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18 Dec 2018

Two Women Paid Off $1.5 Million in Medical Debt For Strangers

By Katie Robbins How would you like to wake up this holiday season to find a letter in your mailbox announcing a complete stranger has paid off your medical bills just because they wanted to? That’s exactly what two activists with the Campaign for New York Health did for over

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19 Nov 2018

How to Help Glide For Thanksgiving

San Francisco’s most uplifting Thanksgiving tradition is Glide serving more than 5,000 Turkey Day meals to people in need, and Glide is on a last-minute blitz to prepare the hundreds of turkeys and hams, 1,500 pounds of potatoes, 950 pounds of fresh vegetables, and 312 gallons of stuffing necessary to

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18 Jul 2018

Anonymous Millionaire Gives Entire Fortune to SF Nonprofit

An extreme act of charity has hopes of remaking the San Francisco social services landscape. One businessperson has just donated their entire fortune — and all their possessions — to a philanthropic nonprofit dedicated to helping San Francisco’s neediest and homeless residents. The individual has to remain anonymous until various transactions

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18 Sep 2017

Pour Beer at Oktoberfest, Get Free Stuff, & Help a Non-Profit

OneBrick.org is a really rad nonprofit that offers free, fun, social outings while trying out different ways to give back to the community. It’s a great way to earn some badly needed karma points without longterm commitments. One of the big things they’ve got coming up is the opportunity to volunteer

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18 Jul 2017

Punks With Lunch Keep Serving It Up In Oakland

Meet the punks in Oakland who make lunch for the homeless, do needle pick-ups, & gather harm reduction data. We sat down with Alejandra, founder of Punks With Lunch, to discuss what they are up to, how to start your own Punks With Lunch, and how the City is not practicing what it preaches in its new program to address homelessness.

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10 Nov 2016

5 Things to Do with Your Feminine Rage for Good

A few weeks ago, I wrote 5 Things You Can Do with Your Feminine Rage. It was, in its way, meant to skirt the line between humor and reality. I did feel Feminine Rage, quite regularly, and not just in regards to the election season or the Stanford rape case

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04 Oct 2016

Meet the Oakland Punks Feeding The Homeless

They pass out about 120 lunches a week as well as 40 to 50 harm reduction kits that contain clean needles, crack pipes, and condoms.

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27 Apr 2015

What If You Were Homeless?

What if you had no home?  This is a question that everyone should ask themselves. You must do this even if you have all your shit together and you have everything under control, all the time.  In that case you are probably also the mythical unicorn, honest-politician, big foot hybrid I

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