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This Group Raised $1M in Just 9 Hours to Help Kids at the Border (Upworthy)


Last week, news of children being torn from their parents’ arms at the U.S.-Mexican border broke many Americans’ hearts. Author and activist Glennon Doyle was one of those Americans. She saw babies, toddlers, and preschoolers being forcibly separated from their parents. Continue reading… 

 

Glennon Doyle Turns Her Love Warriors Loose on Immigration (Chicago Tribune)


Author and activist Glennon Doyle is rallying her love warriors in hopes of reuniting children and mothers separated after crossing the border into the United States. “This is not a partisan issue; this is a human issue,” Doyle told me Monday night. Continue reading… 

 

How Child Parent Separation at the Border is Traumatizing Kids (Salon)


Glennon Doyle, an author and president of Together Rising, launched a campaign on Tuesday and quickly raised an estimated $1.4 million within 48 hours to hire lawyers and advocates for 60 migrant children who are currently sitting in an Arizona detainment center. Continue reading… 

 

Glennon Doyle’s Love Flash Mob Buys a House for Addicted Women (TODAY)


For more than six years, author and speaker Glennon Doyle has been leading “Love Flash Mobs” through her non-profit organization, Together Rising. But it’s her most recent effort, which raised money for women struggling with drug addiction, that has Doyle feeling proud of her fans this week. Continue reading… 

 

The Kind of Love We Need (TODAY)


Author and blogger Glennon Doyle and the members of her online community, sponsored a family in need during the holiday season six years ago. They never imagined they’d be helping 700 families just a few years later. Continue reading… 

 

Compassion Collective Raises $1.3 Million for Refugees (BORGEN Magazine)


Last fall a doctor with the U.K.-based non-profit Help Refugees, noted a simple, but dire fact: the refugees on the Greek Island of Lesvos could not get dry because of constant, freezing rain. It was this sobering call for help that shifted the people at the U.S.-based non-profit Together Rising into high gear. Continue reading…  

 

Cheryl Strayed and Elizabeth Gilbert Help Raise $1 Million for Syrian Refugees (Los Angeles Times)


There are still some people who believe it’s better to give than receive. And thousands of them joined together this week to raise $1 million for Syrian refugees in just 31 hours, through a donation drive arranged by five bestselling authors. Continue reading…  

 

How to Change the World with $10 (The Christian Science Monitor)


More people are donating small amounts directly to their favorite causes online, bypassing the big philanthropies and changing the culture of giving. Continue reading…

 

9-Year-Old Girl Builds Mobile Shelters for The Homeless (People Magazine)


It all started with a sandwich. A few years ago, Hailey Fort bought a homeless man lunch. After brainstorming ways to reach even more people, she decided to plant a garden and harvest fruits and vegetables for the local food bank. Continue reading…  

 

She Can Fly! Girl, 4, Gets Prosthetic Running Legs Thanks to Help from Strangers (TODAY)


Miranda Todd began the process of adopting her daughter, Ellie, now 4, when she was 15 months old — just a few months after the toddler underwent surgery to amputate both of her legs through the knees. Continue reading…  

 

To Gabbie with Love: Cards Pour In for 7-Year-Old Who Felt Left Out (TODAY)


They’ve never met her, but inspired by a parent’s simple appeal online, strangers around the world are reaching out to a little girl to let her know she’s not alone, she’s special and she’s loved. Continue reading…