Global Impact


Global Impact builds partnerships and raises resources that help the world’s most vulnerable people.


Wrote over 40 feature articles for the Global Impact website profiling member charities and providing overviews of humanitarian crises worldwide. Other writing work included profiles of Combined Federal Campaign beneficiaries, a piece for the annual Giving Appeal, and an interview piece for Global Impact’s newsletter that was later repurposed as a web feature. Also edited features for annual reports.. Sample clips:

  • “Decline in Measles Deaths an Important Milestone, but Not the End of the Race,” March 2009 (PDF)
  • “Project HOPE Celebrates a Heritage of Health Care,” January 2009 (PDF)
  • “Political Turmoil, Epidemic Threaten Zimbabwe Aid,” December 2008 (PDF)
  • “Fighting the Food Crisis with Sustainable Agriculture,” November 2008 (PDF)
  • “Opportunity International Helps the Poor Move from Dependency to Dignity,” May 2008 (PDF)
  • “Cyclone Aftermath May Help Member Charities Break Myanmar Stalemate,” May 2008 (PDF)
  • “Taking the Sting Out of Malaria,” April 2008 (PDF)
  • “Member Charities Struggle to Maintain Lifelines to Embattled Democratic Republic of Congo Region,” February 2008 (PDF)
  • “Child-Friendly Spaces Provide Crucial Safe Zones for Refugee Kids,” February 2008 (PDF)
  • “International Youth Foundation Helps Young People Close the Hope Gap,” December 2007 (PDF)

Author: Paul Lagasse

Paul Lagasse provides expert-to-expert communications services to nonprofit, business, and government clients in the metro Baltimore-DC area. Specialties include science and medical writing, technical report editing, and content marketing.