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Ethiopian women fill up jugs at a water point constructed by a Seattle-based NGO. (Photo courtesy Water 1st International)

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SPONSOR POST If your holiday spirit is more about giving than consuming, today is a perfect day to help local charities have a positive global...

The Mona Foundation, which raises funds to support international education projects, such as the Association for the Cohesive Development of the Amazon (ADCAM) in Brazil, is one of hundreds of thousands of small and medium-sized charities in the U.S. not rated by Charity Navigator. (Photo courtesy The Mona Foundation)

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Many Northwest-based global nonprofits are frustrated that they are too small to get reviewed and vetted by the influential Charity Navigator. When you make a...

Jozlyn Pelk in Guatemala (Photo by Gloria Mayne / The Seattle International Foundation)

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For Jozlyn Pelk, the first Seattle Ambassador Program honoree, it took leaving the country for the first time to discover the vast opportunities to...

UW Bothell student Jozlyn Pelk will travel to a country of her choice as part of the Seattle Ambassador program. (Photo courtesy Seattle International Foundation)

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If you had the opportunity to travel to any country in the world to help people living in poverty, where would you go? This is...

Quincy Briscoe, during last year's charity bike ride from Florida to California. (Photo by Christopher Briscoe)

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A young Oregonian college student is crisscrossing the continent on a bicycle to raise money for education in Cambodia. When Quincy Briscoe was a freshman...