Throughout 2018 there has been a total of 7,579 California Wildfires that has burned an area of 1,667,855 acres (6,749.57 km2), the largest amount of burned acreage recorded in a California fire season, according to the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection and the National Interagency Fire Center. Though President Donald Trump has approved a Major Disaster Declaration for the California Wildfires victims still need assistance as they rummage through what is left of their burnt home. Below are some sites that are accepting donations for the California wildfire fire victims. Continue Reading →
Just a week ago most American’s were glued to the news and TV watching Hurricane Michael hit the Florida and Georgia shore. The hurricane with winds of 155mph damaged 16,000 single residences and more than 4,000 have been destroyed with 26 people currently found deceased. It’s clear we all need to band together and help those affected by Hurricane Michael.
We have gathered a small list of organizations that are accepting donations for Hurricane Michael victims and some are accepting volunteers. Below is information on how to donate through Save the Children, American Red Cross and Samaritan’s Purse for Hurricane Michael relief. Continue Reading →
The Great Pacific Garbage Patch has been a growing concern globally for quite some time yet there doesn’t seem to be any improvement on the amount being dumped in the sea. Annually, 1.4 billion pounds of trash ends up in our ocean and sadly much of it is plastic. Did you know that 80% of the trash that can be found in our landfills is recyclable? Around 1 in every 4 items, we put in our recycling bins isn’t actually recyclable, so it contaminates what can be recycled and ends up in a landfill. Furthermore, the world recycles only 9% of plastic it uses, so guess where the rest goes? You guessed it, into our beautiful ocean. Continue Reading →
When a tragedy happens within the country and community you reside in for the most part bonds together to help victims. After a certain amount of time the initiatives seem to be forgotten when there is still help needed for those impacted by the hurricanes in Puerto Rico and the Las Vegas shooting. In my previous articles for both Puerto Rico Hurricane relief and Las Vegas shootings I listed how you can help the victims however there are more initiatives out there now. Continue Reading →
In our world of fast paced lifestyles people tend to forget that there are still efforts to be made for the Hurricane Harvey and Hurricane Irma victims. We must not forget our neighbors, friends, and family that this disaster impacted because rebuilding needs unity.
Estimated Hurricane Statistics Per CBS, USA Today, CNN, AccuWeather Thus Far: Continue Reading →
Introducing the Zello App, an app created by an Austin-based startup that is helping save lives in Southeast Texas and now Florida due to Hurricane Irma. The Zello App turns your phone into a walkie-talkie by just pushing a button. Zello is a walkie-talkie app where users can push a button to talk to any one through a cellular or Wi-Fi connection. Continue Reading →
I love the Super Bowl and not because I am a huge football fan, it’s because the commercials are always funny and awesome! This year you can rate your favorite commercial before the Super Bowl on USA Todays Ad Meter. In order to rate the different commercials you will need to create an account on USA Todays Ad Meter site located here. Continue Reading →