Articles in Category: Calls To Action
On 11 April 2011, over 100 stars from London’s top West End musicals stunned Trafalgar Square, in the centre of London with a spectacular Flash Mob in support of Love146, a non-profit organization working to abolish child sex slavery and exploitation.
Those of us who live in the United States often take the basics of daily adult life for granted. In most cases, we have a place to live access to transportation, money and an education that helped prepare us for the adult world.
But what happens if you’re one of the millions of American adults living with a developmental disability? How is your life different? Are the basics covered?
As a leading provider of services for individuals with autism, developmental disabilities and other special needs in the United States, Easter Seals knows how challenging life for someone living with a disability – and his/her family – can be.
The Easter Seals Living with Disabilities Study, made possible by MassMutual Financial Group, provides insight into the lives of individuals with disabilities and the everyday challenges their families face.
Pakistan: "Where there is a will there is a way"
Some of the worst damage from the floods of 2010 has been to Pakistan's infrastructure. In the rugged Swat Valley, for example, 25 bridges were swept away in the first days of the crisis, leaving hundreds of thousands of people stranded without adequate supplies for up to three weeks and posing a grave challenge to the government and aid agencies attempting to reach the vulnerable... Donate to UNHCR here.
Susan notes: This is a creatively cool campaign, I hope all AWR friends and fans will participate. The Pixel Project has come up with a truly innovative way to:
- spread awareness about violence against women,
- show that we need men onside to help stop the violence,
- raise money for the cause.
This email came to me from Pixel Project Founder Regina Yau...
The Pixel Project is a global 501 c 3 volunteer-led nonprofit organisation working to end violence against women worldwide.
Our first flagship fundraiser is to raise US$1 million in aid of the USA’s National Coalition Against Domestic Violence and Malaysia’s Women’s Aid Organisation.
We aim to do this via an online Pixel Reveal fundraiser in which a 1-million pixel mystery collage of 4 to 6 globally known Celebrity Male Role Models will be unveiled online as donors “buy” each pixel for US$1.00.