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Patagonia saw an astounding $10 million in Black Friday sales ― five times its own expectations ― and, as promised, will donate every cent toward helping save the environment. The high-end outdoor app...
An important tale of just how lucky some of us are.
Where are your old winter skivvies ending up?
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If Trump were a normal candidate, he’d be facing harsh penalties.
From Leo to Ellen, some stars actually give back.
There are thousands of companies involved in social entrepreneurialism.
The definition of what it means to be homeless is much broader than many of us think. It includes not only people sleeping on the streets, but is a term which describes a number of living scenarios. The term encompasses anyone who involuntarily has no fixed address.
The situation was desperate. Babies cried, children shivered with the cold, and adults asked for food, milk for babies, warm clothes and blankets. It was freezing, cold and wet.
The front page on my crowdsource campaign says it all: unsuccessful. Behind the everything-is-awesome facade of the crowd-funding phenomenon, the reality is that many causes, like mine, fail to make their target. But I'm actually happy I did.
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We are facing a hidden crisis.
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The other day a person on the street asked me if I cared about children with HIV. They asked it just like that, as I have typed it. “Do you care about children with HIV?” the man asked as I was briskly walking past, on my way to somewhere. How was I supposed to answer that?
Far from being just the right thing to do, Labor’s announcement is also the smart thing to do. Too often we tend to view aid as a feel-good charitable endeavor, something we do when the times are good and something to be wound back on in harder economic times.
I was asked last week at my local shops in Canberra if I was able to donate to a charity that assists children in Africa and when I told the girl I couldn’t she looked me straight in the eye and said, “So you would prefer them to die?”
How much would you fork out for a single, pre-owned Havaiana (right foot) that was found washed up on the Australian coast? Because at the time of writing, it was going for $36. In a bid to raise fun...