World Confused on Where to Give on #GivingTuesday? Check Out These Charities.
International travel is back on, but COVID means it's more complicated than before
It's not just that you need to be vaccinated and tested. There are extra forms and unexpected requirements and it all takes much longer.Now that borders are starting to reopen, more than half a million international trips have been booked from Australia and demand is only expected to grow as more states open up to the world.
Now that we’re a year into thevaccine and unemployment numbers are decreasing, life is looking a little better than it did in November 2020. But the nation still faces a host of challenges, from a potential winter virus surge to the assault on voting rights. Here are some worthy causes and charities to consider while celebrating #GivingTuesday on Nov. 30.
Of course, giving in any one of these areas can also have a positive ripple effect. “We need to see each other as working together as opposed to working separately or in silos,” said Carmen Garcia, the executive director of legal advocacy group Root & Rebound. “We are responsible for the narrative of the communities we serve.”
Adele reunites with influential teacher
Adele wept while filming her UK TV special after it was revealed an influential old teacher was in the audience.The 'Easy on Me' singer had to halt filming of 'An Audience With Adele' - which was filmed at the London Palladium earlier this month and will air in the UK on Sunday (21.11.21) night - after she grew emotional when she was reunited by her old tutor from Chestnut Grove School in Balham, south London.
Even as kids start to get vaccinated and boosters become available to all, anti-vaccine sentiment still abounds across the nation, contributing to the ongoing public health crisis.has taken what it learned from dealing with natural disasters like hurricanes and earthquakes and applied it to the pandemic. It has provided medical supplies such as personal protective equipment and hygiene kits to those in need and worked with the International Medical Corps to send doctors to New York and Chicago to help with staff shortages. It has also hosted youth vaccination drives across Kansas City to get the shot to kids before the holiday season.
LGBTQ+ rights continued to come under assault in 2021, including with the October passage of Texas’ anti-trans bill. Theseeks to make life easier for LGBTQ+ youth, amplifying their voices across races and genders to make sure they’re welcomed and heard, whether in the smallest towns in the U.S. or the largest cities abroad. The group has provided more than $31 million in grants to LGBTQ+ activists across the world who promote racial, social, and economic justice, and in 2019, it launched the Acey Award, which honors lesbian, trans, and queer women of color.
'Most of them couldn’t even do a normal daily task': Adele mocks exes during UK TV special
Adele had the star-studded audience at the London Palladium in fits of laughter when she mocked her exes during her 'An Audience With Adele' TV special.The 'Hello' singer was asked by her close pal, comedian Alan Carr, on ITV's 'An Audience With Adele': “Famously you write songs about your exes.
Native American tribes have faced some of thein the nation, according to Johns Hopkins University. seeks to help give tribal members a chance at a better future. Since 1980, it has awarded more than $46 million in grants across 42 states and regions to help increase development and learning opportunities. Some of its programs include strengthening Native tribes’ economic development, improving access to Native lands and increasing their environmental sustainability, and creating language immersion programs for Native youth.
The year 2021 held one of the most tragic records:in overdose deaths. The is seeking to remove the stigma surrounding addiction as a mental health issue, working with policymakers and healthcare professionals to provide treatment and recovery options, including individualized texting services and resource guides, to both teens dealing with the disease and the parents guiding them through the process.
Celebrities who looked amazing pregnant
We're sure you've heard how pregnant women have a certain 'glow.' "You're glowing!" or "You look radiant!" you may have heard people say. Well people believe it to be true, and that being pregnant can make some women look even more beautiful than usual.Celebrities are no exception and we have a gallery for you showing how some of your favorite stars looked even more stunning than usual after becoming pregnant. Don't believe us? See for yourself!
A study examining, already the 10th state in the nation for women killed by men. is the largest nonprofit domestic violence organization in the state, working with local partners to provide victims with legal resources, emergency shelters, and workplace training. The organization reaches about 20,000 people annually, according to its website.
Life is about second chances, andtries to provide those to communities and individuals affected by mass incarceration. The legal advocacy group is based in California, though it expanded to South Carolina this year. It works to provide legal options such as community lawyers and re-entry opportunities like in-person preparation courses to those affected by mass incarceration. It also provided extra support such as rent relief to those afflicted by the dual challenges of incarceration and the COVID-19 pandemic.
More than 16,000 children and teens in the U.S. each year are diagnosed with cancer and only about 4 percent of the federal budget for cancer research goes towards treating childhood cancers,. aims to tackle the issue head-on, providing tens of millions of dollars in grants to research into various forms of childhood cancer, such as leukemia and aggressive . It also provides support services and meals at hospitals to families going through treatment.
Paloma Faith reassures Jessie J after miscarriage
Paloma Faith has reached out to Jessie J after she miscarried.The 33-year-old pop star announced on Wednesday (24.11.21) that she had got pregnant "on her own" before a doctor discovered there was no heartbeat.
Theat NYU’s law school has made a name for itself in its fight to uphold democracy and free and fair elections. That mission has taken on increased salience this year, as new gerrymandering in states poses a risk to minority voters already disadvantaged at the ballot box due to either their race or ID requirements. The organization has conducted research into potential legislative solutions to improve voting rights, such as the John Lewis Voting Rights Act, and constructed policy proposals to explain how the Supreme Court contributed to .
Helen Mirren makes appeal for Just Eat's charity drive to feed homeless .
Dame Helen Mirren has shared a video urging people to donate to Just Eat's Christmas charity collaboration with Social Bite and Food Cycle to end hunger.The ‘Red’ star has urged people to donate to Britain's online food order and delivery service Just Eat's Christmas campaign, a collaboration with the charities Social Bite and Foodcycle.