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Posted on August 17 2017

Little League Baseball Transforms America’s Most Dangerous City

For the past decade, Camden, New Jersey, has endured one of the highest rates of murder and poverty in the United States. In that sense, it’s an unlikely place to start a Little League Baseball organization. But in 2011, Bryan Morton—once a drug dealer and ex-con himself—did just that. Morton thought that giving kids a place to play baseball would help alleviate the ills that once impacted him and his peers.

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Posted on August 10 2017

Dancing Teacher Helps Low-Income Students Succeed

Ron Clark may be the subject of a viral dancing video, but it's what he's done to make the video possible that's worth busting a move over.

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Posted on August 03 2017

Using Tech To Fight Homelessness

Rose Broome is the Co-Founder and CEO of HandUp, a fundraising platform for poverty-focused nonprofits and the people they serve.

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Posted on July 27 2017

Mercy Ships

Mercy Ships brings hope and healing to the forgotten poor by mobilizing people and resources worldwide, and serving all people without regard for race, gender, or religion.

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Posted on July 20 2017

Fighting Inner City Hunger with Technology

Since 2009, Concrete Jungle has worked to fight both hunger and food waste by harvesting Atlanta's thousands of fruit trees.

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Posted on July 13 2017

Sowing Seeds of Sustainability With Kid Chefs

Sprouts Cooking Club is on a mission to bring the magic of cooking to kids of all backgrounds. With the help of renowned chefs and restaurants, Sprouts empowers kids to get their hands dirty and create, while instilling values of sustainable, healthy living.

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Posted on July 06 2017

Filling Stomachs, Not Landfills

All around the world, food waste is a serious problem with no one easy solution. One Indian man is doing his part to address the issue. In 2014, Padmanaban Gopalan started No Food Waste—a nonprofit that helps redistribute untouched food from weddings and other events to the needy.

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Posted on June 29 2017

LifeStraw

The LifeStraw team is committed to redefining the safe drinking water space through technology innovation and product quality and design. In doing so, our work is driving sustainable access to safe drinking water by engaging governments, donors, and individual consumers to understand the problem and become an active part of the solution.

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Posted on June 22 2017

Invisible People: Changing the Story of Homelessness

Since its launch in November 2008, Invisible People has leveraged the power of video and the massive reach of social media to share the compelling, gritty, and unfiltered stories of homeless people from Los Angeles to Washington, D.C.

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Posted on June 15 2017

Back in the Saddle: A Paralyzed Rider’s Mission to Become World Champion

Paralyzed in a car accident days before her 18th birthday, Amberley Snyder grew up racing rodeo horses and dreamed of becoming a world champion barrel racer. Despite a medical prognosis that she may never walk again, Snyder motivated herself to get back on her horse. Now, when she isn’t giving motivational speeches she competes in rodeos, her dream of becoming world champion is still going strong.

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