Deaf people reveal the most annoying questions they get asked
'Do you have sex?' 'Can you read and write?' You wouldn't believe the inane questions hearing impaired people put up with
How to Help Children Cope with a Crisis
Save the Children has provided ten tips to help children cope with tragedies like the mass shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, CT and the Boston Marathon bombing. Learn more
Giving our children a great education: five lessons from South Korea
Exploring Korean ideas and innovation in education.
What Resources Do Families Have for Financial Emergencies?
For the typical family, earnings have grown little over the past decade and income has frequently been volatile, with more than half of U.S. households reporting that income or expenses vary from month to month. Income alone, however, no matter how consistent, does not guarantee that households can accumulate a sufficient financial cushion to protect themselves from the unexpected. One in 3 American families reports having no savings, including 1 in 10 of those with incomes of more than $100,000 a year. Lack of savings tops the list of financial worries of many households and affects families at all income levels. The findings in this issue brief reveal that a significant portion of the population is…
What homeless people really need is a home, not a clean shirt or bowl of soup
The intentions of those who provide charity to people on the streets are unambiguously positive. And yet, without them knowing, their actions can actually do more harm than good.
How America's Poor Sell Their Blood Plasma to Get By
"Donating" twice a week isn't an act of charity—it's a job.
find the top non-profit organizations
Philanthropedia is the best online source of information about the top non profit organizations in numerous social causes. It allows you to donate money to the best charities in an entire social cause with one click.
Perinton Memorial VFW Post 8495 Donates $10,000 To Benefit Female Veterans
The Perinton Memorial VFW Post 8495 is helping provide a home for female veterans and their families. The post presented a $10,000 check to the Veterans Outreach Center.
Baked Ricotta With Spring Vegetables Recipe
Here’s a multipurpose dish that is perfect for spring, but can also highlight other seasons It comes from Dan Kluger at Loring Place in Greenwich Village He made it in winter, studded with squash and mushrooms
Why social protection holds the key to fighting hunger
5 positive impacts of social protection measures 08 Jul 2015 What happens when money is given directly to people living in dire conditions? Will children be better nourished? Will families be more productive or will they become dependent? Will economies grow stronger? Today, some 70 percent of the world population, most of which live in rural areas, have no access to adequate social protection measures. For this reason, FAO has stepped up its efforts to help governments and partners incorporate social protection into national development strategies and policies Here are five positive impacts directly derived from social protection measures Social protection boosts family income and food security – by providing income (cash) or consumption (food) transfers.…