By Emmy McKirgan When I was asked to write about World Health Day I thought, sure, no problem. I mean, we all try to be healthier: eat better, exercise and get proper sleep. I soon found out this wasn't quite what World Health Day is all about. So perhaps you too have a skewed view… Continue reading Building a Fairer, Healthier World
When you think of St. Patty's, what comes to mind? Comment below. I think of: green! Walk down any aisle, at any store, and you will see no shortage of green decorations! There are green shamrocks, leprechauns, pots of gold, you can get it on t-shirts, mugs, and even top hats. Some people celebrate by… Continue reading St. Patrick’s Day – March 17
By Emmy McKirgan As a woman, this topic is near and dear to my heart. The hardest part is to narrow down which amazing women to talk about, as there are so many! So many women have made huge leaps in the fight against inequality, gender gap issues, and rights and freedoms. They have brought… Continue reading International Women’s Day: March 8,2021
International Polar Bear Day - raising awareness on the issues facing polar bears and how we can reduce our carbon footprint.
Social Justice for All! The view that everyone deserves equal economic, political and social rights and opportunities. Read all about it in my current post.
by Lidi Brock Why, hello there, heroes. It's been a crazy couple of months organizing Planet Hope's first startup campaign. It's been a lot of hard work for us at Planet Hope, Gogo Grandmothers, and Ash & Emblem. But why do we do it? For glory and riches, of course. You could take me at… Continue reading Why is it important to help kids in Malawi, anyway?
Welcome to the New World Order, folks. In my lifetime, almost a quarter of a century, thank you very much, I don't think I've seen anything afffect the entire world for the worst like this. Not even the rise of the Facebook or Google engines. The only thing I could think to compare it to… Continue reading Dear Coronavirus Deniers:
by Jennifer Copeland Today is World Children’s Day. Since 1954, United Nations has marked the 20th of November every year as the day to celebrate children, their rights, and their power to bring about change. Around the world, change is needed. The precursor to change is awareness, so here we are, on this day, raising… Continue reading Voices of Youth
When I wondered what to write about for World Kindness Day, an annual celebration of kindness held every November 13th, something came to mind which I bore witness to, years ago on the streets of downtown Toronto. I was standing outside a fast food restaurant, waiting for a friend to come out and witnessed something… Continue reading World Kindness Day: “Be the light you wish to see in the world”
Thanks so much to Rebecca Lynch-Wells and Ash & Emblem for your amazing support of our crowdfunding campaign! We are so happy to work together to support Gogo Grandmothers and their mission to bring hope to Malawi. A portion of Planet Hope's crowdfunding campaign will support the Ash and Emblem and the Gogos!Check out how… Continue reading Sunshine in Malawi – Sponsorship of GoGo Grandmothers