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Use Technology, Seize The Moment, Change The World

Jason Silva | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Jason Silva

What has always excited us about Current is its call for audience participation and engagement. Finally, a platform for meaningful exchange, existing on television, taking the high road and believing that sharing our stories can change the world.

How To Become A Mentor

Causecast | ELIZAH LEIGH | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

Whether you have already embarked on a mentorship or are just mulling over the idea, you've come to the right place for a no-nonsense crash course. Ja...

Hope Plus, Global Caring Portal, To Launch In December

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

Phil Noble describes Hope Plus, his upcoming online action network, as "a global eBay for caring." Hope Plus is being developed by Noble's PoliticsOnl...

Volunteer Spotlight: Jessica Butler for Step Up Women's Network

The Huffington Post | Jonathan Daniel Harris | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

Over the last few months, Causecast has been highlighting exceptional volunteers from our network of organizations. This month, they're featuring Jess...

Daughtry Guitarist Auctions Off Guitar To Raise Money For Girl With Cancer

Causecast | Erica Liepmann | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

Three months ago, five year old Hayley Kudro was diagnosed with Neuroblastoma, a form of childhood cancer. Her young life quickly changed from carefre...

Announcing HuffPost Impact: Where News Turns Into Action

Arianna Huffington | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Arianna Huffington

At HuffPost Impact, reaching the end of a story is just the beginning of the chance to make a difference. READ MORE A Funny Thing Happened on My Way to Talk About Afghanistan The New York Review of Books' Adventures in New Media Why Joe Biden Should Resign WATCH: Arianna Discusses Her Biden Post on Larry King Live WATCH: Arianna Explains Why Joe Biden Should Resign On CNN's The Situation Room WATCH: Arianna on Charlie Rangel, Ethics, and the Risk to Democrats on This Week

Pepsi Refresh Project and City Labs

Joel Arquillos | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Joel Arquillos

Those of us lucky enough to receive funding can do a heck of a lot of good with the kind of cash Pepsi is giving away--over a million dollars a month!

Sunday Roundup

Arianna Huffington | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Arianna Huffington

This week, we launched Impact, our new section devoted to giving back. Thanks to the compassion and generosity of our HuffPost community, it immediately lived up to its name, raising over $30,000 to help the mom who, saddled with medical debt, went blind so her kids wouldn't have to.

Help Send Relief To Haiti: HuffPost Impact And Causecast Present The Goods

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

The earthquake in Haiti has caused a devastating amount of damage to the region. No lives in the area remain untouched by this event. Out of this trag...

Slash Holds Concert To Benefit Homeless Youth (INTERVIEW)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

Slash and friends join forces to battle youth homelessness in Los Angeles during the Los Angeles Youth Network (LAYN) Rocks! benefit concert November ...

Richard Branson, Concert-Goers On The Importance Of Volunteering

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

At the end of August, Virgin Mobile presented the FreeFest, a free music festival dedicated to encouraging young people to devote time to public servi...

Virgin Mobile's FreeFest Aims to End Youth Homelessness

Jonathan Daniel Harris | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Jonathan Daniel Harris

Two of the hardest things to accomplish in modern-day America are getting something for free and engaging young people in giving back to their communities.

Andrew Bird Tickets: Causecast Reward for Doing Good

Jonathan Daniel Harris | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Jonathan Daniel Harris

Causecast wants to reward the people who are committed to doing good and participating in this summer's United We Serve initiatives, so we're giving the tickets away to those who tweet us with their service plans for summer.

Do-It-Yourself Ideas for United We Serve

Jonathan Daniel Harris | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Jonathan Daniel Harris

Okay, so we've established that President Obama wants us to serve. But, exactly what are you supposed to do? Here are several ideas that you can do to get started in your community.

Why Wait For A Crisis To Give?

Joy Bryant | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Joy Bryant

The time is now for us to do something, anything in service of another, because we all have a part to play in the prosperity of our country, we all have something to give of ourselves, and we all have something to gain.

Creating a Culture of Service

Jonathan Daniel Harris | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Jonathan Daniel Harris

A sincere "Thank you," a hug, or even an emoticon-filled e-mail, can be as fulfilling as reveling in one's own accomplishments.

A Cause For Comedy!

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

Causecast, "a one-stop philanthropy shop" is hosting A Cause For Comedy, the first ever Internet comedy benefit series, tonight at 8pm PT. Proceeds go...

A Cause for Comedy: A Cause for Mild Alarm

Jonathan Daniel Harris | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Jonathan Daniel Harris

Here's the concept. A bunch of idealistic flower people put down their peace pipes for one minute and decide to host a comedy show. You, the sucker, go and shell out $10 of your hard-earned scratch to watch an hour of penis jokes or something. Here's the communist part: they take the money earned from the show and give it to some not-for-profit organization!

Why I'm Almost Vegetarian, But Not Yet

Jonathan Daniel Harris | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Jonathan Daniel Harris

I wish I could live completely off the land, consuming food from my own garden perhaps! However, it's just not in the cards.

Cars Are Like Cigarettes; The New Pariah

Matthew Modine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Matthew Modine

The burning of fossil fuels and the internal combustion engine is dead. Raise your glass to self-propulsion! Long live the bicycle.

10 Ways to Change the World Through Social Media

Max Gladwell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Max Gladwell

Our children will inherit a world profoundly changed by the combination of technology and humanity that is social media.

Causecast Gets You Tickets to the American Idol Finale!

Jonathan Daniel Harris | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Jonathan Daniel Harris

Working at Causecast has its perks: there's the champagne waterfall and conference calls with Diddy. However, it also means I'm ineligible to win the tickets we're giving away to the American Idol Finale.

UCLA Students to Benefit Burma at the 3rd Annual Mighty Mic Concert

Levi Felix | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Levi Felix

This student-run nonprofit concert attracts about 2,000 attendees annually and is fast becoming a UCLA tradition.

Tax Day, Conor Oberst Style - Give to Charity, Give Away a Film

Marissa Moss | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Marissa Moss

Conor and I had a conversation back before the election about his activism, politics, and, of course, the music.

'Conor Oberst and The Mystic Valley Band' Donate New Documentary To Benefit Nonprofits on Causecast

Levi Felix | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Levi Felix

Conor Oberst and The Mystic Valley Band are making history as they use technology, music and film to not only entertain their fans, but to raise money for numerous causes on Causecast.