Adrienne Schweer

Adrienne Schweer
Adrienne Schweer was the US Marketing Manager for ONE. She worked with Senator Chuck Hagel as a Senior Aide and Director of Scheduling. Prior to working for Chuck Hagel, she was the campaign assistant for a Nebraska Congressman. She an active volunteer at the USO, the Honor Flight Network and the Tiger Woods Foundation Annual Golf Tournament.

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Life Empowered: An interactive energy poverty infographic

Life Empowered: An interactive energy poverty infographic

A home with reliable power and one without is as different as night and day. Our new infographic shows how.  When was the last time you lost power at home? How did it affect your life? Maybe you missed an episode of your favorite TV show. Or you stubbed your toe trying to get around in…...
The do-gooder’s shopping guide to Valentine’s Day

The do-gooder’s shopping guide to Valentine’s Day

Looking for a gift for that special person in your life? Valentine’s Day is the perfect opportunity to show others how much you care, even ones you might not have met. We’ve compiled a list of the sweetest gifts for your honey. The added bonus is that partial or full proceeds from each item goes towards…...
Our new tees celebrate the power of YOU

Our new tees celebrate the power of YOU

That’s the premise of our “It Starts with Me” campaign and it’s the reason that we hope you have joined us in action. To build up the campaign, we are launching a brand new “It Starts with Me” t-shirt at the ONE store. These exclusive new tees, made in Tanzania and Uganda of 100% African cotton, are available in b...
An everyday reminder of the fight against poverty

An everyday reminder of the fight against poverty

Is there something that you do every day to remind yourself that you can make a difference in the world? Some people write an inspirational quote on a sticky note. Some read their Bible, Koran or Torah.  Some look into their child’s eyes. Me? I rock the newest ONE band to remind me why I…...
Gifts that Give Back: Kids Edition

Gifts that Give Back: Kids Edition

Last minute shopping for your child, grandchild, niece or nephew? Look no further for ideas that the kids in your life will love while also giving back to those in need. From donating proceeds to the Global Fund to giving a pair of shoes with every purchase, the companies below make sure to do their part to…...
Gifts that Give Back: Men’s edition

Gifts that Give Back: Men’s edition

Wondering what to get for that hard-to-shop- for man in your life?  While shopping for my husband, father and brother, I stumbled upon some great gifts that also give back. Check out these do-gooder tees, boots, fishing kits, hammocks and more! Benefit Album by Tiesto $7.99. DJ and producer Tiesto put together a remarkable......
Gifts that Give Back: Gift Ideas for Women

Gifts that Give Back: Gift Ideas for Women

It’s easier than ever to give a gift that does some good. When shopping for my mom, sister and friends this holiday season, I went looking for gifts that had impact and here are some of my favorite finds.  Some help women and girls attend school, some provide new economic opportunities for women and their…...
For your little sweetie pie: A ONEsie!

For your little sweetie pie: A ONEsie!

Even babies are doing it… While your little one might not be old enough to sign the nutrition petition (which you can sign in the form below) or submit a recipe to our Digital Sweet Potato Cookbook, he or she is the perfect age to rock the “Sweetie Pie” ONEsie for Thanksgiving. Proof that your baby…...

Two photos from Daughtry’s trip to South Africa

On tour in South Africa, Daughtry visited the US-supported Anovo Clinic and the Nike Training Center in Soweto with ONE’s Africa Director Sipho Moyo. Anova Clinic focuses on the prevention of mother-to-child transmission of HIV, and the Nike Training Center is a place where children in Soweto train for soccer and learn more......

Stop and Smell the Roses

We are often told to stop and smell the roses; to take a moment to recognize the beauty and bounty of life. At last week’s Initiative for Global Development (IGD) 2009 National Summit, I literally stopped to smell the roses on my lunch table and was inspired to learn more about the supply chain that…...

Contest Connects People Around the World

The US Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs has organized a very interesting online video contest in an effort to create an online community of people dedicated to bridging cultures and making a positive difference in the world. As a ONE member, you may find this as a great opportunity to teach&h......

Creating a Hunger Alliance

The US Alliance to End Hunger organized something new and interesting that took place over the last few days here in Washington, DC. In coordination with the International Alliance Against Hunger (IAAH) and the UN Food and Agriculture Organization Liaison Office For North America, they organized the National Alliances Against......