Tag Archives: Philanthropy and nonprofits

Helping Ukrainians means listening to their needs – 3 lessons for aid groups from Syria’s war

Millions of Syrians remain displaced from the conflict that began in 2011. Delil Souleiman/AFP via Getty Images Kimberly Howe, Tufts University and Elizabeth Stites, Tufts University The massive flow of international support for Ukraine since Russia first invaded in February 2022 includes billions of dollars in military and humanitarian aid from dozens of countries. We hope that the Russia-Ukraine war …

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What did billions in aid to Afghanistan accomplish? 5 questions answered

International Committee of the Red Cross rehabilitation center staff members assist a Taliban member on Oct. 11, 2021, in Kabul, Afghanistan. Bulent Kilic/AFP via Getty Images Mohammad Qadam Shah, Seattle Pacific University The government of Afghanistan and that country’s economy relied heavily on foreign aid until the U.S. withdrawal. That support is on hold, although the United States and its …

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4 ways that volunteering can be good for you

Volunteering to pitch in during Breast Cancer Awareness Week may have also helped these Bethune-Cookman University students. Jeffrey Greenberg/Universal Images Group via Getty Images Jennifer A. Jones, University of Florida More than 77 million Americans volunteer a total of 6.9 billion hours a year doing everything from fighting fires to raising funds for cancer research. These efforts help others and …

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