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Fuzzy photo, clear conversation with Joe Donnelly

Well… sometimes technology isn’t our friend. But technology never stops ONE members from speaking with candidates. This photo may be blurry, but there’s nothing fuzzy about a Senate candidate knowing what ONE members are there to talk about. In this blog post, Indiana ONE Member Laura Gilbert talks about her conversatio......

ONE Texas talks PEPFAR with Senate candidate Ted Cruz

In the final days of an election campaign, things can get pretty crazy. Candidates will criss-cross counties, states, and the country to appear before their constituents leading up to the big day. In Texas, the candidates are no different, and we made sure that ONE members came out to meet them, no matter where in…...
ONE at Virginia Tech gets scrappy

ONE at Virginia Tech gets scrappy

ONE member Ozma with George Allen Virginia Tech’s ONE Campus Challenge chapter was stoked to learn that the final Senate debate would be held right here on VT’s campus!...
Top Chef Hosea Rosenberg joins ONE in Denver for World Food Day

Top Chef Hosea Rosenberg joins ONE in Denver for World Food Day

With the sweet potato on the menu and nutrition on the agenda, ONE hosted an event to commemorate World Food Day in Denver at the CU Anschutz Health & Wellness Center. According to its Chief Strategy Officer and Associate Professor at the Center for Human Nutrition, Dr. John C. Peters, the center was developed to…...
ONE Indiana delivers 800 petition signatures to Senate candidates

ONE Indiana delivers 800 petition signatures to Senate candidates

The countdown to Election Day was prominently posted in the campaign headquarters of both Senate candidates Joe Donnelly, D-Ind., and Richard Mourdock, R-Ind., and time is running out. Earlier this week, a group of ONE volunteers, including my young son, delivered petitions signed by more than 800 ONE members in Indiana, remi......
ONE Connecticut delivers signatures to US Rep. Murphy

ONE Connecticut delivers signatures to US Rep. Murphy

ONE members have been working hard over the past few months to get postcards and an online petition signed to demonstrate support around the country for international development, and last week we helped make sure that message was received in Connecticut. I joined ONE volunteers in Rocky Hill, Conn., to deliver a copy of the&......

Turning a random encounter into an opportunity

When it comes to being an OUTSTANDING ONE advocate, Doug Turner of New Mexico really knows how to be prepared. While out he randomly ran into Democratic Senate candidate and current Congressman Martin Heinrich. Doug was well prepared and conveniently had all his ONE gear in the car. He was able to engage with Congressman&hell......
Sunshine or rain, we must deliver postcards to Tim Kaine!

Sunshine or rain, we must deliver postcards to Tim Kaine!

Jeson Souvannarath, ONE Campus Leader at the University of Virginia, shares his chapter’s recent successes that helped UVA take first place in our most recent campaign. This election season ONE at the University of Virginia has been hard at work for weeks educating the UVA community about the issues of extreme poverty and p......

What it takes to engage the candidates

This campaign season, ONE at Ohio State University has been keeping busy tracking down politicians on the campaign trail. We’ve done our best to attend both President Obama’s and Governor Romney’s rallies to show both candidates that we are fighting on behalf of the world’s poorest to keep smart foreign aid programs a......
ONE Vote and two rallies in Arizona

ONE Vote and two rallies in Arizona

Last week, Arizona ONE members and ONE Campus Challenge students attended campaign rallies for both our senate candidates. At candidate Jeff Flake’s rally we had the chance to shake hands with his wife Cheryl Flake, meet some of his staffers, and introduce ONE to congressional candidate Matt Salmon from Mesa who, to our exc......
Students listen to Virginia senate candidates’ response on foreign policy

Students listen to Virginia senate candidates’ response on foreign policy

ONE Campus Challenge members at the University of Richmond had a wonderful opportunity this week to hear directly from Virginia’s senate candidates, George Allen and Tim Kaine. Each candidate had 30 minutes to answer identical questions from our university president and forum moderator, Dr. Ayers. We listened carefully to t......

ONE Wisconsin walks for AIDS

The AIDS Walk Wisconsin is an event that has been making a difference for more than 20 years in the lives of Wisconsin residents living with HIV and AIDS, and I was honored to serve as a volunteer for ONE on Saturday. Our booth featured ONE banners, posters and literature, alongside ONE T-shirts and bracelets.…...

ONE and Mitt Romney in Pennsylvania

Just days after Governor Mitt Romney’s speech at the Clinton Global Initiative in New York City, where he expressed his support of development assistance (including key humanitarian programs like PEPFAR) the presidential candidate was in Pennsylvania…and of course ONE was there to greet him! Now THAT’S dedic......
ONE Seattle digs into African agriculture with Roger Thurow

ONE Seattle digs into African agriculture with Roger Thurow

ONE members in Seattle listened to an inspiring panel discussion on the the issues surrounding agriculture and development in Kenya and what non-profits are doing to empower farmers. This week, Seattle ONE members had the opportunity to talk with guests at a panel discussion featuring journalist, activist, author and ONE Fell......