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.
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. Read More
Summer weekends are great for some well-deserved refresh and relaxation. How will you be enjoying your last few summer weekends? The LuminAID Team offers their favorite ideas. Read More
Millennials' latest must-have camping accessory? Their cell phone. The Chicago Tribune recently discussed this movement, mentioning LuminAID in the conversation. Let’s examine why phone chargers are becoming essential to any glamping trip, and how our lanterns fit the bill. Read More
Now that summer is in full swing, the warm weather is wonderful motivation to bring your team outdoors and make a local impact. Service projects and volunteering opportunities make for great team bonding experiences that also help strengthen your local community.
The summer solstice, in many cultures and societies, is a time of deep significance. Regardless of culture, it’s a hopeful time for change and new beginnings. Here are five ways to celebrate the longest day of the year and the rest of the year ahead. Read More
In the latest edition of Notes From the Field, we hear from Tom Morrison of Starpoint Charitable Project. Tom founded Starpoint Charitable Project in 2018 to raise money for solar lighting solutions in Haiti, in partnership with Haiti Mission, Inc. Read More
As May comes to a close, National Safety Month is just around the corner. It is a time of both celebration and awareness as organizations take the next steps in making safety a priority. Read More
Fresh from a recent deployment with the Shelterbox Response Team, Yi Shun Li reflects on how the effect of aid is a long term process that needs to be reevaluated long after relief has been distributed to those who need it. Read More
In this Notes from the Field, we highlight the work of Kwatekeh Africa, a nonprofit organization dedicated to serving and rehabilitating rural communities in Liberia impoverished by civil war. Read More
With a top pick for every situation, expert Colin Rosemont has chosen the PackLite Max 2-in-1 Phone Charger as the must-have lantern for backpacking and travel. See what makes this 2-in-1 lantern stand out.
Now that it's spring, it's time to get outside and enjoy the nice weather! Here's a list of 5 super easy and accessible urban adventures to get you started. Read More