You’re going overseas on vacation, but a part of you wants it to be much more than a vacation. You don’t want to be just tourist – you know you can make an impact on the local community. But how? Volunteering while you’re traveling can seem a little daunting. There are so many organizations out […]
Despite all the horrific injustice around the world, there are also a lot of brave people fighting for the justice of victims. Yet it comes at a cost, and sometimes that cost is life. International Justice Mission is full of these brave people. They work all over the world helping to rescue those who have […]
One of the best ways to help refugees in crisis is to donate to organizations providing direct aid. With cash, they are able to direct that money to where it is needed most, whether it be food, shelter, supplies, or support programs. Donations give organizations flexibility to make the most impact. But it can hard to know who exactly to donate to. Here are 5 credible & effective charities to give to.
While millions of people in America and around the world go hungry, we waste a lot of food in the US. In fact, the average family throws away about 40% of its food. Not only that, farms grow far more food than is needed, and only sell the best crops. Grocery stores stock more food than is sold, and end up throwing away the majority of it. This video from comedian John Oliver explains why.
Every now and again it’s time to buy shoes. Rather than getting your next pair of shoes from your typical brand, buy a pair that has a positive impact on someone’s life. We’ve listed some of our favorite shoe companies that have super stylish shoes, but also focus on doing good in the world. These aren’t companies that just donate a small percentage to charity or try to ship with recycled packaging. Doing business ethically and leaving a positive mark on the world is built into the core of who they are and what they do.