Poverty

Hugh Jackman Raises Awareness About ‘Fair Trade’ Coffee In New Documentary

Hugh Jackman Raises Awareness About ‘Fair Trade’ Coffee In New Documentary

83% of US residents wake up each morning anticipating a frothy cup of coffee before beginning their day, but what percentage actually consider the social and environmental effects each cup contributes to? Because sourcing fair-trade coffee can have a tremendous impact on those growing the beans and preparing them for transport to wealthier clientele, actor and activist Hugh Jackman […]

Houston, Texas Reduces Homelessness By 50% In 4 Years!

Houston, Texas Reduces Homelessness By 50% In 4 Years!

While it is estimated over 100 million people worldwide are homeless and as many as 1 billion people lacked adequate housing, the city of Houston, Texas has impressively reduced its rate of street-bound citizens by 50% in only four years, with homeless advocates pushing to bring the number to zero. “We have truly gone from managing homelessness […]

Tesco Grocery Stores Will Offer Unsold Food To Those In Need

Tesco Grocery Stores Will Offer Unsold Food To Those In Need

There’s been an abundance of positive news in the media concerning food waste this past month. Not only did France BAN stores from purposefully wasting food, but the instigator behind that movement declared his ambitions shortly after to take it global. Then, the former president of Trader Joes opened a non-profit, low-cost organic food store in Massachusetts, […]

9-Year-Old Builds Tiny Homes For The Homeless Because “Everyone Deserves A Place To Live”

We’ve featured some incredible young activists on the site before, but this nine-year-old girl from Bremerton, Washington is positively impacting the lives of many in an incredibly unique and inspiring way. When Hailey Fort was just 5 years old, she asked her mother if they could buy a homeless man a sandwich. Not a year had […]