Highlights

Newest ShareYourself Features from November

The ShareYourself team has decided to begin creating monthly blogs where we discuss the newest features on ShareYourself and show everyone how to use/access them. If you have any ideas for new features we would love to hear them.


Posted by Mitchell O'Neill on December 03, 2020

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Global Issues

National Philanthropy Day: How Race Impacts Philanthropy

November 15th is National Philanthropy Day. The purpose of this day is to recognize the philanthropic community, and the importance of contributing to the enrichment of our planet. Here’s a blog examining how race impacts the distribution of resources within the social change space.


Posted by LC Hines on November 16, 2020

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Global Issues

Philanthropist Spotlight: Abdul Sattar Edhi

was a Pakistani philanthropist, ascetic, and humanitarian who founded the Edhi Foundation, which runs the world's largest volunteer ambulance network, along with various homeless shelters, animal shelters, rehabilitation centres, and orphanages across Pakistan.


Posted by Mitchell O'Neill on November 06, 2020

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Global Issues

Food Loss and Waste Reduction

Today, the United Nations celebrates the International Day of Awareness on Food Loss and Waste Reduction, in an effort to educate people about the importance of the issue of sustainable food production and cultivation. When food is wasted, all the resources that were used to produce this food also goes to waste. In addition, the disposal of food loss and waste in landfills, leads to greenhouse gas emissions, contributing to climate change.


Posted by LC Hines on September 29, 2020

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Global Issues

Equal Pay Day

For the first time in history, the United Nations is celebrating International Equal Pay Day in an effort to raise awareness surrounding the income inequality between men and women. The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) acknowledge the need for equality as a fundamental human right, listing gender equality as SDG #5, and Decent work & economic growth as SDG #8. Women around the world continue to be impacted by discrimination in the work force, “making only 77 cents for every dollar earned by men” (UN).


Posted by Hannah Wright on September 18, 2020

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Global Issues

Global issues - Flooding and Deforestation

ShareYourself is dedicated to guiding your success as a change-maker. Our guiding includes shining a spotlight on specific social issues in the hopes that we can encourage new ideas and solutions. Right now it is flood season in many parts of the world. Flooding and heavy rainfall can lead to power outages and damage to infrastructure which can trap people in their homes.


Posted by Mitchell O'Neill on August 26, 2020

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Global Issues

World Humanitarian Day: Support through the Pandemic

World Humanitarian Day is held every year on the 19th of August to pay tribute to aid workers who risk their lives in humanitarian service, and to rally support for people affected by crises around the world. ShareYourself supports and appreciates humanitarian services; today goes to all of the aid workers, thank you for everything you do.


Posted by Mitchell O'Neill on August 19, 2020

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Global Issues

Between COVID and the Classroom

ShareYourself recognizes how crucial global education is during COVID-19, in response, we are offering an education grant that supports education during the pandemic. Please apply to the grant here. Below are examples of ways to help educate students in a safe manner these examples can inspire creative ideas and projects for our grant.


Posted by Mitchell O'Neill on August 12, 2020

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Our Stories

A look into ShareYourself

As ShareYourself grows, we think it is important everyone can get a glimpse into who we are and how we operate behind the scenes. We interviewed each employee on the team! Learn more about each of us from our day to day tasks at the company, to our thoughts on our personal involvement in solving social issues.


Posted by Mitchell O'Neill on July 29, 2020

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Global Issues

10 Ways To Enjoy Summer While Social Distancing

Summer is when we celebrate, travel, and spend time with others. Due to public health restrictions, it isn’t safe to do most activities that are typical of the summer season. Here are 10 ways you can get the most out of the summer during the pandemic.


Posted by LC Hines on July 22, 2020

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Highlights

COVID Response Grant - West Africa Grant Winner Spotlight: Olanike Timipa-Uge

Olanike Timipa-Uge was our winner of the COVID Response Grant - West Africa. Olanike shares the inspiration behind her Safe Girls Project, along with firsthand experiences working with adolescent girls, her project goals, as well as the long term effects of the project in Nigeria.


Posted by Mitchell O'Neill on July 17, 2020

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Our Stories

#DONTGOVIRAL ShareYourself Virtual Concert

During this pandemic there has been a stop to all live in person performances in the music scene. With the help of the internet, collaboration from many different artists, and the power of editing, we can bring provide a virtual concert.


Posted by LC Hines on July 08, 2020

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Global Issues

How To Celebrate The Planet Virtually: Earth Day 2020

Unfortunately Earth day has to be observed from home this year. Here are a few fantastic ways to do so.


Posted by Kunthea Relinski on April 22, 2020

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Global Issues

SYS's Top Ten Reads To Inspire Your Activism

We all have a little extra time on our hands, here are some book recommendations to fill your lazy days and inspire your activism.


Posted by Kunthea Relinski on April 22, 2020

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Our Stories

73 Questions With Founder/CEO of ShareYourself: Stu McGowan

Learn more about the Founder/CEO of ShareYourself!


Posted by Kunthea Relinski on April 20, 2020

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Entrepreneurship

5 Ways To Support Your Mental Health While Social Distancing

While it is important to be cautious of your physical health, it is equally important to focus on your mental health during these times of uncertainty. Here are a few ways to support your mental health from home.


Posted by Kunthea Relinski on April 16, 2020

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Highlights

A Few Extraordinary Project Creators: Women's History Month

As Women’s History Month is coming to an end, we want to take the opportunity to recognize a few of the extraordinary women on our platform.


Posted by Kunthea Relinski on March 31, 2020

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Global Issues

Advocacy Is Not Canceled

This is a time of fear and uncertainty but that does not mean that we can not continue to support our communities. Here are some ways to do so.


Posted by Kunthea Relinski on March 24, 2020

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Entrepreneurship

How To Ensure That Your Online Activism Has Real World Influence

We live in an age dominated by social media and hashtag activism. Sharing a post on any platform can make people feel as if they’ve supported a cause even though they have put in minimal effort.


Posted by Kunthea Relinski on March 11, 2020

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Entrepreneurship

5 Ways To Take Better Project Photos

Tips to take project photos that will attract helpers, followers, and potential teammates.


Posted by Kunthea Relinski on March 04, 2020

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