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The #DisabledJoy Movement Wants To Celebrate Happiness Too

Tired of the narrative that being disabled is a personal failure in mainstream media, a writer took to Twitter to start a hashtag that might change the way folks look at disability forever.
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You Can Play Video Games and Heal Children

An initiative called Extra Life is uniting thousands of gamers to play games and heal children through their unique fundraising effort benefitting Children's Miracle Network hospitals across North America.
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Popular Twitter Account "WeRateDogs" Raises Hundreds of Thousands of Dollars For Pets

“Within the first year it was pretty clear that the account had some serious influence, and we were trying to figure out a way to give back to the amazing community.”
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This Man Has Saved Over 20,000 Animals With Custom-Made Prosthetics

Derrick Campana is an animal orthotist who has saved more than 20,000 pets with his custom-made prosthetics. Campana, who’s from Sterling, Virginia, creates braces and artificial limbs to increase animals' mobility and improve their lives. 
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Science Says You Give Back Your Best When It's Part Of Your Routine

Helping the world is the most productive when it’s part of healthy habit-building. When you treat volunteering like you treat brushing your teeth for a full two minutes or eating your vegetables, you set yourself up for success. 
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Ashton Kutcher's Technology-Led Organization Is Making Strides to Stop Child Sex Trafficking

Ashton Kutcher and Demi Moore knew that technology was playing a role in the problem but wasn’t yet part of the solution. They pioneered a technology-led approach, called Thorn, to end online child sexual abuse by identifying victims.
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Craftivism Offers An Alternative to Traditional Protests as a Powerful Means of Expression

Craftivism is for everyone who wants to make a difference: skilled artists, weary activists, introverts, people with anxiety, all who desire a better world but perhaps don’t know where to start or where and how to best prioritize their energy and time.
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This Man In Montreal Started A Movement to Remove Hateful Graffiti For Free

Corey Fleischer was working at a graffiti removal company when he happened to notice a swastika spray painted on a cinder block. Initially he drove away, but he later returned and removed it in a matter of seconds. Now he locates and removes hateful graffiti throughout Montreal free of charge.
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Sofas: The Tool for Peace?

The group is not uncommon in its mission to inspire people with opposing views to sit down together. But they did it in a unique way: First, they found two people who disagreed on hot-button topics such as refugees, abortion, feminism, and homelessness. Then...
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Hair Stylists Are Using Hair Clippings to Clean Up Oil Spills

In 1989, Phil McCrory, a hair stylist in Huntsville, Alabama, was watching CNN coverage of the Exxon Valdez oil spill in Alaska while washing a client’s hair in his salon. He knew how easily oil attaches to hair and wondered, what if human hair could be used to clean up oil spills?
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