GoodBookey Charity Spotlight: Far Away Friends

When we last checked in with Far Away Friends, it was a young non-profit with impressive success to show for its two years in operation. Workers with the organization had already gone a long way in promoting its core mission: to empower rural communities and end generational poverty through education and opportunity. They had opened up their first school, Global Leaders Day & Boarding Primary School in the rural Ugandan community of Namasale, and had 100 children per term already. So what has Far Away Friends been up to since then? A more pertinent question might be, what has it not been up to. Continue reading

Play for Safety: Sexual Assault Awareness Month

Did you know that April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM)? This annual campaign strives to raise public awareness of sexual violence and how it can be prevented. The statistics are startling, to say the least: In the U.S., one in three women and one in six men experience sexual violence in their lifetime. It’s an epidemic that affects every single community regardless of gender, socioeconomic status, or race. Continue reading