Lisa Borden, Owner of Borden Communications + Founder of the TakeOut WithOut Campaign knew action could be taken to make a big difference. She and her team were committed to creating an outlet to educate others and share information, volunteering their full scope of services to branding and driving this non-profit campaign. Below is an interview with Lisa. How did TakeOut [...]
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By: Gillian Marks I was steered to Kickstarter.com by an entrepreneurial minded friend. While browsing the site I happened upon an interesting story. Danny Jacobs, now 30, grew up in southern California, the son of a father who stressed that financial and business success were the true measure of a man. Thus, after graduating from a prestigious university, he launched a series [...]
By Malaka Gharib In honor of Thrive, our new food security campaign, I decided to dig up some photos of farmers and farm workers in Africa. It may surprise you that many of these workers are hardworking women who — in addition to raising their children and caring for their families — till the fields, sow the seeds and basically, do all the [...]
By: Saskia Wishart Yesterday morning I lay in bed curled under my covers, warm and cosy, and pressing snooze for the third time on my alarm. No part of me wanting to leave the warmth of my bed… And then a realisation came to mind so suddenly it was like it was a jolt ready to propel me out of [...]
By: Stephen M. Hackett Operation 30 Trailer from Operation Broken Silence on Vimeo. This holiday season, giving takes on a whole new meaning… On November 1, Operation Broken Silence, Christ Community Ministries, and the Refugee Empowerment Program are joining forces to raise over $30,000 to invest in sustainable community empowerment projects for refugees living in Memphis, TN. To [...]
The Brilliant Club is a unique social enterprise that came up in the UK in 2011. It connects secondary school students from disadvantaged backgrounds with leading universities for higher education. The enterprise has recently won the first Social Innovation Award instituted by Teach First, an independent charity in the UK, working to bridge the gap between rich and poor in [...]
By Christina Filipovic General Mills recently announced the creation of “Partners in Food Solutions,” a “hunger-fighting nonprofit bringing food production and food processing expertise to small and medium sized food processors in African nations.” General Mills does not elaborate on the type of the expertise they will be offering, but peddling GMOs and monocultures is most likely part of their [...]