Category: Poverty

Books, rain boots, and dog food!

Some companies you should remember the next time you shop online or are in stores selling these products. Charitable giving is a part of their mission statement and corporate culture. Every time you buy a book through Better World Books, they donate a book to one of several organizations. Make this your online book retailer and promote literacy at the same time.… Read more →

Can you imagine your child going hungry for even one day this summer?

Summer barbecues, picnics, and dinners on the back porch with family and friends will be enjoyed by millions in America. Feeding people we love often means cooking way more than we need….we’ve all done that! The intentions are so good but with these celebrations will come millions of pounds of leftovers headed for the trash. Why is food waste a… Read more →

A professional and high school athlete demonstrate leadership and social responsibility

We received this update from Courtney, and are we ever inspired! WELL DONE!! This is enormous undertaking and you saw it through from beginning to end. “I wanted to update you on the fact that I finished my collection drive of soccer equipment for GOALS Haiti! I have also been working with a school in Leogane, Haiti called Ecole St.… Read more →

Independent homewares stores Didriks and Local Root support Furnishing Hope

Furnishing Hope of Massachusetts is a Cambridge, MA based nonprofit that was founded in 2012 to help Boston area families transitioning out of homelessness. They provide furniture, home goods, and moving services to these families. To date, Furnishing Hope has provided home essentials to over 160 Boston area families. For four years, through their annual Switch Up campaign in October,… Read more →