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Why Taking the Long View with Disaster Recovery is Essential

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By Anna R. Hurt, disaster management analyst at the Center for Disaster Philanthropy, and Jim Starr, interim CEO for America’s Charities.

What Do You Do if You are One of the 200 People Each Week Diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis (MS)?

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Imagine waking up one morning and you can’t feel your legs… or you have double vision… or you have trouble moving and are too dizzy to stand. You go see your doctor, and you may go to several doctors, but eventually you are diagnosed with multiple sclerosis (MS). And you are just one of 200 people in the United States who are diagnosed every week with this debilitating condition.

3 Ingredients for Strong Social Impact Partnerships

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By Charisse Browner

Brixio, a fast-moving startup focused on disrupting the commercial real estate world, recently approached America’s Charities’ team about starting a social responsibility initiative to support our nonprofit member, the LIVESTRONG Foundation.

After discussing their vision and needs, our team quickly got the ball rolling.  Brixio needed our help with two things:

Bilingual Volunteers Needed! Help Fairfax CASA Overcome Language and Cultural Barriers

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Sara had fallen into the wrong crowd during her time at a local high school.  When she entered foster care, she was struggling with substance abuse issues and gang involvement. Sara was placed in a group home, miles away from her family (which had no transportation to visit her), where she was being treated for substance abuse, but the home had no Spanish speaking staff.  She continued to receive therapy and substance abuse treatment services in English, to no avail.

What Social Impact Is and How to Measure It Effectively

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By Lindsay J.K. Nichols

Impact. What a loaded word. It means so many things to so many people. In my career in nonprofit communications, I have used “impact” so much that I all but want to throw it out the window.

TechnoServe's Haiti Hope Project: Message in a Mango

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Meet some of the farmers behind the world's sweetest mangoes! Launched in 2010, the Haiti Hope Project was a five-year public-private partnership between TechnoServe, Coca-Cola and a coalition of business, government and civil society partners to create sustainable economic opportunities for Haitian mango farmers and their families. Together, they supported the development of a sustainable mango industry in Haiti.

Uncovering a Level of Knowledge About Dog Lifestyles Never Before Seen

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Each year, 12 million dogs and cats are diagnosed with cancer. Many of these cancers have few treatments and no chance at a cure. In fact, cancer accounts for nearly 50 percent of all disease-related pet deaths every year, and is the leading cause of death in dogs over the age of 10, meaning many families are losing their beloved companion animals far too soon to this devastating disease.

Sustainable Economic Opportunities That Empower Women & Benefit Business Needs

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In 2010, The Coca-Cola Company launched the 5by20 initiative which aims to economically empower 5 million women entrepreneurs across the company’s global supply chain by 2020.

Teaching Youth Valuable Lessons About Democracy and the Responsibilities of Citizenship

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In a recent survey conducted by Teaching Tolerance, The Trump Effect: The Impact of hte Presidential Campaign on Our Nation's Schools, Teaching Tolerance found that the presidential campaign is producing an alarming level of fear and anxiety among children of color and inflaming racial and ethnic tensions in the classroom. 

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