Ways to Make a Difference

The best ways to get involved and take action

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13 Ways To Celebrate Earth Month (2024)

Earth Month is a month-long celebration that kicks off on April 1st. We’ve put together the best ideas and activities to help you meaningfully celebrate it...
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How To Add Pronouns To Your Instagram Profile

A quick and easy guide to adding pronouns on your Instagram profile — and the pronoun options currently available on the platform.
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3 Ways To (Actually) Celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day

It's important we don't reduce Martin Luther King Jr. Day to a “day off” or a quote on social media.
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The "5" R's: Refuse, Reduce, Reuse, Repair, Recycle, Rot, Resist

Only 9% of plastic waste produced from 1950–2015 was recycled. A waste hierarchy urges individuals to only resort to recycling when necessary.
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22 Best Places To Donate New & Gently Used Toys To Kids in Need

By donating gently your used toys, you can not only help children in need but also reduce waste.
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Giving Tuesday: What Is It... and How To Celebrate

Giving Tuesday takes place on the first Tuesday after Thanksgiving. Whether you’ve been saving your spare change for this moment all year, or you’re new to Giving Tuesday, we’ve compiled a guide on celebrating this annual tradition of altruism. 
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18 Ideas To Celebrate Small Business Saturday 2023

Get your reusable tote bags ready! Small Business Saturday takes place on the weekend following Thanksgiving in the United States. Here are some pointers for shopping small this season.
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How To Stay Informed About Global Crises Without Doom-Scrolling

With humanitarian crises all around the globe, it's hard to stay informed without drowning in information. Here are a few tips.
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10 Ways To Empower Women and Girls

A comprehensive list of ways you can empower women and young girls in your life, whether it is at home, at work, and in your community.
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Suicide Prevention Week: 18 Ways To Take Action (2023)

With events, screenings, activities, and more, Suicide Prevention Week is a catalyst for us to learn more, seek help, offer support, and open our hearts and minds to vulnerable conversations.
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37 Best Ways To Help Animals in Need

Whether it’s shelter pets, homeless or abandoned pets, wild animals, or your own pet that you’re passionate about, we’ve rounded up dozens of ways you can make a difference.
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Suicide Prevention Month: 17 Ways To Take Action (2023)

With events, screenings, activities, and more, Suicide Prevention Month catalyzes us to learn more, seek help, offer support, and open our hearts and minds to vulnerable conversations.
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