Posts Tagged as ‘water’

b-the change: 11 for ’11 – Eleven ways to fight for human rights and social justice in 2011

Human rights org Breakthrough has announced eleven ways that individuals can help fight for human rights in 2011, recommending eleven unique actions, many supported by activist and nonprofit organizations. The Breakthrough eleven for eleven range from encouraging acceptance and tolerance among children, to helping to end violence against women, to participating in Breakthrough’s video and [...]

December 15, 2010 by Michelle | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off

breakthrough beat: For back to school, here’s a way to get extra credit (vote for us!)

It’s back to school time, and we have an assignment for you: In just three easy steps you can help us win $20,000. Please VOTE for Breakthrough’s film, Thirst for Change: Women in Karnataka stand up for their rights. It has been shortlisted for the Link TV ViewChange Film Contest. 1. Register for Link TV [...]

September 10, 2010 by crissy spivey | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off

b-activists: Kenna, Jessica Biel, Santigold and other celebs climb Mount Kilimanjaro for global water crisis

A 19,430-foot climb complete with harsh weather conditions, nausea, dizziness and a rapidly dissolving atmosphere because one billion thirsty people around the globe are without access to safe and clean water. This was the backdrop for Summit on the Summit’s star-studded team set to ascend Mount Kilimanjaro in February. Musicians, Kenna, Lupe Fiasco, Santigold, and actors, Jessica Biel, [...]

March 12, 2010 by Annie | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off

b-activists: Hey Hey, they say it’s your birthday… so give the gift of water

Who says that birthdays are for getting not giving? Charity Water wants you September babes to ask for your age in dollars and donate that amount to their September water campaign.  We’ve written about them before and in case you don’t remember, they bring clean drinking water to developing countries. Here’s their creative water/birthday pitch: [...]

August 28, 2009 by crissy spivey | Tags: , , , , , | Comments Off

b-activists: It’s a Water World (it’s not a bad movie, but a good one) at the World Science Fest in NYC

This world is thirsty… On one hand, we hear about the phenomenon of global warming and the rising of water levels following the melting of ice caps. On the other hand, we hear about how basic access to clean water, or even sometimes water, period, is shrinking in parts of the world. Lilibet Foster, a [...]

June 9, 2009 by akshay | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off

ourdailychirp: @intaid: Help a cause, win a trip

What better incentive for a good cause than this? Check out the latest twitter post from International Aid: Give $10 or more by #wwd09 3/22 and be automagically entered to win 2 airline tix to anywhere in the cont. USA! Give HERE: You can choose just how much money you’d like to contribute towards [...]

March 16, 2009 by admin | Tags: , , , , | Comments Off

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