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Celebrities Tee It Up for Charity in Sacramento

Rose Tafoya | Posted 09.14.2016 | Sports
Rose Tafoya

Northern California has claimed its rich history and is known as the heart of the Gold Rush. However, Sacramento, the capital city of California, is home to a brilliant community of people that make an impact for many non-profit and charitable organizations.

Why Beyoncé Wants You to Buy This Backpack (and We Do, Too)

Helaina Hovitz | Posted 12.28.2014 | Impact
Helaina Hovitz

Operating on the TOMS Shoes model--for each backpack bought, a backpack is donated to a child in need -- STATE Bags was born out of a desire to help provide children in need with healthy snacks, school supplies, a reliable carry-all, and a group of positive role models.

Big Island Scores Big in Nonprofit Business Plan Competition

Dawn Morais | Posted 07.11.2014 | Hawaii
Dawn Morais

Hawaii Island produced several winners in the recent American Savings/Hogan Nonprofit Business Plan Competition. Among the finalists were the Big Isla...

Justin Bieber Does Good For A Change

The Huffington Post | Hilary Miller | Posted 12.20.2013 | Celebrity

Justin Bieber has managed to get a lot of bad press this year, but it looks like he's aiming for a new year's turnaround. The pop star interrupted the...

Initiative Launches To Develop More Black Ballerinas

The Huffington Post | Rhonesha Byng | Posted 09.24.2013 | Black Voices

Misty Copeland was discovered by a combination of luck, talent and being in the right place at the right moment. One afternoon while at the Boys a...

Cool Program Helps Teens Graduate Outside Of School (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Krystie Yandoli | Posted 06.28.2013 | Teen

In attempt to reduce high school dropout rates, one non-profit organization is promoting an alternative way for students to receive their diplomas. ...

Divide and Rule Was the Unwritten Rule of the Indian Agents

Tim Giago | Posted 08.03.2012 | Politics
Tim Giago

When many of us from Indian reservations see the United States send billions of dollars in foreign aid to Egypt, Israel, Pakistan, Afghanistan and God knows where else, we often wonder why the indigenous people of America do not come first.

SuAnne Died Young, but Her Legacy Lives On

Tim Giago | Posted 02.11.2012 | Impact
Tim Giago

After her death, her mother, Chick Big Crow, decided to make the dream of her daughter a reality. She contacted the corporate executives of the Boys and Girls Clubs of America and made them a pitch.

NFL Star Adrian Peterson Scores Charity Dollars With Touchdowns And Browser Apps

Posted 12.02.2011 | Impact

While NFL star Adrian Peterson continues to commit $5,000 to charity for every touchdown he makes, the Minnesota Vikings' running back has found a way...

Justin Bieber Releases Charity Campaign With Holiday Album

Posted 01.01.2012 | Impact

Along with the Tuesday release of his holiday album, "Under The Mistletoe," Justin Bieber launched a charity campaign to benefit seven causes that off...

Denzel Washington: We Are Failing Our Kids

Posted 11.22.2011 | Education

Academy Award-winning film director Ron Howard, basketball star LeBron James, musical artist Ashanti and Academy Award-winning actor Denzel Washington...

PHOTOS: Dream House Raffle To Benefit The Boys And Girls Clubs Of Metro Denver

Posted 06.04.2011 | Denver

A Washington Park home worth $1.25 million is the grand prize in the Denver in a Dream House Raffle benefiting the Boys and Girls Clubs of metro Denve...

PHOTOS: Last Night In LA

Huffington Post | Nicole Larson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

On Tuesday morning at the Nokia Plaza in Los Angeles, Actor Denzel Washington announced that Jennifer Lopez will join him as spokesperson for The Boys...

Boys & Girls Club To Make Millions From LeBron Announcement

WSET | Jeremy Mills | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

The Boys and Girls Club's national headquarters will make millions from Thursday's announcement that will come from James' announcement show on ESPN....