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1901, 2017

REG Semiannual Report S2 2016

By |January 19th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

This is the semiannual report detailing all money moved by REG in the second half of 2016 (see the following link for our S1 2016 report).
Total Donations in S2 2016
In the second half of 2016, REG donors gave a total of $1,197,280 to effective charities.

The ‘total donations’ figure reflects all donations that have been […]

2112, 2016

Schistosomiasis Control Initiative

By |December 21st, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Update: Donations to the Schistosomiasis Control Initiative are currently being matched, with $200,000 available for matching. Donate now to double your impact!

What problem are they working on?

Schistosomiasis Control Initiative (SCI) works to end schistosomiasis, a parasitic disease infecting around 240 million people each year.

Schistosomiasis is carried by infected freshwater snails.
Schistosomiasis is transmitted by […]

1212, 2016

Animal Ethics

By |December 12th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

What problem are they working on?

Animal Ethics works to end all animal suffering, both on factory farms and in the wild.

Over 56 billion farmed animals and 1 trillion fish are killed every year by humans.
Farmed animals often experience crowded confinement, painful toe or beak mutilations, inhumane handling, and slaughter.
Many more animals […]

212, 2016

GiveDirectly

By |December 2nd, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Update: Donations to GiveDirectly are currently being matched, with $200,000 available for matching. Donate now to double your impact!

What problem are they working on?

GiveDirectly works on lifting people from extreme poverty alleviates the suffering caused by hunger, stress and poverty related diseases.

More than 700 million people are still living on less than $1.90 a […]

1811, 2016

Animal Charity Evaluators

By |November 18th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

What problem are they working on?

Animal Charity Evaluators (ACE) works to end factory farming.

Over 56 billion farmed animals and one trillion fish are killed every year by humans.
Farmed animals often experience crowded confinement, painful toe or beak mutilations, inhumane handling, and painful stunning and slaughter.
Organizations working on behalf of farmed […]

411, 2016

Against Malaria Foundation (AMF)

By |November 4th, 2016|Charities, Effective Giving|0 Comments

Update: Donations to the Against Malaria Foundation are currently being matched, with $200,000 available for matching. Donate now to double your impact!

What problem are they working on?

The Against Malaria Foundation works on preventing the transmission of Malaria, an infectious and potentially deadly disease.

Malaria is a life-threatening disease transmitted to people through the bites of infected female Anopheles […]

2110, 2016

The Machine Intelligence Research Institute (MIRI)

By |October 21st, 2016|Charities|0 Comments

What problem are they working on?

The Machine Intelligence Research Institute (MIRI) works on what has been called the “Artificial Intelligence Control Problem”:

Surveys of leading AI researchers suggest a significant probability of human-level machine intelligence in this century.
A human-level machine intelligence might not share human values, which might cause it to perform actions negatively […]

1710, 2016

Double your impact: Dimi and Dan Shak launch matching challenge

By |October 17th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Update: The REG community has successfully completed this challenge, raising $70,000 in total for effective charities.

Dimi and Dan Shak challenge the poker community to donate $35,000 to highly effective charities. They will match every donation dollar by dollar, thus doubling the effect of every donation.

“I first became aware of REG through Igor, Liv, and Phil when […]

510, 2016

Roman’s charity marathon for a better world

By |October 5th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Roman Romanovsky, who first got in touch with REG at an EPT stop a couple of years ago, had already initiated a charity marathon in 2015, when he grinded for more than four months and ultimately donated $18,500 to highly effective charities such as the Against Malaria Foundation, GiveWell’s top recommended charity, and the Machine Intelligence Research […]

1608, 2016

REG Semiannual Report S1 2016

By |August 16th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

This is the semiannual report detailing all money moved by REG. As always, it’s intended to create transparency about where REG donations are allocated. In the first half of 2016, REG supporters donated a total of $301,847  to highly effective charities.

The exact allocation of all (i.e., restricted and unrestricted) donations is shown in the interactive […]