‘The favour is returned’: 173 years on, Irish donors thank Native Americans (RTE)

RTE: ‘The favour is returned’: 173 years on, Irish donors thank Native Americans. “The organisers of a fundraising campaign for Native Americans hit by the coronavirus have thanked Irish donors for their support. People from Ireland have been sending money through a ‘GoFundMe’ page set up to help Navajo and Hopi families, with many of the Irish donors saying it was a way of saying thank you for the support shown to Ireland during the Great Famine.”

Forbes: These Social Media Apps Are Trying To Inspire The Best In Humanity

Forbes: These Social Media Apps Are Trying To Inspire The Best In Humanity. “Every child is born innocent. Soft and sculptable. It is situations that change us. It is circumstances that force us to adapt. They turn us into something entirely different from the people we were supposed to be. And yet, despite everything, there remains within every human being a desire to do good, however misguided their means may be. According to a report released by the Bureau of Labor Statistics, 62.6 million people engaged some form of volunteer work or other in the United States of America in 2016. That, at the very least, speaks to our inner desire to speak out for the causes that matter and help those who are in need. And while the country technological hub is right now the farthest place from our minds, for it is the land of statistics not humanity, a new generation of bold startups have taken it upon themselves to use the power of social virality to bring out the best in people’s hearts. But can a bunch of social media applications help build a safer, more responsible community?”