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TOMS Announces Eyewear As New 'One For One' Product

(104) Comments | Posted June 7, 2011 | 5:48 PM

After years of proving that combining style and charitable causes can make a successful business plan, TOMS has decided to expand its philanthropic venture and offer a new product: eyewear.

Blake Mycoskie, founder and CEO of TOMS, spoke in front of a crowd at the California Heritage Museum near...

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Loews Coronado Bay Resort Surf Dog Competition Supports DonorsChoose.org

(12) Comments | Posted June 6, 2011 | 3:28 PM

Surfing may be a challenging sport for any human, but these pups conquered "ruff" seas with ease -- and all for a good cause.

The sixth annual Loews Coronado Bay Resort Surf Dog Competition took place this past weekend in Imperial Beach, Calif. More than 50 dogs participated in...

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T.J. Duckett Gives Back With Beard Growing, Starts 'Lunch With A Purpose' Project

(3) Comments | Posted March 20, 2011 | 11:31 PM

T.J. Duckett has waited two years to shave off his beard. And he's doing it for charity.

Duckett, an American football running back, had been involved in philanthropic fundraising throughout his athletic career. However, when he was abruptly released from the Seattle Seahawks in 2009, he used the humbling...

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Voices Of Justice: Luke Whyte Hitchhikes To Find Stories About California's Criminal Justice System

(53) Comments | Posted February 28, 2011 | 1:33 AM

Luke Whyte writes about criminals. And he hitchhikes to find them.

On his blog, Voices of Justice, Whyte chronicles the experiences of people who have been in or around the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation. He also discusses the history of the criminal justice system, fast facts...

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Jacques-Philippe Piverger And 'The Haiti Project' Of The Global Syndicate Directs Funds To Help Rebuild Haiti

(37) Comments | Posted January 10, 2011 | 7:34 PM

Jacques-Philippe Piverger deals with money.

In his professional life, he's managed billions of dollars in assets as an analyst in venture capital and deals extensively in private equity, hedge funds, and fixed income platforms.

However, in his spare time, he puts his money where his mouth is.

He...

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