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Charitable Causes

This Nonprofit CEO Drives A Taxi In His Spare Time And Donates Money To Refugees

The Huffington Post | Robbie Couch | Posted 04.03.2015 | Impact

Omar Shekhey goes above and beyond the 9-to-5 work day to benefit those in need. He's the CEO and president of the Somali American Community Center...

Nonprofit Employment Actually Grew During The Recession: Report

The Huffington Post | Robbie Couch | Posted 01.07.2015 | Impact

Nonprofits are becoming an increasingly vital aspect of the American economy, new data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics shows. For the first tim...

11 Top-Rated Charities That Changed The World In 2014

The Huffington Post | Robbie Couch | Posted 01.06.2015 | Impact

Not all nonprofits are created equal -- just ask Charity Navigator. The watchdog group tracks charities nationwide to help donors have a better un...

Uber Expands Nonprofit Option, Provides Cheaper Rides To More Chinese Users

The Huffington Post | Robbie Couch | Posted 11.06.2014 | Impact

Uber is connecting more people through affordable transportation -- and is OK with not making any money in the process. The ride-sharing app, which...

Bill Gates' Foundation Gives Its Largest Gift Ever To Combat Ebola Crisis

The Huffington Post | Robbie Couch | Posted 09.12.2014 | Impact

The fight against Ebola has found a deep-pocketed ally in Bill Gates. The billionaire philanthropist's foundation has pledged $50 million to fight ...

Fine Young Philanthropists

Varda Epstein | Posted 04.27.2014 | Impact
Varda Epstein

Kids are being taught at home and in their schools about the meaning of giving. Apparently, doing nice things for others makes kids smarter, happier and more successful, too.

Time to Manage Your Charitable Portfolio?

Irv Katz | Posted 03.09.2014 | Money
Irv Katz

There is really very little to be gained by passivity in charitable giving. Make your investments in issues and in organizations that matter to you. You will be far less likely to fall for anything bogus.

These Shoes Ain't Just Made for Walkin': The Cause Marketing Biz Model

MaryEllen Tribby | Posted 01.23.2014 | Business
MaryEllen Tribby

TOMS understands that being an advocate for children, as well as being able to defend that advocacy with ease, will alleviate the price barrier and sell more shoes.

Do-Gooding Tips from the Pros

Bill Wasserman | Posted 08.15.2012 | Impact
Bill Wasserman

Last year we launched a Speakers Bureau and invited successful professionals with the inside scoop to spend their lunch hours and coffee breaks chatting with us about their jobs. These conversations have enhanced how we run campaigns for causes we believe in.

Why Steve Jobs and I Hate Charity

Joe Waters | Posted 11.09.2011 | Impact
Joe Waters

When giving is disconnected from caring and context, it's just charity, in the worst sense of the word.