99 years old and doing the world an amazing service — how's that latte you stood an hour in line for this morning? Worth it?
Lillian Weber from Iowa has made over 840 dresses - from scratch - for a Christian nonprofit group called Little Dresses for Africa, which "provides relief to the children of Africa."
Lillian has made a DRESS A DAY for a young girl in Africa, and she admits that she enjoys doing the charitable work so much that she wakes up everyday looking forward to her day. Something that is NOT a given at 99-years-old!
Here's what she said about the work:
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Macklemore & Ryan Lewis have become known for tackling big social issues through their music, but now they're taking a whole new approach to taking down an issue affecting many people around the world.
Ryan Lewis, the producer of the hip hop duo, made a huge announcement that his mother Julie Lewis was diagnosed as being HIV positive back in 1984, after she was unknowingly given HIV positive blood during a transfusion.
Doctor's initially only gave her a few years to live, however, thanks to
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Lance Armstrong may have been banned from biking after being linked to performance enhancing drugs, but the silver lining of the ugly ordeal was that his cancer research charity, Livestrong stayed intact.
The disgraced biker stepped away from the nonprofit organization, but apparently that wasn't enough for some donors who are asking for their money back!
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In Florida, in the Everglades, a dog rescue foundation called 100+ Abandoned Dogs of Everglades Florida is doing whatever they can to help lost pups.
It's a sad fact that some people are heartless monsters and simply abandon their dogs when they no longer feel like caring for them.
Amy Roman is the founder of the rescue operation and her nonprofit group has rescued over 700 dogs and 40 cats since September 2011.
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Rose McGowan is such a lovely, caring person!
This past weekend, she went to The Gentle Barn where she joined owners Ellie Laks and Jay Weiner in celebrating the opening of a new animal healing center.
The Gentle Barn is a non-profit organization that is a place of recovery for abused farm animals and children.
They describe themselves, saying:
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As filming for Sofia Coppola’s upcoming flick, The Bling Ring, is currently underway, one of the people involved in the actual crimes is off celebrating…!
Alexis Neiers, the “Bling Ring” member who took part in numerous burglaries of celebrity homes back in 2008 and 2009, tied the knot in Mexico last week!
The 20 year old former Pretty Wild reality star married Canadian Evan Haines, a business owner, at a small ceremony of 20 people.
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How COOL is this!!
You can join Justin Bieber in playing a Facebook game — all while helping kids all over the world!
The game is called WeTopia and everyday, players do the world some good by simply logging on to play…for free! WeTopia allows users to play with friends, build their own virtual village and spend money called “joy,” which helps send REAL-WORLD aid to non-profits internationally!!
Watch this video (above) of Justin introducing you to Agenor, a child in Haiti, whose orphanage benefits from the "joy" of WeTopia players!!
Check out the AMAZING things users have provided Agenor and Haiti with so far :
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