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Eleanor Goldberg is the Editor of HuffPost Impact.

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Homeless Persons Memorial Day Honors Dignity, Worth Of People Without Shelter Whom We've Lost

(0) Comments | Posted December 21, 2014 | 2:02 PM

Sunday marks National Homeless Person's Memorial Day, commemorated on the longest night of the year.

The event and awareness day honors the thousands of homeless people who have died and serves as a reminder of the innumerable hardships and risks people living without shelter face.

Advocates...

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Hire A Hairy Man In Boy Shorts If You Really Want To Raise Money

(0) Comments | Posted December 19, 2014 | 4:43 PM

Not that you needed any, but here’s more proof that sex –- of any kind –- sells.

Eager to encourage donors to give back this season, UK’s Save the Children commissioned British comedian Harry Enfield to strut down the beach in the middle of winter wearing nothing but...

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Invisible Children, Group Behind 'Kony 2012,' Closing Because Of Funding Issues

(2) Comments | Posted December 16, 2014 | 3:04 PM

Invisible Children, the group that emerged with an unprecedented bang with its viral "Kony 2012" film, announced its closure on Monday in a quiet statement bereft of its signature bells and whistles.

The advocacy organization, which was established in 2004 to raise awareness about central African warlord Joseph Kony,...

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Instead Of A #Basic Gift, Give Your Bae Something More Meaningful From This List

(2) Comments | Posted December 16, 2014 | 9:55 AM

This holiday season, you don't have to head to the mall to find the perfect present for the basic b in your life. Instead, consider swapping out a bright, shiny name-brand item on her wish list for something equally as Instagram-worthy that also brings some good to the...

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Breast Cancer Survivor Who Can't Afford $80 Life-Saving Medicine Says Christmas Will Be Tough

(65) Comments | Posted December 12, 2014 | 10:49 AM

After her double mastectomy, doctors were optimistic that Annie, 35, would make a complete recovery. But now that she’s lost her health insurance and can’t afford her prescriptions, the mom of four isn’t so sure.

"During cancer, and after, you have good days and bad days. Sometimes it’s overwhelming...

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富裕層と貧困層の食事を並べてみた 「持てる者と持たざる者」の目に余る格差(画像)

(7) Comments | Posted December 11, 2014 | 11:15 PM

写真家のハーグリーブス氏とレヴィン氏が作った、裕福な人たちが食べている食事と、貧しい人たちの食事とを並べた写真シリーズからは、食卓を通して「持てる者と持たざる者の間にある格差を実感できる。

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Side-By-Side Photos Of What Rich And Poor Eat Reveal 'Glaring Disparities' Worldwide

(89) Comments | Posted December 11, 2014 | 12:49 PM

Initially, Henry Hargreaves and Caitlin Levin were interested in investigating how history’s most notorious dictators ate and used food deprivation as a weapon to punish insubordinates.

But soon after starting the project, the photographers realized hunger -- and the vast pain it causes -- is still very much a...

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In Wake Of Troubling VA Report, Group Promises Nearly 2,000 Homes For Homeless Vets

(2) Comments | Posted December 9, 2014 | 2:59 PM

After a recent eye-opening report found that the Department of Veterans Affairs let down thousands of homeless veterans last year, the VA remained undeterred.

The group announced on Tuesday that it will commit $13.5 million to its solutions-oriented voucher program to secure shelter for 1,984...

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World Mourns Outspoken Woman With Disability Who Declared, 'I'm Not Your Inspiration'

(27) Comments | Posted December 8, 2014 | 5:46 PM

Stella Young wasn’t here to make you feel warm and fuzzy inside. She made that perfectly clear.

And by flat-out rejecting "inspiration porn," the woman with a bone disease who died suddenly on Saturday effectively subverted the conversation surrounding disabilities.

Born in Victoria, Australia, Young lived with...

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VA Hotline Missed 40,500 Opportunities To Help Homeless Vets Last Year: Report

(12) Comments | Posted December 8, 2014 | 12:01 PM

The deadline to end veteran homelessness is closing in, but a hotline devoted to the issue let thousands of calls go unanswered, a new report has concluded.

