Reaching Youth Begins at Home

Kids at School@Home in India

Reaching Hand is a nonprofit organization focused on bringing educational opportunities to children in India, while also supporting their development. Once a short-term volunteer and now a long-term coordinator, Niki Kraska has devoted the next year of her life, and maybe more, to developing the organizations first ever homeschool. Supporting more than a dozen students so far, she is eager…

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Introducing Ohana Amani

Ohana Amani farm group

Our June Nonprofit of the Month During the month of June, all pledges collected through our Take the Pledge initiative benefited our hand-selected Nonprofit of the Month: Ohana Amani. And, we are excited to share that we reached a record-breaking $525 in pledges for the month of June! Special thanks to everyone who pledged their support this month, we couldn’t…

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Empowering Young Women in India – The Baale Mane Mission

Young women of Baale Mane in India

Last October we introduced all of you to The Baale Mane, a nonprofit organization based in India that supports and empowers young women to build a brighter future for themselves through education and personal development. We are still inspired by their mission almost a year later, and hence, their recent fundraising initiative has been selected as our August Pledge beneficiary.…

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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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Update from Maya Universe Academy

More than four months have passed since a devastating set of earthquakes and tremors rumbled through Nepal. While media coverage has shifted to other news stories around the world, Nepal is still in great need of international support. After initiating disaster fundraising just days after the first earthquake, the GoAbroad Foundation selected Maya Universe Academy as the primary beneficary of…

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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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A Reflection on Volunteering in Uganda with PED

Volunteering is an activity that many people participate in at some point in their lives. However, for those that choose to take volunteer work outside their comfort zone, volunteering becomes more than just an activity. It is an incredibly, life-altering, eye-opening, humbling, (insert any adjective here) experience. It is an event that forever changes the course of their life and the…

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Supporting Nonprofits Through Music

One of our New Years Resolution’s for 2015 is to bring to light nonprofit organizations that are doing extraordinary things around the world. By showcasing an especially unique organization each month, we hope to further their reach and support their mission for changing the world. For the month of January, we have select Sing Me A Story, whose “mission is…

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