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September 2021 Newsletter

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28 Sept 2021

Welcome to our September Newsletter!


A few big updates from the Giving What We Can community this month:

We hope you enjoy the rest of this newsletter, which covers our upcoming online events, the latest from the effective altruism community, and news and updates about relevant cause areas.

This year, for my birthday, I decided to take the @givingwhatwecan pledge to donate 10% of my income each year to whichever organisations do the most good. A 🧵on why I'm giving, why I didn't start sooner, and where I'm donating to. 1/13

— Dr Michael Plant (@MichaelDPlant) September 16, 2021

Thanks to Dr. Michael Plant for sharing your commitment on Twitter!
Happy birthday and welcome to our community!

Attend An Online Event

Come along and meet other people who are committed to effectively using their resources to improve the world:

If you have any questions or want to discuss your donation decisions with other members or our team, we recommend coming along to an Open Forum event. See our events page to register.

News & Updates

Effective altruism community

Cause areas

Animal welfare

Global health and development:

Long-term future

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Help Spread Effective Giving

A great way to multiply your impact is to tell people about effective giving. Here are just a few ways you can help advocate for effective giving:

Spreading effective ideas and growing our community helps us make progress on some of the world's most pressing problems. Importantly, it also enriches the lives of the givers. It can take courage, but it's worth it!

Thank you!

Thanks again for taking the time to read our newsletter! As always, here are some useful links to help you maximise your charitable impact:

You can follow us on TwitterFacebookLinkedInInstagramYouTube, or TikTok, and subscribe to the EA Newsletter for more news and articles.

Do you have questions about the pledge, Giving What We Can, or effective altruism in general? Check out our FAQ page, or contact us directly.

Until next time, keep on doing good!