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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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GlobalGiving UK is featuring More Than Me in their January “Back to School Appeal”!

Happy New Year! We’re thrilled to share that More Than Me was chosen as one of only four organizations to be featured during GlobalGiving UK’s education month! This January, GlobalGiving UK is making its “Back to School Appeal” to support … Continue reading

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Alfalit to Eradicate Illiteracy in Liberia

From The Inquirer (Monrovia) The Vice President of Alfalit International currently visiting Liberia with a delegation, Dr. Joseph Milton has predicted the likelihood of Alfalit Liberia eradicating illiteracy in the Liberian society.Following a colorful appreciation and thanksgiving ceremony held at … Continue reading

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Volunteer Spotlight: Five Questions for Joei

One of the interesting things about More than Me is that we have always operated through a broad network of volunteers. Although we can no longer say that we are a volunteer-run organization, most of the day-to-day grant writing, event … Continue reading

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The Stories Behind the Statistics

I like data. I want to have numbers to back up the things I see and the assumptions I hear. If you have ever heard Katie speak, you have seen how real, emotional, and moving the stories of girls in … Continue reading

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