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Clean Up Behind Yourself, DNC -- Don't Forget To Abolish The Medical Debt Of Philadelphia's Poorest!

Clean Up Behind Yourself, DNC -- Don't Forget To Abolish The Medical Debt Of Philadelphia's Poorest!

Jerry Ashton  07.29.2016
Uninvited and from seemingly out of nowhere, a team of "Goodwill Vigilantes" has given every DNC attendee a golden opportunity to leave...
Can Storytelling Get People To Recycle Their Ratty Old Shoes?

Can Storytelling Get People To Recycle Their Ratty Old Shoes?

Sarah Murray  07.27.2016
We certainly need to make it more convenient to recycle. But for at least some products, could storytelling be one of the tools we use...
California Teacher Dances Her Way Into Breaking World Records, Raising Money to Fight Childhood Obesity

California Teacher Dances Her Way Into Breaking World Records, Raising Money to Fight Childhood Obesity

Marisa Sanfilippo  07.27.2016
I recently discovered Carrie Swidecki on Twitter, second grade teacher, multi world record holder, dance record holder, and former US Just...
How Does It Feel To Not Give To Charity?

How Does It Feel To Not Give To Charity?

Greater Good Science Center  07.25.2016
By Adam Hoffman Giving makes us feel good. But how does not giving make us feel? A substantial body of research has repeatedly suggested...
End Hunger?  The Single Most Important Step

End Hunger? The Single Most Important Step

Ryan P. Cumming  07.22.2016
A few years ago, I was at the World Food Prize in Des Moines, Iowa, for the Borlaug Dialogues, an annual international conference on food...
When Kids Can't Dream

When Kids Can't Dream

Jeremy Affeldt  07.18.2016
I have so much to be grateful for. So much! I want to show my gratitude by inspiring you to dream the biggest dream you possibly can, and...
Warren Buffett Donates More Than $2.8 Billion To Charity

Warren Buffett Donates More Than $2.8 Billion To Charity

Reuters  07.18.2016
(Reuters) - Warren Buffett, the billionaire chairman of Berkshire Hathaway Inc, has donated another roughly $2.86 billion of his holdings...
How To Help Victims Of The Attack In Nice

How To Help Victims Of The Attack In Nice

Sarah Grossman  07.15.2016
People worldwide are grieving following an attack in Nice Thursday night, which killed at least 84 people and wounded dozens...
You Can Use Pokémon Go To Raise Money For Charity

You Can Use Pokémon Go To Raise Money For Charity

Sarah Grossman  07.13.2016
The Pokémon Go craze has been mostly fun and games, but now there’s a way for the latest obsession to do some good in...
Holocaust Survivors Leave $400 Million To Israeli University

Holocaust Survivors Leave $400 Million To Israeli University

Sarah Grossman  07. 7.2016
This couple left a historic legacy. Holocaust survivors Howard and Lottie Marcus gifted $400 million from their estate to Ben-Gurion University...

Community and Contribution: National Service Ride Promotes a Life of Service

Anna Shen  07. 7.2016
The premise of retired army civil affairs Colonel Christopher Holshek's latest venture -- and adventure -- can be succinctly stated: When...
Can You Spare A Toothbrush? <br> One Insanely Simple Way To Make A Big Difference

Can You Spare A Toothbrush?
One Insanely Simple Way To Make A Big Difference

Danielle Gletow  07. 6.2016
There are certainly complex issues in our child welfare system. But there are also some fairly simple-to-address issues too. To me, this...
Hedgehog Champion Could Be The Cutest Job Around

Hedgehog Champion Could Be The Cutest Job Around

Lee Moran  07. 4.2016
Hedgehogs are ridiculously cute.  It's hard to deny, especially when they're curling up into balls, snoring, or getting stuck in teacups...