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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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Summer Weekend Bucket List

Summer Weekend Bucket List

July 15, 2019

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.
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Industry Trends Show Today’s Campers Staying On-Grid in the Outdoors

Industry Trends Show Today’s Campers Staying On-Grid in the Outdoors

July 10, 2019

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.
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5 Ways to Get Outdoors and Give Back

5 Ways to Get Outdoors and Give Back

July 01, 2019

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.

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5 Ways to Celebrate the Summer Solstice

5 Ways to Celebrate the Summer Solstice

June 20, 2019

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.
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Notes From the Field: How Haiti Mission, Inc. Created a

Notes From the Field: How Haiti Mission, Inc. Created a "Generational Transformation"

May 30, 2019

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.
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Our Top Picks for Company Events to Highlight National Safety Month

Our Top Picks for Company Events to Highlight National Safety Month

May 22, 2019

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.
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Notes From the Field: Reflections on Accountability in Disaster Relief

Notes From the Field: Reflections on Accountability in Disaster Relief

May 10, 2019

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.
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Notes From the Field: The Impact of Solar Light with Kwatekeh Africa

Notes From the Field: The Impact of Solar Light with Kwatekeh Africa

May 02, 2019

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.
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PackLite Max 2-in-1 Phone Charger Named Best Lantern for Backpacking by REI.com-LuminAID

PackLite Max 2-in-1 Phone Charger Named Best Lantern for Backpacking by REI.com

April 15, 2019

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.

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Outdoor Journal: Urban Adventures-LuminAID

Outdoor Journal: Urban Adventures

April 12, 2019

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.
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