I accepted the #TacoOrBeerChallenge and donated to Fondo Maria in Mexico City! Mmmmm, straight from my neighborhood taqueria with my favorite taqueros.
For those of you who are doing the #TacoOrBeerChallenge, please consider donating to an abortion fund in Mexico! In the whole country, Mexico City is the only area where abortion is legal in all circumstances up till the 12th week. Fondo Maria gives women financial and personal support to travel to the capital and have an abortion. More at: http://bit.ly/1p8hQJR
PLUS Tacos ARE Mexican, how perfect is it to donate to an abortion fund IN Mexico?!
This is the link to donate. (Amounts are in Mexican pesos) https://banwiresecure.com/donaciones/red_maria/
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Sustainable! Energy Efficient! Environmentally Friendly! The 25th Annual Crestone Energy Fair is This Weekend!
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How To Save Orphans: It Takes a Vilage To Raise a Child: Michae Amanyire and Tiffany Tai of “Twerwaneho Orphans Community Initiative” (TOCI)
"It takes a village to raise a child and this is especially true in the case of orphaned children. Michael Amanyire and Tiffany Tai are part of such a village called, Twerwaneho Orphans Community Initiative (TOCI), a locally run program focused on helping orphaned and disabled children in Uganda…." Read more on the Up To You Project blog.
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It takes a village to raise a child and this is especially true in the case of orphaned children. Michael Amanyire and Tiffany Tai are part of such a village called, Twerwaneho Orphans Community Initiative (TOCI), a locally run program focused on helping orphaned and disabled children in Uganda. Michael is the founder and director of TOCI and a special needs teacher from Uganda. Tiffany is a…
Unless you’ve been living under a rock you’ve heard the term food desert, an area with inadequate access to fresh fruits, vegetables and healthy foods, causing ill-health and food insecurity.