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Here Are 5 Things To Say -- And 5 Things Not To Say -- To A Homeless Person

NationSwell | Posted 03.02.2017 | Impact
NationSwell

Most of us tend to have the same response: We avoid eye contact and walk a little faster. But you might also ponder the situation. What’s his or her...

Generosity in Buddhism

Nicholas Liusuwan | Posted 02.13.2017 | Religion
Nicholas Liusuwan

Buddhism is often associated with meditation, pacifism, and deep Zen quotes. But one aspect of Buddhism that is often overlooked, especially in the We...

How To Avoid Giving Regret

Gleb Tsipursky | Posted 01.23.2017 | Impact
Gleb Tsipursky

Written by Dr. Gleb Tsipursky, Intentional Insights Co-Founder and President This article is also available in: French; Polish This article first ...

Here's How You Can Donate Your Old Books In The New Year

The Huffington Post | Jenna Amatulli | Posted 01.09.2017 | Arts

If you’re getting into the “new year, new you” groove and cleaning out your closet, then you undoubtedly have stuff to give away and/or donate. ...

4 Must-Follow Rules For Donating To Charity

O, The Oprah Magazine | Ashley Sepanski | Posted 12.22.2016 | OWN

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These Groups Will Match Your #GivingTuesday Donation

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 11.29.2016 | Impact

Every year on the Tuesday after Thanksgiving, groups around the world encourage kicking off the holiday season with charitable gifts. The unofficial h...

Gatlinburg Ablaze: Here's How You Can Help Wildfire-Ravaged Tennessee Towns

The Huffington Post | Sebastian Murdock | Posted 11.29.2016 | Green

As a wildfire raging in Tennessee displaces more than 14,000 people near the resort towns of Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge, residents in the state have ...

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 11.23.2016 | 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 12.19.2016 | 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 | Home
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...