Red Nose Day run by the non-profit Comic Relief Inc., is a fundraiser based in the U.K. that has collected over $1 billion for impoverished children in its 30-year history.

Did you know one t-shirt takes over 700 gallons of water to manufacture? Fashion Fights Poverty, a fashion fundraiser and charity organization, is dedicated to raising awareness for initiatives that encourage and support creative, effective, and sustainable means of challenging poverty. At their one-week Fashion Boot camp summer classes, students engage in creative classes to boost their self-esteem and introduce them to different areas of the fashion industry, including styling, production, design, photography, modeling, among others, integrated with eco-ethical principles.