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(MissionNewswire) During the International Day of Peace, celebrated globally on Sept. 21, 2012, UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon called on the world’s combatants to lay down their arms and embrace peace. The theme of this past year's observance was "Sustainable Peace for a Sustainable Future.”

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(MissionNewswire) Thanks to a new partnership with Salesian Missions, Global Soap Project recently distributed its largest donation of soap to date, reaching approximately 5,000 people in Haiti. “The Salesians are on the ground in Haiti working with children in need, so we were able to provide

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(MissionNewswire) Political instability and fears of chaos in Mali have driven more than 300,000 people from their homes since fighting erupted in the north between a Tuareg rebel movement and Malian government forces. There has been panic that rebel groups will use the region as

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(United Nations) Some 62 million people around the world currently need humanitarian help, the United Nations reported today, pointing to food insecurity, conflict, and natural disasters as the main causes for aid requirement. “Halfway through this year we are seeing people in desperate need in 20

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(MissionNewswire) The work of Reverend Deacon Leroy S. Close at 1000jobsHaiti was featured in a July 11, 2012,  Huffington Post article by Marc Ozburn, founder and CEO of TheDoGooder.com. Ozburn reports that at age 16, Buck (Close's nickname that he continues to go by today)

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