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A Woman With MS Is Going To Run A Marathon On Every Continent

The Huffington Post | Juliet Spies-Gans | Posted 07.15.2016 | Sports

It was late 2006, and Cheryl Hile was sitting, fuming, in her neurologist’s office. Moments before, her doctor had tried to give her what was intend...

How To Help Vets And Their Families This Independence Day

Craig Newmark | Posted 06.29.2016 | Impact
Craig Newmark

Folks, the Veterans Charity Challenge kicked off a few weeks ago. This is a great opportunity to support nonprofits supporting America's heroes. It's our 4th year hosting the Challenge, and we've already raised more than 44 percent more money than last year -- this is a really big deal.

Freak Snowstorm Slows, Improves Fifth Annual Foster Youth Questival

Daniel Heimpel | Posted 06.23.2016 | Sports
Daniel Heimpel

It is near 5:00 a.m., and the sun has started its push up over the east side of Mt. Shasta, directly opposite the 13-person group of climbers on the southwest slope. The sun so obscured, the light is a blue gray, with clouds all around save for a miles-wide clearing.

For Her 30th B-day, This Woman Raised $30K For 30 Women In Need

The Huffington Post | Sarah Grossman | Posted 06.29.2016 | Impact

This woman celebrated her big 3-0 by raising funds to support other women. Mallory Brown traveled to Ethiopia for her 30th birthday with the goal of r...

$50K to Go to Nonprofits Supporting Veterans, Military Families, Firefighters, and Police

Craig Newmark | Posted 05.18.2016 | Impact
Craig Newmark

Hey, I'm a big supporter of veterans and milfams, and the orgs that help 'em out. One way that I support them each year is through the Veterans Charit...

Cancer Society Wants More Millennials To Donate To Young Researchers

The Huffington Post | Krithika Varagur | Posted 02.11.2016 | Impact

A new campaign wants to get millennials involved in donating to cancer research that specifically supports young researchers who are 29 to 40 years ol...

Breaking: 25K Cases of Water, and Counting, Donated to Flint Residents

Craig Newmark | Posted 01.27.2016 | Impact
Craig Newmark

I want to put clean drinking water into the hands of every person who's in Flint, Michigan. I actually spent about a decade living not too far from Flint, so this really hits close to home for me.

Donations Pour In After Syrian Refugee Scientist With Cancer Shares Moving Story

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 12.14.2015 | Good News

Edward Norton has helped raise more than $400,000 for a Syrian refugee profiled on Humans of New York. The story of "The Scientist," as he was nickna...

Girl Bullied For Facial Tumor Needs Help For Surgery

The Huffington Post | Cameron Keady | Posted 09.23.2015 | Impact

Everyone deserves a reason to smile, but for this 12-year-old girl, sometimes it’s difficult. Laura Lopez, who lives in El Campo, Honduras, has a ra...

Volunteers of America's Operation Backpack Help Children in Homeless Shelters Start School With a Smile

Tim Ranney | Posted 07.06.2016 | Impact
Tim Ranney

While summer is upon us, it's never too early to start thinking about September and the start of the new school year. That means fresh blank notebooks, shiny new pens, colorful folders, bright yellow highlighters and a huge dent in your wallet.

Houston Nearly Halves Homeless Population In 4 Years

The Huffington Post | Robbie Couch | Posted 06.11.2015 | Impact

Any city struggling to house its residents should look no further than Houston for a few pointers. The number of homeless people residing in shelte...

Liberian Schools Affected By Ebola Receive 700,000 Education Kits

The Huffington Post | Robbie Couch | Posted 06.09.2015 | Impact

Thousands of Liberian schools are being given educational tools in an effort to bolster post-Ebola recovery efforts, UNICEF reported on Monday. Th...

St. Louis Rams Put On Homeless Disguise, Panhandle Outside Stadium They Usually Play In

The Huffington Post | Robbie Couch | Posted 06.04.2015 | Impact

William Hayes and Chris Long are accustomed to playing football inside the Edward Jones Dome. Panhandling outside of it? Not so much. That's w...

Homeless Man Helps Shelter Get Internet So Others Can Find Jobs

The Huffington Post | Robbie Couch | Posted 05.21.2015 | Impact

To Wayne Samuelson, Internet access made the difference between employment and living without an income. The U.S. veteran -- who's been homeless fo...

Man Runs Cross-Country 'Forrest Gump' Route To Fight Poverty

The Huffington Post | Robbie Couch | Posted 05.20.2015 | Impact

Run, Barclay Oudersluys, run! Oudersluys is a recent University of Michigan graduate incorporating his favorite big screen flick into his summer pl...

Boy's Birthday Wish To Help Nepal Raises More Than $31,000 For Relief Efforts

The Huffington Post | Robbie Couch | Posted 05.18.2015 | Impact

Family heritage and giving back are two very important things to Neev Saraf. When the 8-year-old from Laurel, Maryland, learned about the two recen...

Gabriel Arana

How To Protect Journalists In The World's Most Dangerous Places

HuffingtonPost.com | Gabriel Arana | Posted 05.07.2015 | Media

In cooperation with our longstanding partner Crowdrise, The Huffington Post is celebrating its 10 year anniversary by focusing on the promise of the n...

Emma Gray

Education and Entrepreneurship: These Organizations Are Helping Women Move Out Of Poverty

HuffingtonPost.com | Emma Gray | Posted 05.07.2015 | Impact

In cooperation with our longstanding partner Crowdrise, The Huffington Post is celebrating its 10 year anniversary by focusing on the promise of the n...

Christopher Mathias

Yes, It's Possible To End Homelessness In The United States

HuffingtonPost.com | Christopher Mathias | Posted 05.07.2015 | Impact

In cooperation with our longstanding partner Crowdrise, The Huffington Post is celebrating its 10 year anniversary by focusing on the promise of the n...

Carolyn Gregoire

How Mindfulness Has Changed The Way Americans Learn And Work

HuffingtonPost.com | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 05.22.2015 | Healthy Living

In cooperation with our longstanding partner Crowdrise, The Huffington Post is celebrating its 10 year anniversary by focusing on the promise of the n...

10 Important Causes We Can Make Progress On In The Next Decade

Posted 05.12.2015 | Impact

This month, The Huffington Post will celebrate our 10-year anniversary. While we are proud of our past and what the HuffPost family has accomplished t...

Nepalese Girls Cook For, Provide First Aid To Thousands Of Earthquake Survivors

The Huffington Post | Robbie Couch | Posted 04.28.2015 | Impact

Underprivileged girls and young women in Nepal are stepping up in a big way for their neighbors in need after Saturday's devastating earthquake. A...

Why Crowdfunding's a Good Idea

Craig Newmark | Posted 04.11.2015 | Money
Craig Newmark

Folks, lots of people have been doing crowdfunding campaigns lately, myself included, and they're pretty effective. In 2013 alone, crowdfunding raised about $5.1 billion worldwide.

Family Reunited With Son Forced Into Child Slavery After Haiti Earthquake Tore Them Apart

The Huffington Post | Robbie Couch | Posted 02.03.2015 | Impact

Chantale's life was turned upside down when the devastating 2010 earthquake in Haiti tore her family apart. Not only was she forced to move out of...

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

Craig Newmark | Posted 02.10.2015 | Impact
Craig Newmark

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