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Train for Next Season and Answer Pope's Call to Action

William Lambers | Posted 06.16.2016 | Impact
William Lambers

Championships can be won, in part, during the off-season. When my cross country team at Elder High School in Cincinnati went unbeaten and won the stat...

Put Heart and Mind Into Zero Hunger

William Lambers | Posted 10.06.2015 | Impact
William Lambers

The war in South Sudan has caused a massive hunger and malnutrition crisis, which has a devastating impact on children. Small children will suffer lasting physical and mental damage from malnutrition if not treated.

Nepal: How Runners, Walkers Can Help Today

William Lambers | Posted 05.11.2016 | Impact
William Lambers

Many of the families were left homeless and have lost their food supply in the devastation. They have little or no resources to fall back on. They were living in poverty even before the earthquake, so you can imagine how desperately they need the support now.

How Everyone With a Smartphone Can Feed a Hungry Child

William Lambers | Posted 06.18.2015 | Impact
William Lambers

Technology has developed unique and even easy ways to help people a world away. One of them is the free app Charity Miles.

Feed a 'Silent Guest' on Giving Tuesday

William Lambers | Posted 01.30.2015 | Impact
William Lambers

When you sit down for a meal on Giving Tuesday, you can set aside a place for a "silent guest," one of the world's hungry. Then you could make a donation to a charity, the cost of feeding your "silent guest."

How the NYC Marathon Can Feed Millions of Children

William Lambers | Posted 12.31.2014 | Impact
William Lambers

There are 50,000 runners and 2 million spectators in this Sunday's New York City Marathon. If around half of those have a smartphone and use the Char...

How One College Will Help 27 Charities in One Afternoon

William Lambers | Posted 05.18.2014 | Impact
William Lambers

On Saturday, April 12 at 3pm, at the Schueler Athletic Field, people are invited to come and walk around the campus track using the free app Charity Miles. When you download this app it keeps track of your workouts.

College Runner Fights World Hunger While Making Comeback From Injury

William Lambers | Posted 05.05.2014 | Sports
William Lambers

Her 2013 cross country season was obviously over. Luckily, her career was saved just in the nick of time. Now with the right diagnosis she could get healthy.

We Can Support Food and Peace for Syria

William Lambers | Posted 04.28.2014 | Impact
William Lambers

Whether it's colleges, churches or community organizations you can do something to bring peace and humanitarian aid for all Syrians. While these battlefields are distant in miles, you can still be close at hand in bringing relief to the suffering.

Service Learning to Develop Leaders Against Hunger

William Lambers | Posted 02.20.2014 | Impact
William Lambers

An aspiring teacher can learn how to make hunger issues a part of their lessons plans. A business major can see how they might start or help a non-profit organization through their career.

This Marathon Enthusiast Will Run For 26 Consecutive Days- All In The Name Of Charity

Charity Miles | Posted 01.23.2014 | Impact
Charity Miles

We at Charity Miles have so many incredibly inspiring users, it's hard to choose just one to profile each week here at HuffPo. I think we've chosen a ...

This Deaf Athlete Says: 'Losing My Hearing Has Given Me A Positive Outlook on Life'

Charity Miles | Posted 01.23.2014 | Impact
Charity Miles

"But when I do triathlons, it is not about hearing; it is about going. Losing my hearing has given me a positive outlook on life because I learned you can take something so negative and allow positive things to come from it."

How College Students Can Help Feed Syria

William Lambers | Posted 12.25.2013 | College
William Lambers

Right now you have a whole generation of children growing up in the Middle East with little food, health care or education. Your community, even if far away from this crisis, can make a difference.

This Mother-Daughter Duo Are Truly Inspiring

Charity Miles | Posted 01.23.2014 | Impact
Charity Miles

Ari has cerebral palsy and visual impairment but that doesn't stop her from pounding the pavement with her mom.

Adam Hill on Overcoming Depression and Becoming an Ironman Triathlete

Charity Miles | Posted 01.23.2014 | Impact
Charity Miles

We have the most compassionate community of athletes, activists and everyone in between. We love sharing their stories with The Huffington Post community. Today we're featuring Adam Hill, who recently went through a dramatic transformation.

Cindy Levin on Her Fight to End Global Hunger and Poverty

Charity Miles | Posted 12.03.2013 | Impact
Charity Miles

Today we're featuring Cindy Levin, an anti-poverty activist and mother of two. She has a personal mission to engage kids and stay at home parents to stand up for global child survival.

Robert Reffkin on Running, Giving Back and His Love for Habitat for Humanity

Charity Miles | Posted 11.30.2013 | Impact
Charity Miles

As the social media editor for Charity Miles, I see thousands of inspiring stories daily. Stories of survivors, of fighters, of incredible athletes, of every day people doing everything in their power to make a difference in the world.

10 Apps That Support Charity

Dylan Nord | Posted 06.30.2013 | Impact
Dylan Nord

Last week, Google launched a new app that makes discovering and supporting charity fun and easy. The One Today app highlights a new charity every day and gives its users the choice to support that charity by making a $1 donation.

Help Make This the Best NYC Marathon Ever!

Gene Gurkoff | Posted 11.02.2012 | Impact
Gene Gurkoff

Unfortunately, one of the things that makes this year's marathon special is Hurricane Sandy. We in NYC are reeling from the storm. But the marathon has always been a statement about determination, commitment, overcoming adversity and the sheer joy of living.

App Donates To Charity Each Time You Open A New Browser Tab

Posted 10.17.2012 | Impact

How many tabs do you have open right this second? Eight? Twelve? A gazillion? Now, a web app called Tab For A Cause will take your browser's blank...