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Wednesday, October 28

Urgent Funding Needed to Ship Science Supplies for Girls in Afghanistan

For women in Afghanistan, gender-based obstacles are all too familiar. Each day, they face social, political, and economic challenges which have lead the outcomes for Afghan women to be the lowest in the world for most indicators of development.

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Tuesday, October 27

Keep Domestic Violence Victims and Their Pets Safe

October is National Domestic Violence Month. This annual campaign is used to raise awareness about domestic violence, support the victims, and work to put an end to the violence once and for all.

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Monday, October 26

Providing Aid in the Aftermath of Hurricane Patricia

During the evening hours of October 23, Hurricane Patricia made landfall on the west coast of Mexico. As wind speeds exceeded 165 miles per hour, the category 5 storm was described by weather experts as the strongest hurricane ever recorded in the Western Hemisphere.

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Wednesday, October 21

Helping Women in Need During Breast Cancer Treatment

During National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, not only is it critical to raise awareness about cancer screenings and mammograms, it is also essential to support those who have been diagnosed and are undergoing treatment. The University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Center is doing just that.

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Tuesday, October 20

5 Ways to Celebrate National Adopt a Shelter Dog Month this October

October is the American Humane Society’s National Adopt a Shelter Dog Month. This annual month-long campaign is used to encourage the public to save a dog’s life by adopting one from a local shelter. There has never been a better time to get out and adopt a four-legged friend into your family!

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Friday, October 16

Give Warmth and Comfort to Families in Need this Winter

As the number of slums in Bangalore, India increase, so do the number of people struggling to survive. Most of the families living in these run-down areas have very little to call their own. Often living in tents, they sleep directly on the hard ground. Because of their travels to the growing city, they likely do not own any blankets, warm clothing, or socks.

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Thursday, October 15

Help Animal Shelter Severely Damaged by Hurricane Joaquin

During times of tragedy like Hurricane Joaquin, the impact on local animal shelters are often overlooked. However, these organizations need extensive assistance as they encounter a significant increase in the number of displaced pets and stray animals needing to be admitted.

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Wednesday, October 14

Urgent Need for Horses Displaced by Hurricane Joaquin

Earlier this month, Hurricane Joaquin caused historic flooding in South Carolina. As dams across the state failed and breached, the fast rising flood waters required hundreds of mandatory evacuations. In a quick escape, families were forced to leave behind almost everything while the torrents of water damaged their homes and properties.

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Tuesday, October 13

Funding Breast Cancer Research at Mayo Clinic

As you likely know, October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. It is a time dedicated to making the public aware of breast cancer and the importance of early detection of the disease through self-checks and mammograms. But what is the next step after awareness has been made?

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Wednesday, October 7

Help Fight Malnutrition for Rwandan Families

Gardens for Health International (GHI) is striving to prevent the alarming consequences of malnutrition by implementing sustainable solutions in Rwanda. By partnering with local health centers, the organization is integrating agriculture support and health education into the clinical treatment of malnutrition.

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