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Tuesday, January 12

Dogs Rescued from Hoarding Situation

Three dogs were recently rescued from a deplorable hording situation in Austin, Texas. With help from GreaterGood.org, Austin Pets Alive saved them from a terrible fate.

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Monday, January 11

GreaterGood.org Has Found The Endangered Sonoran Salamander!

GreaterGood.org’s very own Tom Van Devender traveled with his wife, Ana Lilia Reina-G went on a scouting trip to Cañón el Pinalito in the nearby Sierra Elenita to check out logistics for a Madrean Discovery Expedition in May 2016. While there, the pair made an astonishing discovery.

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Friday, January 8

GreaterGood.org Fully Funded a School for Syrian Refugees!

GreaterGood.org is making an impact in the lives of Syrian children displaced by war. Through our partnership with Project Amal ou Salam, we’ve been able to help displaced children overcome trauma, get educated, and develop visions for the future of Syria.

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Wednesday, January 6

Supporting Grieving Spouses of Fallen Heroes

Each year, millions of brave men and women serve in the United States military, selflessly sacrificing to protect our country's freedom. Sadly, as conflict continues, there are soldiers who lose their lives in the line of active duty. So, what happens to the family they left behind?

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Tuesday, January 5

Why I Was Turned Down by a Rescue Group

Liz Baker, Executive Director at GreaterGood.org was recently turned down by a rescue group in her attempt to save the life of a pit bull in need of a loving home. Read her story here.

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Tuesday, January 5

Helping Children Receive the Benefits of Music Education

When funds are low, often the first educational programs to be cut are music and art. Because of this, in impoverished communities where children already have limited access to food, clean water, and other important resources, the possibility of receiving music education is rare or even non-existent. However, the benefits of music education are phenomenal.

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Monday, January 4

How a Once-a-Year Medication can Prevent River Blindness in Africans

Onchocerciasis is a disease that results from contracting the onchocerca volvulus worm parasite. This parasitic illness, which often leads to blindness, affects millions of people in 36 African countries. Transmitted through the bite of a blackfly near flowing streams and rivers, the illness has become better known as “river blindness.”

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