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Saturday, May 19th, 2012

Thanks to all of you writing in with suggestions on organizations to volunteer with and support!

I love learning about new approaches to solving some of our social issues and am always grateful for an introduction to local NGOs. So …

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Little Angels in Uganda! *Video*

Saturday, December 24th, 2011

On the shores of Uganda’s Lake Bunyonyi is a school called Little Angels Needy Children and Orphan Project. On the site of this picturesque lake, I found an even more beautiful vision – happy healthy children at school!

Little Angel

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My Lion Encounter *Videos* – Giving U™

Saturday, November 26th, 2011

On the last day of my Acacia Africa 19-day Desert Tracker Safari, I spent a day volunteering at Lion Encounter / ALERT in Livingstone, Zambia.

The full day included a great opportunity for me to get to closer to the …

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Saving Big Fish *Video* – Giving U™

Saturday, November 12th, 2011

Megafauna is mega cool. I mean, who wouldn’t want to work with the world’s largest sea creatures?

“Mega” as in BIG

“Megafauna” is the term used for large marine species such as sharks, rays, marine mammals and turtles. These animals …

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Buying Women: Bride Prices – Giving U™

Saturday, November 5th, 2011

Uganda has the highest rate of domestic violence in the world with 68% of Uganda women suffering violent abuse at home. I had a conversation with Patrick Ndira, a director at Mifumi, an organization based in Uganda that works to …

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Jerusalem’s El HaLev *Videos* – Giving U™

Wednesday, August 10th, 2011

El HaLev Girls

First off, a HUGE *Thank You* to all of you who voted in June’s Donate My Dollars poll!

Your 150 votes enabled me to double my donation to the El HaLev Personal Safety & Self-Defense Summer Camp for Girls and …

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I joined the circus! – Giving U™

Tuesday, June 14th, 2011

Circus Group

While in Battambang, Cambodia I spent a little time doing some volunteer work for Phare Ponleu Selpak (PPS), a nonprofit organization using art to help treat children’s psycho social needs. They are best known for their traveling circus.

I was …

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Something to Savor: My Sister’s Kitchen – Giving U™

Sunday, April 17th, 2011

My_Sis_CookI spent my last day in Australia volunteering with a fabulous nonprofit organization: Darwin Community Arts (DCA). DCA is, in essence, an incubator for social enterprises and nonprofits promoting the arts and community development in Darwin. One of these great …

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#Blog4Japan: Join a Campaign to Help Japan! – Giving U™

Wednesday, March 30th, 2011

forjapanI am joining the blogosphere in a cooperative philanthropic effort to channel international donations to local rescue and re-building efforts!

Todd Wassel of the blog Todd’s Wanderings wrote an article about How to Help Japan’s Earthquake and Tsunami Survivors, …

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Helping Victims of Torture & Trauma – Giving U™

Sunday, March 20th, 2011

Meleuca_Refugee_CenterI was lucky enough to volunteer at two nonprofit organizations during my time in Australia – both located in Darwin and both serving the need of Australia’s refugee population.

Worldwide Refugee Crisis

In 2004, the UN estimated that worldwide there …

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