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 … Continue reading Investing in Haitian Leaders
If you’re struggling to find the perfect Christmas gift ideas for your friends, roommates, parents and siblings, have no fear! Here’s a list of some suggested low-cost gifts. Something homemade: Who doesn’t love a good do-it-yourself (DIY) gift? It doesn’t have to be complicated. A small scarf you’ve knitted or a box of cupcakes can … Continue reading Last Minute Christmas Gift Ideas from the Team
Dr. Kent Brantly, Samaritan’s Purse doctor that contracted the life-threatening Ebola in West Africa, is honored as TIME Person of the Year. Brantly became the face of Ebola when he was transported back to the United States from Liberia and treated at Emory Hospital in Atlanta. This honor is for all the Ebola fighters on … Continue reading TIME Person of the Year: Ebola Fighters
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 … Continue reading Operation Whipcrack: Team Rubicon responds to Typhoon Hagupit
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 … Continue reading What is Giving Tuesday?