Global Team of 200 is a highly specialized group of members of Mom Bloggers for Social Good that concentrates on issues involving women and girls, children, world hunger and maternal health.
Our Motto: Individually we are all powerful. Together we can change the world. We believe in the power of collective action to help others and believe in ourselves to make this world a better place for our children and the world’s children.
This week (March 4 - 8, 2013) is National School Breakfast Week. To bring awareness to this very important week and issue, mom bloggers are raising awareness about child hunger right here in the United States. It’s not just a developing world issue, it’s a domestic issue, too. (via Sojourner Marable Grimmett: Share Our Strength’s No Kid Hungry Campaign)
Every child deserves a happy and safe childhood and an opportunity for a bright future. But for too many—including the 20 young lives lost in Newtown, CT and the 16 million who live in poverty—that isn’t a reality. Immediately following the Dec. 14 tragedy in Newtown, Conn., Save the Children—headquartered in nearby Westport, Conn.—deployed staff to provide emotional support to the children and parents in the affected community. (via Sojourner Marable Grimmett: Save the Children: Petition for a National Commission on Children)
Did you know girls have to miss a week of school every month because of their period? Girls in developing countries desperately need access to menstrual pads and our new partner, SHE Enterprises, is providing them to thousands of girls in need.
You’ve heard of Black Friday and Cyber Monday? Well here’s a new day in the Holiday Season - a day to give back called #GivingTuesday. #GivingTuesday is the Tuesday after Cyber Monday and is a new day of giving thanks. Let’s make history on Tuesday, November 27, 2012 and start an annual movement of giving back. People everywhere including retailers, charities, online orginizations, community centers, individuals, families and more come together with one common purpose - to help others give more, give smarter and celebrate the great American spirit of contribution.