Getting In There And Helping

2 Important Questions To Ask Before You Donate A Vehicle To Charity

If you have a vehicle that you want to get rid of, donating it to charity can be a good way to clear out the space in your garage. Your car will go to good use instead of ending up in a junkyard or landfill, and you can even get a deduction on your taxes. However, before you turn over your keys and sign over your title, there are a couple of important questions that you need to ask.   Read More...

Tips For Basic Transportation Safety In Sierra Leone

If you're planning to help with humanitarian efforts in Sierra Leone, it's important to learn beforehand how to keep yourself safe during your trip. A decade of civil war and the recent outbreak of ebola in Sierra Leone has left the country in extreme poverty. You'll need to know how to keep yourself safe as you make transportation arrangements and travel plans. Here are some tips to consider. 1. Rent a car or hire a private service if possible.   Read More...

Four Ways To Not Feel Helpless About The Homeless Population In Your Community

Even though the United States is one of the world's richest countries, millions of its approximately 323 million residents are homeless. Up to 3.5 million people live on the streets or in shelters and over a million of them are children. In some cities, homelessness is something that cannot be ignored as people take harbor in transit stations or camp out on sidewalks. If you are concerned about the safety and health of people who live in and out of shelters, but are at a loss as how to help, consider the following ideas.   Read More...