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This Valentine's Day, Goodwill Wants You To Donate Your Ex's Old Stuff

The Huffington Post | Sarah Grossman | Posted 02.12.2016 | Impact

Your heartbreak could be someone else’s happiness. Still mad at your ex? Want to do something that helps others this Valentine’s Day -- wh...

Ted Cruz's True American Values

Shan Wells | Posted 01.27.2016 | Denver
Shan Wells

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Two Brothers Drive From Chicago To Flint To Deliver Clean Water

The Huffington Post | Taryn Finley | Posted 01.26.2016 | Black Voices

In the midst of the disastrous, lead-contaminated water crisis in Flint, Michigan, two brothers from Chicago are on a mission to make sure the city's...

Jimmy Fallon Donates $10,000 To Flint, Asks 10 Friends To Match Him

The Huffington Post | Elyse Wanshel | Posted 01.25.2016 | Good News

Jimmy Fallon has a heart as pure as, well, water purifying pills. As tensions continue to boil over the Flint water crisis, in which lead was found i...

Chat for a cure: How Viber merges mobile messaging and community in support of ALS

Valeh Nazemoff | Posted 02.09.2016 | Business
Valeh Nazemoff

Did you take the ice bucket challenge to support ALS? If so, you found out that a bucket of cold water can hurt so good! At the height of ice bucket ...

Ted Cruz Singles Out Anti-Abortion Groups In Flint For Water Donations

The Huffington Post | Nadya Agrawal | Posted 01.25.2016 | Politics

Volunteers for Texas Sen. Ted Cruz's Republican presidential campaign will be distributing water on Wednesday to residents of Flint, Michigan -- ...

Sacha Baron Cohen And Isla Fisher Donate $1 Million To Syrian Refugees

The Huffington Post | Carly Ledbetter | Posted 12.28.2015 | Entertainment

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Country Star Helps Make Massive Donation To Toys For Tots

The Huffington Post | Samantha Guff | Posted 12.23.2015 | Good News

Don't be fooled by his tough exterior -- Brantley Gilbert is channeling Santa Claus himself this year by teaming up with the educational publisher Be...

Efffective Altruism: Conversations with Peter Singer

Matthieu Ricard | Posted 12.21.2015 | Impact
Matthieu Ricard

Altruism Meets Effective Altruism: Thoughts on Conversations with Peter Singer In October, I had the honor of participating in a public discussion...

6 Tips for Charitable Giving During the Holiday (or any) Season

Steve Delfin | Posted 12.16.2015 | Impact
Steve Delfin

According to Network for Good, nearly 30 percent of all charitable giving occurs during the month of December. Quite predictably newspapers, magazines, and other outlets churn out their annual tips for giving to charity.

Is Your Local Charity Thrift Store a Scam?

NextAdvisor.com | Posted 12.15.2015 | Business
NextAdvisor.com

By Jocelyn Baird, NextAdvisor.com Throughout the year, but especially in the months of November and December, people across the U.S. make charitable ...

Bye-Bye, Blood

Susan Perloff | Posted 12.15.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Susan Perloff

I hate giving blood. They stick the needle in, it hurts. They twist the syringe before sucking the blood out, it burns. They pull the needle out, it...

6 Ways To Give To Charity During The Holidays

MoneyTips | Posted 12.11.2015 | Business
MoneyTips

MoneyTips Charity at holiday time means more than just putting your change into the traditional red buckets at the entrances to big-box stores. Nee...

Muslim Americans Raise Almost $100K For Victims Of San Bernardino Shooting

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 12.08.2015 | Religion

Six days have passed since 14 people were killed and 17 injured at a social services center in San Bernardino, California. And five days have passed s...

"Never" Is the Better Answer

Tim Delaney | Posted 12.08.2015 | Impact
Tim Delaney

When should donors provide their Social Security number to a nonprofit? Common wisdom and universal advice from endless sources say "never." But a dan...

I'm All Set

Heather Gillis-Harris | Posted 12.08.2015 | Impact
Heather Gillis-Harris

Sometimes pride gets in the way. We might actually have a nagging knee injury and would love help with removing the snow covering the driveway. Our lungs are on fire, but we don't want to appear weak, so we opt to stay in the game and push through the pain.

Consider Smart Compassion This Giving Season

Juanita Rilling | Posted 12.01.2015 | Impact
Juanita Rilling

If you are planning to donate to charity on Giving Tuesday or throughout the holiday season, consider the importance of Smart Compassion -- giving in ways that help the greatest number of people and their communities with the greatest speed and efficiency.

Holiday Donation Ideas to Honor Survivors on #GivingTuesday

Caryn Fine Sullivan | Posted 12.01.2015 | Impact
Caryn Fine Sullivan

As you're running through malls to find the coolest gift or scouring the internet for a creative present, consider donating to a charity or service organization that truly works tirelessly to make the world a better place. For those of us dealing with hardship, one of the most thoughtful gestures is to support the organizations that have helped us live, cope and hopefully thrive with our disease.

3 Ways to Maximize Your Charitable Giving on #GivingTuesday

Chris Wang | Posted 12.01.2015 | Impact
Chris Wang

#GivingTuesday refers to the Tuesday after Thanksgiving and was a movement started in 2012 by the 92nd Street Y and the United Nations Foundation. This national day of giving was a response to the commercialization and consumerism that created Black Friday and Cyber Monday.

Being Charitable May Have An Unexpected (And Unwelcome) Effect On You

LiveScience.com | Anna Almendrala | Posted 11.28.2015 | Healthy Living

By: Stephanie Pappas Published: 11/25/2015 08:25 AM EST on LiveScience After donating to the food pantry or toy drive this holiday season, watch your...

Three Painless Ways to Increase Your Giving

Brad Hurley | Posted 11.24.2015 | Impact
Brad Hurley

The traditional giving season is upon us, as is the time of year when many people set goals and resolutions for the new year. What better opportunity to look for ways to boost our giving by spending money more efficiently and consciously?

How an App Helps You Feed a Child

U.N. World Food Programme | Posted 11.24.2015 | Impact
U.N. World Food Programme

If the global community is to be successful in marshalling new resources for humanitarian aid, we must embrace technology as an ally, now more than ever before.

A Guide to Giving

Verelyn Gibbs Watson | Posted 11.12.2015 | Impact
Verelyn Gibbs Watson

Getting involved in nonprofits is a lot of work, either as an employee or board member. There is a constant need to raise visibility, do more with less, and, in the process, constantly raise funds to keep the momentum going.

The Proper Way To Donate At A Food Pantry

Alexandra Rosas | Posted 11.12.2015 | Parents
Alexandra Rosas

To the people who think of donating to food pantries as a way to toss out expired, no longer food that you yourself would eat, can I ask you to throw it away rather than use it as a donation. If someone goes to a food pantry, it's because they need to eat.

The "White Child" That Killed My Father

Torri Stuckey | Posted 11.10.2015 | Black Voices
Torri Stuckey

The man I once viewed as "the strongest daddy in da' world" was now too weak to defend himself against the young dope boys in the community. Overnight he became less entertaining. His jokes became irritating. His singing and dancing morphed into buffoonery. He could do no right in my eyes.