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A survivor story like no other

Mothers will do anything for their children. We know you know this, but Dedee’s story has helped us understand this fact more deeply than ever before. “Life was normal.” The Urey family lives next door to our staff house in … Continue reading

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From Teaching to Saving Lives

by Emily Bell Everything was ready. Rice in bags – check. Workbooks prepared – check. Informational handouts on Ebola prevention – check.  The More Than Me students and their families waited patiently to receive their care packages. School was closing, … Continue reading

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Happy New (School) Year from More Than Me!

Thanks to you, we raised $194,930 for the Top Gift of 2014 campaign! AMAZING. As if that wasn’t enough good news, President Sirleaf just announced that schools are allowed to reopen in February! We are SO EXCITED for our girls. … Continue reading

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More Than Me’s “A Brighter Future” Campaign Is Extended

As we see less and less Ebola cases in Liberia, we are shifting our gears once again as an organization. Instead of focusing all our efforts toward fighting Ebola, we are moving to reintegrating and supporting Ebola survivors and re-opening … Continue reading

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Katie Meyler named an Ebola Fighter and TIME Person of the Year

NEW JERSEY – Katie Meyler, Founder of More Than Me, joins the Ebola Fighters named  TIME’s Persons of the Year with her work highlighted in the Ebola Caregivers list. Meyler and the Ebola Fighters group join a list that in … Continue reading

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The many steps to an effective Ebola response.

When More Than Me began, our mission was clear: to get girls from the West Point slum in Liberia off the street and into school by providing them with an education and supplementary services like healthcare and meals to support … Continue reading

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The world is starting school this week, she is not.

I met Patience Wesseh when she was 8 years old. She was selling bananas. She’s 16 now and she has epilepsy. During an episode, she was cooking and fell into the fire. Thankfully, we provide healthcare for our students, and … Continue reading

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B’s Legacy Lives On!

We experienced a tragic loss last semester. In December, one of our beautiful young women, Beatrice, lost her life due to an enlarged heart and worms that had infected her stomach and lungs. Beatrice fought up until the last moment … Continue reading

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“We can change the world, one person at a time” – message from 17-year-old, Asia.

Asia Sageman is in high school. For her 17th birthday, she decided to raise money to help women and girls across the globe. Here’s what she had to say: We asked Asia to tell us about how she became inspired … Continue reading

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Time to Celebrate: Don’t miss Celebrating with More Than Me on March 8th!

Join us on March 8th for a celebration! As you may have heard, we won $1MM at the Chase American Giving Awards on NBC! In honor of this exciting milestone, More Than Me is hosting a party in New Jersey … Continue reading

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