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Nonprofits Can Help Prevent Gun Violence

Paul Clolery | Posted 06.17.2016 | Impact
Paul Clolery

It could be argued that gun violence is a public health issue. But, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) has not studied gun violence since funding was stripped some 20 years ago due to lobbying efforts by the National Rifle Association (NRA), which feared that research would be used to advocate or promote gun control.

Celebrities Rally Around Initiative That Provides Funding For Education

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Klein | Posted 09.11.2015 | Entertainment

Some of Hollywood's biggest stars are giving up their Friday night to raise money for schools. On Friday evening, a star-studded cast will be particip...

Bridging the Gap Between Summer & Hunger

Linda Novick O'Keefe | Posted 06.30.2016 | Education
Linda Novick O'Keefe

When we think about summer, many of us think about baseball games, BBQs and family vacations. For some families, summer can also be a time of uncertainty and hunger. Feeding and taking care of the people that need help in our own country, in our own communities, has always been important to me.

30 Stars and Doctors Sign the 'Petition for Briggs for Cancer Immunotherapy for All'

Paul Sanderson | Posted 10.06.2014 | Healthy Living
Paul Sanderson

It's time for governments, cancer organizations, and the cancer industry to devote their resources primarily to immunotherapy and give it urgent priority.


John Koch | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
John Koch

Just like on The Flintstones, when we married men get together, we often complain and groan about the mother-in-law, if for nothing else, than it's a ...

The Teaching Garden and my Goal to Create Healthier Habits for Children

Gabrielle Reece | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Gabrielle Reece

I'm working with the Teaching Garden, bringing an innovative, hands-on nutrition and fitness curriculum to kids. Educating our children is the first step toward living healthier and eating right.

'Twilight' Stars, EIF's iParticipate, United Healthcare Build Playground In East L.A. Neighborhood

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

On Saturday, June 12, hundreds of volunteers showed up at East Los Angeles' Resurrection School to contribute to building a new playground, the school...

City Year And EIF Tackle Education And Keeping Kids In School

HuffPost | Jonathan Daniel Harris | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

For nearly seven decades, the Entertainment Industry Foundation (EIF) has promoted charitable endeavors (primarily on health and educational issues) t...

Carrie Ann Inaba And Matthew Rhys Support Feeding America

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

If you're not yet familiar with the Entertainment Industry Foundation's iParticipate or AARP's Create The Good, you should be. Both websites aim to en...

TV Networks Promoting Volunteerism In Shows This Week

Hollywood Reporter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

One of the continuing story lines on NBC's "Parks and Recreation" has been an effort by Amy Poehler's character to convert an abandoned construction p...

Glenn Beck Slams Obama Encouraging Volunteerism: "Almost Like We're Living In Mao's China" (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Nicholas Graham | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

The Entertainment Industry Foundation (EIF), a Hollywood charitable organization, has helped to organize a push in the television industry to encourag...

Extreme Makeover: Home Edition Highlights Salt & Light, Illinois Nonprofit

Huffington Post | Jonathan Daniel Harris | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

This Sunday's episode of Extreme Makeover: Home Edition follows the Montgomery's, a generous family who devote much of their time to delivering canned...

Faith Hill PSA Encourages Community Service

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

As part of the Entertainment Industry Foundation's week of volunteerism, Faith Hill has filmed a Public Service Announcement encouraging viewers to gi...

Serve The Community With Create The Good

Tom Nelson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Tom Nelson

Americans are ready to serve. Research conducted last year for AARP found that four in 10 people ages 44 to 79 expected to volunteer more in the next five years.