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21 October 2005
Guide to Appropriate Giving 
A fact sheet from InterAction with terrific tips on the most appropriate ways we can help disaster victims in other countries.   Visit site
More about: Emergency relief
21 October 2005
Donating to disaster relief: How to do it effectively 
When a major disaster occurs, contributions of clothes, or shoes, or blankets are not always the most beneficial for the survivors. This “Guide to Giving” offers some options to donate effectively.  Visit site
More about: Emergency relief
21 October 2005
Compete for the Changemakers Innovation Award for Meeting Disasters 
Kolkata, India:, in partnership with the Fritz Institute, has launched a global search for the best, innovative strategies for meeting disasters wherever and whenever they occur. Submit your entry by 22 November.  Read article
From:, USA
More about: Emergency relief
20 October 2005
Join discussions on Canadian voluntary sector's awareness plans 
Toronto, Canada: Imagine Canada has announced the publication of the Voluntary Sector Awareness Project's (VSAP) discussion paper, Greater Than the Sum of Our Parts (in PDF). The project’s partners – eight national organizations of Canada – invite you to read the document (available in English and French) and to provide your feedback to the project staff via telephone, fax or mail, or by using its online feedback form.    Read article
From: Imagine Canada, Canada
More about: Canada  Advocacy  Civil society
18 October 2005
Join the walk against child hunger 
Rome, Italy: Join the United Nations World Food Programme and tens of thousands of individuals around the world on Sunday, 21 May 2006 to help end child hunger. Together, we'll play a key role in meeting the Millennium Development Goals.  Read article
From: World Food Programme
More about: MDG 1  MDG 4
17 October 2005
Take a stand for MDGs: Join candlelight silence in Australia 
If you live in Australia, you can take a stand on October 24 and make a difference. Bring a candle, bring your voice, bring your silence. Around Australia in every capital city, young people will STAND. together to make a statement in silence and in candlelight - eight minutes of silence will be marked for the eight Millennium Development Goals.  Read article
From: TakingITGlobal, Canada
More about: Australia  MDGs: General
11 October 2005
Send a message to President Bush for MDG action plan 
As a result of persistent pressure from concerned citizens and poverty-fighting organizations, US President George W. Bush has publicly declared for the first time: "We are committed to the Millennium Development Goals." These are encouraging words that demand real actions. Send an email to President Bush urging him to develop a concrete plan for the MDGs.  Read article
From: NetAid
More about: MDGs: General
06 October 2005
Wear the White Band 
The universal symbol of MDG campaigners, who want to demonstrate that they believe in ending poverty, is a white band. You can wear it on your wrist or wrap it around your arm or head. This action was chosen to give anyone and everyone a simple means to join the anti-poverty movement and show their commitment. Get the new Millennium Campaign white band and wear it!  Read article
From: Millennium Campaign
More about: Poverty
05 October 2005
Become a World Hunger Campaigner 
23 children die every minute of every day due to hunger and preventable diseases. Support CARE Australia’s World Hunger Campaign this October to give children and their families a brighter future.  Read article
From: CARE Australia
More about: MDGs: General  Poverty
03 October 2005
Apply for the NetAid Global Citizen Corps 
Do you want to improve the lives of the world's poor? Join the NetAid Global Citizen Corps (GCC) as a Field Correspondent! The GCC will connect you to students across the U.S. through an Online Action Center, and give you the tools, guidance and support you need to raise awareness about global poverty in your school community. Deadline: 16 October 2005   Read article
From: NetAid
More about: MDGs: General

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