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Harold Hunter's Re-food non-profit anti-hunger project

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REFOOD ORG Today I bring to my blog a social issue. I worked as a social worker for several years so I am sensitive to these kinds of actions. Harold Hunter is an American and he lives in Lisbon. Watch him collecting food from restaurants and riding his bike on Lisbon streets. He and all volunteers use a bike to deliver food. Yes, as he says, hunger on the streets of Lisbon, unlike Africa's hunger, hurts the spirit more than the belly. He has sixty volunteers. The man in the white shirt was homeless so he knows where the needy people live and has an important role in the project. The woman with a fur coat once had a good life but before this help arrived she and her kids were eating just rice and pasta for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. They adequate food for each person's type, food for the young is different from food for the old people. If people don't want to give their name because they are ashamed of their condition they respect that.Lots of dignity and solid

Zazzle Halloween party invitations? Find it right here!

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1st birthday girl Halloween Party Invitation   Autumn is here and so it's time to start thinking about Halloween!  I really think it's hard to draw something original and really fresh - there are lots of cute, scary, funny, horrible, and awesome Halloween Party Invitations- and birthday party too - on Zazzle. If you're looking for inspiration to start your own Zazzle Halloween products or if you want to through a Halloween party and really need some invitations, just follow the link. Cats, bats, monsters, and witches are waiting for you ...boo!

Portuguese Pastrana Tapestries Exhibition in USA

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  1471-1475, wool and silk tapestry, overall: 400 x 1082 cm (157 1/2 x 426 in.), Photos: The National Gallery, Paul M.R. Maeyaert, Dennis Brack/Black Star Please, read all text here . The National Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C. is where you can watch The Invention of Glory: Afonso V and the Pastrana Tapestries. The Pastrana Tapestries will remain at the museum from September 18, 2011, through January 8, 2012. They are among the finest Gothic tapestries in the world. They were made to commemorate the conquest of two strategically located cities in Morocco by the king of Portugal, Afonso V (1432–1481). The exhibition was organized by the National Gallery and the Fundación Carlos de Amberes, Madrid in association with the embassies of Spain and Portugal, the Spain-USA Foundation, and with the cooperation of the embassies of Belgium and Morocco in Washington, DC, as well as the Diocese of Sigüenza-Guadalajara and the Church of Our Lady of the Assumption, Pastrana, Spain.

Oktoberfest from German to USA

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Oktoberfest, Oktobeerfest  by  nuteez Become a part of Zazzle's  artist affiliate program Hello! What’s Oktoberfest ? Zazzle has featured Oktoberfest products on the front page. We don't have this kind of celebration in Portugal. So I went to Wikipedia for some facts. For me, Oktoberfest just meant beer and music! I realized that it takes place not in German only. Oktoberfest is a 16–18 day festival held annually in Munich, Bavaria, Germany, running from late September to the first weekend in October. (In German, "Oktober" means October, and "Fest", means party or festival). It’s the world’s largest fair – 5 million people go there every year. It has been held since 1810. The festival is held in an area named the Theresienwiese (field, or meadow, of Therese), often called Wiesn for short, located near Munich's center. The only beer that is brewed within the city limits of Munich is allowed to be served at this festival. Beer was first served

Popular ice cream brands in Portugal

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   OMG, I can't believe that next week summer will end and that I just bought myself a new bikini...! Last week I got lucky enough to watch the marés vivas - some photos here - at the beach for the first time. Huge waves, quite a show. Ice cream is something we associate with summer. I want to tell you about Portuguese ice creams. It will be a sweet post! I am not sure but I think this video is a collage of Olá Ice cream commercials. They still use the old logo. Olá is the most popular ice cream brand in Portugal. Olá began to manufacture ice cream in 1959. Portuguese do not eat a lot of ice cream. In Europe, my country is second with lower consumption. Finland consumes lots of ice cream as a dessert especially and it's at the top of the list. The country that consumes more ice cream in the world is the USA. You can find it everywhere. But beyond this brand, there are several smaller brands that have great quality and that built quite a reputation. If you visit P

Back to school - cool binders for teachers!

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Cute Crayons Everywhere! 3 Ring Binder by partymonster Make a 3 ring binder at zazzle Hello everybody! It has been a while since my last showcase. My sister teaches Portuguese and English and has started organizing everything as classes will soon restart after the summer break. Binders were pilling on her desk the last time I visited! That gave me the idea for this showcase -cool school binders for teachers to plan and organize their lessons and notes! These are my favorite Teacher School Binders from Zazzle! I hope you enjoy my selection. This post was refreshed in 2015 Elegant and Abstract Gold Brushstrokes Binder by 1201am Create your own customized vinyl binder on zazzle.com Green Apple / PatchworkTeacher Binder by thepinkschoolhouse Make a 3 ring binder at zazzle Personalized Teacher ABC Binder by mybabybundles Make personalized photo albums on zazzle. Black Composition Notebook Binders by pinkinkart View other binders at za