WaterAid, Building Something Incredible

Can you imagine your own children not getting an education, not realizing their dreams because there weren’t any water taps or toilets available in the schools? WaterAid just launched an exciting, unique summer campaign to provide 12,000 kids in 31 schools with 150 taps and 100 toilets in Madagascar. WaterAid’s project will transform the lives of … Continue Reading

Kids Achieve Greater Literacy With Healthier Foods

Eight of the world’s leaders, including President Obama, will convene on June 17th and 18th in Northern Ireland for the annual G8 Summit. A newly released report by Save The Children, titled Food For Thought, demonstrates global nutrition should be high on this year’s summit agenda. The Food For Thought report emphasizes that good nutrition is not only important, … Continue Reading

Celebrate and Empower Moms Everywhere

This Mother’s Day, celebrate the strength and resilience of moms and women everywhere. Honor an influential woman in your life and provide opportunity for other women by gifting a patch for the digital quilt at Opportunity International. Gifts start at just $5. Select from one of 20 patch designs or create your own and dedicate … Continue Reading

Saving Newborn Lives, A Global Conversation

Do you know almost 3 million newborns die world-wide every year? Do you know the most common causes of these newborn deaths are infection, prematurity and birth asphyxia (when a baby’s brain gets little or no oxygen before, during or immediately after birth)? It’s well known that hand washing is crucial in the prevention of … Continue Reading

Don’t Take Clean Water For Granted

Today is World Water Day. It’s an important day established by the United Nations to identify world-wide water issues. A day to draw attention to the facts. 783 million people, or 11% of the world’s population, do not have safe water to drink and this, in addition to poor sanitation, results in the death of 2,000 children every day. Learn … Continue Reading

Modern, Progressive World Demands Equality

This day means the world to me. I’ve fought for most of my life in the battle of equality for women. I grew up watching my mom fight, and we both continue to fight on behalf of my 5 year-old daughter. I spent the better part of my adult life working harder, longer, and more … Continue Reading