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Not for Money, but for Love: Global Charities
"A quiz on well-known humanitarian organizations. This is meant to be an easy quiz - giving should never be a challenge!"
15 Points Per Correct Answer - No time limit
Created in 1946, this branch of the United Nations has provided food, healthcare and education to children in developing nations. Children may carry orange boxes on Halloween to collect donations for this charity, known chiefly by an acronym.
Children's Aid Society
This global organization works for the rights of children worldwide. In fact, in its early years, it was responsible for creating "The Declaration of Rights of the Child," a document subsequently adopted by the League of Nations. The name of this charity is _________ the Children.
In order to receive a house built by Habitat for Humanity, healthy recipients must help with building a house.
William and Catherine Booth founded this next organization in London in 1865. They are well known for their thrift shops, and for requiring their officers to live a strictly clean and Christian lifestyle.
Mr. Booth explained that his ministry to the poor consisted of "the three S's." One was Soup, another was Soap, and the third reveals the title of the group.
What is the third "S" word?
As of 2005, there are three internationally recognized symbols that can be used by member countries to indicate their participation in a well known campaign to preserve and protect human life. Which of these symbols is NOT one of the three?
Since 1971, many humanitarian organizations have named themselves similarly to one groundbreaking international healthcare effort. Which of the following namesakes does not officially exist?
Braille Without Borders
Farmers Without Borders
Spies Without Borders
Reporters Without Borders
If you were unfairly imprisoned or sued, which of the following human rights organizations would NOT be a likely source of legal support in your trial?
Electronic Frontier Foundation
Human Rights First (formerly the Lawyers Committee for Human Rights)
Human Rights Campaign
The name "Greenpeace" refers to the two main goals of the organization - protecting the earth and promoting peace. Their many "green" efforts towards ecological preservation are widely known - they try to save endangered species, reduce consumption, save rainforests and prevent global warming. What is the main focus of their "peace" efforts?
Removing land mines
In the United States, this organization is mostly known for providing physical fitness opportunities and encouraging athleticism. In the UK, it is known for providing food, housing and clothing for the unemployed. In the 1970s, a disco group created a very catchy tune honoring which charity?
Many different groups support our final charity movement - you can support it by checking for certain labels on the products you buy! With methods that include the elimination of exploitative middlemen, the education of workers and the advocacy of strict standards in the production of goods, this movement seeks to protect the rights of workers and help them to become more self-sufficient.
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Compiled Jun 28 12