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The Drag Queen World Series: Everything You Need to Know!

Nicholas Snow | Posted 05.07.2015 | Gay Voices
Nicholas Snow

On this episode of Nicholas Snow Live, I welcome The Life Group LA Executive Director Sunnie Rose Berger; Sister Leigh VIticus of the LA Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence.

The New York Center for Children

Yvonna Russell | Posted 06.21.2015 | New York
Yvonna Russell

The child-friendly space with toys, a playroom and hand-painted mural has extra curricular activities and tutoring. The New York Center for Children is privately funded and this benefit aids the journey for our children to be nurtured back to health.

How Birding Can Help Conservation Efforts

Craig Newmark | Posted 06.20.2015 | Green
Craig Newmark

This year, the Cornell's bird lab's centennial year, they're inviting everyone around the globe who loves birds to be a part of the Global Big Day team. Their goal is to raise $500,000 for conservation and, with help from birds everywhere, collectively tally 4,000 of the world's 10,300 bird species in a single day. This is the real deal for conservation and birding.

Fashion Designer Mondo Guerra: Openly HIV-Positive and Dining Out for Life

Nicholas Snow | Posted 06.12.2015 | Gay Voices
Nicholas Snow

Mondo's visual aesthetics often carry a social message that intersects his art with his advocacy. The Denver-born artist was commissioned to create a custom World AIDS Day design for the 2015 Subaru Legacy that was revealed during Art Basel, Miami

Massachusetts Governor Buzzes Hair Off To Raise Money For Cancer Research

The Associated Press | Posted 04.09.2015 | Good News

QUINCY, Mass. (AP) — Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker got a sharp new short haircut on Tuesday that helped raise money for charity and met the appro...

Fifty Shades of White: Raising Equity from the Public by Start-ups

Victoria Silchenko | Posted 05.29.2015 | Small Business
Victoria Silchenko

Arming the mid-size companies with a new funding channel might trigger the valuations hike further, imposing the notorious "bubble" the VCs like to talk about. Don't underestimate the power of billboards or TV commercials with investment offerings.

Homeless Man's Kind Gesture Inspired Viral Campaign That's Getting People Off The Streets

The Huffington Post | Kimberly Yam | Posted 02.27.2015 | Good News

A woman from the U.K., who rallied the Internet to raise money for a homeless man, has made a large donation to a local group committed to helping tho...

Cheryl Osimo Talks Breast Cancer Prevention Event and LGBT Equality (AUDIO)

Charlotte Robinson | Posted 03.22.2015 | Gay Voices
Charlotte Robinson

This week I talked with Cheryl Osimo, Executive Director of the Massachusetts Breast Cancer Coalition (MBCC), about their premier fundraising event, "Lesbians & Friends Dance: A Party for Prevention."

Mr. Magoo's Christmas Carol Makes the Jump From Beloved Holiday Special to Broadway

Jim Hill | Posted 02.09.2015 | Entertainment
Jim Hill

Here's a challenge for all of you Christmas trivia buffs out there: Name the first-ever animated holiday special produced especially for television.

A Little Girl With Cancer Has Just One Big Wish

The Huffington Post | Carol Kuruvilla | Posted 12.10.2014 | Religion

Little Grace has just one wish -- to see Pope Francis. Thanks to the Make A Wish Foundation, a charity that grants wishes to children with life-thr...

Soaring With the Washington Ballet's Noche de Pasión: The Tango Soirée

David Drake | Posted 01.30.2015 | Arts
David Drake

The new edition of performers and the charm of the artistic director Septime Webre were only exceeded by his impromptu Cuban salsa in sync with his Latin ballet dancers.

Astronauts, Art, and Slideluck: A Conversation With Casey Kelbaugh

J.L. Sirisuk | Posted 01.18.2015 | Arts
J.L. Sirisuk

Casey Kelbaugh, driven through a need for community and the gathering of creative minds, created Slideluck in Seattle fourteen years ago in the small backyard of his home, encouraging attendees to bring home-cooked meals and load slides of their work upon arrival.

