6 Summer Fundraisers to Start Planning Now

It’s the middle of summer and it’s a great time to be thinking about fun community fundraisers that you can plan while the weather is on your side! Summer is the season of socializing, vacationing, and really doing anything fun while the kids aren’t in school. In other words, it’s the perfect time to host a fundraiser to help support…

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Building New Horizons for a Family in Ecuador

Yet again Ecuador has been the victim of Mother Nature’s wrath, as two strong earthquakes struck near the nation’s coastline over the weekend. Though damage is suspected to be minimal and there are no reports of injuries yet, we can only begin to imagine the terror these quakes have sent echoing throughout the nation. Still reeling from the twin earthquakes…

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Earthquakes Felt Round the World

Ecuador, Myanmar, Japan, Tonga, Vanuatu, Guatemala, and the Philippines What do these countries have in common? All of them experienced earthquakes in a single week. Yes, that’s right. In the span of just one week, earthquakes were felt (not just measured, but truly felt) by citizens in countries spread across the globe. Though the two earthquakes that struck Ecuador unfortunately…

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10 Reasons Why Education Matters

The one thing all children have in common is their rights. Every child has the right to survive and thrive, to be educated, to be free from violence and abuse, to participate and to be heard. – UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon Why does Education Matter? 1. Education is powerful. When children attend school their brains grow, their minds expand, and their…

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Our New Year’s Challenge

The New Year is off to a very busy start for people around the world. Resolutions are being made, goals are being set, and plans are being set into motion to make this year the year to make things happen. Well, the GoAbroad Foundation team feels the exact same way. 2016 is our year to support people in the ways…

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The More You Give, The More You Get

As the holidays are quickly approaching, we are happy to share an incredible way to give (and receive) with us before the end of the year. Thanks to our new collaboration with PrizeAid, you could win an amazing 4 week trip to Rio de Janiero with Project Favela, just by making a donation to the GoAbroad Foundation. Depending on how…

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#GivingTuesday: Give a Gift That Lasts

  When Thanksgiving Day is over and your stomach is officially full, don’t set your eyes on all those Black Friday Sales just yet! Consider how you can Give a Gift That Lasts, by joining the Giving Tuesday movement: a global day of giving to unite the world through charitable contributions. The Gift of Knowledge This year, we invite you…

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Change the World, One Child at a Time

As poverty rates around the world continue to cause numerous social issues for millions of families, now is the time to step up and make a difference. According to the USAID Campaign to End Extreme Poverty, which expresses the organization’s committment to eradicate extreme poverty by 2030, “Since 1990, 700 million people have been able to escape extreme poverty and move…

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The Faces Behind the Need

If a picture is worth a thousand words, then here is 10,000 words. Each and every word below is just one small part of the need we aim to fill in the Philippines. Our projects, and most importantly our incredible partner in the Philippines, are all focused on helping children, because we believe that every child deserves to be provided for.…

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Support for Nepal Earthquake Survivors

After multiple months Nepal remains in need of assistance from international humanitarian organizations, foreign governments, volunteers, and helping hands and generous hearts from around the world. The two devastating earthquakes that hit within 3 weeks of one another, continue to impact that daily lives of survivors, who are doing everything they can to rebuild their lives. Some children have returned…

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