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The Current System is Broken: Bringing Hunger Relief Home for the Summer

Kevin Hagan | Posted 08.23.2014 | Impact
Kevin Hagan

It's summertime, and with summer break comes the laughter of carefree children in many neighborhoods... But not all of them. When the final school bell rings, millions of kids head home to empty refrigerators.

How To Help Kids In Need Go Back To School

The Huffington Post | Nader Salass | Posted 08.21.2013 | Impact

It's back-to-school time, which means kids are savoring those last moments of the summer and parents are doing that mad dash through the aisles for su...

2 Months After Oklahoma Tornado, Charity Donations Stall At 1%

Kevin Hagan | Posted 10.04.2013 | Impact
Kevin Hagan

We are under no illusions about the pace of recovery. The damage is great: after these violent storms, more than 8,000 individuals have registered with FEMA for relief. Eleven weeks later we have collected less than one percent of the estimated $2 billion in losses among our community.

NASCAR Star Donates About $1 Million In Winnings To Tornado Victims

AP | DAN GELSTON | Posted 07.31.2013 | Impact

DOVER, Del. — Jimmie Johnson spent Thursday in Moore, Okla., to help distribute supplies to tornado victims. He was accompanied by his wife, Ch...

James Patterson Donates 200,000 Books To U.S. Troops

Posted 03.15.2012 | Impact

For deployed troops who like to dive into a thriller during their downtime, bestselling-author James Patterson is shipping out 200,000 hardcover books...

Child Malnutrition Affects 1 In 4 Children: Report (What You Can Do)

Posted 02.15.2012 | Impact

It's a dire situation for children worldwide. As food prices rise, nearly half a billion kids face a devastating health toll due to malnutrition, a...

NFL Star Adrian Peterson Scores Charity Dollars With Touchdowns And Browser Apps

Posted 12.02.2011 | Impact

While NFL star Adrian Peterson continues to commit $5,000 to charity for every touchdown he makes, the Minnesota Vikings' running back has found a way...

Hurricane Irene: How You Can Help

Posted 10.27.2011 | Impact

The Red Cross is preparing dozens of shelters along the East Coast and distributing supplies to areas in the storm's path. People can find open Red ...

Andrea Stone

Kids, Veterans, Police Charities Get Failing Grades In Watchdog Ranking | Andrea Stone | Posted 09.26.2011 | Impact

WASHINGTON -- A new charity rating guide by the watchdog American Institute of Philanthropy (AIP), has handed out 'F' grades to dozens of poorly run o...

Philanthropy Under Fire: Founder Of Feed The Children Charity Under Criminal Investigation

AP | KEN MILLER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

OKLAHOMA CITY — A criminal investigation reviewing the activities at the Oklahoma City-based hunger relief charity Feed The Children during the ...

After Scandal, Can A New Leader Save A Nonprofit?

Chronicle Of Philanthropy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

During the 30 years that Larry Jones ran Feed the Children, in Oklahoma City, he was the charity's well-known face, appearing in television ads and pl...

Kathy Ireland: Green Times Three

Jennifer Schwab | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jennifer Schwab

With more than 15,000 products including furniture, clothing, linens, candles and more, Kathy Ireland's company is one of the few highly-profitable sustainable companies in America.

Mich. Farmers Send Half Million Eggs To Haiti

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

Eight family-owned Michigan egg farmers have donated 576,000 eggs to feed victims of last month's earthquake in Haiti. The contributions are part of t...

Global Aid Pours into Haiti

Yasamin Beitollahi | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Yasamin Beitollahi

The international outpouring of help displays humanity's better angels -- a global sense of grief and sympathy.

1,600 Families Line Up For Food Handouts In Indiana City

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

ELKHART, Ind. — Roughly 1,600 familes picked up food and other items sent by a charity to economically distressed Elkhart, Ind., which has an un...