Monday Link Roundupby Leah Koenig | February 13, 2012 | 0 comments
Happy Monday! Hopefully you’re recovering from your Grammy Award-watching party. To get your week going, here’s your weekly roundup of service-related stories from around the web:
- NBC featured a heartwarming video about a 105-year old woman in Miami named Dorrie Aber Noyek, who continues to make volunteering a priority in her life.
- HandsOn Blog reminds us that February is “national canned food month” – an opportunity to make hummus from those canned chickpeas in your pantry, and also to donate food to your local pantry.
- The Forward reported about ZAKA, an Israeli medical and rescue organization that recently launched an interfaith emergency rescue program with Muslim and Christian counterparts.
- Sustainablog posted a fascinating infographic about water: specifically where we get it, and how we use this crucial resource.
- The Jewish Week published an article about the Magen Tzedek, a new “Seal of Justice” that assures customers that the food and other products they buy are made with good ethics in mind.