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Organizations Suggest Ways to Help Unaccompanied Minor Migrants

Washington, D.C.  With six weeks of steady reporting about the influx of Central American children and families crossing the U.S. border and no quick solutions being presented for what will happen to them, many people are asking their churches and dioceses what they can do to help. Unlike what would happen if a natural disaster [...]

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‘Children of the Night’ Focuses on Human Sex Trafficking in U.S.

New York, N.Y.  Lois Lee is often called a pioneer in saving victims of human sex trafficking. The founder and president of Children of the Night, a privately funded non-profit organization dedicated to rescuing America’s children from the ravages of prostitution, began working toward her cause while she was in graduate school. Founder Lois Lee speaking [...]

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Trip into Rural Haiti to Visit “Little Miss Moses”

Port-au-Prince, Haiti.  On April 17, 2014, we took one of our trips into rural Haiti. We stopped to say hello to Miriam, who is a young woman who sells our Gadyen Dlo chlorine to local families so they can treat their drinking water.  Miriam is very friendly, so she invited us into her house and [...]

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Step Forward For Orphans Day Held in Washington

Washington, D.C.  Both Ends Burning, an organization dedicated to defending every child’s human right to a permanent loving family, recently held their second annual Step Forward For Orphans Day on Saturday, May 17, 2014. Following last year’s successful march on Washington, D.C., this year’s events focused on “stepping out” at various major league baseball stadiums throughout [...]

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Cute and Charity-Driven Makes Roma Boots Special

New York, N.Y.  Let April showers bring happy tomorrows for orphans and impoverished children around the world with the help of Roma Boots. Driven by love, Roma — amor spelled backwards — has made it their corporate mission to not only provide discerning patrons with fashionable rain boots, but in turn share the love by [...]

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United Gala for Orphaned Children in Developing World

New York, N.Y.  Orphaned children–especially in poor countries–face daunting odds against succeeding in life. In many countries they have little, if any, opportunity to obtain an education or training that would enable them to become independent, contributing members of their society. Many organizations work to offer hope. This fall, two groups are collaborating for the [...]

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Fight Against Child Labor Moving, But Slower than Needed

Geneva, Switzerland.  A new report by the International Labour Organization (ILO), Marking progress against child labour, says that the global number of child laborers has declined by one third since 2000, from 246 million to 168 million. But even the latest improved rate of decline is not enough to achieve the goal of eliminating the worst [...]

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U.N.: Thousands of Children Fleeing Syria Alone, Vulnerable to Abuse

New York, N.Y. Over 4,000 Syrian children have fled the nation without any adult supervision, a United Nations agency said, stressing that children are extremely vulnerable to abuse and exploitation when they do not have a chaperone. The U.N.’s Children’s Fund (UNICEF) said Friday that aid workers have identified and registered 4,150 Syrian child refugees. [...]

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Ban: Hiroshima Atomic Bombing Must Inspire Nuke-Free Future

Helping the Voiceless Victims of Animal Hoarding

Photo of the Day: July 31, 2014

Obama Awards 2013 National Medals of Arts & Humanities

Organizations Suggest Ways to Help Unaccompanied Minor Migrants

Ban: ‘Gaza in Critical Condition’ – Calls Again for Immediate Ceasefire