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September 5, 2015

Taking the 'I' Out of Volunteering

Organizations that help nonprofits understand where they can use more expertise and capacity, and then connecting them with that help, offer one key step towards solving the complex problems we face as a society.

UN Tells Over 200,000 Syrian Refugees Via Text That Food Aid Will Be Cut Off

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This Could Help Curb New York City's Homelessness Issue

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Here's How Teachers In India Are Making Sure No Students Fall Behind

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Famed German Soccer Club Donates $1 Million To New Refugees

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Syrian Boy's Death Spurs Donations For Refugees And Migrants

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40% Of Children In Mideast Conflict Zones Aren't In School: UN

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How To Help Migrants Amid Crisis In Europe

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'Airbnb For Refugees' Sees Surge Of People Willing To Help

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Nepal Hasn't Spent Any Of The $4 Billion In Donations Since Earthquake

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Acid Attack Survivor's Makeup Tutorial Teaches More Than Lipstick Tips

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4% Of Cancer Research Funds Go To Kids. This Mom Wants To Change That

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How 100 Disposable Cameras Empowered Homeless People

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Moms Without Sheets Turned Away From Ugandan Birthing Centers

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Woman Called 'Monster' Online Creates Space For Bullying Victims

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Free Online Course Connects Ex-Inmates With The Job Skills They Need

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Boko Haram's Young Victims Process Trauma Through Heartbreaking Drawings

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Running Club Has Helped Bring 1,300 People Out Of Homelessness

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After Katrina, New Orleans Improved Education, Housing, Health Care

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India Eliminates Disease, Will Spare Thousands Of Moms, Newborns

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Tennis Star Novak Djokovic Named UN Goodwill Ambassador

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Viral Photo Of Syrian Dad Prompts Donors To Do Something Amazing

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Phoenix Court Waives Fines, Warrants For Homeless Population

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Scholarship Funds For Alison Parker, Adam Ward Honor Slain Journalists

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Water Inequality Photos Put Privilege Into Perspective

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10 Years After Katrina, Here's Who's Still Helping Rebuild New Orleans

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How One Actress-Activist Is Working To End Dogfighting In Los Angeles

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After Katrina, Store Made New Orleans Believe 9th Ward Was 'Coming Back'

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422,000 Besieged Syrians Denied Food Aid In July: UN

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'We're Done Begging For Help:' Syrian Refugees Despair Over Newborns

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Woman Photographs Homeless Father To Rebuild Their Relationship

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Facebook Opens Up 'Donate Button' To All Nonprofits

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'We're Still Standing:' 10 Years After Katrina, City Celebrates Revival

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New Site Tells Travelers What Their Destinations' Charities Need

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Malala, Shot By Taliban For Supporting Education, Celebrates Straight-As

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Homelessness Has Dropped 85% In New Orleans Since Katrina: Report

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Number Of Families That Can't Afford Food Drops To Pre-Recession Levels: Report

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Paying Organ Donors Could Let More Low-Income People Save Lives

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How A Small Michigan Town Is Sending All Its Kids To College

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More Than 3 Million People Going Hungry In Mali: UN

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Albino Kids Whose Limbs Were Cut Off For Witch Doctors Get Prosthetics

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Cottages For Homeless In Dallas Will Save County About $1.3 Million

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HONY Helped Raise Over $2 Million To End Slave Labor In Pakistan

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Syrian Refugee Camp's Circus School Spreads Confidence, Smiles, Hope

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World Humanitarian Day Honors Ebola, Syria And Nepal Health Workers

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Paralyzed Woman Creates Jeans For People In Wheelchairs

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Activists Push To Make Child Marriage In India Easier To Annul

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NYC Program Could Help Homeless Domestic Abuse Victims

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Baltimore Responded To Rioting By Creating 3,000 Jobs For Its Youth

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Johnny Depp Rocks Out To Help Bring Free Surgeries To Kids In Need

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Filipino Siblings Use Saltwater To Bring Light To Poor Communities

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'Agrihoods' Build Communities Around Farms, Not Golf Courses

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Great-Grandma Spent Summer Bringing Lunch To Low-Income Kids

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Spanish Town Installs Communal Fridge To Fight Food Waste

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Ebola In West Africa Can Be Defeated By End Of 2015: UN

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This Is How Ebola is Being Kept Out Of Classrooms In West Africa

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Why It's Only Rich Who Can Write About Poor

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Sisters Sell Origami To Bring Clean Water To Poor Countries

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Connecting Community Leaders In Conflict Zones With Tech Solutions

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We Could End Homelessness In Canada. But It'll Cost You $46

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