Wednesday, May 19, 2010

America Ferrera Meets Facebook Cause Fundraising Goal to Build a Save the Children School in Mali

"Family, friends and fans of America Ferrera came together to help the Emmy Award-winning actress meet her fundraising goal to build a school in Diassadeni village in the Sikasso District of Mali."

Click here to read more on America Ferrerra's project.

World Vision Responding to Two U.S. Disasters

"World Vision has shipped 50 pallets of relief supplies from its distribution centers in Chicago and Appalachia to assist flood victims in Nashville. The supplies, which arrived on May 10 in Nashville, include men's and women's clothing, blankets, personal hygiene items, cleaning supplies, and cleanup items such as work gloves, safety glasses, and Tyveck suits. Approximately 2,000 people affected by the flooding are expected to benefit from these supplies."

For more on World Vision's efforts in the U.S., click here.