Posted by Kathryn Mecrow-Flynn
on Thursday, February 21, 2019
The Life You Can Save (TLYCS) is delighted to welcome Kathryn Mecrow-Flynn to our team. Kathryn is our first Giving Games (GGs) hire and will run numerous philanthropy education workshops in the Washington DC area with the aim of honing and tailoring GG content to a diversity of different audiences, and systematising our impact monitoring.
Working in close collaboration, three of TLYCS's recommended organizations are tackling the problem of hidden hunger by improving the intake of key vitamins and minerals in the diet through food fortification.
Posted by Charles Bresler
and Amy Schwimmer
on Monday, January 28, 2019
Recently, I had the privilege of interviewing Abby Maxman, President & CEO of Oxfam America. The interview with this dedicated, knowledgeable, and thoughtful career professional led me to confront my conflict regarding interventions where measuring impact is relatively easy versus those where it is much more challenging.
Posted by Rachel Elizabeth Maley
on Wednesday, January 09, 2019
Contributor Rachel Maley explains why her favorite winter activity is recapping her charitable donations for the year, and how she's given generously and "in the best way possible" for the past 5 years.
Posted by Alex Zavros
on Monday, December 03, 2018
Australian writer Alex Zavros shares an entertaining short story about an uncomfortable encounter he had with a charity solicitor.
Posted by Stefano Gunawan
on Monday, November 19, 2018
Stefano Gunawan, One for the World UniMelb founder and co-president, recaps a lively and successful Giving Game they ran for their chapter's launch.
Posted by Alex Zavros
on Monday, November 12, 2018
In another humorous and insightful piece, Alex Zavros "reflects" on our obsession with appearance, including what a luxury such concerns are.
Posted by Guest Blogger
on Friday, November 02, 2018
For Halloween this year (which was also his 77th birthday), Rabbi Martin Levin of San Francisco handed out an envelope containing a dollar bill and a message to each family that came to his door.
Posted by Robert Mathers
on Thursday, October 25, 2018
How can you use minimalism in all areas of your life to increase your happiness and up your effective altruism game? Contributor Rob Mathers offers a range of easy and impactful suggestions.
Posted by Amy Schwimmer
on Tuesday, September 25, 2018
September 26th is World Contraception Day. If you're looking for a simple, inexpensive, clearly effective way to improve the lives of those living in extreme poverty, particularly women and children, look no farther.