The wait is almost over – Project for Awesome starts this Friday! For those of you unfamiliar, P4A is an annual event on YouTube in which video creators make videos supporting their favorite charity. Last year, the community raised over $1.2M!
You’ve most likely seen the Fair Trade Certified label on your morning coffee or tea, but do you know what it really means? Fair Trade goods are really just that, fair. When you place a Fair Trade product in your shopping cart, you know that it came from farmers who were justly compensated and work in a safe, healthy environment. In a nutshell, Fair Trade is all about empowering the people who grow (and sew) our favorite products to build sustainable livelihoods, invest in their communities and produce quality products for you and your family.
Good ol’ H2O. You probably know that over half the human body is made of water, and that over 70% of the Earth’s surface is covered in it, but did you know that there are 750 million people all over the world without access to safe drinking water? Or that more people have a cell phone than adequate sanitation, like a toilet?
It’s time for those numbers to change.
Today for #WorldEnvironmentDay we are sharing a powerful call to action from one of the worlds most influential leaders, Kofi Annan.
We cannot keep looking the other way when this climate crisis stares us in the face. It is time to take action, and in the words of Mr. Annan, “the window is closing, and closing fast.”
The world will melt in 20 years. We will all run out of food. Vegetarianism will replace all other forms of diet as the only acceptable choice.