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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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Project #1 Funded | BMWEC [Burma]

One Day's Wages is pleased to announce our first grant recipient: Burmese Migrant Workers Education Committee (BMWEC). Let us first briefly introduce BMWEC and the incredible work they do to enable education for (currently) 6221+ students. From their website:

BMWEC is an umbrella organisation of 45 schools; 35 schools are located in Thailand for migrant children and 10

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Jessica Joins the Movement

We recently "tweeted" a casting call for someone interested in being featured in an upcoming video to demonstrate how EASY it is to donate and join the movement of One Day's Wages.

The catch?

The person had to actually donate their one day's wages on film. Read more »

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Harvard Professor Donates Engagement

Let me briefly introduce you to Dr. Josephine Kim, a professor at Harvard University who teaches at the Graduate School of Education. I first met Josephine this past summer at a leadership conference we both spoke at. While we never had the opportunity to have anything more than a short conversation, I personally learned a great deal from her lectures. 

However, I did get to briefly share about One Read more »

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100 Million Missing Women

Nicholas Kristof spoke to a packed Town Hall in Seattle last night. Kristof, for those who don’t know, is a columnist for the New York Times and has won two Pulitzer Prizes in his lifetime: one, in 1990, for his coverage of the Tiananmen Square uprising , and one  in 2006 for his coverage on the genocide in Darfur.

Having read his columns for several years, I was excited to hear him speak on the new Read more »

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89 million more reasons to get involved

We get the following question all the time:

Why do we need another organization?

We're sure that most folks that ask these questions ask with good intentions and while everyone should check their motivations and vision, we are thankful for the folks that went before us [like the orgs that you really really like...] that chose to move forward even when people asked them the very same question. Had they stopped, they wouldn't be around Read more »

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