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East Africa Crisis Appeal

East Africa Crisis Appeal | Good Causes | Scoop.it



Hunger on a massive scale is looming across East Africa. If we don’t act now, it will get much worse.

Drought and conflict have left 16 million people on the brink of starvation an
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Green or black energy ?

Green or black energy ? | Good Causes | Scoop.it
To: Amber Rudd, Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change

Stop handing out fracking licences willy-nilly, and start using Green Energy sources.

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Nepal Earthquake Appeal

On Saturday 25 April, a massive 7.8 magnitude earthquake struck Nepal. It severely shook the lives of at least 5.3 million people and left many homeless.  Nepal’s major cities, including...
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The Cost of Sprawl: A Visual Comparison

The Cost of Sprawl: A Visual Comparison | Good Causes | Scoop.it

The cost of sprawl is 2.5 times more expensive than the compact city.

Sidewalks, water and wastewater pipes, schools and libraries, police and fire protection, and of course, roads. And whether the costs are paid by the homeowner, the local government, or businesses, the lower density in the suburbs leads to higher costs to operate, maintain and replace all these services...


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Bella The Non-Vampire's curator insight, March 10, 2015 10:12 AM

     Sprawl is the spread of development over the landscape. For suburban areas it's going to be more expensive than urban areas. Sprawl in suburban areas would overall take more time in making it more as an urban area. Making urban areas more industrial is going to be a lot easier especially since the area has already been industrialized. 

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Eben Lenderking's curator insight, March 11, 2015 8:22 AM

Pile 'em high

Suzette Jackson's curator insight, May 24, 2015 2:04 AM

The cost of sprawl is 2.5 times more expensive than the compact city.

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'Supernatural' Star Jared Padalecki Talks Depression and Why You Should 'Always Keep Fighting'

'Supernatural' Star Jared Padalecki Talks Depression and Why You Should 'Always Keep Fighting' | Good Causes | Scoop.it
"Supernatural" star Jared Padalecki has headlined the hit CW series for 10 seasons alongside Jensen Ackles, and, like many public figures, has used his name recognition and fervent fanbase to help ...
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Click here to support Educate A Girl and You Educate the World by Diana White Rytting

Click here to support Educate A Girl and You Educate the World by Diana White Rytting | Good Causes | Scoop.it
Our orphanage in the Congo has had the amazing blessing of having the education of 3 of our older girls be covered by donations by the Mountain Mission School in Virginia.   mountainmissionschool.org The girls will live at the boarding school in Virginia until they complete high school, and will...
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Emma Currie is fundraising on JustGiving for Cancer Research UK

Emma Currie is fundraising on JustGiving for Cancer Research UK | Good Causes | Scoop.it
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Virgin Money Giving | Fundraising | Leah Harris's fundraising page

Virgin Money Giving | Fundraising | Leah Harris's fundraising page | Good Causes | Scoop.it

Leah Harris is raising money for The Royal British Legion by taking part in the 2014 Virgin Money London Marathon. Sponsor her with Virgin Money Giving.

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Mark Townsend is fundraising on JustGiving for Birmingham Children's Hospital Charities

Mark Townsend is fundraising on JustGiving for Birmingham Children's Hospital Charities | Good Causes | Scoop.it
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Virgin Money Giving | Fundraising | CJ de Mooi's fundraising page

Virgin Money Giving | Fundraising | CJ de Mooi's fundraising page | Good Causes | Scoop.it

CJ de Mooi is raising money for Albert Kennedy Trust. Sponsor them with Virgin Money Giving.

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IAN JARVIS is fundraising on JustGiving for The Royal British Legion

IAN JARVIS is fundraising on JustGiving for The Royal British Legion | Good Causes | Scoop.it
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Prince Harry hosts BBQ for Heads Together charity campaign

Prince Harry hosts BBQ for Heads Together charity campaign Read more: http://bit.ly/2a78izl Ruler Harry flaunted his flame broiling aptitudes at
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petition: Tell Lakeland that normalising the concept of captive circus animals is wrong

petition: Tell Lakeland that normalising the concept of captive circus animals is wrong | Good Causes | Scoop.it
Lakeland sell a great range of products for the home, with some particularly good products for the... (1528 signatures on petition)
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Support Roles for Dogs Go Beyond Helping the Blind - NBC New York

Support Roles for Dogs Go Beyond Helping the Blind - NBC New York | Good Causes | Scoop.it
When Ken Altenburger lost his sight due to complications from diabetes, he began to rely on a cane to assist him with getting around. Eventually, he decided it was time to get a guide dog.
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Marcus Hawthorn is fundraising on JustGiving for The Royal British Legion

Marcus Hawthorn is fundraising on JustGiving for The Royal British Legion | Good Causes | Scoop.it
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Lynsey Dalladay is fundraising on JustGiving for The Research Institute for the Care of Older People (RICE)

Lynsey Dalladay is fundraising on JustGiving for The Research Institute for the Care of Older People (RICE) | Good Causes | Scoop.it
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Helen is fundraising for Alzheimer's Society via Falling out of a plane!

Helen is fundraising for Alzheimer's Society via Falling out of a plane! | Good Causes | Scoop.it
Helen is fundraising for Alzheimer's Society via Falling out of a plane! on Givey. Fancy joining in?
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Click here to support Running for Vision Forward by Brett Bostrack

Click here to support Running for Vision Forward by Brett Bostrack | Good Causes | Scoop.it
I hope and I pray. As many of you know, I lost my mom earlier this summer. I miss her dearly, and I dedicate the following to her… I hope for some things, and I pray for others. For example, I hope my kids get good grades in school, but I pray for their health and happiness. I hope to be a good...
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Laura Woolley is fundraising on JustGiving for Rotherham Hospice

Laura Woolley is fundraising on JustGiving for Rotherham Hospice | Good Causes | Scoop.it
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People donate hair, raise money for cancer research at Proctor Academy event

People donate hair, raise money for cancer research at Proctor Academy event | Good Causes | Scoop.it
People donate hair, raise money for cancer research at Proctor Academy event
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Catherine Dohney, a freshman at Proctor Academy, said having her long blonde locks cut off wasn't an issue.
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Philippines Appeal | Make Free Donations

One of the strongest storms in history has caused enormous destruction across the Philippines, leaving hundreds of thousands of families homeless and without food or safe drinking water.While the l...
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Darren Xiberras is fundraising on JustGiving for Royal Voluntary Service

Darren Xiberras is fundraising on JustGiving for Royal Voluntary Service | Good Causes | Scoop.it
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