For every comment on this post and/or Facebook or Twitter share (must be directly from this post via the sharing icons on this blog) and 30 other posts, Walgreens will donate a vaccine (up to 50,000 vaccines). This post is inspired by Shot@Life, an initiative of the United Nations Foundation that educates, connects and empowers the...
One Million Babies Don't Make it Past Their Birth Days: Let's Keep Birth Days A Cause for Celebration
Around the world, one million babies don't live past their birth day. Here's a peek at Save The Children's new report about the State of the World's Mothers 2013, and a few organizations working to improve the health of mothers and babies.
Every year, about 7 million children under the age of 5 die from preventable diseases, and every two minutes, a woman dies from preventable pregnancy complications. In light of these statistics, the United Nations Foundation has teamed with celebrity parents like Jennifer Lopez and NFL star Steve Weatherford to raise awareness with a video fundraiser called the Global...
April is National Poetry Month. Youth writing programs are using poetry to improve reading and writing skills, develop creativity, and change lives. Here are three organizations doing just that, plus three ways to celebration National Poetry Month.
We all remember seeing the destruction caused by Hurricane Sandy on TV, but the media is less interested in covering the rebuilding or showing that the beautiful beach towns of the Jersey Shore are back in business. Tourism brings jobs to the Jersey shore. Without a good summer season, many small businesses-- and even larger hotels-- will not survive the year.
Over 1. 4 billion people around the world live in extreme poverty - it's been called the greatest crisis of our time. Here's the inspiring story of one organization, founded by a Marine Corps platoon commander who saw the link between poverty, terrorism, and global instability and created a holistic, integrated approach to support leaders building solutions in their own communities.