Stand up for International Human Rights Day!

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Stand up for International Human Rights Day!

To deny people their human rights is to challenge their very humanity.” -Nelson Mandela – It’s Human Rights Day! 65 Years ago today, the Universal Declaration of Human Rights was created. On this important day, I ask that all of our World Changers dig deep and strive to intensify our advocacy and fundraising efforts to […]

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The donorworx Poem by Sarah Shaw

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I’m Sorry…I’m alright thanks We already have two We have our own charities My sister does that too My cheeks are hurting from smiling My voice has been hoarse for a while I hold little Sandile from Zimbabwe I pray someone will stop and smile  I know all of their stories by heart The girl […]

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Life Lessons from Nelson Mandela

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A sadness was felt around the world yesterday, with the news of Nelson Mandela passing away at the age of 95. The Nelson Mandela Foundation released a statement Thursday to say that “No words can adequately describe this enormous loss to our nation and to the world. “We give thanks for his life, his leadership, […]

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Ouch! I Hit a Wall!

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Ouch! I Hit a Wall!

I recently came across a story about an ultra-marathoner and endurance athlete named David Higgens. In the article, David shares his approach to mental toughness which he says is crucial to long distance running.  I connected with the article, because I often compare a fundraising campaign to a marathon. In fundraising, we must find strategies to keep going, despite the walls that […]

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Moving Beyond Excuses

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Moving Beyond Excuses

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LbKkkZNwmN4] Excuses, excuses, excuses…. this video teaches us that where there is a will, there is a way! Part of our role as World Changers, is to help people to get past their excuses, allowing them to take action!

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Power of the Pen! ‘I am Malala’

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Power of the Pen! ‘I am Malala’

“Why don’t they want girls to go to school?” Malala asked her father. “They are scared of the pen,” he replied. Who is Malala? Malala Yousafazai possesses the curiosity, words and power to change her nation of Pakistan and the world as she continues to stand up for girls education. However, taking a stand on […]

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Get Ready for Giving Tuesday, Dec 3rd.

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Giving Tuesday is a National Giving Day Most people know about Black Friday and Cyber Monday  …now GivingTuesday is coming to Canada on December 3, 2013. It is a new Canadian movement for giving and volunteering, taking place each year after Cyber Monday. The “Opening day of the giving season,” it is a day where charities, […]

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