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Practicing philanthropy this holiday season on #GivingTuesday

Practicing philanthropy this holiday season on #GivingTuesday

LatinaLista — On Tuesday, December 2, 2014, charities, families, businesses, community centers, and students around the world will come together for one common purpose: to celebrate generosity and to give. The day is known as #GIVINGTUESDAY. #GivingTuesday is a special day to not only remember all the special organizations doing extra-special work to make this

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Crowdfunding Campaign: Ambulante – Create a rogue documentary tour across the U.S.

LatinaLista — Campaign: Ambulante – Create a rogue documentary tour across the U.S. The mission is simple: Democratize documentary culture. Since 2005, Ambulante.org, created by Mexican actors Gael García Bernal & Diego Luna, has annually organized an epic three-month tour across Mexico presenting remarkable international documentary cinema in areas with limited access to film. Thanks

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Today’s Crowdfunding Campaign: Francisco Needs Scoliosis Surgery

LatinaLista — Today’s Campaign: Francisco Needs Scoliosis Surgery Since a young age Francisco has suffered from spina bifida and severe scoliosis in his native Ecuador. And though he has managed to overcome these challenges so far, and make due for the first 10 years of his young life (he’s really a trooper!), his condition is

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Today’s Crowdfunding Campaign: Training co-operative coffee farmers in Chiapas to start their own roastery

LatinaLista — Campaign: Training co-operative coffee farmers in Chiapas to start their own roastery Li Maya coffee farmer’s cooperative began in 1996. It currently consists of 186 member families serving four municipalities in the border forest region of Chiapas, Mexico. The cooperative currently sells most of its coffee as green beans for export, some of which

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Crowdfunding Campaign: Supplying underserved youth with laptops to build mobile apps

LatinaLista — Campaign: Supplying underserved youth with laptops to build mobile apps The mission is to create the most innovative and engaging Mobile App Foundry, where students, especially girls, in underserved communities can easily learn computer programming while launching scalable and profitable businesses. The campaign’s organizers are looking to teach 50 students, especially girls, from

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Today’s Crowdfunding Campaign: The Mayan Recycled House

LatinaLista — Crowdfunding Campaign: The Mayan Recycled House The Mayan community of Akumal, Mexico needs help. Their homes are made of palm trees which cannot withstand a hurricane, heavy rainfall and extreme corrosion from the sea salt. The Mayan Recycled House project is simple – to teach the Mayan Communities of Akumal, Mexico and surrounding

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