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Entries by Jessica Prois from 03/2012

What Donors Want, But Often Don't Get

Posted 03.01.2012 | Impact

Charities don’t do nearly enough to tell donors how their money will be used. That’s one of the striking preliminary findings from a new survey by...

Midwest Tornadoes 2012: 'Disaster Junkies' Bring Experience, Knowledge, To Relief Efforts

Posted 03.02.2012 | Impact

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — Taking a break from laying sod in a tornado-torn neighborhood, volunteer David Elliott cocked his head to the left. He was tr...

Indiana Tornado: Stephanie Decker Loses Legs Saving Kids From Tornado

Posted 03.06.2012 | Impact

INDIANAPOLIS -- An Indiana woman who saved her two children by binding them together with a blanket and shielding them with her body as a tornado ripp...

Washington Teen Starts 3 Nonprofits

Posted 03.07.2012 | Impact

Jillian Roels is a young woman who doesn’t just talk about helping others. This Redmond High School senior has started three non-profits, including ...

Remembering Cancer Hero Myde Stocker

Posted 03.08.2012 | Impact

"Myde's Minions" lost its original hero this week, although her spirit is sure to live on. Peabody cancer survivor Myde Stocker, who has battled a ...

Japan Earthquake Anniversary: Where Did Your Donation Go? (And How You Can Still Help)

Posted 03.11.2012 | Impact

After a 9.0 earthquake -- and subsequent tsunami -- struck Japan one year ago today, the world showed its support for the costliest natural disaster e...

Kony 2012 Debate: Does The Campaign Create Effective Social Change? (Change My Mind)

Posted 03.19.2012 | Impact

Welcome to a new Huffington Post platform called “Change My Mind.” In this forum, we will match two bloggers against each other with the aim of ch...

Link TV ViewChange Documentary Highlights Social Innovators To Watch

Posted 03.20.2012 | Impact

This story is part of HuffPost Impact's "Spring Into Action" series. Beginning March 20, the first day of Spring, we're highlighting fresh, innovative...

HuffPost Impact Spring Into Action Series: Fresh Innovative Ways To Give

| Posted 03.23.2012 | Impact

HuffPost Impact is launching a series called "Spring Into Action: Fresh, Innovative Ways To Give." We'll be highlighting new cause initiatives, social innovation, families in need who have unique stories to tell and more.

Link TV's 'ViewChange: Unleashing Innovation' Features Top Entrepreneurs Tackling Global Problems (VIDEO PREMIERE)

Posted 03.28.2012 | Impact

From teeny-tiny sleeping bags ending infant mortality to soccer balls that produce electricity, a new documentary shows how fresh solutions to old pro...

Kevin McGuire, Taylor Swift's Date For Academy Of Country Music Awards, Hospitalized

Posted 03.31.2012 | Impact

NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- The New Jersey teen who is fighting cancer and scored a date with Taylor Swift to The Academy of Country Music Awards is in the ho...