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Eleanor Goldberg is the Editor of HuffPost Impact.

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The No. 1 Cause Men Care About The Most

(0) Comments | Posted March 27, 2015 | 10:01 AM

Women give more charity than men do, but that gap could potentially be closed if groups paid closer attention to the causes and messaging that speaks most to males.

Noticing the nonprofit industry’s tendency to focus its efforts on targeting females, consulting group Good Scout conducted a

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This Group Gives Refugees Toilets, Then Turns The Waste Into Charcoal For Cooking

(1) Comments | Posted March 25, 2015 | 6:08 PM

Updated on March, 26 2015 at 9:05 a.m. EST

This inventive solution is no load of crap.

Across the globe, 1.8 billion people use a drinking water source that is contaminated with fecal matter, according to the World Health Organization (WHO). To make sure the waste produced by...

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'Hunger Doesn't Take A Spring Break': Food Banks Bring Meals To Needy Kids When School's Out

(0) Comments | Posted March 25, 2015 | 10:35 AM

Updated on March 25, 2015 at 2:15 p.m. EST.

Spring break is rarely a picnic for low-income kids.

While most children count down the days to vacation, students who live in poor households anxiously count the numbers of meals they’ll miss when they can’t get access to free meals...

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Orlando Bloom, UNICEF Ambassador, Shows Liberian Youth What They Can Do To Fight Ebola

(2) Comments | Posted March 24, 2015 | 6:33 PM

Actor Orlando Bloom said he couldn’t begin to “comprehend” the loss Liberians faced during the Ebola crisis. But he hoped his presence could at least help urge survivors to get involved in preventative programming.

The UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador concluded a four-day trip to the West African country last...

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Child Homelessness In New York City Hit An All-Time High. Here's How It Can Be Fixed

(70) Comments | Posted March 23, 2015 | 3:43 PM

A record number of kids in New York City are homeless and they won’t see any relief until they get access to more affordable housing, a new report concluded.

According to the Coalition for the Homeless, 25,000 children in the Big Apple didn’t have a place to call...

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NYC Mayor De Blasio Offers Cash Reward To Landlords For Housing Homeless Families

(4) Comments | Posted March 23, 2015 | 10:50 AM

Money talks -- especially when it comes straight from the mayor’s mouth.

To help curb New York City’s record homeless rate, Mayor Bill de Blasio is making robocalls to landlords, asking them to take in “responsible” homeless families in exchange for a $1,000 bonus, the New York Daily...

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The Water Crisis Creates A Gender Rights Problem. Here's Who's Solving It

(3) Comments | Posted March 22, 2015 | 10:00 AM

Globally, women and girls in developing countries spend an estimated 200 million hours every single day just collecting water in areas where potable water isn’t available locally.

It’s an arduous task that leads to debilitating injuries, yet the chore falls on the heads of women and children...

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Boosting Vaccination Coverage 'Very Pressing' To Recovery Process In Ebola-Stricken Countries: WHO

(0) Comments | Posted March 20, 2015 | 10:40 AM

* Outbreak has disrupted normal healthcare in region

* Vaccination program hit, increasing disease risks (Adds quote, measles cases, details on Ebola figs)

By Kate Kelland

LONDON, March 20 (Reuters) - The World Health Organization warned on Friday of a risk of outbreaks of measles, whooping cough and other diseases...

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Syrian Surgeon, Supported By Doctors Without Borders, Performs His First C-Section While Under Siege

(1) Comments | Posted March 19, 2015 | 7:11 PM

As shelling pierced the air outside, a recent medical school graduate continued to carefully examine a pregnant Syrian women who was about to go into a labor at a makeshift hospital.

The surgeon weighed his two options: figure out how to perform his first cesarean section, or...

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Now You'll Know If A Charity Is Legit Just From Its Domain Name

(2) Comments | Posted March 19, 2015 | 9:09 AM

Updated on March 19, 2015 at 6:45 p.m. EST

It’s a classic scam. Fraudsters buy a website name that sounds similar to another reputable charity’s and then collect money from unsuspecting donors.

But those crooks are going to have a much harder time preying on donors’ goodwill...

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This Public Bus Runs Entirely On Human Poop Converted Into Fuel

(39) Comments | Posted March 18, 2015 | 3:26 PM

These British passengers can confidently assert that their sh*t don’t stink.

The city of Bristol is prepared to roll out a vehicle on March 25 that’s powered entirely by locals’ poop as part of an ambitious environmental campaign. The Bio-Bus, which will aptly run on Bristol’s Service...

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Airbnb Users Post Homeless People's 'Residences' For Rent To Show How People On The Streets Live

(3) Comments | Posted March 17, 2015 | 5:19 PM

A 10-bedroom “modern boho open space” in the East Village that runs just $10 a night might seem like a scam to the discerning Airbnb user.

But the housing post actually has no strings attached -- for homeless people that is.

To highlight the economic disparities in some of New...

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A-List Celebs Fight For Women In Poverty

(25) Comments | Posted March 17, 2015 | 1:31 PM

Meryl Streep made headlines for her recent, impromptu support of equal wages. Now she's taking calculated steps to push for the world’s most underserved women and girls to be lifted out of poverty.

Together with Beyonce, Lady Gaga, HuffPost founder Arianna Huffington and 32 other activists, Streep signed...

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Now When You Watch Inspiring Content, You Can Give To Charity Just By Viewing, Sharing

(6) Comments | Posted March 16, 2015 | 12:39 PM

Your Facebook "likes" are about to do a lot more than just boost egos.

EcoMedia, a division of CBS, rolled out a new digital platform last Monday that lets viewers give funds to a host of reputable causes just by clicking through and sharing the site’s uplifting...

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Images Of Abandoned Iconic Spots In New Orleans Urge Us Not To 'Forget' About Katrina 10 Years Later

(21) Comments | Posted March 16, 2015 | 10:32 AM

Almost 10 years after the most catastrophic natural disaster in U.S. history, New Orleans has cause to celebrate. Population figures are up, and joblessness is down, among other noteworthy gains.

But while some laudable progress has been made, a decade on, many devastated areas are...

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14 Million Syrian Kids Are Suffering As War Enters 5th Year. Here's Who's Helping

(11) Comments | Posted March 15, 2015 | 1:07 AM

Sunday marks the start of the fifth year of the civil war in Syria, which has devastated the lives of some 14 million children, according to UNICEF.

A country that was once the envy of the region for its stellar literacy rates is now raising...

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Waikiki Tries Employing Services, Instead Of Criminalization To End Homelessness

(24) Comments | Posted March 13, 2015 | 9:02 AM

The same Hawaii tourist hot spot that recently declared a “war” on homelessness is trying out a peaceful approach to get people off the streets.

Under pressure from the tourism industry to curb Waikiki’s growing homeless population, government officials were quick to employ criminalization...

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Here's To Plumbers, Unsung Heroes Tackling The Water Crisis

(3) Comments | Posted March 11, 2015 | 3:16 PM

Fred Schilling, 65, has gotten used to people chuckling when they first hear about World Plumbing Day.

He also knows they’re likely picturing some sort of Hallmark holiday when people slip a tip to the guy who saves the day when the plunger can’t.

But as the event...

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