Millions of people both around the world and right here in Nashville are locked in a vicious cycle of hunger and poverty. Poverty means parents can’t feed their families enough nutritious food, leaving children hungry and malnourished. Malnutrition leads to stunted development and shorter, less productive lives. Less productive lives prevent an escape from poverty.
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Today is World Water Day - the day the UN has chosen to spotlight the global safe water and sanitation issue. Every year 3.57 million people die due to lack of safe water and 1 in 7 people do not have access to clean water - which adds up to 3x the U.S. population.
So your New Years resolution was to volunteer more and get involved with the community? Well why not start this weekend?! Here are some great ways to spend your time this weekend or any weekend giving back to Nashville.
Play Goalball with the Tennessee Association for the Blind Athletes
Dana Birdsong didn’t have time for a headache that day. The (then) 35-year-old lobbyist and advocate for the American College of Cardiology in Washington, D.C. had a meeting on Capitol Hill she couldn’t miss.
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