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    fp loves…the macrame bracelet

    Jul 09, 2010

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    we love these amber and macramé bracelets because not only are they beautiful but they have an amazing story behind them. the bracelets are hand made by women in ecuador to raise money for the eden’s rose foundation.   this foundation is working to build job skills and sustainability in the impoverished outpost communities of tosagua, (…) Read more »

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    off the mat into the world

    Jun 17, 2010

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    earlier this week i received an email about this amazing cause that i wanted to share.  off the mat into the world is a non-profit organization that uses the power of yoga to inspire conscious, sustainable activism and ignite grassroots social change.  each year, they sponsor an international service project called the global seva challenge, (…) Read more »

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    a take away film: uganda

    Mar 30, 2010

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    La Blogotheque / Invisible Children from INVISIBLE CHILDREN on Vimeo. stuff like this gives me chills… invisible children and la blogotheque are taking the polyphonic spree, yeasayer and lykke li to uganda, where they will document a series of take away shows mixed with interviews and local events.  i love everything la blogotheque does and (…) Read more »

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    free people 5th ave clothing drive!

    Jan 29, 2010

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    free people 5th ave in new york is teaming up with the salvation army for a clothing drive on saturday – stop by and help them out in their efforts to provide our neighbors in haiti with food and supplies during this difficult time.  stop by the store anytime between 10am – 9pm! don’t know (…) Read more »

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    remembering martin luther king, jr.

    Jan 18, 2010

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    with martin luther king, jr. day falling in the wake of the tragedy in haiti, the words of dr. king seem especially poignant…and remind us to think about what we can do, not just in a time of need like now, but on a daily basis, to make the world a better place. (…) Read more »

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    doing all that we can…

    Jan 15, 2010

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    today at the home office we’re gathering clothing to donate to haiti. (…) Read more »

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    haiti update

    Jan 14, 2010

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    as of this morning american red cross had already raised $3 million to support relief efforts in haiti through their mobile fund-raising campaign!  all you have to do is text “haiti” to 90999 to send a $10 donation to the red cross (will be added to your phone bill). 100% of the donations will support (…) Read more »

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    haiti

    Jan 13, 2010

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    our hearts go out to all the victims of the devastation in haiti. free people will be making a donation to american red cross to help communities affected by the earthquake. (…) Read more »

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    be a whistle blower for peace

    Jan 05, 2010

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    the new year is a time to make resolutions, and to think about your goals for the year ahead.  one thing we’re thinking about here at free people are what causes we feel most strongly about and would like make an effort to support.  there are so many important causes out there, ranging from the (…) Read more »

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    the ice bear project

    Dec 14, 2009

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    on friday, december 11th, animal sculptor mark coreth unveiled a life-sized ice sculpture of a polar bear in london’s trafalgar square, following one that went up in copenhagen the week prior. the sculptures will melt from exposure to the environment and people touching them, until all that remains is a bronze skeleton. they are meant (…) Read more »

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    music really can change the world.

    Dec 10, 2009

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    when edward sharpe and the magnetic zeros, who i’ve posted about a couple of times, released their album up from below this year, they held a release party to raise money to help the gulu widows group of uganda so that they could start a farm to sustain their community. this group of incredible women (…) Read more »

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