What it Means to be a Refugee Today

Each June 20th, World Refugee Day is recognized worldwide and is promoted by the United Nations. Here’s some more information about refugees and what you can do to support the efforts working to alleviate the refugee crisis. Refugees in Today’s World When you hear the term ‘refugee,’ you might envision a small, dust-covered child crying or a young family clinging…

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Take Action to Build More Disaster Resilient Communities

We’ve all been affected by the images that flood our social media feeds. The piles of debris and broken cement, the children covered in dust and crying out, the crowds of people on the street who appear lost, confused, in utter shock. In this month alone more communities across the globe, from South Korea to Haiti, have been torn apart…

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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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International Youth Day 2015

International Youth Day 2015 UN Logo

August 12th, 2015 marks this year’s International Youth Day, a day the United Nations has dedicated to “rais[ing] awareness about the importance of youth civic engagement and its benefits to the individual and to society.” It is also a day to raise awareness about populations of youth that lack the support, opportunities, and resources they need to actively participate in and…

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Our Hidden Volunteer – April’s GoAbroad Foundation Philanthropist of the Month

There are some people who expect to receive attention and glory for their volunteer work, and are unhappy if they don’t get it. Then there are other people who believe strongly in a cause and want to do anything they can to support it, and don’t care a bit about acknowledgment or praise. Our Philanthropist of the Month for April…

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