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Huffington Post – Peter Singer: Celebrating a Champion of the World’s Poor

In celebration of philosopher Peter Singer’s 70th birthday, CEO Kate Grant shares the impact and importance of Peter Singer’s work in this Huffington Post article. Continue reading below! Celebrating a Champion of the World’s Poor Today, an extraordinary man turns 70 – philosopher Peter Singer, a pioneer boldly asserting that to live a truly moral…

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Effective Altruism – Wish Peter Singer a happy 70th birthday!

Effective-Altruism.com shares Life You Can Save’s announcement of Peter Singer’s birthday and details on recommended charities supporters can donate to in his honor! Wish Peter Singer a happy 70th birthday! This piece has been cross-posted from The Life You Can Save Blog . At The Life You Can Save, we’re celebrating this momentous day by…

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Motley Fool “Foolanthropy” Campaign Aims for $100,000 Investment in Fistula

The Motley Fool helps the world invest better. Every year, their annual “Foolanthropy” campaign helps investors give better, too, by partnering with reputable, highly efficient organizations that help address some of the biggest human needs in the world. Fistula Foundation was honored to be selected as their 2015 charity. Throughout the month of December, employees…

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The Ripple Effects of Directing Your Money for Good

By Alyce Lomax January 13, 2016 First off, we have some exciting news to share. Last week, The Motley Fool’s Foolanthropy campaign supporting this year’s partner, Fistula Foundation, met and exceeded our original goal of $75,000. (Visit the site here.) We’re tremendously thankful and touched by the outpouring of generosity for this cause. We’ve provided the…

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20 Under 20: Local Students Make a Difference

Reporter Newspapers highlights 20 young students making a difference for a better community, and lists Sofia Broffman as an example of excellent service and support for maternal health and Fistula Foundation. “Sofia Broffman began raising funds in 2014 for the Fistula Foundation, after learning more about the long-term effects of obstetric fistula, a birth injury that afflicts…

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How You Can End 2015 on a Kind (and Less Taxing) Note

By Alyce Lomax December 23, 2015 The year is drawing to a close, but The Motley Fool’s annual Foolanthropy campaign is still in full swing. We’ve already outlined how together we can help cost-effectively transform thousands of women’s lives and realize maximized outcomes for giving dollars through this year’s partner, Fistula Foundation. (Visit the donation…

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Where to Invest Money in 2016: 5 Great Ideas

By Selena Maranjian December 20, 2015 When we don’t make plans for our money, much of it can somehow just disappear in the course of our daily lives as we spend a little on this and a little on that. With a new year around the corner, consider spending at least some of your money…

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Maximize Your Giving Dollars With an Investing Mindset

By Alyce Lomax  December 16, 2015 It’s the season of giving, and there are scores of great causes and organizations to consider for your charitable dollars. Here at The Motley Fool, we use our annual Foolanthropy campaign to steer our community to highly efficient organizations that ensure their charitable giving has a big impact. We…

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Saving the World, Startup-Style: a Billion Reasons to Support Effective Altruists

By Kate Grant for The Huffington Post This week’s New York Times Magazine contains a short, but brilliantly provocative piece by “On Money” writer, Adam Davidson, titled “Saving the World, Startup-Style.” Davidson describes what he calls a “quiet revolution in the way many scholars and advocates think about aid….post-theory approach.” The main idea is that…

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CEO Kate Grant Speaks at Oxford University

From August 28-30, effective altruists from around the world gathered at EA Global 2015, a series of Effective Altruism conferences that took place in three cities worldwide – Oxford, England, Melbourne, Australia, and at the Googleplex in Mountain View, California. The conferences featured a variety of notable speakers, including Tesla founder Elon Musk, as well…