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Ways to support Maui and Lāhainā residents affected by wildfires.

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Together, we can do our part to reduce our environmental impact and live more sustainably. Whether you’re in Chicago or in far corners of the globe— we hope you’ll be a part of this collective work.

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April is Earth Month! At the Obama Foundation, we are guided by the belief that ordinary people working together can create positive change.

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A 7.8-magnitude earthquake and its aftershocks hit Türkiye and Syria beginning on Monday, February 6, 2023.

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The impact of Russia’s unprovoked invasion of Ukraine has been devastating. And while the situation continues to escalate, so does the need for help—from emergency relief on the ground, to support for those fleeing to neighboring countries.

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There is so much healing needed across the Midwestern and Southern states hit by unprecedented tornadoes. We hope you'll consider helping.

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Right now, millions of people in Louisiana, Mississippi, and other areas feeling the effects of Hurricane Ida need your help. We hope you'll consider pitching in.

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Through our work with the Girls Opportunity Alliance, we are committed to supporting girls to have access to the education they need. We hope you'll take action to support them however you can.

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We put together a list of organizations in Haiti doing their part to care for their communities and support recovery efforts. We hope you’ll take action today:

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Learn about organizations in the Girls Opportunity Alliance community that are helping girls in India to keep learning safely during the pandemic.

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These resources will hopefully help you channel the frustration, anger, and fear you rightfully might be feeling into action.

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