The Goodfight, a band from Atlanta, GA, announced that they would give away % of the revenue generated by their new record “Good & Evil” towards providing people with access to clean water through the work of “charity: water“. Charity:water is involved in building wells and training nationals to maintain those wells on continents, in some of the most desperate places on earth. Find out how they are fixing the problem at charitywater.
Created and operated by fellow artists, and making a difference in the lives of critically ill children, is Beads of Courage:
June 2, 2010: You can vote for “Beads of Courage” to receive $25,00 grant from the Pepsi Refresh Project by going here. A breakdown of how the funds would be used is included on this page.
On her web site “Give a Day”, Canadian physician Jane Philpott answers a common question:
Q: Isn’t the situation of AIDS in Africa rather hopeless? What difference can we really hope to make?
Dr. Philpott’s Answer: There is a West African proverb which says: “The river may be wide, but it can be crossed.” There have been many situations in history when one might be tempted to despair that things would ever change. But in recent years we have witnessed the end of apartheid government in South Africa; the collapse of the Berlin wall; and peace accords in other long-standing conflicts. Yes, the crisis of AIDS in Africa is an exceptional one. Thus the response all over the world must also be exceptional. You can be a part of this worldwide response. Make a difference in your world. Give a day!