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Giving Tuesday takes place the Tuesday after Thanksgiving and can be a huge source of revenue for nonprofits. Celebrated each year on the Tuesday after Black Friday and Cyber Monday, Giving Tuesday aims to shift the focus to charitable giving in the holiday season.
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Keep up-to-date on LuminAID and Mercy Corps' response to Hurricane Florence in North Carolina, and send a solar phone charger to a family in need.

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Erik Elsea is canoeing the entire length of the Mississippi River this summer to raise awareness and funds for ShelterBox, a disaster response organization and longtime humanitarian partner of LuminAID. Elsea is lighting his way with the help of several LuminAID solar lanterns and phone chargers.
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Hurricane Florence has devastated the North Carolina coastline, leaving families without power and causing flood waters to drastically rise. The need for solar phone chargers and lanterns is substantial, and we have partnered with Mercy Corps, as a featured Give Light, Get Light partner, to distribute our lights to those left without power.

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As the summer comes to an end and the warm days of June and July cool down to the final days of August and September, the most dangerous storms on earth begin to form: hurricanes. The Atlantic hurricane season lasts from June 1 to November 30, but typically peaks at this time towards the end of summer.
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Hurricanes can be devastating and cause serious damage to your home. Here are some tips and checklists to help you get a plan in place to make sure you and your home are prepared for hurricane season. From solar phone chargers to flood insurance, here's what you need to do.
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Here at LuminAID, we have an ethos of constant improvement. We strive to ensure that every light that leaves our hands meets the exacting usability and quality standards that our team and our customers have come to expect from our products. In this post we've outlined a few of the changes we've made over the years.
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Power outages can occur everywhere. Do you know what to look for in an emergency lantern? Here's a rundown of how to choose the best emergency light and backup phone charger. Read what hurricane and wildfire survivors recommend when buying a backup light and power device.
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In many low-income regions and in communities recovering from disasters, electricity is limited or completely inaccessible. Lighting sources like kerosene lanterns and open-flame candles create dangerous environments for the families who use them.
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An estimated 263 million children are out of primary and secondary school worldwide. Insufficient, unreliable, and dangerous lighting can be a limiting factor for many areas already struggling to provide accessible education to children. 
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The cost of a home without electric lights is high. Energy-poor families are estimated to spend 40 billion USD annually on fuel for inefficient candles and kerosene lanterns.
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After the standout success of the PackLite Max Phone Charger, we knew there was room in the PackLine for another phone charger. The new PackLite Hero is inspired by the feedback we've had from customers pushing their adventures to the next level. Let's delve into how the new features of the PackLite Hero Supercharger are designed to save the day.
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