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The Philippines says, “Thank you.”

February 10, 2014

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The Philippines’ Department of Tourism (DOT) released billboards in different cities all over the world to show gratitude for the international aid the country received when super typhoon Haiyan hit the country about 3 months ago (read here and here). The DOT also created and released a video with the same message. Thank you, world.

#Blogust is here!

August 1, 2013

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50,000 #Blogust post comments = 50,000 life-saving vaccines. Yes, it is that time of year again when commenting on blog posts equates to life-saving vaccines for children around the world. Throughout the month of August, a different blogger will share his/her story each day. Each comment made every day on these participating #Blogust stories will […]

Globalization and Vaccination

April 24, 2013

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This year’s World Immunization Week slogan is “Protect your world – get vaccinated,” which conveys how important vaccines are and how vaccines affect the entire world. In today’s day and age, globalization has been the key theme to almost every aspect of our lives, such as business, education, and personal relationships. With the help of […]

Live Below the Line: April 29-May 03, 2013

April 11, 2013

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It’s official! I am now part of the Live Below the Line campaign. Visit my Live Below the Line profile to learn more about why I’m participating and about the US Fund for UNICEF, which is the organization that I’ll be supporting in this campaign. My goal is to raise $500 starting today until May 31st, which […]

#MDGMomentum

April 5, 2013

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Do you know about the United Nations’ Millennium Development Goals? Have you ever heard anyone you know talk about them? I had no idea that they existed before I decided to play a more active role in helping improve our world. In 2000, world leaders joined the U.N. Millennium Summit at the U.N. headquarters in […]

I need your help.

February 19, 2013

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Please click http://shotatlife.org/join.html to sign up as a supporter for Shot@Life and be a part of history and join the movement to support access to vaccines globally. When asked “How did you hear about us,” it is very important that you please click “OTHER” and please type CANDICE D. under “Specify.” My goal is to find at least […]

Helping Yourself Help the World

February 13, 2013

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I recently returned from a trip to Washington, D.C. for the Shot@Life 2013 Champion Summit. It was a 2 and a half day training on how to be an advocate, or Champion, for Shot@Life. Speakers at the conference included pediatricians, Nageeb Sumar from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, the editor-in-chief of Real Simple Magazine, retired […]

The Revolutionary Optimists – A Film

February 12, 2013

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The movie The Revolutionary Optimists was played during the first day of the 2013 Shot@Life Champion Summit in Washington, D.C. It revolves around a group of children as young as 11 years old living in the slums of Kolkata, India who are advocating for change in their community; from pushing for access to clean, potable […]

A Letter From Bill

February 5, 2013

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The 2013 annual letter from Bill Gates came out a few days ago. Like many, I knew about Bill and Melinda Gates’ philanthropic work through the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, but I didn’t know about the annual letter until this year. The letter summarizes the foundation’s work during the previous year, and it also looks […]

I Think, I Want, I Will Now On Facebook

February 4, 2013

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Great news! It’ll be much easier to follow and share my blog and its content now that it’s on Facebook. Make sure to LIKE my page to learn about new blog posts, upcoming events/campaigns, to view photos, participate in discussion, and a lot more. Don’t forget to tell everyone you know about it and my […]

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