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Valentine’s Day Charitable Donation Gift Idea

on January 26th, 2010
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With everything that is going on in Haiti and the rest of the world, ever wonder how you could make a change in the world like Angelina Jolie and all the other celebrities ? (Angelina Jolie is seen in this photo at the Half The Sky book party in Los Angeles).

How about giving your loved one a donation in their name for Valentine’s Day?

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Angelina Jolie Christian Louboutin pumps

on October 30th, 2009
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Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt left the kids home for a night out at a book party last night in West Hollywood at the Pacific Design Center. The book party was for a book called Half the Sky. The book is about the oppression women face in other parts of the the world and what needs to be done to help them get out of these situations and give them more opportunities that we take for granted in our everyday lives. Click here to get your own copy of Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide.

I have a Kiva account where I donate $25 at a time to a woman in a third world country who is trying to start her own business and the money gets paid back when their business starts taking off. Once a woman pays back her loan from me, the money is ready to be loaned out to a different woman starting her own business. It is a brilliant concept and I have loaned out the same $25 several times to several different women who have started companies and managed to pay back their loans. It is a great way to help in a small way. The book Half the Sky mentions Kiva and other small ways we can all help to make the world a better place. Kiva is a great way to get started.

Angelina Jolie was seen wearing a black open back dress, her Christian Louboutin Simple 100 black pumps, and using her black Ferragamo leather clutch. Click here to get her Christian Louboutin Simple 100 black pumps.

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