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Blog Action Day 08: We Don’t Need Coins, We Need Change

Blog Action Day 08: We Don’t Need Coins, We Need Change

We Don’t Need Coins, We Need Change

Today is Blog Action Day 2008, an annual nonprofit event that aims to unite the world’s bloggers, podcasters and videocasters, to post about the same issue on the same day. Aim is to raise awareness and trigger a global discussion. This year it is all about poverty.
Regular Osocio visitors know we blog often about poverty. No new campaigns in this post but links to the best posts in our poverty campaign archive.

The visual above is from a few years ago and for me is says it all. Helping the poor with food, money and housing is extremely important, but change is even more important.
The campaign was made for Columbus Coalition for the Homeless (USA). Their mission is to work toward ending homelessness by educating the Central Ohio Community about homeless issues and advocating in a unified voice for social and economic justice for all people, especially those who are most vulnerable.
The campaign is made by Little Jacket Visual Communication.

My favourites from the Osocio poverty campaign archive (Click subjects for the complete campaign):

Flood victims need your clothes (Romania):

Flood victims need your clothes (Romania)

 

100 people:

100 people

 

The chair of Zapatero (Spain):

Winterpark (France):

Winterpark

 

Trashbin cuisine (Portugal):

Trashbin cuisine

 

Tent card cutout (India):

Tent card cutout

 

Google Earth maps Crisis in Darfur:

Google Earth maps Crisis in Darfur

 

A billboard that gives more than just a message (South Africa):

A billboard that gives more than just a message

 

SMS for lunch (Israel):

SMS for lunch

 

Free Rice:

Free Rice

 

Top Jobs Abroad (UK):

Hippo Roller by Project H Design:

Hippo Roller by Project H Design

 

The Messenger/Receiver House (Sweden):

The Messenger - Receiver House

 

Best Change Agent helps the homeless (USA):

Best Change Agent helps the homeless

 

The silent protest that moved millions (Israel):

Bookmarks for children (Turkey):

Bookmarks for children

 

Can Coca Cola save children’s lives?:

Can Coca Cola save children’s lives?

 

This is Kroo Bay:

This is Kroo Bay

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