Effective giving to reduce global suffering and death? It's a no brainer.
The more you know about extreme poverty and high impact interventions, the easier and more compelling it is to spread the word about effective giving. We've created and compiled some resources that we think you'll find interesting as well as useful, including responses to common objections to donating. Use the documents, videos, lists and tools linked below to answer your own questions, to help you answer other people's questions, and to share with your communities. (More resources can be found under Get Involved).
What is Extreme Poverty?
Read The Life You Can Save's Extreme Poverty Report
Read The Life You Can Save's Call to Action
Peter Singer's TED Talk on Effective Altruism
Peter Singer Teaches Stephen Colbert About Ethics
The Thought Experiment That Can Change Your View of Life
Common Objections to Giving
10 Reasons to Donate to Fight Extreme Poverty
Can My Money Have True Impact?
Short videos that pack a punch.
Our man (and woman) on the street conducted a little test of human nature; given the choice, would you rather give, or receive?
With this video filmed in Cape Town, South Africa, we set out to see what impact a small amount of money can have in the right hands.
The Life You Can Save is a movement of people fighting extreme poverty. We hold that an ethical life involves using some of our wealth and resources to save and improve the lives of those less fortunate than us.
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