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About | World Soil Day, December 5th

About | World Soil Day, December 5th

Submitted by Tatumn Zale, Development Associate The 5th of December is World Soil Day. Soil is the ultimate life supply for healthy food, ecology, and a healthy planet as a whole! This day is marked each year to commemorate the birthday of Thailand’s King Bhumibol Adulyadej, the world’s longest-reigning king. King Adulyadej […]

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A Message of Global Gratitude

A Message of Global Gratitude

Submitted by Tami Bohannon, Chief Advancement OfficerI define gratitude as the quality of being thankful; having a readiness to show appreciation for and to return kindness. I feel extremely blessed that I am surrounded by gratitude daily. I am especially aware of it as we kick off the holiday season. […]

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25 Years of Progress Eliminating Violence Against Women

25 Years of Progress Eliminating Violence Against Women

Submitted by Tami Bohannon, Chief Advancement OfficerSince 1981 the United Nations has invited us to call attention to and celebrate the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women every November 25. My memory goes back to 1997 – my brand-new baby girl asleep in her cradle a few steps from […]

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The Pandemic Can’t Stop Progress: Education Goes on in Puerto Peñasco

The Pandemic Can’t Stop Progress: Education Goes on in Puerto Peñasco

The closure of schools in Mexico due to the pandemic has hindered the education of children and young people; many low-income families lacking the internet and technology needed for online classes. Esperança’s indigenous partner, Educarte AIM Mexico, seeks to open more homework centers so that more children can continue with […]

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International Men’s Day 2021

International Men’s Day 2021

Submitted by Luis Placencia, Public Ally/Marketing Associate November 19th is the worldwide day to celebrate the positive value men bring to the world, their families, and communities. Now celebrated in more than 90 countries worldwide, International Men’s Day is gaining traction and deepening understanding of issues pertaining to men. One of […]

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National Rural Health Day: The Power of Rural

National Rural Health Day: The Power of Rural

Submitted by Tatumn Zale, Development AssociateNovember 18, 2021 is National Rural Health Day, a unique holiday dedicated to rural communities’ medical services and how they efficiently keep small-town residents healthy. On the third Thursday of November each year, National Rural Health Day honors the amazing people who make rural living better. […]

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A holiday gift that lasts a lifetime: Education

A holiday gift that lasts a lifetime: Education

Submitted by: Kathleen Duncan, Founder, Educarte During the holidays I am typically overwhelmed with messages from wonderful people wanting to purchase gifts or organize a party for the young people we support in Mexico. I truly love and appreciate that so many want to help make the holidays special for […]

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Access to Pre-Diabetes & Diabetes Care Could Mean the Difference

Access to Pre-Diabetes & Diabetes Care Could Mean the Difference

Submitted by Valeria Lopez, Community Health EducatorDid you know that diabetes affects 1.5 million people in the United States each year? November 14th is World Diabetes Day, and an important reminder to all at risk for this chronic disease.Diabetes is a chronic health disease in which the pancreas does not […]

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What is National Philanthropy Day? 

What is National Philanthropy Day? 

Submitted by Tatumn Zale, Development AssociateOn November 15th, a unique day honors the efforts of the charitable community to the greater benefit of our planet. Every year, the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) organizes a worldwide event to highlight the influence that each of us can have in our communities via […]

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