Category Archives: Social Cause

Detroit | New Nike Community Store

Detroit Nike Store Champions Community Action “Sport is a cornerstone of our state pride,” explains Tom Izzo, Michigan State University head coach and Basketball Hall of Famer. “Fostering early, positive experiences with physical activity is incredibly important for young adults, … Continue reading

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Uber Style Food Donation App

On-Demand App For Leftover Food Donation Transfernation is NYC’s first tech-based, on-demand food redistribution system. Leftover food no longer has to go to waste thanks to Transfernation, a New York City based non-profit organization. Corporate cafeterias and event planners wanting to … Continue reading

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Raw For The Oceans | Plastic Denim

Bionic Yarn | They Don’t Feel Funny For Makin’ Money! Source: http://rawfortheoceans.g-star.com/

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HandUp | Product & Service Gift Card For Homeless People

Gift Cards For The Homeless Provide Vital Services HandUp gift cards are redeemed at local drop-in centers. There have been a number of initiatives offering alternative ways to help the homeless such as the WeShelter app, giving information about people … Continue reading

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UNICOIN | Engages Kids For Global Early Education Charity

Digital Currency Teaches Kids About Charity Created by UNICEF and H&M Conscious Foundation, Unicoin a crypto-currency which will engage kids and promote access to early education. More than 200 million children around the world don’t have access to educational activities … Continue reading

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Akon Illuminates Africa | Solar Technology, Education & Jobs

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New Story | Crowdfunded Homes For Those In Need

New Story Builds In Mexico, Haiti, El Salvador and Bolivia New Story uses crowdfunding to provide new homes for the displaced and disadvantaged. From the New Story Website: New Story is a non-profit working to create a world where no human … Continue reading

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Repurpose | Recycled ‘Night Light’ Solar Backpack

Solar Backpacks Provide Light For Evening Study Recycled from plastic bags, back packs are equipped with solar panels. There are still areas of the world that don’t have access to electricity and at night many depend upon dangerous candles, kerosene … Continue reading

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Code Blue | Depression Help Alert For Teens

Panic Button App Helps Distressed Teens Get Support Code Blue is a panic button for teenagers who need the immediate attention of their support group regarding a mental health issue or bullying. Depression is a tough issue to deal with, … Continue reading

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Smartphone App Aids Food Bank Donations

Food Cowboy locates nearby food banks to take unsaleable produce Food Cowboy is a system that helps those in the food supply chain to find local nonprofits that can use the food they’re throwing away. Every three weeks, the US … Continue reading

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