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Big News: Over $2 Million Raised for Nonprofits in CrowdRise Holiday Challenge

Big News: Over $2 Million Raised for Nonprofits in CrowdRise Holiday Challenge

12.11.2014
Each time a donation's made, a brick is added to the #GivingTower. What does this mean?

Miracle at Reny's

12.11.2014
A working mother hunted for boots that her teenage daughter wanted for Christmas. She looked for weeks hoping to find the expensive boots....
A Mother's Perspective on Improving Health Care in Nepal

A Mother's Perspective on Improving Health Care in Nepal

12.10.2014
When I began living in the plains of Nepal in 1987, villagers visited almost daily to ask for advice on health problems. I was studying...
The Most Empowering Gift

The Most Empowering Gift

12.10.2014
As we go through our busy holiday rituals, attending magnificent celebrations and preparing our homes for the big day, it is extremely...

Al Jarreau Performs at Cedars-Sinai Board of Governors Gala

12. 9.2014
There was a time that conversations about stem cell research seemed as far into the future as everyday people booking vacation flights...
Why These Parents Decided To 'Cancel' Christmas

Why These Parents Decided To 'Cancel' Christmas

Leigh Weingus  12. 9.2014
Earlier this month, blogger Lisa Henderson announced that she and her husband John had decided to "cancel" Christmas. The family, who...

Who Are the Righteous?

12. 8.2014
And the Lord said, "If I find in Sodom fifty righteous within the city, then I will spare all the place for their sakes." (Genesis 18:26) In...

For $6 You Can Give a Coffee Tree and Help Empower 50 Widow-Led Families in Rwanda

12. 8.2014
For the past year, Kula has been working in rural Rwanda developing relationships with farmers; learning about their greatest needs and...
Compassion: Who Needs It Most Over the Holidays?

Compassion: Who Needs It Most Over the Holidays?

12. 8.2014
And again I found myself guilty of having made false assumptions and was reminded that all is not what it appears to be -- that because...
10 Gifts For Gals That Empower Women Around The World

10 Gifts For Gals That Empower Women Around The World

Robbie Couch  12. 8.2014
Updated on Dec. 11, 2014; 10:41 a.m. EST This holiday, give the leading ladies in your life a gift that also helps women in need. HuffPost...

Buy You a Beer?

12. 7.2014
Evolutionary psychologists ponder altruism. They wonder why anybody behaves in a manner that appears less than self-interested. They speculate...
Our Brains Are Hardwired For Compassion

Our Brains Are Hardwired For Compassion

Leigh Weingus  12. 5.2014
Our culture is often portrayed as greedy. We supposedly want money, power and fame, but at the same time, it's in our nature to care deeply...
Here's A Great Way To Tell If Your Date Is A Jerk

Here's A Great Way To Tell If Your Date Is A Jerk

Robbie Couch  12. 5.2014
It's OK to put a little sexy into service. Research has shown that young people are more likely to volunteer their time if their friends...
Don't Make Your Shoppers Feel Like Scrooges

Don't Make Your Shoppers Feel Like Scrooges

12. 5.2014
One reason checkout charity is so common is because it's easy and because companies can end up looking generous -- sometimes without even...