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Project #8 Funded | Heal Africa [Congo]

We have great news to share.

Through the generous and creative ODW community, we have fully funded our partnership project with HEAL Africa to raise $25,000 for 250 Congolese women to receive Fresh Starts Kits!

Not only will this dramatically impact 250 women but also their children and families. Read more »

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Project #5 Funded | charity: water [Ethiopia]

Great news! One Day's Wages is excited to announce that we have reached our goal of $25,000 for our 2nd completed funded project with one of our partners, charity: water

The funds will go towards a project that will "radically transform" a school and community in Ethiopia: $20,000 will go towards providing clean sanitation - toilets and wash sinks - and $5,000 will build a water well that will Read more »

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Haiti Quake: 6 Months Later

Today, July 12th, at 4:53pm marks 6 months since the devastating earthquake in Haiti. Through your generosity and collaboration, we have raised $106,266.10 thus far and $100,000 have already been invested in the relief and rebuilding efforts through our partners, World Concern and Partners in Health

As we mark the 6 month mark since the quake, we thought we'd share a few Read more »

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ODW's 1st Album NOW AVAILABLE!

It's here. ODW's first album, Songs for a Cause, Vol. 1, officially releases today!

In support and partnership with ODW and our vision to fight extreme global poverty, 21 amazing artists have donated their music to bring together a special compilation of 21 unique songs including four never-before-released tracks. This unique album is available for download for one year from today's release date (until June 29, 2011. Contributing artists Read more »

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Coming Soon: ODW's First Album!

Partnerships are an important aspect of our vision including those with artists and musicians. Thus far, we're honored to have the support of conscientious artists who are donating their influence - in various ways - to our movement including OK Go, They Might Be Giants, David Bazan, Rocky Votolato, Trace Bundy, and more. And we hope to collaborate with more artists.

But today, we have some exciting news Read more »

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Six Months & A New Initiative

One Day's Wages is...

a grassroots movement of
people, stories and actions
to alleviate extreme global poverty. 

Some highlights of the first six months:

  • We awarded our first grant to a small Community Based Organization (CBO) in

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ODW Reaches $100,000 Goal for Haiti

We are so humbled by your belief, trust, and partnership with the vision of ODW. In response to the devastating earthquake in Haiti on January 12, we immediately set up the Haiti Relief and Rebuild Fund.

Our board personally pledged $5,000 from our Giving Fund to the relief efforts in hopes that our community would at least be able to match and donate an additional $5,000. But Read more »

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"Many Hands Lighten the Load"

Men anpil, chay pa lou. (Many hands lighten the load.) - Haitian proverb

Sometimes the scope of an event, the trauma of the loss, the resilience exhibited amidst struggles is just too overwhelming. The earthquake in Haiti is a prime example. The issues surrounding this earthquake - poverty, politics, loss, strength, hope - are each weighty components that, when Read more »

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High School Students Raise $10,000

"Each person can make a difference."

Do we truly believe this? Or in this case, do we believe that high school students can help change the world through their creativity, sacrifice, and actions?

Yes. Yes. Yes. Read more »

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Creative Compassion

We have been so encouraged and inspired by the support shown by the One Day’s Wages community for our Haiti Relief and Rebuild efforts. Many individuals and groups have come up with some creative and exciting ways to fundraise for Haiti.

Here are some examples:

Krochet Kids International // In light of the Read more »

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