There’s a YourCause newsletter that goes out every week titled “A Reason to Care,” which highlights compelling stories, issues and causes we discover. Directed from inspiration and knowledge, we hope it prompts awareness and action. Ultimately, delivering you a “Reason To Care.”
Thursday, we have something special going out especially in time for the Sankara Eye Foundation’s December Campaign. The Sankara Eye Foundation uses the YourCause platform as we wish every nonprofit did, creating life-changing results. You can view their charity page here.
As preparation for the newsletter, we did our research on blindness and the blind, mostly using World Health Organization statistics. And of course, you can’t mention blindness without mentioning Helen Keller, the first blind/deaf person to receive a bachelor of arts.
Helen Keller truly is an inspiring figure for me, not only because of her perserverance and sense of optimism despite her challenges, but also because…well …she was a heck of a writer! We came across these quotes which, we think, encompass the reason why our YourCause members care.
The world is moved along, not only by the mighty shoves of its heroes, but also by the aggregate of tiny pushes of each honest worker. – Helen Keller
I am only one, but still I am one. I cannot do everything, but still I can do something; and because I cannot do everything, I will not refuse to do something that I can do. – Helen Keller-Lizette Romero