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Tuesday, March 2

Fighting Famine in Uganda with the Potato Vine

Despite Uganda producing more food than it consumes, Ugandans’ access to nutritious food is significantly limited due to poverty and a rapidly-growing population. In fact, nearly half of all Ugandans consume fewer calories than they need every day with one in three schoolchildren having no food to eat during the school day. With your help, Greater Good Charities was able to partner with the Reach Out Nkokonjeru Parish HIV/AIDS Initiative (RONHAI) to help farmers in Uganda plant sweet potato vines.

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Tuesday, February 23

Greater Good Charities’ Disaster Response to Deadly Winter Storms

Thanks to your generous gifts so far, Greater Good Charities has already distributed several emergency grants and is reviewing requests for additional support to be provided in the coming days.

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Tuesday, February 9

Feed Thy Neighbor: Banco de Alimentos de Puerto Rico

Greater Good Charities, The Hunger Site, 12 Tomatoes and renowned actor, Chris Pratt, partnered together last December to help fight the increase in hunger caused by the economic implications of the coronavirus. Their Feed Thy Neighbor campaign launched in mid-December, with Mr. Pratt hosting a New Year’s Eve event where he invited friends and colleagues to bring attention to the cause.

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Friday, January 22

WATCH: Good Packs Spreads Radical Hospitality with Organization of Hope

in December 2020, Greater Good Charities' Good Packs program and partnered with Organization of Hope and their Hope on Wheels mobile services unit to deliver radical hospitality to homeless Americans, veterans, children, and families in need in the Baltimore and Washington DC area.

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Wednesday, January 20

Helping Children Entering Foster Care

According to the most recent federal data, more than 400,000 children are currently in foster care in the United States. When children first enter the foster care system, they are only given a garbage bag to keep their belongings in. With the help of our generous donors, Greater Good Charities is partnering with Together We Rise to join the Sweet Case program. This program aims to replace those plastic, disposable bags with a custom-made and durable duffel bag.

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Wednesday, January 6

Caring for the Vulnerable During COVID-19

As COVID-19 rages on in the United States, Greater Good Charities is working with partners all around the country to protect our most vulnerable populations. While we do not know the full effects of COVID-19, we know that by providing hand sanitizer to people experiencing homelessness and people living in interim housing sites that make social distancing difficult, we are significantly reducing the spread of COVID-19 among this vulnerable population.

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Monday, December 28

Chris Pratt and Greater Good Charities CEO Discuss Food Insecurity and COVID-19

This year, 1 in 4 kids in America this year may not know where their next meal is coming from. 40% of people seeking services from food banks are doing so for the first time. These are our neighbors, and they need us more than ever.

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Friday, December 4

The Most Important GivingTuesday Yet

This year was the most important GivingTuesday yet. Find out why and how YOU helped people, pets, and the planet like never before.

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Monday, October 19

Good Packs: Support for People and Pets Experiencing Homelessness

Today, I am visiting an LAFH housing site where a hotel provides shelter to 180 individuals, and more than 40 pets. Together, we will distribute or deliver 300 Greater Good Charities’ Good Packs — backpacks filled with essential supplies including basic hygiene items, a blanket, reusable water bottle and standard-size T-shirt to people currently without a home of their own. For those with dogs, thanks to, we also have Pet Packs that include a leash, a dish, dog food and treats, and a toy.

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Tuesday, September 22

Introducing Greater Good Charities!

While our name has changed, be assured our dedication has not. Greater Good Charities will remain steadfast and true in our mission and founding principles. Small actions do change the world. All this time, it has been your passion and commitment that makes this impact possible. Simply put: together we amplify the good.

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