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Notes From the Field: Lighting Up Medical Care in the Most Hard to Reach Places

Notes From the Field: Lighting Up Medical Care in the Most Hard to Reach Places

September 16, 2019

In this Notes From the Field, we take a look at Team 5 Medical Foundation’s trip to the remote city of Moro in Peru. Team 5 is a veteran foundation that provides medical care in the most overlooked and remote areas of the world.

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LuminAID Hurricane Dorian Response

LuminAID Hurricane Dorian Response

September 04, 2019

We're working with nonprofit partners to distribute much-needed solar lanterns and phone chargers in the Bahamas, following the recent devastation caused by Hurricane Dorian.
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5 Easy Ways You Can Join the #DinnerbyLuminAID Movement

5 Easy Ways You Can Join the #DinnerbyLuminAID Movement

September 01, 2019

When you post a photo on Instagram using the hashtag #DinnerbyLuminAID, we'll donate a solar lantern to one of our nonprofit partners in disaster relief, who are currently responding to Hurricane Dorian in the Bahamas. 
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Introducing the PackLite Titan 2-in-1 Phone Charger: Press Release

Introducing the PackLite Titan 2-in-1 Phone Charger: Press Release

August 13, 2019

Our most powerful lantern to date has arrived. The PackLite Titan 2-in-1 Phone Charger features a highly efficient solar panel and a self-inflating design, combining our most powerful and versatile technologies into one powerhouse.
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A Message From the Founders:      Our 'Smart' New Invention

A Message From the Founders: Our 'Smart' New Invention

August 05, 2019

Co-founders Anna and Andrea discuss what inspired their new line of bluetooth-enabled solar lanterns. They explain how they're inventing new ways to bring sustainable living to more homes, and how LuminAID continues to support safe light for families in need.
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Where Is Your LuminAID 2-in-1 Phone Charger When The Lights Go Out?

Where Is Your LuminAID 2-in-1 Phone Charger When The Lights Go Out?

August 01, 2019

Preparing for a hurricane or packing your emergency kit? We hope so! Don’t forget your LuminAID. The PackLite Max 2-in-1 Phone Charger is your go-to for light and power during blackouts.
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LuminAID Announces Smart Solar Lanterns for Home and Garden: Press Release

LuminAID Announces Smart Solar Lanterns for Home and Garden: Press Release

July 30, 2019

The future of home and garden lighting is here. Meet the Bloomio Gem and Bloomio Twist, two smart solar lanterns with Bluetooth compatibility and hundreds of color options that allow you to customize the areas that matter the most.
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Notes From the Field: Threadies' Teddy Bears Heal Emotional Trauma in Young Refugees

Notes From the Field: Threadies' Teddy Bears Heal Emotional Trauma in Young Refugees

July 26, 2019

In this edition of Notes From the Field, we recap our most recent Facebook Livestream with Threadies co-founder Steve Lehmann. We talk about the positive impact his company is making on Syrian children living in refugee camps.
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10 Tips That Will Help You Actually Enjoy Your Music Festival Experience

10 Tips That Will Help You Actually Enjoy Your Music Festival Experience

July 25, 2019

There are a ton of big music festivals coming up across the country just in time to celebrate the end of the summer. One of our summer interns, Hannah, talks about her top 10 music festival pro tips after attending the Pitchfork Music Festival in Chicago this weekend.

Read on to hear about the do's and dont's of festival-going!

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Notes From the Field: Save the Children Lights the Way after Cyclone Idai

Notes From the Field: Save the Children Lights the Way after Cyclone Idai

July 25, 2019

In this edition of Notes From the Field, we hear about Save the Children's work in a Mozambican health clinic in the wake of Cyclone Idai, and how LuminAID lights helped facilitate much needed medical care.
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How to Prepare for a Wildfire

How to Prepare for a Wildfire

July 22, 2019

Wildfires are dangerous and unpredictable natural disasters that have become more and more common year-round: unlike hurricanes or tornadoes, there is no distinguishable “season” for forest fires. Here are some of the most important ways you can prepare for wildfires.

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Notes From the Field: How The Waterbearers Create

Notes From the Field: How The Waterbearers Create "Energy Exchanges" with Women from the Americas to Africa

July 19, 2019

In this edition of Notes From the Field, we speak with The Waterbearers, a fellow women-led organization that gives a platform to women by providing them with clean water and safety.
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