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Our bloggers provide updates on the work of Poverty Resolutions, firsthand accounts of life in Haiti, and other stories related to global poverty—all to raise awareness, inspire to action and make an impact.

Local Elementary School Raises over $5,000 for a non-profit organization

November 13, 2013 | Desiree Kennedy

The power of children when given the chance to do something is remarkable. Imagine hundreds of young children coming together to raise money for a great cause. In the Central Bucks school district located outside of Philadelphia, PA, one elementary school decided to partner with a local non-profit organization to raise money for Haiti. Gayman…

Why Black Dog Design Is the Perfect Fit for Poverty Resolutions

November 11, 2013 | Desiree Kennedy

What do you get when you put a graphic design company together with a local non-profit? You get effective, well-designed, and creative campaigns and fundraisers. Kelly Cavallo, from Black Dog Design, has done just that for non-profit organization Poverty Resolutions. Both businesses, located near Doylestown, Pennsylvania, have joined together in recent campaigns and plan to…

Over 200 People Attend Local Race to Fight Poverty

November 9, 2013 | Desiree Kennedy

On Saturday, October 26th at 9:00am, over 200 people showed up at Central Park in Doylestown, PA. What would cause that many people to wake up early on a Saturday? The 2nd annual “Race Against Poverty 5k” that Poverty Resolutions held. Each person there contributed towards a great and necessary cause—ending poverty around the world. What is…

Poverty Resolutions Pursuing Plans to Build Transition Center in Haiti

November 8, 2013 | Desiree Kennedy

Poverty Resolutions has developed plans for a men’s transition center in Haiti. As they have become more involved in Haiti, they now understand a major problem that needs a solution. They have discovered that children are often well cared for by orphanages until they are 18 years of age. However, once these children reach the age…

Find Out What Poverty Resolutions Has Planned for Haiti This Year

November 7, 2013 | Desiree Kennedy

Imagine coming into a country that has been devastated by an earthquake, seeing people in need, and wanting to do something about it but not knowing where to begin. This is exactly what happened to the non-profit organization Poverty Resolutions; yet, instead of giving up and thinking the task would be too big, they began doing…

Could You Raise As Much Money As These Children Did for Haiti?

October 31, 2013 | Desiree Kennedy

“Non-profit releases video with children talking about poverty and ways they have helped.” Poverty Resolutions, is a non-profit organization based out of Doylestown, PA. The heart of their organization is to eliminate poverty around the world and to make others aware of what can be done about dollar-a-day poverty. Co-founders Andrew and Matthew Jones had…

Why I am Running this Weekend's Doylestown 5k

October 22, 2013 | Desiree Kennedy

I’m a guy who puts things off until the last minute. I don’t know why, I just do. Anyway, I finally got around to signing up for the Race Against Poverty and I’m really looking forward to running this weekend. I hold no visions that my finishing time will put me on the front page…

Win A Free Volunteer Trip To Haiti

May 1, 2013 | Andrew Jones

During the month of May, you have the chance to win a free trip to Haiti with Poverty Resolutions. To be eligible, become a monthly donor of $10 or more by May 31. This month, Poverty Resolutions is running a fundraising campaign with the goal of raising $5,000 in new monthly donors. If we reach…

Haiti on Earth Day: The most deforested country in the world.

April 22, 2013 | Michaela Gaziano

It’s Earth Day! The day when everyone tries a little harder to appreciate the world we’re surrounded by, enjoy nature, takes a shorter shower, remembers to turn the lights off. Others are taking an even bigger step by doing clean ups at local parks, making donations to nature societies, planting trees, or spreading awareness. Because…

News of the Week: A Haitian Vacation

April 15, 2013 | Michaela Gaziano

Back in the 40s and 50s, Haiti was one of the most popular vacation destinations in the Caribbean. Cruise ships would dock in the harbor and shop, eat, and relax on Haiti’s beautiful waterfront. At night, there were clubs and Voodoo shows popular with visitors. But as soon as Papa Doc’s authoritarian rule began in…