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Notes From the Field: Preventing Tragedy in Southern Kenya

Notes From the Field: Preventing Tragedy in Southern Kenya

January 03, 2019

After a kerosene lamp was knocked over in the middle of the night, a deadly fire highlighted the need for safe, sustainable light in the village of Mtangani, Kenya.
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Notes From the Field: How Light Makes a Difference for Syrian Refugees in Greece

Notes From the Field: How Light Makes a Difference for Syrian Refugees in Greece

December 27, 2018

According to the U.N., more than half of all Syrians have been displaced by the country’s civil war, and 5.6 million of these have fled the country, seeking asylum and safety abroad. Over the past several months, our humanitarian partners, Love Without Borders and Refugee Biriyani & Bananas, have made several trips to refugee camps in Greece, bringing with them LuminAID lights and other supplies.
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Notes From the Field: Photos Show How Dartmouth Alum Brings Hope to Honduras

Notes From the Field: Photos Show How Dartmouth Alum Brings Hope to Honduras

December 01, 2018

In November of 2018, Alex Ray joined Honduras Hope for an unforgettable trip to the rural Yoro region of Honduras. Distributing LuminAID solar lights and other supplies along the way, they were able to see the impact of their work on sister communities.
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Notes From the Field: The Power of Hope in Sierra Leone

Notes From the Field: The Power of Hope in Sierra Leone

November 28, 2018

“They literally were dancing with joy when we showed them what the LuminAID solar light was and how to use it. There is no power there, so these lights make a huge impact on a family allowing them to see.”

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How to Organize a Nonprofit Fundraiser

November 21, 2018

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Shining a Light on Literacy: LuminAID Teams Up with buildOn

Shining a Light on Literacy: LuminAID Teams Up with buildOn

November 16, 2018

This holiday season, LuminAID is partnering with buildOn to bring light to women around the world working to improve their circumstances through literacy. When you purchase a Special Edition Give Light, Get Light Package, you'll sponsor a light for buildOn's Adult Literacy Program.

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Solar Light and Power After the Storm: Mercy Corps Responds to Hurricane Florence

Solar Light and Power After the Storm: Mercy Corps Responds to Hurricane Florence

October 29, 2018

LuminAID worked with international humanitarian organization, Mercy Corps, to raise funds for and distribute 1,300 PackLite Hero 2-in-1 Superchargers in North Carolina. The PackLite Hero Superchargers help families to feel safe at night with extra-bright LEDs and allows them to charge their phones and stay connected with emergency services and family members.
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Corporate Gifts that Give Back

Corporate Gifts that Give Back

October 24, 2018

More and more companies are including philanthropic elements to their business as a way to give back to those in need. Whether it’s donating proceeds to a specific organization, or a buy-one-give-one model, these companies are a great place to start when thinking about Corporate gifts or giveaways. Some of them even offer the option to customize the product, helping customers associate your brand with your work to do good.
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Notes From the Field: How World Central Kitchen Fed Hurricane-Ravaged Florida

Notes From the Field: How World Central Kitchen Fed Hurricane-Ravaged Florida

October 22, 2018

When Hurricane Michael wreaked havoc along the Florida panhandle, World Central Kitchen was there to feed the survivors by the light of LuminAID solar lantern + phone chargers. Chef Jose Andres, the founder of WCK, flew down to Panama City to help with relief efforts by cooking and distributing hot meals.
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How the AIA

How the AIA "Extended the Conversation”

October 15, 2018

By gifting an item that meant something more and connected to their mission, the AIA was able to extend the conversation of their event well beyond the screening itself. The LuminAID solar lanterns allowed the organization to stand out at crowded festivals and gave their viewers a way to engage with their story on a deeper level. 
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Bringing Light and Power to North Carolina

Bringing Light and Power to North Carolina

October 08, 2018

Keep up-to-date on LuminAID and Mercy Corps' response to Hurricane Florence in North Carolina, and send a solar phone charger to a family in need.

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Tips for a Successful Giving Tuesday Campaign

October 08, 2018

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