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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...
Warren Buffett Gives Single Largest Charitable Contribution

Warren Buffett Gives Single Largest Charitable Contribution

07.16.2014
AP/HuffPost OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Warren Buffett has given several charities Berkshire Hathaway stock worth more than $2.8 billion as part...
That Clothing Donation Bin Might Not Be What You Think

That Clothing Donation Bin Might Not Be What You Think

Hilary Moss  07.16.2014
Lurking around the corner, standing five or six feet tall, typically with a pull-out drawer and a padlocked panel, is a New York City menace...

Some Call Me Selfish

07.16.2014
Abundance, to me, is a way of living, not something you own or have. It's about who I am as a person, what values I have. And most of all...

Measuring Charity Effectiveness: Manage Your Mission, Not Your Rating

07.15.2014
These rating schemes tell the public that if you spend more on fundraising, you are bad. They equate fundraising and overhead to fraud...