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How to Make Lasting World Change in 4 Simple Steps
12 months ago

How to Make Lasting World Change in 4 Simple Steps

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Mark Arnoldy traveled to Nepal the summer after his sophomore year of college. While he was there, he suffered from a severe nut allergy attack when a local chef mistakenly …
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Your Financial Investments Are an Expression of Who You Are
1 year ago

Your Financial Investments Are an Expression of Who You Are

Meet legendary entrepreneur and investor Charly Kleissner. Early in his career, Charly worked with Steve Jobs before he and his wife founded the Felicitas Foundation to support social entrepreneurs and …
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Shakespeare Saved My Life
2 years ago

Shakespeare Saved My Life

When Laura Bates entered a super max prison for the first time, she was armed with an unlikely weapon: William Shakespeare. With Shakespeare in Shackles, a program that teaches the …
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If You Want to End Corruption, Turn to Reality Television
2 years ago

If You Want to End Corruption, Turn to Reality Television

On the Nepali version of American Idol, there’s a Nepali version of Simon Cowell—hilariously rebuffing poor performances and glowering at the contestants. After working against corruption in developing countries for …
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The New App That Transforms News into Social Impact
2 years ago

The New App That Transforms News into Social Impact

Last year, The New York Times produced more than 400 articles on the Ebola crisis. There were 50 front-page articles alone. And as we all followed the coverage and wanted …
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Maison Fortuné Orphanage: Making an Impact on Haiti’s Most Desperate
2 years ago

Maison Fortuné Orphanage: Making an Impact on Haiti’s Most Desperate

Fifteen years ago, a small orphanage opened in the center of Hinche, Haiti. Four children huddled in a single dwelling house and used the dining room as the classroom. Just …
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Two Key Organizations Make Radical Impact for Returning Vets
2 years ago

Two Key Organizations Make Radical Impact for Returning Vets

Coming home from war may be as hard as heading off to fight in it. As many as 20 out of every 100 Iraq Veterans, 12 out of every 100 Gulf …
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Former Nightclub Promoter Turned Humanitarian: How Scott Harrison Changed the World of Giving
2 years ago

Former Nightclub Promoter Turned Humanitarian: How Scott Harrison Changed the World of Giving

Scott Harrison’s story is now famous in the world of humanitarian work: one of the top ten nightclub promoters in NYC sold everything he owned, went to Africa, and now runs …
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African Entrepreneur Escapes, Then Tackles, Poverty
2 years ago

African Entrepreneur Escapes, Then Tackles, Poverty

Entrepreneur Chris Ategeka has overcome more challenges than most of his Silicon Valley peers. He was born in a small Ugandan village, where he was orphaned at a young age …
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The #1 Way to Raise Money for People you Love
2 years ago

The #1 Way to Raise Money for People you Love

By  •  SOCIAL IMPACT

Before Kickstarter and before GoFundMe, there was GiveForward, a crowdfunding platform created in response to Hurricane Katrina. The company quickly evolved to focus specifically on medical-related expenses, assisting people with …
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