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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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A Grand Adventure on the Mississippi River

A Grand Adventure on the Mississippi River

October 03, 2018

Erik Elsea is canoeing the entire length of the Mississippi River this summer to raise awareness and funds for ShelterBox, a disaster response organization and longtime humanitarian partner of LuminAID. Elsea is lighting his way with the help of several LuminAID solar lanterns and phone chargers.
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How You Can Help Hurricane Florence Relief Efforts

How You Can Help Hurricane Florence Relief Efforts

September 21, 2018

Hurricane Florence has devastated the North Carolina coastline, leaving families without power and causing flood waters to drastically rise. The need for solar phone chargers and lanterns is substantial, and we have partnered with Mercy Corps, as a featured Give Light, Get Light partner, to distribute our lights to those left without power.

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Hurricane Season: When Is It and What to Expect

Hurricane Season: When Is It and What to Expect

September 05, 2018

As the summer comes to an end and the warm days of June and July cool down to the final days of August and September, the most dangerous storms on earth begin to form: hurricanes. The Atlantic hurricane season lasts from June 1 to November 30, but typically peaks at this time towards the end of summer.
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How To Prepare for Hurricane Season

How To Prepare for Hurricane Season

September 04, 2018

The Atlantic hurricane season lasts through the end of November. Hurricanes can be devastating, with high winds, heavy rain, potential flooding inland and on the coast, and storm surges. If you live in an area affected by hurricanes, it’s important to have a plan in place should one strike.
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How We've Updated our Light Designs

How We've Updated our Light Designs

August 13, 2018

Here at LuminAID, we have an ethos of constant improvement. We strive to ensure that every light that leaves our hands meets the exacting usability and quality standards that our team and our customers have come to expect from our products. In this post we've outlined a few of the changes we've made over the years.
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Hurricane Safety for Your Family

Hurricane Safety for Your Family

August 02, 2018

How to formulate a disaster plan, ensure you have the correct supplies, and regularly maintain your hurricane prep kit. In conjunction with the National Weather Service’s Hurricane Preparedness Week, we have put together some tips to help protect you and your family for hurricane season.
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