As we head into 2011, humanist leaders around the world have resolved to give more and get their fellow freethinkers to do the same.
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WASHINGTON — A new ranking of the nation's 400 biggest charities shows donations dropped by 11 percent overall last year as the Great Recession ...
So, each day this year, Betty is giving $100 to a cause that moves her. And writing about it on her blog, WhatGives365.
Sunday night in Century City, the FEED Foundation, in collaboration with Vanity Fair and Hungry in America, hosted a fundraising event at Top Chef Jud...
Classic Crime, a Seattle-based band, inspired by a previous trip to Port-au-Prince are working hard to draw attention and raise money for Haiti with their music.
I am a retired businessman who volunteers all his time and efforts to better the lives of our needy brothers and sisters in Israel.
Women and children are the most vulnerable in the wake of the catastrophe, and almost half of the population in Haiti is comprised of children.
Two pastors in Lake Wales, Fla., spent a full week on top of a billboard, 21 feet off the ground, to promote their charity campaign and try and raise ...
As part of its Bearing Witness 2.0 project, the Huffington Post is rounding up a few of the best local stories of the day.
Charities across the nat...
Giving is a given during December but why not give a little something extra special this holiday season that will delight the book lovers in your life and promote literacy abroad?
A fascinating experiment in digital philanthropy is brewing at Robin Hood Foundation, a New York City charity that has raised more than $1 billion for poverty-focused nonprofits.
Over the past two months, a skunkworks team of young internet influencers has met, brainstormed, emailed and twittered -- all in the pursuit of feeding more than 100,000 of the city's hungry.
The new generation of proud Indians has been inspired by the great Mahatma Gandhi's mantra, "Be the change you want to see in the world."
So where does your gift have the most impact? How do you find that group of people working to fix that issue you most care about? Here are some great tools for navigating the non-profitsphere.
I had the opportunity to talk with this philanthropic jewelry designer about what inspired her to start Joan Hornig Jewelry and the lessons she learned along the way.
A 5 percent threshold of free medical care to qualify a nonprofit hospital for tax exemptions and public funding is not unreasonable. Or else, why call it charity care?
I am being told that it will be "unlikely" for me to make my way out of Gaza due to the ongoing Israeli-Egyptian siege that has closed borders on every front. Gaza is the largest open air prison in the world.
Every time that I volunteered (I know this sounds corny and trite) but I felt as if I had a positive and applicable impact on someone.
The skies were grey and the event was Blue but guests at the annual Riverkeeper fundraiser were feeling neither as they mingled on the pool deck of the Empire Hotel to support the charity.
I'm honored to have the opportunity to do something that helps the hundreds of thousands who continue to suffer the wounds of war long after the fighting on the battlefield has ended.
RALEIGH, N.C. — The North Carolina Symphony has all the money it needs. But in this economy, the orchestra isn't allowed to touch it.
The St. Bernard Community Center is just a few hundred meters from the main drag of New Orleans. Needy members from the community pace in front, waiting for the center to open.
After a decade of philanthropic investment that has produced a flowering of innovation and social entrepreneurship not seen since the late 19th century, all signs point to a flash freeze.
The candidate calls himself Lieutenant Colonel Russell. Like him, I'm a retired LtCol, but I seldom go by that title and if I do use it, I always identify myself retired as required by regulations.
Some believe that HIV/AIDS statistics are much higher and possibly at pandemic levels in eastern DRC, due to the ongoing conflict between the army and the rebels.
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