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Apr 29
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Give the Gift of Healthcare for Christmas

This Christmas, why not give the gift of healthcare to someone in need?  For less than the cost of a visit to Starbucks, you can provide health insurance to a person in the developing world.  It's quick and easy to do: go to: More
Dec 22, 2013
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Nov 4, 2013
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"Interesting article on the rise of microinsurance and why it's important:"
Aug 29, 2013

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Welcome Education Generation to our Community of Action Sources!

Today, we're excited to announce a new action source has joined the Social Actions API, an open database of opportunities to make a difference. For a full list and profiles of the latest innovators contributing to Social Actions, please see Our Guide to 60+ Action Sources.

New Action Source:…


Posted by Erinn Andrews on October 28, 2011 at 1:16pm

Smyrna Development Society in Bangladesh Needs Your Help

Smyrna Development Society works with lower income residents of Bangladesh, an impoverished Asian nation with a population of 162 million and a per capita income of USD 1,700 a year.   Founded in 2002, they opened an orphanage in 2007 to serve the poor, especially abused children.   Smyrna Development Society will apply funds donated expressly for insurance by purchasing health coverage for a child at the cost  of USD 8 a year.  This gives the recipients access to better health care and…


Posted by Policies for the Poor on October 1, 2011 at 8:50am

Help with a local youth project!

I'm starting a site for youth where youth who are interested in social activism and community change can connect and share their work, connect with other youths and get inspired by their peers! It is a website that will feature news articles, opportunities in the community, and a database of resources/tools to help them get started, it will also contain a forum where individual can obtain an account and post information.

However, I'm relatively weak with the web/web design…


Posted by Alice Wang on September 13, 2011 at 7:57pm

The Key to Unlocking the Benefits of Corporate Volunteering

Skills-based volunteering vs. general volunteering: When it comes to long-term impacts, skills-based will win every time. So why am I still an advocate for general volunteering? Read on and join the conversation. You can comment at the bottom of the page or contact me at



Posted by Chris Jarvis on September 9, 2011 at 8:47am

CSR Minute: Global Reporting Initiative Releases Sustainability Report; UPS Flies Food Relief to Africa


Cross post from 3BLMedia.


The Global Reporting Initiative has released a sustainability report that outlines the organization’s performance, achievements, and goals. GRI produces the Sustainability Reporting Framework that sets out the principles and indicators that can be used to measure and report economic,…


Posted by David Martel on August 22, 2011 at 11:07am


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