Global Weekly Update November 23, 2009

November 23, 2009

December Actions for EducationBangladeshi School Boys

December is a month of action and there are three ways you can help create a Global Fund for Education — tell the president, Congress, and your community. Read our December action sheet and start creating change today!

Fundraising Update: Giving and Giving Thanks Bangladeshi School Children’s Shoes

During this week of thanksgiving, we want to say a very heartfelt “thank you.” Thank you for not only all the fundraising, rabble rousing, letter writing, meeting wrangling, and community cow poking you do, but also for your spirited partnership. Please read more about how grateful we are for your partnership and the actions taken by your fellow partners to support RESULTS.

All Aboard for Another Successful Event from the RESULTS Tacoma Chapter

The Tacoma partners take to the seas to invigorate their group. Read more about their trip and how it helped to build group health.

Bill and Melinda Gates Launch Living Proof Project 

Bill and Melinda Gates have a message for you: U.S. investments in global health work! The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation launched the Living Proof Project, a multimedia initiative that seeks to educate the American public about the successes of U.S. foreign assistance for global health. Read more about this initiative.

The notion that smaller dreams, more modest goals or diminished aspirations can somehow provide security in times of change and uncertainty, ultimately is an illusion . . . there can be no security in mediocrity or complacency. And there is no safety in standing still.

— Dr. Michael McRobbie, President of Indiana University in his 2008 Annual Report

November-December: Fall Fundraising Campaign. Goal: to raise $50,000

December 1: World AIDS Day

December 10: Global Campaign for Education Day of Action.

December 12: Joint Domestic-Global Conference Call. 2:00 pm ET. Call in at (888) 409-6709.

For details, visit our events calendar.

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