For many of our nonprofit partners, hand-carrying solar lights and other humanitarian aid supplies is a cost-effective way to transport aid items on international trips, especially for groups.
Happy National Inventors' Day! To celebrate, we're sharing LuminAID’s recent segment on The Henry Ford’s Innovation Nation with Mo Rocca. Our founders, Anna and Andrea, were featured on the show and discussed the innovation behind LuminAID's solar inflatable lanterns.
Longtime LuminAID partner, ShelterBox, recently released a report detailing the scale of the unmet need for emergency shelter around the world.
Planning a nonprofit fundraiser can seem like a daunting task. With a million things to plan, where do you begin? While no two campaigns are the same, here are some tips for a successful crowdfunding or peer-to-peer fundraiser.
This holiday season, LuminAID is partnering with buildOn to bring light to women around the world working to improve their circumstances through literacy. When you purchase a Special Edition Give Light, Get Light Package, you'll sponsor a light for buildOn's Adult Literacy Program.
By gifting an item that meant something more and connected to their mission, the AIA was able to extend the conversation of their event well beyond the screening itself. The LuminAID solar lanterns allowed the organization to stand out at crowded festivals and gave their viewers a way to engage with their story on a deeper level.
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.
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.
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.