Caitlin Carlson’s stories
Haiti: Portlanders: Combine your love for soccer and Haiti tonight February 17, 2010
If you're a soccer fan in Portland and want to help Haiti rebuild at the same time, this post is for you! Tonight, the Portland Timbers face off against the University of Portland men's soccer team on the University's Merlo Field at 7 p.m.
Haiti: Double your donation with the help of Metro Parent January 20, 2010
First of all, I want to thank everyone who has donated to support Mercy Corps' response to the Haiti earthquake. Mercy Corps' staff on the ground are working as fast as possible to get aid to those in need.
Perez Hilton and Mercy Corps? November 26, 2009
Perez Hilton makes me laugh. But I never put "Perez" and "Mercy Corps" together in the same sentence and never thought I would until today. You have to see this for yourself by visiting the link below to his site — thanks Perez!
Mercy Corps intern profiled on Portland's local news August 24, 2009
Mercy Corps' Global Citizen Corps intern Danielle Knott is profiled on KPTV's High School Sportlight for her work with the program and for working to fight global hunger and poverty.
Qatar Charity donates $10 million for Gaza June 9, 2009
Today I had the pleasure of meeting representatives from Qatar Charity, who traveled from Doha, Qatar to Mercy Corps' global headquarters in Portland, Oregon in order to sign a m
'Dirty Jobs' host calls out Mercy Corps Northwest June 9, 2009
Mercy Corps Northwest is the local economic development office of Mercy Corps that assists entrepreneurs in their desire for economic stability through starting or expanding a small business in Oregon and Washington.
Indonesia: Eat your tempeh, kids May 18, 2009
Indonesia: Promoting 'Early and Exclusive' Breastfeeding April 18, 2008
Tugu Utara, Jakarta — Little Efa lives in one of the poorest and dirtiest sections of Indonesia's crowded capital, but she's as happy and healthy as any 5-month-old girl you'd meet. That may be partly because she is breastfed.