Health

Applaud Program Promoting Peace and Wellness in Crime Ridden Neighborhood

Applaud Program Promoting Peace and Wellness in Crime Ridden Neighborhood

In one of the most crime-ridden neighborhoods in America, a woman is offering the chance for community members to relieve stress and attain personal improvement by literally bringing yoga to the street. Thank her for this brilliant and much needed initiative.

Thank ‘Angels’ for 25 Years of Service

Thank ‘Angels’ for 25 Years of Service

An organization has been cooking and serving food to the terminally ill of Los Angeles County for 25 years. Thank the organization for its dedication and loving care of those in need.

Applaud Nonprofit for Inspiring Abused Girls to Heal through Exercise

Applaud Nonprofit for Inspiring Abused Girls to Heal through Exercise

A nonprofit organization is helping girls who have been abused or are at-risk to heal and develop confidence through exercise. Thank the creator of this organization for working to transform these girls’ lives.

Applaud Doctor’s Efforts to Expand Access to Abortion Worldwide

Applaud Doctor’s Efforts to Expand Access to Abortion Worldwide

Each year, 21.6 million women experience an unsafe abortion, most of them in developing nations, according to the World Health Organization. Tragically, 47,000 die from complications of unsafe abortion. Thank this doctor who is working to help women worldwide make better-informed choices about their bodies.

Save Children from the Scourge of Malaria

Save Children from the Scourge of Malaria

More than a thousand children die from malaria every day. Join the fight to stop this preventable and deadly disease.

Fund Life-Saving Cancer Research

Fund Life-Saving Cancer Research

Life-saving medical advances that could help cure cancer are stalling due to a dangerous lack of funding. Don’t let this important field of research fall by the wayside.

Applaud Creator of Food Stamp Cookbook

Applaud Creator of Food Stamp Cookbook

A woman recently released a free cookbook entirely comprised of healthy recipes that can be made on one of the cheapest budgets possible: food stamps. Thank her for her research and generosity.

Thank Hospital for Treating Ebola Patient

Thank Hospital for Treating Ebola Patient

Two Americans who were infected with Ebola have been recently released from the hospital. The doctors and other hospital staff should be thanked for treating these patients with a rare and deadly disease.

Help Eliminate Cancer

Help Eliminate Cancer

More than one and a half million people are diagnosed with cancer in the U.S. each year. Pledge to be part of the solution, and help find a cure for all variations of this deadly disease.

Ban the Use of Harmful Pesticides

Ban the Use of Harmful Pesticides

Prenatal exposure to a dangerous pesticide can cause serious mental and psychological side effects in developing children, yet it is still being used. Call for a permanent ban on these harmful chemicals that are routinely sprayed on food.

Applaud Innovative Campaign to Fight Incurable Disease

Applaud Innovative Campaign to Fight Incurable Disease

People suffering from an incurable and deadly disease have been offered new hope thanks to an innovative social media campaign. Praise the ‘ice bucket challenge’ to encourage people to search for a cure to Lou Gehrig disease, and to provide better care for those affected by it.

Thank Canada for Donating Ebola Vaccine

Thank Canada for Donating Ebola Vaccine

In wake of the Ebola outbreak, Canada has decided to donate doses of an experimental vaccine in order to help those infected in West Africa. Sign the petition below and thank Canada for their compassion and urge other countries to follow their steps.

Praise Innovative Rehabilitation Program

Praise Innovative Rehabilitation Program

As drug and alcohol addiction continue to plague many individuals in the United States, one innovative program has proven to be highly effective in treating and rehabilitating patients. Praise this program and those who work hard to improve the lives of others.

Stop Attacking Transgender Youth

Stop Attacking Transgender Youth

A prominent radio host attacked the decisions of parents of transgender children, accusing them of “child abuse” for accepting who their children are. This kind of language could do great harm to children who are already trying to find their place in the world. Tell the host to cease her attacks on transgender youth and their parents.

Decriminalize Sex Work to Promote Public Health

Decriminalize Sex Work to Promote Public Health

A new study confirms that decriminalizing sex work is imperative to ending the HIV/AIDs pandemic. Urge the U.S. to adopt positive harm reduction policies that promote public health.

Praise Invention of Backpack for Children with Cancer

Praise Invention of Backpack for Children with Cancer

Children with cancer often are weighed down by IVs. Please show your appreciation of the backpack that allows children the ability to tread lightly.

Applaud Veterans’ Efforts to Expose Legacy of Chemical Warfare

Applaud Veterans’ Efforts to Expose Legacy of Chemical Warfare

Exposure to chemical agents used in the Vietnam War continues to devastate veterans and their families. Demand justice for the millions of Vietnamese and Americans who have suffered because of these deadly poisons.

Applaud Effort to Make Clean Water More Accessible

Applaud Effort to Make Clean Water More Accessible

Millions of people across the world are unable to access potable water, leading to illness and death because of a variety of diseases that can be found in water that has not been filtered. Scientists have developed a cheap, quick, and convenient way to filter water. Sign the petition to thank them for taking the first steps towards solving such a big and important issue.

Address Health Crisis Caused by Mining Pollution

Address Health Crisis Caused by Mining Pollution

A health crisis is emerging due to the improper disposal of radioactive waste near living areas and food sources, which is causing cancer, birth deformities, and sterility. Demand that all mining be stopped until proper disposal procedures are implemented.

Draw Attention to Mismanagement of Funds for Health Initiatives

Draw Attention to Mismanagement of Funds for Health Initiatives

Countries with serious health issues have been spending funds intended for healthcare initiatives on lavish endeavors. Ask the World Health Organization to pressure these countries to prioritize the health of their citizens.

Support Paid Parenting Leave

Support Paid Parenting Leave

Employers may soon be required to provide employees with 12 weeks of paid parenting leave, thanks to new legislation. Currently, only a tiny percentage of the United States work force is granted any paid leave. Tell Senate to support families by passing this important legislation.

Stop Fear-Mongering about Immigrants and Ebola

Stop Fear-Mongering about Immigrants and Ebola

Politicians continue to claim Central American immigrants might be carrying the Ebola virus, despite this being impossible. Such fear-mongering is dangerous and counterproductive. Urge lawmakers to tell the truth about these unconnected issues.

Require that School Children be Vaccinated

Require that School Children be Vaccinated

The recent measles outbreak is the worst in the United States in the past 20 years. Demand that parents be required to vaccinate their children against this dangerous but preventable infection before they enter public school.

Fast Track Vaccine and Drug Research for Ebola Virus

Fast Track Vaccine and Drug Research for Ebola Virus

The Ebola virus has already infected 1,300 individuals and many are concerned about the possibility of a global pandemic. Act now to urge the FDA to fast-track Ebola drug research.

Praise Mothers’ Support of Pediatric Cancer Research

Praise Mothers’ Support of Pediatric Cancer Research

Mothers across the world work to raise research money to fight pediatric cancer. Show your support of the women who seek to save the lives of thousands of children each year.