Posts Tagged ‘UNICEF’

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The United Nations is calling it one of the worst humanitarian crises in decades. Almost 11 million people are suffering, a quarter of Somalia’s population is displaced, and an estimated 10,000 people a day are dying of hunger. Scores of others are battling malaria. The pictures are heartbreaking. Tyler Hicks, The New York Times via […]

Today I got emails from three (very worthy) organizations I support. “We’re almost there!” said one, with a thermometer-like graphic showing their proximity to their goal. “Double the impact of your gift,” said another, promising that a corporate donor would match my contribution. “Only 24 more members needed,” implored the third. “Please reply by 5 […]

I slept terribly last night. Just as I was starting to doze off, a violent storm rolled in. I was awakened by a bright flash and a simultaneous KABOOOM as lightning hit something very near our house. Steve and I got up and stood on the front porch and watched the tempest rage. “Look!” I […]