How to Make 2018 Your Most Service-Oriented Year Ever

3 Tips for Getting Active & Engaged in Your Community Through Service This Year   Over the past year, we have seen a global swell of inspiring young people activating and gravitating toward a variety of issues—politics, environment, human rights— which is an amazing phenomenon that is creating meaningful, real change around the world. We’re excited to see even more…

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Tibetan Ability Center & Cafe

It’s that time again; time to announce our non-profit of the month for March! Drum roll please… We are happy to share that our March non-profit is the Tibetan Ability Center, located in Dharamshala, India (home of the Dalai Lama). We got the opportunity to speak with Jamie Adams, the Volunteer Project Manager of the Tibetan Ability Center, about the…

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Mercy, Mercy, Me

Let’s talk about healthcare. Healthcare is something that many of us take for granted, while many more of us are not able to obtain a single helpful ounce of it. Now, here’s one way you can change this health care disparity by getting your priorities straight. First, get informed. Second, get involved. Thanks to our Capture Kindness Photo Contest a…

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The Next Chapter of Our Annual Scholarship Program

Education has the power to change the course of history for individuals, families, and communities. With education comes learning, growth, and the opportunity to have a more bright and prosperous future. This is why we are dedicated to supporting global education initiatives, because we believe a more educated generation of children has the power to change our world. Through our…

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Hot Lunch Feeding Program FAQs

(Hot) Lunch is Served at Nalusse Success Primary School! We’ve teamed up with The Real Uganda to raise funds so they can continue their Hot Lunch Feeding Program at Nalusse Success Primary School in Mukono Town, Uganda. Here’s everything you need to know about the program, and its impact: What is the Hot Lunch Project? Since February 2008, The Real…

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Elephant Nature Park – Giving Elephants a Second Chance at Life

Elephant trekking, circuses, jewelry.  All of the following sound great, right?  Hmmm, well not quite.  How about we take a closer look. The Asian elephant is a beautiful, majestic, intelligent animal that is full of spirit. But, people abuse them and turn them into something far from their natural state. When you think of trekking and circuses initially you might…

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Sensing Hope

This is LeLe’s story. LeLe is a five-year-old boy with down syndrome. He was taken in by Hope Home after being abandoned outside an orphanage in Chiang Mai, Thailand at only 6 months old. Since arriving at Hope Home, he has progressed in many ways. He can dress and feed himself (a bit messily though), and though he’s not yet…

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Judy Cook: A Woman of Hope

This #GivingTuesday, the GoAbroad Foundation has the amazing opportunity to not only work with Hope Home, but also personally connect with the wonderful woman who started it all!  Superhero, Judy Cook is here to take us on a beautiful journey, and share with us how Hope Home started and walk us through what it has blossomed into today. What inspired…

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Hope Home: A World of Opportunities in the Land of Smiles

Thai girl

Ahhhh, the holiday season ‘tis upon us. You know what that means? Time for lots of fun, food, family, and giving! This year we are pleased, and oh so excited, to present to you our #GivingTuesday Campaign – Me, Myself, & Thai. To make this year’s #GivingTuesday extra special, we’ve joined forces with Hope Home in Chiang Mai, Thailand to create…

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How to Stop Watching & Start Doing

Sometimes we fall into the cyclical trap of thinking our contribution is so teeny-tiny in the grand scheme of things that we don’t bother. But what if everyone thought that way? Nobody would be helping, and the world would be suffering much more than it is already. A stinky thought, right? Excuses, Excuses, Excuses So, now I ask you, do…

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