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December 19, 2014

INSPIRING
Harry's Photos Prove Orphans Aren't Just The Face Of AIDS

Prince Harry
Chris Jackson via Getty Images

CHARITY
Brilliant Light Show Riffs 'All That Bass' And Moves Passersby

Christmas Lights Wounded Warriors
WFSB

HOMELESSNESS
Cameras Give Formerly Homeless Detroiters A Voice

Lucretia Portrait
HuffPost

INSPIRING
Woman Thanks Homeless Man Who Paid For Cab In Big Way

Dominique Harrisonbentzen
Facebook/BBC North West Tonight

CHARITY
Charity Tax Breaks Only Extended Through End Of 2014

Worried Office
Thomas Barwick via Getty Images

SYRIA
U.N. Extends Syria Aid For Another Year

Syria Civilians
ASSOCIATED PRESS

HOMELESSNESS
THIS Is How Cops Should Treat Homeless People

Homeless Houston Cop
NationSwell

11 Top-Rated Charities That Changed The World In 2014

Happy People
monkeybusinessimages via Getty Images

INSPIRING
'Angel' Pays Off Store's Layaway Gifts With $50,000 Donation

Walmart
Invision for Walmart

NONPROFITS
Group Behind 'Kony 2012' Closing Because Of Funding Issues

Kony 2012
NBC via Getty Images

CHARITY
Charity Gifts That Beat #Basic Gifts

Spoiled Woman Christmas
Phung Huynh Vu Qui via Getty Images

ADVOCACY
Bloomberg Gives 14 Cities Huge Grants To End Poverty

Michael Bloomberg
Taylor Hill via Getty Images

ADVOCACY
Mom Forced To Choose Between Medicine Or Food Gets Help

Dhalie Gods Love
Christian Grattan Photography

CHARITY
How To Help Homeless Kids This Holiday

Coalition For The Homeless Letter
Coalition For The Homeless

HOW TO HELP

CHARITY
'Layaway Angel' Secretly Pays Off 150 Accounts At Toy Store

Secret Santa Gift Ideas
Laura Johansen via Getty Images

SYRIA
U.S. 'Steps Up,' Considers 9,000 Syrian Refugee Applications

Syria Refugee
Anadolu Agency via Getty Images

CHARITY
How To Honor Newtown Victims 2 Years After Tragedy

Sandy Hook Victims

HUNGER
Photos Of What Rich And Poor Eat Reveal 'Glaring Disparities'

Syria Hunger
Henry Hargreaves and Caitlin Levin

CHARITY
Struggling Cancer Survivor Says Christmas Will Be Tough

Cancer Mom
Laura Morgan

CHARITY
Boston Marathon Fund Closes After Doling Out $80 Million

One Fund Boston
ASSOCIATED PRESS

VETS
VA Makes Big Pledge In Wake Of Troubling Report

Homeless Veteran
Bloomberg via Getty Images

GLOBAL IMPACT
Malala Accepts Nobel Prize

Malala
HEIKO JUNGE via Getty Images

ADVOCACY
Malala Calls Out World Leaders On Human Rights Record

Malala
ASSOCIATED PRESS

INSPIRING
94 Feel-Good Gifts Making The World A Merrier Place

Wrapping Presents
Mike Kemp via Getty Images

CHARITY
Couple Volunteers To Sort Through 1,000 Letters To Santa

Christmas Kids In Need
CBS 2 Chicago

AID
UN Resumes Food Aid For Syrian Refugees After Raising Funds

Syrian Refugee
ASSOCIATED PRESS

ADVOCACY
World Mourns Advocate Who Said, 'I'm Not Your Inspiration'

Stella Young
TEDx

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VETS
'Hero' Reunites Soldiers With Dogs They Befriended Overseas

Cnn Hero Of The Year
CNN

HUNGER
Baroness: Poor Are Going Hungry Because They Can't Cook

Trussell Trust
Dan Kitwood via Getty Images

GLOBAL IMPACT
Gifts For Gals That Support Women Around The World

Smiling Pakistan Women
Sunduslive via Getty Images

VETS
Report: VA Missed 40,500 Opportunities To Help Homeless Vets

Homeless Veteran
Kevin Russ via Getty Images

ADVOCACY
UN Declares A Devastating Year For Millions Of Children

Child Refugees
ASSOCIATED PRESS

GLOMO
Global Movement Against Child Marriage Grows Stronger

Moz
Jessica Prois

ADVOCACY
Here's A Great Way To Tell If Your Date Is A Jerk

Volunteer
Steve Debenport via Getty Images

HOMELESSNESS
This Man Is Making 'Huts' For Those Living Without Shelter

Homeless Man Huts

INSPIRING
Hells Angels Wait In Line For 5 Days To Buy Bikes For Kids

Hells Angels
KMPH News

CHARITY
Report: Red Cross Won't Reveal How Donations Help

Gail Mcgovern
ASSOCIATED PRESS

IMPACTX
Millennials' Tech Addiction Makes The World A Better Place

Millennials Giving Back
Welzoo

ADVOCACY
Eye-Opening Ads Reveal Who Homeless People Really Are

Homeless Sign
PeteWill via Getty Images

HUNGER
Donating $1 Could End Syria Hunger Crisis

Syrian Refugees Food
Kutluhan Cucel via Getty Images

CHARITY
Giving Tuesday Gives Black Friday A Run For Its Money

Givingtuesday
Marcus Ingram via Getty Images

HUNGER
NFL Player Leaves $37.5 Million Contract To Help Feed Needy

Jason Brown St Louis Rams
Elsa via Getty Images

HOMELESSNESS
Uruguay's President Hands Money To Man During Interview

Jos Mujica
Buzz60

HOMELESSNESS
'Chef Arnold,' 90, May Just Beat The System

Feeding Homeless Arrested
ASSOCIATED PRESS

INSPIRING
Pastor Spends 5 Days On Streets, Shows Empathy For Homeless

Pastor Homeless
WGRZ Channel 2

CHARITY
Postal Service Responds To Needy Kids' Letters To Santa

Operation Santa Post Office
Mario Tama via Getty Images

CHARITY
NFL Star Just Gave 11 Kids A Christmas They'll Never Forget

Andre Johnson
Houston Chronicle

GLOMO
Report: Number Of Children Contracting HIV Is Dropping

Child Hiv Aids Malawi
ASSOCIATED PRESS

HOMELESSNESS
Man Uses Free Olive Garden Pass To Give Out 125 Meals

Homeless Olive Garden
Matt Tribe

INSPIRING
#Unselfie Captures Worthy Causes, Trumps Duckface Photos

Carey Mulligan
War Child UK, Twitter

INSPIRING
5 Children Killed In Tragic House Fire Get Kid-Friendly Caskets

St Bartholomews Church In Manhattan
USA TODAY

GLOMO
Patients React To HIV Tests In Nation With 1 Of Highest Rates

Moz
Jessica Prois

CHARITY
Best Of Giving Tuesday

Donate Button
flytosky11 via Getty Images

ADVOCACY
Cook And Janitor Cared For Elderly Abandoned By State

California Nursing Home Closes
CBS San Francisco