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Hurricane Harvey Relief Efforts in Texas

Hurricane Harvey made landfall over Texas on August 25th 2017. It was quickly labeled a Category 4 hurricane due to high winds (up to 150 mph) and 2-4 feet of rain. Harvey has caused widespread damage and flooding to communities across Texas and Louisiana. Hurricane Harvey affected many communities including Corpus Christi, Houston, Port Mansfield, …

Facing Darkness: A True Story of Faith

As the Ebola pandemic was sweeping across West Africa in the spring of 2014, Samaritan’s Purse stepped up and fully committed its people and resources to provide comfort, compassion, and care to victims … all in the Name of Jesus. But when the deadly virus infected its own medical personnel, including Dr. Kent Brantly, the …

November 29th is #GivingTuesday 2016!

What is #GivingTuesday? #GivingTuesday was founded in 2012 by NY’s 92nd Street Y in partnership with the United Nations Foundation. Together with a team of influencers and founding partners a global movement was launched that has engaged over 30,000 organizations worldwide. Pretty impressive. The Big Idea Behind #GivingTuesday #GivingTuesday harnesses the potential of social media …

One Month After Hurricane Matthew the Need in Haiti is Urgent

On October 4, 2016 Hurricane Matthew smashed through Caribbean countries with 145 mile-per-hour winds and torrential rain before hitting the United States later in the week. According to Reuters, Haiti faced the greatest devastation with nearly 900 deaths and tens of thousands left homeless. The powerful storm also severed water pipelines and contaminated drinking water, …

World Change 2015 Progress Report

At the end of 2015, Never Settle hosted its 2nd annual World Change campaign to promote giving and volunteering during the holiday season.  Our goal was to empower our community of ordinary people to make an extraordinary impact in the world during the two month campaign. To accomplish our goal, we partnered with like-minded nonprofits, …

Broken Hearts, Dirty Hands

There’s something magical about this time of year. The leaves start to turn their brilliant colors of orange, red, and yellow. The cool crispness of the air signals fall is here. I can literally almost smell the turkey roasting, the homemade bread baking, and the pumpkin pie waiting to be devoured by a house full …