Florida Pastor Claims He's Broken Guinness World Record For Longest Speech

The Huffington Post | Carol Kuruvilla | Posted 11.18.2014 | Religion

This fourth-generation preacher knows how to talk. Pastor Zach Zehnder, of The Cross Church in Mount Dora, Florida, claims he’s broken the Guinne...

Creative Ways to Donate to Breast Cancer Awareness

Jeanette Pavini | Posted 12.21.2014 | Impact
Jeanette Pavini

If pink isn't your color or you simply don't need any of the pink products lining shelves, then read on for other ways you can give back to the breast cancer cause.

Disney Characters Puts the Fun in Fundraising at Annual CHOC 'Walk in the Park' Event

Jim Hill | Posted 12.12.2014 | Entertainment
Jim Hill

It's the fundraiser that Disney fans happily and willingly get out of bed at 3 a.m. to take part in. The one that people actually schedule their Southern California vacations around, with some participants flying in from as far away as Texas, Illinois and Connecticut.

Obama Disrupts Quiet Chelsea Block for $25,000-per-seat Fundraiser

Blake Fleetwood | Posted 12.07.2014 | New York
Blake Fleetwood

President Obama is visiting the Chelsea neighborhood of New York City today and is expected to descend upon a $16 million historic brownstone.

Baptism by Ice

Rev. Michelle L. Torigian | Posted 10.26.2014 | Religion
Rev. Michelle L. Torigian

In our church life, there are times when water is poured on our heads or our whole bodies are immersed in pools of water. Through this sacrament we experience that same type of connection to others in our faith. That is baptism.

Elementary School Teacher Who Fundraises For Sick Children Gets Some Good Karma In Return

Huffington Post | Kimberly Yam | Posted 07.08.2014 | Good News

Craig MacDonald, an elementary teacher from Halifax, Nova Scotia, is getting the helping hand he deserves. When MacDonald, who is known in Halifax...

#SchoolsOut: HMI Launches Summer Program

Daniel Garofali | Posted 08.09.2014 | Gay Voices
Daniel Garofali

Over the weekend, The Hetrick-Martin Institute (HMI) held their annual School's Out event in the Hamptons. Celebrating its 15th year, School's Out m...

This 6-Year-Old Swapped Birthday Gifts For Donations, Raised Funds For Local Police

The Huffington Post | Robbie Couch | Posted 05.12.2014 | Impact

If it truly is better to give than receive, Noah Hall-King must be on cloud nine. Through soliciting donations from friends, family and local busin...

For 10 Years Wine Women & Shoes Puts Its Best Foot Forward

Mary Orlin | Posted 06.27.2014 | Style
Mary Orlin

Elaine Honig developed the idea for a different kind of fundraiser while she was at Honig Vineyard & Winery in Napa Valley. She wanted something more than the same old boring wine and food pairing event.

Give More to Get More: What Fundraisers Know About Meaning and Work

meQuilibrium | Posted 06.29.2014 | Impact
meQuilibrium

Few of us are nonprofit fundraisers, but we can apply the lessons of the fundraiser to our toughest jobs.

Farm-to-Tray: Fighting Hunger

Rozanne Gold | Posted 06.01.2014 | Home
Rozanne Gold

The numbers are staggering: More than 24,000 apples handed out per week, 100 dozen whole grain rolls served daily.

A Redmoon Night to Remember

Elysabeth Alfano | Posted 05.26.2014 | Chicago
Elysabeth Alfano

In a city with so many theaters, so much music, so much incredible architecture and so many nationally recognized restaurants, it can be hard to stand...

This Dog Wedding Is Paws Down The Cutest 'Puptials' Of The Year

Posted 02.18.2014 | Weddings

We love a good dog wedding -- who doesn't? -- but what made Taffy and Bear's "puptials" on Saturday even better was that they were "tying the leash" f...