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2015: A Year of Service & Education

  • January 11, 2016
  • Listed in News
  • By Brandon Worth

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What an incredible year for the buildOn Movement! In 2015, buildOn made a tremendous impact in the U.S. and developing world, taking significant steps toward breaking the cycle of poverty, illiteracy and low expectations through service and education. We’re celebrating the impact we made by looking back at some of our favorite moments of the […]

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buildOn Volunteers in Burkina Faso

  • January 16, 2016
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  • By buildOn

Stamford, Conn. (January 16th, 2015) – During the January 15th attack in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, buildOn had five adult American volunteers, one American staff member, and five Burkinabe staff members located in the area. All buildOn volunteers, and the majority of our Burkinabe staff members, are safe and accounted for. The families were notified of […]

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A Few of Our Favorite #GivingTuesday #UNSelfies

  • December 3, 2015
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  • By Sara Laurino

On #GivingTuesday December 1st, we called on members of the buildOn Movement to show your support for service and education by sharing an #UNSelfie showing why you’re passionate about buildOn youth #GivingEveryDay. You came through in a big way! With an anonymous donor contributing $1 for each #UNSelfie shared, your beautiful faces and words helped spread our movement and contributed to more than $20,000 in donations on #GivingTuesday. Well done! Check out a few of our favorite #GivingTuesday #UNSelfies:

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