Earth Day 2021
We are renting this planet from our children -- and kids imitate the adults around them. Let's make sure that even our smallest actions support the preservation of the earth. Which of these little things have you done this week?
Can you guess what animal kills 3,000 children every day?
Hint: It’s probably in your backyard right now. Mosquitoes are a nuisance everywhere, but in many parts of the world, they spread deadly malaria. Your donation today will help us deliver 25x the amount of mosquito nets to protect kids like Fenny in Zambia. Just $50 could save dozens of children’s lives.
Happy World Health Day!
It’s World Health Day, and we want to know: What does good health mean to you? For William, 10, in Uganda, it’s having a mosquito net to keep him from getting sick again. When he was only 2, William fell ill with malaria, a mosquito-borne disease that left him partially paralyzed. When you give through our gifts in kind program at the link above, your donation goes 25X further to protect children’s health. A kid like William might just have you to thank for saving their life.
We're not KIDDING around!
A goat can be a life-changer for a child in need! Just ask Elianu, 11, in Uganda, whose family recently received one through our Real Gifts Catalog. In many communities where we work, goats are synonymous with wealth; breeding them is a lucrative business that can even pay for a child’s education. Goat milk is tasty and supplies much-needed nutrition for children’s growing bodies. Shop now for meaningful gifts like these that make a real difference in children’s lives!
Does your employer have a matching gifts program?
Matching gifts programs allow companies to match employees' donations to charity. Follow the link to find out if your employer has one. You could be making double the impact in children's lives!
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Eat, play, love
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