The plight of starving children in South Africa is not going unnoticed. About 250 chefs from 44 countries have gathered in South Africa, along with 700 local chefs, to volunteer their time and expertise to a huge fundraising drive.
Bringing Progress to Paradise is the story of climbing expedition leader and attorney Jeff Rasley’s trek to a village in a remote valley of Nepal called Basa back in October 2008. What he found was a people thoroughly unaffected by Western consumer-culture values. We will be giving away two copies of Bringing Progress to Paradise by Jeff Rasley…
Whole Foods Market’s non-profit arm, Whole Planet Foundation, kicks off its 2011 Prosperity Campaign at its stores nationwide with the goal of raising $2.5 million to fund microcredit projects in poor communities around the world.
With the holidays quickly approaching, most of us are thinking gifts.
We came across a great gift catalog — not from Crate & Barrel or LL Beans — from Samaritan’s Purse that offers a great way to share your generosity.
It’s hard to imagine that traveling four days for six days of volunteer service in Africa would be enough time to bring about anything but a severe case of jet lag. But the trip was eye-opening!
International travel for me isn’t about sightseeing; my adventures are to help orphans have a better life…
An emerging travel trend that combines spiritual, green, experiential travel and voluntourism, “meaningful travel” is an evolving niche in which the traveler is in a position to help the people of the destination through donating money, adopting a cause, volunteering or getting involved.
How generous is your country?
According to a recent report by Charities Aid Foundation, Australia and New Zealand top the list of most generous nations with the United States coming in at number 5…