ONE is a website that stays up to date on current world issues and encourages you to take action on the ones that feel important to you. It’s a good website for staying current. But hey, life has to be a little fun, too, so after you’ve duly educated yourself, it’s time to go play Vaccinator Quest. Yes, it really is a game.
Spend thirty minutes at Refugees International, which was established in 1979. They provide assistance and protection for displaced people and promote solutions to displacement crises. There is a lot to read on this site. As they say on the site, they are a powerful voice for lifesaving action. Who could not want to help with a mission like this?
Improve your vocabulary and help end hunger at the same time. Each correct answer at FreeRice is worth ten grains of rice which is donated through the UN World Food Programme. And it isn’t just about vocabulary. You can also test your skills in Art, Chemistry, Human Anatomy, English, Geography, Math, SAT prep and four different languages.
Women’s rights… does that sound really 1970’s to you? But it’s not that way all around the world. Please take some time to visit the Women’s Learning Partnership to find out what is needed to ensure women’s rights all over the world. Browse the Learning Center.
I have a great passion for an organization called Shining Hope for Communities. I believe they are heading in the right direction both in how they came about, and how they integrate their efforts. Take a close look at their ways to get involved. They have some unique options that are doable for just about anyone and include shopping at their store on Etsy.
Oceana works to protect the world’s oceans. And since oceans can’t speak, they have set up a great page that gives you a way to speak FOR the oceans. On their Take Action page, you can find information about current issues and opportunities to voice your concerns to lawmakers and companies. Think blue!
Feeling creative? Is it a rainy day? Here’s a chance to brighten someone’s life up no matter what the weather outside your window. All you are going to do is make a birthday card for a senior. Dorot has a greeting card project that helps bring joy and celebration to some of our frail and isolated seniors. All you do is make your card, send it to Dorot, and they do the rest. This would be a great activity for kids to do as a group. Click here to find out more.