You can help families survive in East Africa

Millions of families in the Horn of Africa are facing starvation because of the region's worst drought in 60 years. 

Mercy Corps supporters are already making a huge difference there, helping more than 800,000 people survive. For just a few more hours, each…Read More

You can help families survive East Africa's historic drought

Dear Causes Supporter, Millions of families in the Horn of Africa are facing starvation because of the region's worst drought in 60 years. People are still on the move seeking food and water, and the UN has declared six regions of Somalia to be famine…Read More

BBC News report - Israeli troops "ill treat" kids

Israeli troops 'ill-treat kids' A former Israeli military commander has told the BBC that Palestinian youngsters are routinely ill-treated by Israeli soldiers while in custody, reports the BBC' s Katya Adler from Jerusalem and the West Bank. "You take the…Read More

Sign the petition to join President Obama and Mercy Corps in the fight against hunger

Tonight, more than 1 billion people in the world will go to bed hungry. Not having enough food to eat leads to many dire problems: to women dying during pregnancy, to undersized babies who face lifelong health problems, to generations of impoverished…Read More

Seattle Times article - Time for U.S. to insist on real change in Israeli-Palestinian relations

This article came out in today's Sunday Seattle Times (Sunday, April 26), written by two U.S. congressmen. Guest Columnists | Time for U.S. to insist on real change in Israeli-Palestinian relations By Brian Baird and Keith Ellison Special to The Times WE…Read More

Map of the Gaza conflict

Hi everyone, I found this on the BBC's website recently. This map highlights the areas of destruction inflicted upon Gaza during the winter conflict. http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/middle_east/7812136.stm

Please sign this Amnesty International petition

Please ask Secretary Hillary Clinton, and not just her, but President Obama, why the U.S. continues to delivers arms to Israel after it was discovered that the the Wehr Elbe, a ship controlled by the U.S. Military Sealift Command, docked and unloaded several…Read More
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