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Don't Dismiss Teens Who Volunteer Just To Boost Their College Applications

Don't Dismiss Teens Who Volunteer Just To Boost Their College Applications

Nicholas Kristof  01.29.2015
In my last column, I wrote about a high school buddy, Kevin Green, a warm and helpful man who floundered in a tough job market, hurt his...
Giving Money to Strangers Changed My Perspective

Giving Money to Strangers Changed My Perspective

01.28.2015
I was caught in a moment of raw humanity. I was not staring into the eyes of a junkie. I was not staring into the eyes of a con man. I...
New Year's Running Resolutions Already Waning?  Try Running for a Charity

New Year's Running Resolutions Already Waning? Try Running for a Charity

01.27.2015
Even seasoned runners often feel a dip in their motivation and seek out a catalyst beyond their own personal or selfish reasons for running....
People Magazine Sexiest Anchor Helps Kids With Cancer

People Magazine Sexiest Anchor Helps Kids With Cancer

01.25.2015
People Magazines Sexiest Anchor Alive of 2014 Mike Woods (better luck next year Greg Kelly) along with Traffic News Hottie Ines Rosales...

Women in Business Q&A: Jean Shafiroff

01.25.2015
Jean Shafiroff, philanthropist, is actively involved as a volunteer fundraiser and leader of several charitable causes. Her managerial...
To Thine Own Self: The Psychology of Authenticity

To Thine Own Self: The Psychology of Authenticity

01.23.2015
Some philosophers have argued that the desire to act in a way that is consistent with one's values and sense of self is linked to well-being....
10 Fundraising Projects Backed By YouTube's International Stars

10 Fundraising Projects Backed By YouTube's International Stars

01.22.2015
When YouTube star Tyler Oakley decided to support the Trevor Project for his 25th birthday, he knew he could count on his huge fan base....
10 Apps To Keep You Accountable For Those New Year's Resolutions

10 Apps To Keep You Accountable For Those New Year's Resolutions

Heather Adams  01.21.2015
(RNS) Still trying to keep up with those New Year’s resolutions? Fear not: As your vows to lose weight or give more to charity get harder...

Just When You Believe It's Over, in Fact It Can Just Begin

01.21.2015
At 73, art hit me like a piece of the Eiffel Tower. I was in a state of "philanthropic burn out" at the time, a phrase often used by unrelentingly...
What I Learned From the Muffin Man

What I Learned From the Muffin Man

01.21.2015
It's been said that food is the way to somebody's heart. On January 26th, it will be the donation of food (muffins, to be precise) that...
She Could've Had A Sweet 16 Party, But Did Something Incredible Instead

She Could've Had A Sweet 16 Party, But Did Something Incredible Instead

Amanda Scherker  01.21.2015
On Dec. 13, 2014, Nubia Wilson turned 16. But instead of celebrating with a glamorous Sweet 16 birthday party, the California teen dedicated...
6 Things You Should Know About Donating To Charity

6 Things You Should Know About Donating To Charity

01.20.2015
It's hard to know which charities are most deserving -- and yet questioning the merits of a nonprofit (Where is my dollar really going?...
Nonprofit Overhead Doesn't Matter. Except When It Does.

Nonprofit Overhead Doesn't Matter. Except When It Does.

01.20.2015
Nonprofits need to make their donors feel like they are changing the world. One of the main reasons people don't give is because of futility....

A Young Global Leader at Johns Hopkins

01.19.2015
Seal-Bin Han, 19, is an inventor, entrepreneur and philanthropic Korean-American who will receive our foundation's coveted 2014 Luce Leadership...