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“Come Now!” campaign will pressure institutions to ensure the reception of refugees

The purpose of the campaign is to make sure Spain welcomes at least the 17,337 refugees to which it committed itself.

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Micro-volunteering: no commitment actions that benefit a worthy cause

Volunteering wherever and whenever you want is something achievable through different micro-volunteering platforms.

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Tree Change Dolls, a project of forgotten dolls rescued by a Tasmanian artist

Tree Change Dolls, a project where fashion dolls swap their high-maintenance habits for down-to-earth style aiming to fight against beauty stereotypes.

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An European anti-poverty network aims to eradicate social exclusion in the EU

Since 1990, many non-profit organisations are offering training activities, education and service provision aimed at the participation and empowerment of people.

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10 useful Apps and online resources for non-profits

There are plenty of companies that offer free tools to non-profits to help them out in the noble causes.

Soup kitchen of Can Padró and users

Canpedró, much more than a meal a day

The Fundació Canpedró takes its soup kitchens a step further by providing a comprehensive assistance model to the most vulnerable.

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Syrian refugees, entitled to receive 1.000 scholarships in Argentina

The Argentine government and the USA-based non-profit Blue Rose Compass are going to grant 1.000 asylum-seekers over the next five years.

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The project Together4Energy has kicked off

This initiative is a European-wide project and one of its main goals is to foster a greater knowledge on the impact of energy poverty.

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Plastic straws usage becomes a public debate issue

Global movements around the world strive to educate the public about the consequences of single use plastic, highlighting its effects on our health, our environment and our oceans.

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The Scottish Charity Awards 2017, an event for charities and voluntary organisations

SCVO relaunches the hub for charitable organisations to be held in Edinburgh on 22 June. Non-profits can be nominated in eight different award categories.

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Which non-profit organisations work in the LGBTI field?

There are many different organisations around the world standing for human rights and fighting to recognise the LGBTI community.

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5 basic tips to foster internal participation in nonprofit organisations

Getting volunteers or members of your organisation to actively engage is one of the big challenges in nonprofit organisations. Here we provide some tips based on the experience of several organisations.

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