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Somalis in Canada Act to Prevent Looming Famine at Home

A new generation of young Somali-Canadians is looking to raise both money and awareness of the looming disaster in their parents’ homeland — and hope the international community will act before it’s too late. Samiya Abdi, a member of Fight The Famine Toronto, says she’s part of a wave of young activists and educated professionals …

Lemonade for love

6-Year-Old Girl Founds Her Charity Project 'Lemonade For Love'

After being a foster kid herself, A’layah Robinson is donating all of her lemonade money to help kids in human service custody. A’layah is the founder of ‘Lemonade for Love’ for selling lemonade to buy backpacks, toothpaste, toys and other essentials for foster kids in need.

Yemeni Kids Starve to Death - What Are You Doing?

With nearly two-thirds of war-torn Yemen – about 19 million people – in need of emergency support, the international community yesterday raised $1.1 billion at a pledging event in Geneva to aid what the United Nations chief calls “the world’s largest hunger crisis.” The aim was to bridge a funding gap in the 2017 humanitarian …

Chemical attack

How to Help the Victims of Syria's Chemical Attack

At least 83 people have been reportedly killed in a chemical attack in Syria’s Idlib province, including 25 children — one of the deadliest chemical weapons attacks in the country in years. The Union of Medical Care and Relief Organizations (UOSSM) shared the casualty numbers (as well as the injury count, which is at least 350 …

Help Famine Victims in Yemen & Somalia

More than 23 million people are facing the risk of famine in Yemen and Somalia, according to figures by the United Nations. Aid agencies estimate that a total of 6.8 million people in Yemen are deemed to be in a state of emergency – one step from famine on the five-point integrated food security phase classification (IPC), …

Celebrities Come Together to Help Somalia

As Somalia suffers from another famine, the internet is coming together to help the people in the Somali peninsula, thanks to a campaign started by snapchat celebrity Jerome Jarre.

Famine Kills Hundreds as Drought Ravages Somalia

Famine Kills Hundreds as Drought Ravages Somalia

According to NPR.org, at least 6.2 million people in Somalia — or just about half the country — are grappling with the prospect of an acute food shortage due to deepening drought. The Somali Prime Minister, Hassan Ali Khaire, and the Somali National Drought Committee, announced that over a two-day span, at least 110 people …

Refugees Are Freezing to Death - Will You Help?

Winter threatens refugees and displaced families in the Middle East. Syria, Jordan and Iraq have been struck by a wave of frost following the snow storm that hit the region recently. Temperature degrees have sharply dropped and, according to some reports, it has reached -10 degrees Celsius in Beqaa, Lebanon.  “We turned the stove on …

I Want to Help the Sick & Poor: How to Get Involved?

I Want to Help the Sick & Poor: How to Get Involved?

Answer: As-Salamu ‘Alaikum, Thank you for writing. It is so wonderful to hear you would like to get involved in charity. Doing charity work is a blessing. Not only does it help those we are serving, but it also make us feel good when we help someone. It lightens and softens our hearts. Many examples …



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