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How You Can Help Fight Childhood Hunger

Give added meaning to Thanksgiving this year by helping those who really need it. Friendsgiving is an initiative by No Kid Hungry, which sees thousands of individuals across the country raising funds for children in need, by simply hosting a fundraising event in the comfort of their own home with friends and family. Considering 1 in 6 kids in […]

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‘What we’re seeing, at least for now, is a unity of survivors, a community of survivors’: Hundreds become a part of #MeToo march in Hollywood

As Hollywood and beyond continues to be rocked on a daily basis by assault and harassment allegations against public figures, hundreds of people marched on Sunday in support of victims of sexual assault and harassment, inspired by the #MeToo social media campaign. The demonstration began at 10 a.m. local time (1 p.m. ET) for the “Take Back the […]

‘When warriors stumble, fall, or become injured, it’s the warrior marching next to them that will pick them up and carry them on their shoulder’: Helping Vets Live With The Invisible Wounds Of War

As America prepares tomorrow (Saturday, November 11), to honor all military personnel who have served in the U.S. armed forces, we look to the difficulties vets face when they return home, with PTSD being their major battle. To date, it is estimated that as many as 400,000 service members live with invisible wounds of war, including […]

Help Create Change: Combat Sex Trafficking Online

Human trafficking is slavery. Even though slavery was abolished 150 years ago, ironically, and heartbreakingly, more people are in slavery today than at any other point in history. Human trafficking, which is the illegal trade of human beings, is the fastest-growing criminal industry in the world, generating more than $150 billion USD every year. It only comes second […]

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Heroes of Hurricane Harvey: The story of Engine 7165

On Aug. 25., Texas began to feel the wrath of Hurricane Harvey as the Category 4 hurricane became the first major hurricane to strike southern Texas since Celia in 1970 — it remains the costliest tropical cyclone on record and the second-costliest natural disaster worldwide, behind only the 2011 Japan earthquake and tsunami, according to data released. 82 were left dead, more than […]

The #MeToo movement is women’s watershed moment: How you can help create long-lasting change

Since the allegations started to emerge against disgraced movie mogul  Harvey Weinstein some weeks back, women around the world stood united, creating a powerful movement where they shared their stories of sexual harassment on social media using the hashtage #MeToo.  From every industry, women have been taken advantage of by sexual predators. But more change needs to happen — and here’s how […]