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Pepsi Refresh Project

September 7, 2010 – 1:00 pm
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The Pepsi Refresh Project is helping budding philanthropists and entrepreneurs get their projects off the ground or expand their already-successful programs.
Sponsored by PepsiCo, groups nominate themselves for $5,000, $25,000, $50,000, and $250,000 grants. They post …

Men’s Wearhouse Suits Up the Unemployed

September 3, 2010 – 12:35 pm

On the New York City sitcom How I Met Your Mother, character Barney Stinson has a deep love for his well-tailored suits. The real world truth is that there are many unemployed people in the …

Child Witches: How Ancient Superstitions Are Leading to Child Abuse

August 30, 2010 – 12:39 pm
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There is a disturbing new trend of child abuse happening in Africa and in African immigrant communities in the United Kingdom. Children are being accused of witchcraft or demon possession, and families are paying exorbitant …

The 93 Dollar Club

August 26, 2010 – 3:01 pm
93 Dollar Club

The 93 Dollar Club started with a random act of kindness and ended with over $100,000 raised for the Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara and San Mateo Counties.
Jenni Ware was standing in the …

Despite Summer Meal Programs, U.S. Children Still Going Hungry

August 24, 2010 – 4:01 pm
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According to AOL News, there are 16 million children who receive subsidized school meals who are not covered during the summer. Despite efforts by the U.S. Department of Agriculture, local food banks, and other private …

Food Banks in the U.S.

August 12, 2010 – 9:56 am
City Harvest

City Harvest: In New York City, City Harvest collects 28 million pounds of food from grocers, restaurants, and farms and distributes food to 600 food programs throughout the city. City Harvest also supports access to …