People Doing Good Roundup (12/5/12)

Beyond just entrepreneurial and creative arts campaigns, the openness of Indiegogo’s platform empowers people to raise money for anything that they are passionate about — from community projects and health-related issues to nonprofit organizations and political causes. These are some of the moving campaigns, funding on Indiegogo right now, that highlight this diversity of Indiegogo’s global platform.

Help Dr. Bronner’s Fight Malaria in Eastern Ghana

Help Dr. Bronner’s Fight Malaria in Eastern Ghana

Location: Escondido, California

You might be familiar with Dr. Bronner’s awesome line of soaps from your local grocery store. Their team is running a campaign to provide life-saving mosquito nets to communities impacted by malaria in Ghana. The campaigns perks will keep you clean and smelling great!

 

A is For Acceleration

A is For Acceleration

Location: Los Angeles, California

A co-creator of The Daily Show leads a powerful team and cast of supporters to raise money to establish a permanent voice for women’s rights. A is For…Crowdfunding!

 

A Dream School for Village Children in Cambodia

A Dream School for Village Children in Cambodia

Location: Phnom Penh, Cambodia

After losing her family in the Cambodian genocide and being exiled, Muoy You has returned to her homeland to share the gift of education with local children.

 

uBiome — Sequencing Your Microbiome

uBiome — Sequencing Your Microbiome

Location: San Francisco, California

Help scientists unlock the microscopic world inside your body — and learn  more about your health at the same time!

 

Rescue Old First Brooklyn!

Rescue Old First Brooklyn!

Location: Brooklyn, New York

The ceiling is collapsing in this Park Slope landmark, and a team of its administrators and church members are running a campaign to repair it!

Using Adventure for Good in the Favelas of Brazil

Using Adventure for Good in the Favelas of Brazil

Location: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Climbers want to build a climbing wall in Rio’s biggest favela to make a positive impact on the lives of its underserved kids!

 

Bring Back Word Up Community Bookshop

Bring Back Word Up Community Bookshop

Location: New York, New York

This bookshop and community arts space is run 100% by volunteers. It needs a new space if it’s going to continue supporting the Washington Heights neighborhood of NYC.

 

Save A Million Bees!!!

Save A Million Bees!!!

Location: Los Angeles, California

With loss of habitats and obscure ailments targeting honey bees the world over, this team is saving bees from extermination in populated areas and relocating them to safer places like organic farms.

Save the Sun

Save the Sun

Location: Williamston, Michigan

Beautifully-designed, classic independent movie theaters are an increasingly endangered species in the US. This community in Michigan is trying to save theirs!

 

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