Since 2005, Chef Mary Rolph Lamontagne has worked with food waste prevention in South Africa. Catch her here on PopGoestheWeek.com before her upcoming USA media blitz promoting her book, EATS, as we quiz her on what social activism means for celebrities…and if it is real.
As someone who lost a parent a few years ago, I absolutely understand the pain that comes with missing someone you love. That’s in part why I’m posting about an Astoria event honoring the late Astoria community activist Theocharis (Harry) Semertzidis.
Country star Blake Shelton, who was born and raised in Ada, Oklahoma, is rushing to the rescue of the recent tornado victims by organizing and performing at the upcoming Healing in the Heartland benefit concert – which airs on NBC this Wednesday. The lineup…
Dash Cams usually capture the horrible and the horrific – which is what makes this video compilation of good deeds caught on dashboard cameras so touching. From helping people cross the street, to saving a life, this is what the human spirit is all about.
Sylvia Allen is the founder of Sylvia’s Children, a non-profit charity devoted to helping Ugandan children attain things we take for granted in the modern world, like water, education, health care and books, and e-mailed responses regarding her experiences working with her “children,” as well as chatting the ins and outs of heading the charity and its volunteer work with her biological son and daughter.
As someone who is still displaced by Hurricane Sandy, it’s great to see that the Broadway company of Wicked (one of my favorite shows!) is coming together on Monday, November 26 to present CITY OF HOPE: BROADWAY BLOWS BACK, a benefit concert to raise funds for New York and New Jersey.
What if you could buy a handcrafted piece of art, knowing that it would actually benefit the person that made it? Many big businesses simply copy and mass produce the centuries-old craftmanship found in the art of distant cultures. But when a designer travelled to South Africa to meet the women handcrafting home accessories with barely a profit, she decided to do something.
An amazing group of children in Peru would wake up at 5am to begin a two hour and a half hour walk to school, and a five hour trip back … until a group of amazing people took on an abitious project to change their lives. I love seeing people who care make a difference! Watch it all unfold in this beautifully produced clip.