Did you know children in many countries around the world, can’t attend school because they can’t afford a school uniform? In the US, the phrase “Back to School” brings to mind images of freshly-sharpened, yellow pencils and new backpacks. However, in Haiti, this time of year often brings feelings of great uncertainty. Financial pressure on … Continue reading One Item Missing From Your Back-to-School Shopping List
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, Brownsville, Port O’Connor, Victoria, Galveston, Matagorda, Rockport, High Island, and Freeport. Houston was one of the hardest hit by the storm. More than 50 inches of rain fell onto Houston over four days, turning one of the largest cities in the USA into a sea of muddy brown water. Even as the rain and wind moves on, the region continues to suffer consequences of the destruction and loss of life.
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 … Continue reading November 29th is #GivingTuesday 2016!
What if someone told you that you could make real change in the world, and it wouldn’t cost you any time or money? Would you do it? I believe most of us would. It’s not only possible, it’s easy! Let me tell you how. Most of us use Amazon on a regular basis for a … Continue reading AmazonSmile: You shop. Amazon Gives.
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, … Continue reading World Change 2015 Progress Report