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Investing in Haitian Leaders

One of the most effective ways to create sustainable real world change is by investing in leaders. Why? Because leadership matters, especially in the poorest of areas where there is a lack of clean water, education, mentoring, and other opportunities you and I have access to every day. This is especially true in Haiti where …

Operation Whipcrack: Team Rubicon responds to Typhoon Hagupit

A massive Category 3 typhoon made landfall in the central Philippines late Saturday. The entire area is being battered with heavy rains and winds just one year after Super Typhoon Haiyan devastated the region. Typhoon Hagupit, meaning “lash” in Filipino, came ashore on eastern Samar Island just before 10 p.m. (9 a.m. ET) with winds …

What is Giving Tuesday?

What is #GivingTuesday? Founded in 2012 by New York’s 92nd Street Y in partnership with the United Nations Foundation, Giving Tuesday was founded as a global day dedicated to giving back. On Tuesday, Dec. 2, let’s pool our resources and join the #UNselfie movement and after shopping and eating to our stomach’s content, let’s fill …