Established in 2012, the National Call Center for Homeless Veterans serves as the primary vehicle to connect vets on the...

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Giving Tuesday Raises $45.7 Million, Gives Black Friday A Run For Its Money

(0) Comments | Posted December 4, 2014 | 9:46 AM

Once again, consumers proved that they could save a little room to give back after the holiday shopping rush.

The third annual Giving Tuesday event raised $45.7 million, a 63 percent increase from last year, according to preliminary estimates released by the Case Foundation on Wednesday. The Indiana...

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NFL Player With Former $37.5 Million Contract Leaves Career To Help Feed Needy

(214) Comments | Posted December 3, 2014 | 3:43 PM

While the St. Louis Rams continue to make headlines for their controversial nod to the Ferguson protesters, a former team member has taken up his own social cause on an entirely different field.

In 2012 -- after seven years in the NFL –- Jason Brown was let...

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Number Of Children Contracting HIV Is Dropping: New Report

(0) Comments | Posted December 3, 2014 | 9:46 AM

Though children are still less likely than adults to get HIV treatment, the number of kids contracting the virus has dropped considerably.

According to a new UNICEF report, 1.1 million HIV infections among children in low- and middle-income countries were averted between 2005 and 2013. The humanitarian...

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Giving Tuesday Feels Much Better Than Your Black Friday, Doesn't It? (LIVEBLOG: WAYS TO GIVE)

(1) Comments | Posted December 2, 2014 | 8:33 AM

After emptying their wallets on Black Friday and Cyber Monday, consumers can now put their money where their hearts are.

December 2 marks the third annual Giving Tuesday, the philanthropic campaign that concludes two of the year’s biggest shopping events with some selflessness.

Established by the...

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ヘンリー王子が自らの"秘密"を告白 なぜ?

(1) Comments | Posted December 1, 2014 | 11:50 PM

写真が流出したわけでも、タブロイド紙がスクープを報じたわけでもないが、世界は12月1日、イギリス王室のヘンリー王子の、とてもプライベートな事柄を知ることになった。

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Unpaid Cook And Janitor Cared For Assisted Living Residents After State Abandoned Them

(161) Comments | Posted December 1, 2014 | 4:56 PM

A cook and a janitor who stood by residents of an assisted living facility when the state failed to, recently opened up again about their lifesaving roles in the ordeal.

In October 2013, the California Department of Social Services (DSS) closed the Valley Springs Manor Residential Care...

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Prince Harry Reveals Secret On World AIDS Day, Helps Fight Stigma

(85) Comments | Posted December 1, 2014 | 10:33 AM

It didn’t involve leaked photos or a tabloid’s scoop, but the world still learned something intimately private about Prince Harry on Monday.

To celebrate World AIDS Day, and help put an end to the stigma surrounding the disease, Harry agreed to unveil a secret as part of his “Feel No...

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Legally Blind Single Mother Living On $21,000 Is Just Grateful To Finally Have A Turkey This Year

(47) Comments | Posted November 27, 2014 | 12:51 AM

When Shawanna Vaughn, 36, started to lose her sight four years ago, the working, single mother quickly hit rock bottom. That year, Thanksgiving was turkey sandwiches and a bag of chips.

"It was the worst holiday ever," the South Bronx, New York, resident told The Huffington Post. "I had...

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Kids Struggling With Hunger Share What They Are Most Thankful For This Holiday Season

(7) Comments | Posted November 26, 2014 | 11:24 AM

Hunger is on the rise in America where millions of children face impossible struggles that belie their years.

According to Feeding America, the U.S.’s largest domestic hunger-relief charity, 15.8 million children reside in food insecure homes.

Living without proper nutrition means these underserved kids are at a...

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Ebola Nearly Wiped Out This Entire Family. Now Sisters Are Raising 6 Orphans

(1) Comments | Posted November 24, 2014 | 2:41 PM

Siatta Stewart has no idea how she was spared from Ebola, but the grateful 30-year-old has little time to mull such thoughts. She has to focus her efforts on the six children she has been left to raise.

Over the course of nine weeks, the Liberian woman lost...

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