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Do Not Trash Your Used Shoes: Donate Them Instead

Eddie Irvin

Tags Advanced, beginner, Intermediate

Do Not Trash Your Used Shoes: Donate Them Instead

Soles 4 souls is a non profit organization whose mission to is provide people who normally would not have access to jobs with the opportunity to generate income by selling shoes in their community. They collect shoes and clothing via donations. They distribute the donated shoes and clothing to over 100 different countries providing members of their micro enterprise program with merchandise to sell. The organization is built around the belief that entrepreneurship is a long term strategy to disrupt poverty.  Soles 4 souls was started by Wayne Elsey in 2006. Wayne knows his way around a shoe. He started...


How Two 6th Graders Got Starbucks To Make A #bettercup

Eddie Irvin

Tags Advanced, beginner, Intermediate

How Two 6th Graders Got Starbucks To Make A #bettercup

We often tell children that they can be or do anything if they put there mind to it. Mya and Eve two 11 year olds from Calgary, Canada proved that old adage true.   When Mya and Eve received a science project about disposable cups they were shocked by the amount of disposable cups that end up I the landfill, oceans and streets every year. They couldn't believe that companies were allowing such waste to tartar our environment. They decided on that day that they would do what they could to fix the problem. It turns out they could do...