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5 Kickstarter Campaigns Worthy Of Your Backings

BY WENDY HUNG No, these aren’t projects to fund someone caravan’s travels, or to create another photo book. On Kickstarter, we think projects that are worthy of your backings are ones that combine innovation with a purpose. Everyone’s got a cool idea, but the ones on this list are much more well thought out and […]

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JST EXCLUSIVE! How San Francisans Can Make A Difference For Project Open Hand

BY JERRY LEON Courtesy: YouTube It’s no secret that a nutritious diet is vital to maintaining a productive and healthy lifestyle.  For people who live below the poverty line, however, access to nutritious foods such as fruits and vegetables may not always be attainable, which means a healthy diet is difficult (if not impossible) to […]

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Why You Should WWOOF

BY MACEAGON VOYCE Observing the Ecuadorian grandeur on one of our trips around the country Have you ever found yourself searching the vast realm of the interwebs for free ways to see the world? For those of us who love to travel—yet lack sufficient funds to do so on the regular—the answer is probably yes. […]

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How Give & Surf’s Neil Christiansen Chases Dreams And Waves

BY LENA KAZER We’ve all heard the age-old advice that the key to a successful non-profit, or any business for that matter, is passion. If your heart isn’t in it, it is going be difficult if not impossible to stay the course when things get complicated. And when your job operates by the whims of […]

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L. Condoms Seeks To Wrap Up AIDS Epidemic

BY LENA KAZER Who knew doing the deed could also do some global good? Photojournalist Talia Frenkel founded L. after photographing AIDS ridden countries for the Red Cross. Frustrated by the lack of infrastructure emphasizing prevention education and overall in-access to protection from sexually transmitted diseases, Frenkel decided to create a sustainable solution and founded […]

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UK Trending: Where’s Your #NoMakeupSelfie?

BY WENDY HUNG Cancer awareness has gone viral! If you haven’t seen your friends posting photos of themselves without any makeup on, then you probably don’t know much about the latest trending hashtag #NoMakeupSelfie hovering massive Twitter and Instagram feeds. It all started with American author, Laura Lippman’s selfie sans makeup to support 81-year-old actress Kim […]

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A Tale of Giving – South Africa

BY FABIOLA PEREZ The rickety bus shuddered and grumbled as we made our way through the inner paths of South Africa. At that moment, the heat was the only thing on anyone’s mind. Sweat dripped down the faces of every one of us high school students, and the mixture of dust and sand from the makeshift […]

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