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WHEN GRATITUDE TAKES FORMThis month we bring you a handful of inspiring stories about giving. 2015 was an incredible year for Mark Zuckerberg’s philanthropic initiatives. Blake Mycoskie, founder of TOMS, continues to support an ecosystem of businesses that give back to different communities. Coca-Cola imposes its holiday agenda in Mexico. We applaud how a group of citizens provide Syrian migrants with life-supporting aid. At E Buró, we share some of our recent volunteer efforts this month: Cheering sick children, giving art workshops to kids, and touching the lives of 16 people and 1 dog in 1 hour on the streets around our office.

A generous year for Mark Zuckerberg

In the three months leading up to the birth of Mark Zuckerberg and Priscilla Chan’s daughter, Facebook’s founder committed to giving most of his assets to ensure future generations live in a more just society.

Coca-Cola and the Mixe community in Oaxaca

This holiday season Coca-Cola launched a Christmas-themed campaign set in Oaxaca, Mexico. Did the beverage company portray “giving” in a patronizing and colonialist way?


Giving in times of war and humanitarian crises

How one family took into their hands the rescue of migrants at sea, on their journey to Europe.

MOAS boat

Blake Mycoskie’s lessons on giving and being grateful

Blake Mycoskie, founder of TOMS, a socially-conscious shoe and apparel company is creating ecosystems that support new ethical businesses along with some of the world’s most committed leaders in sustainable business practices.


I changed my nose and my nose changed my life

Fernando Polanco, an E Buró collaborator, shares his experience with Laughter Therapy and making children laugh in hospitals.


How we touched the lives of 16 people and 1 dog in one hour

This month we went on a giving spree. In one hour and armed with 100 pesos per person (about six US dollars), six people from our team headed to the streets around our Mexico City office.


One day of giving in Acozac, Mexico

E Buro’s Dania Hermida shares her experience doing an art workshop with kids in a town with a population of under 100 people.