GoAbroad 2015 Innovation Awards: Finalists Announcement!

We are happy to announce the winners of the GoAbroad.com Innovation in Philanthropy Award sponsored by the GoAbroad Foundation. Winners will be annouced on May 28th at the GoAbroad reception following the 2015 NAFSA Annual Conference in Boston, MA. • Athena Study Abroad’s S.O.S. Program – Athena developed S.O.S. to ensure that charity is incorporated at the […]

International Day of Happiness: Happy, Happy Day!

Friday March 20th marks International Day of Happiness for 2015, also known as International #HappyDay. Today, we are happy to share with you the 10 things that make us…HAPPY! 1. Bringing Essential Resources To Those in Need 2. Filling the Hungry Bellies of Children At-Risk of Malnutrition 3. Supporting Organizations That Make a Real Difference […]

GoAbroad 2015 Innovation Awards: It’s Nomination Time!

The GoAbroad Annual Innovation Awards are quickly approaching and that means, it’s nomination time! The 2015 Innovation Awards are extra special for two reasons. First, it is GoAbroad’s 5th Annual Award Ceremony! And, secondly, the GoAbroad Foundation is sponsoring a brand new innovation award, Innovation in Philanthropy. After being awarded WYSTC’s Social Responsibility Award, we decided to […]


Day 29: Interview with Elsa – Survivor & Director

Elsa Thomasma is the Director of the GoAbroad Foundation and an active philanthropist who is living and working in Tacloban City, Philippines. Her vision and drive made it possible to construct a storm shelter in Cangumbang, a village south of Tacloban, that saved countless lives during Typhoon Haiyan (known in the Philippines as Yolanda). As […]


Day 24: Hope for Haiyan

In the aftermath of Typhoon Haiyan, nations all over the world turned their focus to the immense destruction in the Philippines and more importantly to the victims and survivors of the storm. Millions of people helped support relief and recovery efforts in the days, weeks, and months following what has been called the worst storm […]