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5 Things That Are Socially More Important to Crowdfund than a Man Making Potato Salad

5 Things That Are Socially More Important to Crowdfund than a Man Making Potato Salad

07.11.2014
I have nothing against Zack Brown and his Kickstarter campaign, because I am a capitalist and believe in the freedom to make money using...
86-Year-Old Granted Wish for Party Cruise

86-Year-Old Granted Wish for Party Cruise

07.10.2014
Twilight Wish, a nonprofit focused on the needs -- and desires -- of low-income senior citizens, is the first national wish granting organization...
'Homeless' Man Spreads Kindness By Rewarding Generous People Who Offer Him Money

'Homeless' Man Spreads Kindness By Rewarding Generous People Who Offer Him Money

Melissa McGlensey   07.10.2014
One man decided to take some time -- and cash -- to give back to generous people. To do this, the YouTuber named Yogi dressed as a homeless...
Housing Unit Gives Low-Income Seniors Reduced Rent For Volunteering With Foster Kids

Housing Unit Gives Low-Income Seniors Reduced Rent For Volunteering With Foster Kids

Kimberly Yam  07. 8.2014
Bridge Meadows multigenerational housing development is a real win-win for its residents. The Portland, Oregon housing complex is home...
Tow Truck Owner Uses Viral Challenge To Help A Homeless Family

Tow Truck Owner Uses Viral Challenge To Help A Homeless Family

Carla Herreria  07. 7.2014
Put down your bags of ice and buckets of cold water. This man has a viral video challenge for you that is making the world a kinder place. When...

The Power of Empty Hands: This Week In Daily Giving

07. 7.2014
We arrive on this planet empty handed, We will all soon leave empty handed. So then, how and in what spirit do we want to spend the time...
Can I Give Charity to a Thief, a Prostitute or a Non-deserving Person During Ramadan?

Can I Give Charity to a Thief, a Prostitute or a Non-deserving Person During Ramadan?

07. 7.2014
More than once, my research as a journalist led me to the most infamous red light district in Pakistan. Heera Mandi, in Lahore, has since...

South African Businessman Swims Necker Island for a Cause

07. 2.2014
"What you have at the end of your life will be determined by how much you gave."- Ettiëne Pretorius 14 March 2014, Necker Island,...
The 'Secret' To Getting Donors To Give More Charity

The 'Secret' To Getting Donors To Give More Charity

07. 2.2014
Two weeks ago, the annual Giving USA report showed that American philanthropy continues to climb out of the trough of the Great Recession,...
Boy's Charity Lemonade Stand Has Raised Enough To Buy 330 Wheelchairs For People In Need

Boy's Charity Lemonade Stand Has Raised Enough To Buy 330 Wheelchairs For People In Need

Kimberly Yam   07. 2.2014
Most children are concerned with only the simpler things in life, leaving the tough stuff for grown-ups. But Zack Francom, 11, is not...

Buckle Up -- Things Are Getting Real With #TheStitch!

07. 2.2014
You know those seasons in life that you look back on and think, "Whew, those were some amazing times!"? Well, that's how we're going to...
These Are The Most Generous Cities In America

These Are The Most Generous Cities In America

Robbie Couch  06.28.2014
Though it's not hard to find people with big hearts all over the U.S., this is the country's pocket where people are, well, digging into...

The Tools for Change: This Week in Daily Giving

06.27.2014
In 2013, I began giving a seed grant every single day of the year to a social change visionary with a practical plan to make their community...

Ramadan Amid the New Middle East Crisis

06.27.2014
Peacemaking is among the good deeds incumbent on Muslims during the holy month of fasting and prayer. Distribution of charity and food,...