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Relief Efforts

Doing Well By Doing Good: An Interview with Marc Levy, International Author

Alexandre Mars | Posted 09.21.2016 | Impact
Alexandre Mars

Marc Levy is the most read French author in the world and has sold more than 40 million copies. His novels have been translated into 49 languages!

Leaders In Nepal To Donate 1-Month Salary To Earthquake Relief Efforts

The Huffington Post | Robbie Couch | Posted 04.28.2015 | Impact

Government officials in Nepal and India are digging into their own pockets to help alleviate devastation caused by a magnitude-7.8 earthquake that rat...

'Extremely Resilient' Vanuatu Rebuilds After Cyclone Pam, As Island Nation Moves Forward

Associated Press | Posted 09.17.2015 | Impact

EFATE, Vanuatu (AP) — The roof from what was once the home of principal Melizabeth Uhi and her staff is now folded over branches high in the trees t...

Eight Surprising Ways to Improve Your Charitable Giving

Eric Friedman | Posted 02.25.2014 | Impact
Eric Friedman

Being an effective donor is about relying on your heart, as well as your head, to help others.

Are Secularists Committed To Relief Efforts? | Posted 07.02.2013 | Impact

In his Time Magazine cover story last week on veterans and public service, journalist Joe Klein stepped outside the line of his narrative to take a sw...

NYC Improv Theater Provides Comedy for Hurricane Sandy Relief

Lisa Bernier | Posted 01.16.2013 | New York
Lisa Bernier

As a city that knows how to pull together post-crisis, many local businesses, groups and organizations are continuing to organize Sandy relief efforts. Last Friday this included comedy theater Gotham City Improv.

How You Can Help Victims Of The Joplin Missouri Tornado

Posted 07.26.2011 | Impact

On Sunday, a massive tornado plowed through southern Missouri, leaving thousands without homes in the densely occupied city of Joplin. At least 89 are...

Former Child Soldier Left With Little More Than Stories

Catholic Relief Services | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Catholic Relief Services

"One thing I'm tired of is nothing is given to me, but I'm giving my story," he says. "They say, 'Come and tell your story.' That will help others. Not me.

Memoriam: allow relief workers to speak for the dead

Craig Newmark | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Craig Newmark

This sound like a difficult matter, but an app like this helps the horriifying task of disaster relief. I sure don't have the background to check out,...

Government Isn't Always the Answer: Thoughts on the Oil Spill

Marty Robins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Marty Robins

After a while, the optimal role for a president is to get out of the way and let those trained in relief efforts do their jobs.

Chile Quake: World Vision Begins Relief Efforts

World Vision | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
World Vision

SANTIAGO, Chile (March 1, 2010) - World Vision began distributing hundreds of blankets and some water containers to Santiago's earthquake survivors ov...