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Love for Soccer Brings Make-A-Wish Kids Together

Nearly 40 Wish Kids Traveled to Watch the 2014 World Cup in Brazil
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Wish kids from across America joined together to cheer on soccer players during the Spain vs. Australia World Cup game on Monday in Curitiba, Brazil. The match was one of several activities the group participated in during the week. Wish kids and family members sat up-close to the action with field-side seats for the match at Arena de Baixada. Nearly 40 American wish kids and more than 10 others from around the world, wished to attend the World Cup, coming from 14 different states, all battling life-threatening medical conditions.

Help The North Face Explore Fund Donate $250,000 to get More Kids Outside

The North Face opens voting on Facebook to give away grants of up to $25,000 to non-profits focused on Youth
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June 18, 2014 /3BL Media/ - Beginning today, The North Face is inviting its community to vote for the organization of their choice to receive an Explore Fund grant of up to $25,000, giving fans a chance to be directly involved in supporting a great cause. The North Face today announced that it has awarded Explore Fund grants of $5,000 to 15 projects dedicated to getting more youth outside and connected to nature.

Hope Springs Eternal: Mattress Recycling

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Doug McMillon, President and CEO of WalMart Stores, Inc. shows how Enactus students in the USA are breaking down mattresses and building up lives.

Enactus is an international non-profit organization that brings together student, academic and business leaders who are committed to using the power of entrepreneurial action to improve the quality of life and standard of living for people in need.

Retired from Service or a New Beginning, What do you see?

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Retired from service or a new beginning, what do you see?

A Canadian Enactus team saw a way to salute veterans of the Canadian Armed Forces by teaching them valuable skills they could use to start a business and transition from military to civilian life. It has been such a success that it is now the official transitional program of the Canadian military. What does the Prince of Wales think? Find out at http://enactus.org/seeopportunity/project-gallery/project/boots/

Pottery or Preservation, What do you see?

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Pottery or preservation, what do you see?

A Nigerian Enactus team saw a way to maximize farmers’ harvests while cutting down on waste due to lack of refrigeration. By filling clay pots with fruit and burying them, the students taught farmers how to preserve their harvests and better their livelihoods. How much longer does the produce last? Find out at http://enactus.org/seeopportunity/project-gallery/project/pottery/

A Glass Half Full

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Do you see a glass half empty or a glass half full? Learn how Enactus students see opportunity and take action to change the world.

Enactus is a community of student, academic and business leaders committed to using the power of entrepreneurial action to transform lives and shape a better more sustainable world. To learn more visit http://enactus.org/seeopportunity/.

A Glass Half Full

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Do you see a glass half empty or a glass half full? Learn how Enactus students see opportunity and take action to change the world.

Enactus is a community of student, academic and business leaders committed to using the power of entrepreneurial action to transform lives and shape a better more sustainable world. To learn more visit http://enactus.org/seeopportunity/.

Where Do You See Opportunity?

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At the heart of entrepreneurship is the ability to see opportunity where it might not be immediately obvious. Whether it’s harnessing the sun’s energy to produce clean drinking water or transforming discarded shipping containers into housing solutions for the homeless, Enactus students demonstrate that entrepreneurial action can be a powerful catalyst for enabling greater human progress.

Make-A-Wish Celebrates Father’s Day with Tribute to Wish Dads

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We’ve seen almost everything at Make-A-Wish®. Some children wish to go, to be, to have or to meet. But for others, it’s about who they spend their wish with, their dad.

Six-year-old Jason’s wish, “I wish to be like my dad,” captures the importance fathers have in the wish experience and on wish kids as they fight their illness. As another Father’s Day comes, Make-A-Wish would like to recognize fathers for the strength, joy and hope they provide wish kids before, during and after their one true wish gets granted.

Creating Meaningful Change through Photography

by AYV Judge Yasser Alaa Mobarak
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Yasser Alaa Mobarak lives in Egypt as an Adobe Youth Voices program alumnus and a 2014 AYV Awards Photo Essay Judge. He has been a contributing photographer to PBS NewsHour and has won photography awards from The International Federation of Photographic Art, National Geographic Egypt, Photographic Society of America and Youth Journalism International. You can find more of his work in his Flickr gallery here.

 

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