Video Changed His Life

Anthony Carbajal
YouTube

HOMELESSNESS
Unique Shelter Offers Housing, Medical And Mental Care

Denver Homeless
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CHARITY
Charitable Giving On Twitter Might Soon Be A Click Away

Twitter
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CHARITY
Cory Booker Gave Away A Ridiculous Amount Of Money In 2013

Cory Booker Smiling
ASSOCIATED PRESS

HOMELESSNESS
As Little As $726 Can Save Families From Homelessness

Stressed Out Poor Person
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TECH
Device Tests Soldiers, Athletes For Brain Injuries

Brainscope
Andrew Burton via Getty Images

ADVOCACY
Celebs Rally For Teen Doused With Feces In Ice Bucket Prank

Drew Carey
Allen Berezovsky via Getty Images

ADVOCACY
31 Million Girls Won't Be Going To School This Year

African Girl Shack
ranplett via Getty Images

HOMELESSNESS
Youth Homelessness Doesn't Have To Be An Invisible Issue

Homestretch
The Homestretch

HEALTH CAUSE
Ebola Appearing Where It Had Been Previously Controlled

Ebola
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