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Someone Anonymously Slipped $8,000 Into An Animal Shelter’s Donation Box

The Huffington Post | Elyse Wanshel | Posted 09.23.2016 | Good News

An animal shelter in California is feeling quite paws-perous after a generous donation. On Sept. 21, someone mysteriously dropped $8,000 into a Pasade...

A New App Turns Facebook Likes Into Donations

Sandy Abrams | Posted 09.20.2016 | Business
Sandy Abrams

Today, many consumers feel a real sense of accountability to address global issues and they look to brands to be their partners in social good. There's a new app for that!

Instead Of Birthday Presents, This Boy Asks For Shoes For People In Need

The Huffington Post | Elyse Wanshel | Posted 08.10.2016 | Good News

This kid has sole. For the third year in a row, Gunner Robinson of Wilmington, North Carolina, has asked for shoe donations instead of presents for h...

Serving Up Goodness In The Workplace - The World's Most Powerful (And Cost Effective) Employee Benefit

Bryan de Lottinville | Posted 08.04.2016 | Business
Bryan de Lottinville

As the business climate becomes more competitive, a global approach to international giving -- delivered with a local experience -- helps employees both inside and outside of headquarters feel heard and valued, while fueling their passions at work.

We've Reached Our 1 Millionth Donation

David Simnick | Posted 07.27.2016 | Business
David Simnick

One million units donated! What a milestone; and it's all thanks to those who support the mission that soap equals hope.

How Does It Feel To Not Give To Charity?

Greater Good Science Center | Posted 07.26.2016 | Healthy Living
Greater Good Science Center

By Adam Hoffman Giving makes us feel good. But how does not giving make us feel? A substantial body of research has repeatedly suggested that spend...

Warren Buffett Donates More Than $2.8 Billion To Charity

Reuters | Sarah Grossman | Posted 07.18.2016 | Impact

(Reuters) - Warren Buffett, the billionaire chairman of Berkshire Hathaway Inc, has donated another roughly $2.86 billion of his holdings in the compa...

Measuring How We Measure Impact

Gary Laermer | Posted 07.12.2016 | Impact
Gary Laermer

In an increasingly data-driven world, nonprofits are feeling the pressure to quantitatively demonstrate their effectiveness, reach and impact. In tandem, donors are, more than ever, meticulously benchmarking and comparing nonprofits to see which align with their personal values and contribute in a way they feel is most impactful.

Now You Can Raise Money For Charity On Facebook

The Huffington Post | Sarah Grossman | Posted 07.01.2016 | Impact

Facebook just made it that much easier for you to do good in the world. The social media giant launched a new feature on Thursday that lets individual...

Trump Used Money From A Charity To Buy Himself A Tim Tebow-Signed Football Helmet

The Washington Post | Annum Masroor | Posted 07.01.2016 | Politics

Did Donald Trump violate IRS rules, by using a charity's money to buy himself a signed football helmet?...

This Credit Card Lets You Donate Your Cash Back Rewards To Charity

The Huffington Post | Sarah Grossman | Posted 06.24.2016 | Impact

Now you can put those rewards points you never actually utilize to good use. The new Charity Charge credit card lets users donate their cash back rew...

Peter Singer On The Most Good You Can Do

Chris Castiglione | Posted 06.23.2016 | Books
Chris Castiglione

Peter Singer is a personal inspiration to me. He is a well known Australian philosopher and author who has spent his entire life in pursuit of doing more good in the world.

Is This The Final Curtain For The Big Apple Circus?

Johnathan Lee Iverson | Posted 06.13.2016 | New York
Johnathan Lee Iverson

"For me, founding Big Apple Circus was an act of love," says the legendary Paul Binder. For founders Michael Christensen and Paul Binder, that love be...

Ramadan 2016 Day Two: Should We Donate to Religion?

Anhar Karim | Posted 06.09.2016 | Religion
Anhar Karim

I want to fall asleep on that carpet As soon as we walked into the Diyanet Mosque we were transported to a different world. Men in kufis and women in...

There's a Day for Everything Now

Geoff Livingston | Posted 06.09.2016 | Impact
Geoff Livingston

Overcoming the noise-inspired doldrums -- what I call the Fundraising Wall -- becomes a central challenge for the capable online fundraiser competing in a crowded market.

How Social Actions Will Transform The Global Economy

Re-Give | Posted 06.07.2016 | Technology
Re-Give

UNDISCOVERED How Social Actions Will Transform The Global Economy Social Actions engender beneficial outcomes for society and the environment, from ...

The Healing Arts Initiative Scandal Shows The Need For Effective Altruism

Gleb Tsipursky | Posted 06.06.2016 | Impact
Gleb Tsipursky

The Healing Arts Initiative is a nonprofit that brings concerts and theatrical performances to hundreds of thousands of disabled, elderly, and poor people each year.

If The Media Treated Trump Like Other Candidates, Yesterday Would Have Ended His Campaign

The Huffington Post | Jonathan Cohn | Posted 06.07.2016 | Politics

Donald Trump is testing the media. And the country. On Tuesday, the presumptive Republican presidential nominee had the kind of day that, for any othe...

Where The Money Went: Trump Details Fundraising For Vets

Associated Press | Annum Masroor | Posted 05.31.2016 | Politics

NEW YORK (AP) — Under pressure to account for money he claimed to raise for veterans, an irritated Donald Trump lambasted the news media Tuesday for...

Uber Will Haul Your Spring Cleaning Donations To Goodwill For You

The Huffington Post | Elyse Wanshel | Posted 05.23.2016 | Good News

Don’t have the drive to deal with spring-cleaning? Uber wants to help you spring into action. If you live in New York City and want t...

Bernie Sanders Is Never Going to Roll Over

Taylor Gipple | Posted 05.19.2016 | Politics
Taylor Gipple

The recent happenings at the Nevada State Democratic Convention have made abundantly clear that a significant portion of Bernie Sanders followers will never fall in line and support Clinton if she's the Democratic nominee.

Electronic Payments Allow Charities to Focus on the Things that Matter

Bryan de Lottinville | Posted 05.11.2016 | Impact
Bryan de Lottinville

When was the last time you sent someone a letter in the mail? Has it been a while? By contrast, when did you send your last email just by pushing a bu...

Houston? I Had Some Problems...

Paola K Amaras | Posted 05.09.2016 | Impact
Paola K Amaras

I had to take an impromptu trip to Houston, Texas, to give a demonstration for one of my clients based here in Cleveland. They asked me to go to the G...

Sanders Counters Clinton's George Clooney Fundraisers With '$27' Ad

Reuters | Annum Masroor | Posted 04.16.2016 | Politics

LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Bernie Sanders' campaign is running an ad in San Francisco on Friday evening and Los Angeles on Saturday evening to counte...

Gorgeous Photos Show How This Charity Is Helping Kids In Cuba 'Free Their Minds'

The Huffington Post | Carolina Moreno | Posted 04.18.2016 | Latino Voices

Rene Lecour remembers feeling like an outsider as a teen until he found a place in what he calls the "punk rock BMX skate culture." But during a famil...