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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, …

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, …

Water Crisis Following Deadly Nepal Earthquake

As you’ve likely seen, there was a devastating earthquake that hit Nepal on April 25th, killing more than 1,800 people. Never Settle partner, Splash, has 131 water projects serving 96,148 children in Kathmandu, Nepal. Only hours after the earthquake hit and tremors were still being felt, Splash worked diligently to make sure all Splash staff …

The Top 5 Blog Posts of 2014 from Team NS

As we kick off 2015, let’s take a stroll down memory lane and go through Never Settle’s most popular blog posts of 2014. So let’s count down… 5. Zac Pittman Donates Bone Marrow Never Settle family member Zac Pittman made us proud this year by donating his bone marrow. It’s a noble, touching story – …

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 …

You’re Invited to Change the World – December 14, 2014

Never Settle exists because we believe you can be a world-changer. You have passions, skills, and things special about you. You can use them to help people and make the world a better place. For that reason, I would like to personally invite you to World Change 2014 in Indianapolis. I have always believed that …

Take the Never Settle Challenge: Help us fundraise $100,000 in the next 2 years.

I wanted to let you know about an exciting opportunity to join Team Never Settle! We are increasing our impact by 10X in the next two years, but we need your help to get there! Let me share with you our two year challenge: Never Settle is committed to exponentially growing investment in our non-profit …

Receding Flood Waters in the US Gulf Coast Allow Volunteers to Spring Into Action

VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES IN FLORIDA The storm system that hit many parts of the country at the end of April has also impacted Pensacola, Florida with severe flooding. Nearly 25,000 homeowners were left without power in northern Florida, and abandoned cars dotted roadways as drivers were forced to evacuate to higher ground. Samaritan’s Purse is recruiting …

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