What's it all about?

I said Somebody should do something about that. Then I realized I am somebody." ” ~ Lily Tomlin.

Eat So They Can is all about providing citizens around the world with an inspiring way to take action! Eat So They Can is an initiative of the Global Volunteer Network and the GVN Foundation. The concept is simple - by hosting a dinner party, you can help end hunger and malnutrition around the world!

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Sometimes it’s difficult asking people to help you reach your fundraising goals online.Here are some quick tips to help you write personalised online appeals!1.Direct AppealIt seems straightforward enough.It seems like it should work.Unfortunately, it usually doesn’t.

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$1 = $20?


Our maths may just look a bit dodgy, but read on to check out our reasoning - and our arithmetic skills!Whether you’re interested in hearing the wider impact of grants, or you’re a keen investor or stock broker, we think you’ll be impressed with the way $1 spent on key...

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Poverty Is Fake


Today's entry is a repost from our friends at P3 Foundation - check out what they have to say on the statement "Poverty is Fake".You’re probably here because you’ve seen us around.We said “Poverty Is Fake”.

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194 hosts signed up for 2014 so far!

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Eat so They Can is a fundraiser for the GVN Foundation, a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt nonprofit organization in the United States established in 2005.

GVN Foundation is proud to be in special consultative status with the United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC).