Woman attempts to cross Irish Sea in giant hamster ball

March 18, 2016 by  
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A British TV presenter attempted to cross the Irish Sea between Northern Ireland and Scotland in a zorb — a plastic orb that is essentially a human-sized hamster ball. While it may sound a little bit crazy, the challenge was for a good cause: Lindsey Russell was supporting Sport Relief , a UK fundraising organization that challenges participants to walk, run, swim or cycle to raise money for good causes. Read the rest of Woman attempts to cross Irish Sea in giant hamster ball

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New law in Italy forces supermarkets to donate unsold food to those in need

March 18, 2016 by  
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Italy’s  government is preparing to approve a measure that will require supermarkets to donate unsold food to those in need. Following in the footsteps of France, where a similar law became effective earlier this year, the arguably food-obsessed Mediterranean nation seeks to cut down on the enormous amounts of food that go to waste each year. The proposed legislation will require supermarkets to donate unsold or unused food to organizations that use it to feed hungry people, making it both a win for the environment, society and the economy. Read the rest of New law in Italy forces supermarkets to donate unsold food to those in need

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Green-roofed Dockboot holiday home blends into a Dutch island’s dune landscape

March 18, 2016 by  
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Why People Participate In Fundraising Events (Infographic)

October 12, 2011 by  
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Photo by Climate Watch via Flickr CC While at a wildlife conservation expo recently, a friend and I remarked to one another that while the event was fun, the serious downside is that there were a ton of deserving organizations present and we have only so much money to donate. How do organizations get a competitive edge in fundraising? An infographic by Walk Run Ride reveals some clues. This is great information to study in order to make each nonprofit fundraising event as productive as possible. … Read the full story on TreeHugger

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