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Wednesday, September 30

How Egg Laying Hens are Helping Haitian Families

Thanks to your generous donations, in 2014 GreaterGood began providing egg laying hens and coops to the village of Matenwa on the small island of La Gonâve, Haiti. This project has been paying off as the results have been better than expected!

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Tuesday, September 29

Caring for Alzheimer’s Patients and their Families

As September comes to an end, this also means that World Alzheimer’s Month is wrapping up. In an effort to raise awareness this month, we’ve shared a couple GreaterGood campaigns to benefit the Alzheimer’s community. Before the month closes out, we would like to share one last initiative from the The Alzheimer’s Site.

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Thursday, September 24

5 Reasons to Plant Trees in Cities

As cities grow and change, they are not typically planned in a way that preserve or protect trees. In bustling inner-city and commercial locations, developers will remove trees to make space for new buildings and parking lots. However, trees serve many vital purposes in this world. It is important that we replace the wooded areas that were cut down.

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Tuesday, September 22

Giving Girls a Foundation to GROW On

A secondary education can make a big difference for girls and their communities in developing countries around the world. It creates a sturdy foundation for them to reach new levels of success. These benefits can be long-lasting as they span generations and communities.

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Monday, September 21

Help Get Warm Coats to Those in Need

In the Northern Hemisphere, the winter months and cooler weather are quickly approaching. As the temperature drops, families living in poverty or people who are homeless struggle to obtain appropriate gear, like coats, to stay warm.

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Thursday, September 17

How You can Help Syrian Refugee Families

Since intense conflict began in Syria over 4 years ago, millions of civilians have become refugees. It is estimated that there are 7.6 million people internally displaced and an astonishing 4 million who have fled the country. These numbers combined total more than half of the country’s pre-war population and continue to increase as thousands of Syrian families seek safety in neighboring countries each day.

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Monday, September 14

6 Reasons to Support Ground-Breaking Alzheimer’s Research

Alzheimer’s disease is a progressive brain disorder that can start out slowly, but continues to get worse over time. As the disease develops, a patient’s thinking skills, memory, and other critical mental functions are destroyed, to a point where they are no longer able to carry out the simplest tasks.

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Tuesday, September 8

Transform a Life on International Literacy Day

Every year on September 8, schools, organizations, and communities from around the world come together to raise awareness of the 775 million people who are functionally illiterate. Through a variety of programs and events, the groups strive to bring the necessary reading and writing skills that will allow these people to manage daily living and employment tasks.

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Monday, September 7

September is Hunger Action Month™

Each day, millions of Americans do not know where their next meal will come from. Contrary to popular belief, these people are not confined to particular areas of the country. With 1 in 6 Americans struggling with hunger, they may be residing within your city, community, or neighborhood. The reality is that problems associated with hunger are closer than you think.

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Thursday, September 3

Providing Shelter from Raging Wildfires

According to the National Interagency Fire Center, over eight million acres have burned within the United States during 2015 so far. To give you a better perspective regarding the amount of scorched land, it is an area larger than the entire state of Maryland! As wildfires continue to burn across western states, including California, Oregon, Washington, Idaho, and Montana, there appears to be no end in sight.

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