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Help End Hunger with The Borgen Project

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BENEFITING: BORGEN PROJECT

Erica Lignell

THE STORY:

Among the many misconceptions about global poverty, is that it is too great a problem to even begin to solve - that the estimated $30 billion a year in aid that would end poverty, is too much, even when compared to the $2 billion per week the US alone spent in Afghanistan in 2011. Until we choose to care, poverty will continue to foster violence, overpopulation and instability.

Rather than simply throw money at the problem, the Borgen Project uses its donations to meet with high-ranking government officials in order to lobby for legislation which promotes fighting global poverty as the focus of our foreign policy. You can read further on the Project's success here: http://borgenproject.org/success-tracker/

One of my responsibilities as a Writer Intern at the Borgen Project, is to raise $500 for the cause. As a poor college student myself, I understand most people my age do not have $20 lying around. Any donation will be appreciated regardless of size, and those unable to donate money could donate thirty seconds of their time to calling their representatives.

Please visit http://borgenproject.org/ to learn more about the Project. Thanks!

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