Scientific Human Homogeneity

What the world needs is some more convincing of, what is in my opinion, our divine and inseparable connection. Instead of approaching the question in a spiritual way, let’s talk science: Maslow’s hierarchy of needs: “A theory of human motivation”. Everything anyone does, according to Maslow, can be explained by these five factors. Anything ANYONE…

Refugees Welcome

“The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing.” As true as this phrase rings, sometimes pinpointing what one can do to prevent the cloud of evil and hardship that often descends, is… challenging. Either we have too many good options, or too many options none of which…

When loans really change lives: Kiva

We all know how a loan works… You need money, you go to the bank (or to your dad), make your request, and settle for the conditions. Easy, peasy… for us, anyway. What happens when its not that easy, and your livelihood, not your credit card payment, depend on it? Well, this is the case…

Imagination Foundation

In the effort towards a better life for all, it’s not just the bodies that need to be nourished, but the minds and the souls, too. The Imagination Foundation is an organization that does just that. It helps kids from all over the world grow themselves and their communities through creative play. The foundation is also a…

“We rise by lifting others” -Robert Ingersoll

Shopping our way to a better world:

The concept of giving back while still scratching the shopping itch, is an oldie but goodie. Making purchases is a part of the every day, and so should be helping out our fellow human; Without further ado, here are some wonderful producers helping you kill the two birds with one beautiful stone: For fashion: Far and Wide…

The Future

“Children are the living messages we send to a time we will not see.” -Neil Postman

Donors Choose

The school year is just around the corner! Many of us are high with anticipation, for ourselves or our loved ones, and busy getting prepared. School supply shopping is always the most fun part. While we stock up on pencils and new tennis shoes, our angel educators are doing the same thing- but on a much…

Be a part of the change that is meant to be- fast or slow- to make the good, then better, and to strive for the best. “Some changes occur suddenly like a brilliant flash of lightning striking across a dark sky. These changes are stunning, exciting but can be quickly forgotten. Other changes happen slowly,…

Watsi: Connecting people to save lives

Watsi is an organization created to fund health care around the world for people who are unable to afford it. Simply put, Watsi is part of a movement with an emphasis on DIRECT aid, without blurry organizational costs being deducted from the donations of its supporters. When looking at the website, it resembles any other crowd-funding…

“While we do our good works let us not forget that the real solution lies in a world in which charity will have become unnecessary.” ― Chinua Achebe, Anthills of the Savannah