Category Archives: Humanitarian

“The Official Sponsor of Birthdays”

The American Cancer Society has branded its self, in part, as “The Official Sponsor of Birthdays.”  Here at the National Home Office in Atlanta, Georgia we’ve known this was coming since December 2008 and many of us have anxiously awaited … Continue reading

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Myanmar, China, and Charity.

The stories of Myanmar and China will soon leave the media. Unfortunately we cannot rely on popular news outlets to keep us informed. Our media culture is suffering from cronic, industry wide, ADHD. Like hungry fish they are easy lured away, biting at anything … Continue reading

Posted in abuse, aid, Behavior, burma, change, charity, china, choice, conflict, Education, Educational Development, food, giving, habits, happy, health, honor, Humanitarian, hunger, infection, Leadership, live, love, Myanmar, peace, Philanthropy, Religion, Resources, service, unity, UPS | Leave a comment

Cancer Prevention Study-3 (CPS-3)

Last night one of my sons asked me if we, the American Cancer Society, have a cure for cancer. I told him no, there is no all-encompassing cure for cancer. There are effective treatments and prevention methods but no “cure” … Continue reading

Posted in Atlanta, Behavior, cancer, charity, choice, Culture, Georgia, giving, habits, health, honor, Humanitarian, live, Local, Philanthropy, Training | 5 Comments

Do We Know Enough?

  Today, as I look across Atlanta from my desk, my thoughts are drawn to the challenges of life. When I consider the thousands of people within my view on the downtown connector, in office buildings, and on the streets I’m led to ask … Continue reading

Posted in absenteeism, Atlanta, Behavior, better, change, charity, conflict, Culture, Dream, Dreams, Education, fear, grow, habits, Humanitarian, ideas, infection, Leadership, NGO, peace, Philanthropy, service, social, Training, TV, unity, violence, volunteer, war | 1 Comment

A Noble Alternative to Solitaire

  Millions of people play Solitaire every day to alleviate work place boredom. Now you can play something that will eliminate boredom, increase your vocabulary, and help feed the hungry. For each word you define correctly FreeRice.com will donate 20 grains of rice … Continue reading

Posted in ads, advertising, charity, food, games, Humanitarian, hunger, Marketing, Philanthropy, solitaire, technology, United Nations | 1 Comment

Good Stuff from the Ad Council

           The images above are from campaigns led by the Ad Council (Click on each image for a larger view). The Ad Council has also created some excellent videos. Here are links to some of my favorites.  Hamster                    Bullseye Light Saber               … Continue reading

Posted in ads, advertising, charity, conflict, design, health, Humanitarian, Marketing, Training, TV, video | 2 Comments

Thanksgiving Day and National Fasting

  What if Thanksgiving was proceeded by a day of national fasting? The whole nation volunteering to go without food or drink for 24 hours and everyone donating the money they would have spent on food to the charity of their … Continue reading

Posted in Education, food, giving, grow, holiday, Humanitarian, hunger, ideas, live, Teaching, thanksgiving, Training, unity, volunteer | 3 Comments