ALDI and Venmo use emoji to feed millions of families

ALDI and Venmo to Feed One Million Families with Thanksgiving Emoji

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

ALDI has partnered with the popular mobile payment app Venmo to do some good this holiday season, announcing plans to donate one million meals to in need families for Thanksgiving. Since the Venmo app is an easy way to exchange money between friends, ALDI is taking an unique approach to the campaign …

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Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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German Charity Says ‘No’ to Santa Clause This Christmas

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

The Christmas season may have gotten its start around the time of Halloween this year, but now that we are into the month of December, we can expect to be surrounded by that special Christmas cheer. For a catholic charity in Germany though, they want to spread a different message by …

Sources: Bonifatiuswerk via BBC

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Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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Donations In Germany Reach Record High Thanks To Refugees

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

Germany has never been known to be a giving country when it comes to its citizens donating towards charitable causes, but the trend may be slowly changing as Germans donated a record 5.5 billion euros in 2015, and a major factor in the increase may surprise you. The most recent report …

Stephen Fuchs
Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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Students Helping German Homeless Man Goes Viral But Draws Criticism

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

Four students from Offenburg, Germany decided that they wanted to work together to create a charity group that would make the world a little bit better by supporting those in need, which included helping out random homeless people on the streets with a simple yet kind gesture. Their charity, be …

Stephen Fuchs
Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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Give and Take: A Look At The Growing Trend of Community Giveboxes in Germany

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

Everyone loves getting a good deal, whether it is saving a few pennies at the grocery store or receiving something as a free gift to go along with your purchase.  There are also many of us that get an itch of generosity and decide to donate some unwanted yet slightly …

Stephen Fuchs
Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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