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ARC 20th Annual Artist for Africa Benefit

January 13, 2011 – 1:18 pm
ARC_2011_evite_FINAL

African Rainforest Conservancy’s 2oth Annual Artist for Africa Benefit is February 9, 2011 in New York City. This event features a cocktail party, dinner, silent and live auction of donated art work which benefits …

The Best of Eco-Tourism

November 2, 2010 – 3:49 pm
Safari in Kenya

According to the World Travel & Tourism Council, travel and tourism accounts for more than 230 million jobs worldwide, and it is the principle export for the world’s developing countries. Eco-tourism seeks to turn tourism …

Caleb’s Hope

October 20, 2010 – 12:47 pm
Holly Dignard

In Northern Uganda, women and children are ostracized and left to die by their communities because they carry the stigma of being a former child soldier and being HIV-positive. Caleb’s Hope has made it their …

4Others’ African Water Project

October 14, 2010 – 3:17 pm
African Water Project

After watching too much 24-hour news, people can get the impression that American youth are selfish, drugged up brats who can only think about getting their hands on the latest fashions and electronics. 4Others completely …

Acumen Fund

October 12, 2010 – 2:12 pm
Acumen Fund

Every person wants to take pride in themselves and their work, and every community wants to thrive. The Acumen Fund realizes that people in need are seeking “dignity, not dependence,” and their programs provide life’s …

Glen Hansard Raises Money for Maasai Truck

October 4, 2010 – 1:01 pm
Glen Hansard and Edward Norton in Kenya

Academy Award-winning musician Glen Hansard is raising money through benefit concerts and the website Crowdrise to send a truck to a conservation group in Kenya.
Glen Hansard is one half of the group the Swell Season, …