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Charity Marathon Incoming! Project Purity: A Fallout 3 Marathon for Clean Water - September 26th 2015

UPickVG is proud to announce our next video game-a-thon for charity: Project Purity! It’s an ongoing Fallout 3 marathon, starting September 26th 2015, to raise money for clean water projects in the developing world. 709 more words

Guest Posts From Awesome People

Its about Giving Without Receiving !

How social media encourages people give back to the community  

In the last post I discussed how social media campaigns could influence people’s thoughts, feeling, behaviors and actions. 732 more words


Bringing it home to leave again

For the last few months, life has shot past me with crazy speed. My sister welcomed her first baby and my first nephew, my brother has applied to nursing school, my other sister is contemplating building a house, and in all of that, I have finally reached my last year of college. 340 more words

Miscellaneous Thoughts

A good measure, pressed down, shaken together and running over

“Whoever is kind to the poor lends to the Lord, and he will reward them for what they have done.”
(Proverbs 19:17 NIV)

Do you know who Scott Harrison is? 224 more words


Big data? No. Just a little data about water for the poor. Finally.

Software is eating the world, as the data at our fingertips (literally) gets richer all the time. Smart phones, Google searches, maps, weather, music from Pandora or Songza, Uber and AirBnb are all data-driven. 1,331 more words


Quarter of a Century Campaign

Last year on my birthday, I wrote a blog about turning 24. This one will be about turning 25. DIDN’T SEE THAT ONE COMING DID YOU?! 377 more words



One extremely important thing for the theologians out there to remember: thinking is great. Studying is great. Digging and digging for knowledge, trying to live in a physically and mentally healthy way that allows us to experience the spirit, and go through book after book is great. 209 more words