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A Tale of Two Stores Fighting Hunger in America

07.28.2014
One is a nationwide business, the other a small local farm. No matter the size, both are giants feeding those in need in their community....

Goodwill Under the Radar

07.28.2014
There's a network of women who feed the hungry, but they don't make a fuss about it. They aren't looking for recognition. They're far too...

Seeds Mean Freedom: This Week In Daily Giving

07.27.2014
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...
5 Ways to Instill Compassion in Your Children

5 Ways to Instill Compassion in Your Children

07.25.2014
As your children expand their social world, the messages from others become increasingly influential. You can actively create a critical...
Life Lessons Learned From Salsa

Life Lessons Learned From Salsa

07.25.2014
Every one of us is going to have our own pace. We can't compare ourselves to other dancers, or other people. We need to be patient, and...
How American Independence Fosters Philanthropy

How American Independence Fosters Philanthropy

07.24.2014
Does the U.S. have a stronger sense of independence than other countries? Could this sense of independence translate into acts of kindness...

Thank You, Vivian

07.24.2014
So any regular reader of the Diary knows Vivian and I have a complicated relationship. She brings so much happiness to Jeff, and I love...

The 3rd Annual Santa Ynez Polo Classic Kicks Off and Perpetuates the Carlos Gracida Sportsmanship Award

07.21.2014
By Nancy and James Chuda founders of LuxEcoLiving and Healthy Child Healthy World Buelton California at the Circle JB Polo Ranch photo...

Top 11 Travel Products for Your Summer Getaway

07.21.2014
You'll be inspired to plan a city break just so you can take these products on the road.

And Access for All: This Week In Daily Giving

07.20.2014
This week in Daily Giving, we continue making two seed grants every day to social change visionaries around the world. Please join us...
How an 11-Year-Old Got Her Mom and Community to Give Back

How an 11-Year-Old Got Her Mom and Community to Give Back

07.18.2014
"Every day on my way to and from school, I'd see the same homeless man with shoes that were completely falling apart," says Mimi. "I wanted...
Mozambique's Coconut Graveyards

Mozambique's Coconut Graveyards

07.17.2014
Mozambique was once one of the largest coconut producers in the world. Today, reports estimate that as much as half of the country's coconut...
5 Secrets of Raising Charitable Kids

5 Secrets of Raising Charitable Kids

07.17.2014
Charity begins at home -- as does empathy, generosity, kindness, responsibility, honesty and a host of other relationship-building traits...
Magician Is Wearing A Straitjacket  For 2 Weeks To Raise Funds For Parkinson's Research

Magician Is Wearing A Straitjacket For 2 Weeks To Raise Funds For Parkinson's Research

Eleanor Goldberg  07.16.2014
For most magicians, getting out of a straitjacket marks a right of passage. But for one Toronto trickster, remaining in one for 14 days...