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How To Beat the Late-Winter Blues-LuminAID

How To Beat the Late-Winter Blues

February 20, 2019

As we approach late February, the novelty of snow and sweaters has started to wear off, and all that’s left are grey days and seemingly endless chills. It’s easy to let the late winter dreariness get the better of you at this time of year, but you don’t have to!
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Outdoor Journal: Baja for the Holidays-LuminAID

Outdoor Journal: Baja for the Holidays

February 19, 2019

When Nick Zupancich was presented with the opportunity to spend the holidays traversing the Baja California Peninsula in Northwestern Mexico, he couldn't pass it up. Hear the story of how he and his ultra-fluffy Samoyed, Pushkin, said yes to this wild adventure.

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Notes From the Field: The Long-term Impact of Solar Light with the Poyeho Project-LuminAID

Notes From the Field: The Long-term Impact of Solar Light with the Poyeho Project

February 15, 2019

For this Notes from the Field blog post, we're featuring a longtime humanitarian partner, the Poyeho Project. We've been working with this organization since 2013 to bring lights to entrepreneurs in Southern Africa.
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Earthquake Awareness Month: How to Prepare for an Earthquake-LuminAID

Earthquake Awareness Month: How to Prepare for an Earthquake

February 13, 2019

February has been designated as Earthquake Awareness Month. Earthquake relief is extremely important to us at LuminAID, as some of our earliest work was focused on relief efforts following the devastating 2010 earthquake in Haiti. If you live in an area affected by earthquakes, it’s important to have a plan in place.
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How We're Celebrating Inventors' Day + LuminAID on Innovation Nation!-LuminAID

How We're Celebrating Inventors' Day + LuminAID on Innovation Nation!

February 11, 2019

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.
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Notes From the Field: Making Smiles Bright in Panama-LuminAID

Notes From the Field: Making Smiles Bright in Panama

February 06, 2019

Working out of a building with a thatched roof and dirt floors, our humanitarian partner, Mission Save a Smile, is able to provide dental care to the indigenous Guna people of Panama by the light of LuminAID solar lanterns.
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Notes From the Field: An Update From Holiday Give Light Partner buildOn-LuminAID

Notes From the Field: An Update From Holiday Give Light Partner buildOn

January 31, 2019

During the 2018 holiday season, LuminAID partnered with buildOn, an organization whose goal is to break the cycle of poverty, illiteracy and low expectations through service and education. Now we’re back with an update from buildOn about how the 1,000 lights sent have impacted the work they’re doing in Malawi.
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Notes from the Field: How Health for All Mission Illuminated Cameroon-LuminAID

Notes from the Field: How Health for All Mission Illuminated Cameroon

January 28, 2019

“The kids enjoyed that moment because they could blow them up and touch the power button and ‘Voila’ . . . The highlight of my trip was to see the joy, the smile and amazement on their faces. It was a magical moment.”
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Brooklyn Boulders Climbs the Night with LuminAID-LuminAID

Brooklyn Boulders Climbs the Night with LuminAID

January 23, 2019

This past Thursday, January 17th Brooklyn Boulders turned the lights way down and climbed the night away at their first-ever indoor (outdoor-style) night climb! Climbers came through to BKB's Queensbridge facility with their harnesses, headlamps, and super-stoked attitudes—ready for an indoor climb like no other! LuminAID's PackLite Spectra USB helped light the way for climbers as they tackled boulder problems and top-roped towering heights, all while bathed in vibrant color.
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What We Learned From ShelterBox's

What We Learned From ShelterBox's "Recovery Starts With Shelter" Report

January 23, 2019

Longtime LuminAID partner, ShelterBox, recently released a report detailing the scale of the unmet need for emergency shelter around the world.
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Our Co-Founder Andrea Discusses LuminAID's Commitment to Innovation and Sustainability-LuminAID

Our Co-Founder Andrea Discusses LuminAID's Commitment to Innovation and Sustainability

January 14, 2019

Our co-founder, Andrea Sreshta, spoke with Impakter Magazine about LuminAID's commitment to innovation, iteration, and sustainability. Read her interview, originally published on Impakter.com.

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How To Help Your Kids Feel Safe When the Power Goes Out-LuminAID

How To Help Your Kids Feel Safe When the Power Goes Out

January 08, 2019

Whether it’s winter storms or summer heat waves, power outages always take us off guard. Even if the electricity only goes out for a few minutes, this can be a scary time for kids. It’s always a good idea to keep your emergency plans updated, and we are here to help!

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