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Join Me in Supporting the Work of Bread for the World

Rick Steves | Posted 11.25.2015 | Travel
Rick Steves

Supporting the work of Bread for the World is one of the most effective ways we can help stabilize our world. If you're one of the many who have responded so generously, thank you. Consider sharing this challenge with your friends so we can further leverage our concern.

Recreating the Refugees Narratives: From Sympathy to Dignity

Lara Zahabi-Bekdash, MD, PhD | Posted 11.25.2015 | World
Lara Zahabi-Bekdash, MD, PhD

In Toronto, the community event Supper with Syria, is a social experiment to allow Syrians, some of whom are refugees, to become co-creators of the narratives on Syria and refugees, by showcasing their culture and their stories.

This Website Is Making It Super Easy To Donate To Democrats

The Huffington Post | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 11.20.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- In September, a pro-Hillary Clinton super PAC sent out an email that sought to tie Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) to deceased Venezuelan P...

What the Widow's Mite Tells Us About Empowerment

V.R. Marianne Zahn | Posted 11.20.2015 | Religion
V.R. Marianne Zahn

Whether you are fortunate enough to be rich and powerful like a scribe or poor as the widow, we all depend on God's grace, and we all have received what we have through that grace and not our own deserving. Let us put our resources towards those things that lift up the lowly, that empower those with no voice, and that, with God's help, will perhaps even change history.

Generous Souls Fundraise Better

Cat Moore | Posted 11.20.2015 | Religion
Cat Moore

Written in conjunction with Nicholas Warnes* Unlike professional fundraisers, non-profit founders like Cissy Brady-Rogers are rarely excited (or skil...

Food4Kids is Feeding Alachua County, Nourishing our Future

Plumfund | Posted 11.13.2015 | Impact

One out of four children in North Florida is affected by poverty and lives in a food insecure home. Despite programs that offer free and low-cost meals, afterschool snacks and food stamps to target hunger, there is still a significant number of families that are struggling to put food on the table.

Ben Carson Thanks 'Biased' Media After Raising $3.5 Million In One Week

The Huffington Post | Igor Bobic | Posted 11.08.2015 | Politics

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Tias Arms: Making a Difference in South Africa

Margaret Moodian | Posted 11.03.2015 | World
Margaret Moodian

The most prevalent concentration of individuals living with HIV in the world is in South Africa, according to the Current HIV/AIDS Reports. These reports state that, of all the people worldwide who have HIV, almost one fifth of them, or 6.4 million, live in South Africa.

College Fundraising: The "Haves" and "Can'ts"

Dr. Brian C. Mitchell | Posted 11.02.2015 | College
Dr. Brian C. Mitchell

Last week the Chronicle of Higher Education reported on the fundraising achievements of the top ten public and private colleges and universities in America. The results are sobering and instructive.

Trans Hacking Startup Land: Gender Performance and Deception

Alyx Baldwin | Posted 10.26.2015 | Gay Voices
Alyx Baldwin

After I moved away from being gender ambiguous, I unbound myself and started presenting as a queer woman. I reached out to many LGBTQ* startup allegiances for help with fundraising. That was where I met more hostility than ever before.

Paul Ryan Just Got The Sweetest Deal In Congress

The Huffington Post | Zach Carter | Posted 10.23.2015 | Politics

So, that happened. In an era of near-total congressional gridlock, the House speaker's most important duty isn't counting votes or bringing bills to t...

Why Monthly Giving Is Good... For Donors

Brady Josephson | Posted 10.20.2015 | Impact
Brady Josephson

Lifetime Value is the most important metric for your organization's fundraising. The most powerful way to boost Lifetime Value is to keep donors around longer. The best way to keep donors around longer is to make them happy and satisfy their needs.

What Cambodia Has Taught Me: Lessons From a Legend

Lucy Perry | Posted 10.19.2015 | Impact
Lucy Perry

The night before I met Geraldine, she was on a TV show called Australian Story. And what a story she has lived. She was never able to have her own children, so in 1995 at aged 50, after a long career in foreign affairs, Geraldine moved to Cambodia where she established Sunrise Cambodia.

This Is The Most Eye-Popping Stat In Bernie Sanders' Latest Fundraising Report

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 10.16.2015 | Politics

As Bernie Sanders gears up for a Democratic primary more protracted than anyone initially expected, he has a unique advantage over the rest of the fi...

Ben Carson 'Suspends' Campaign For A Book Tour

The Huffington Post | Igor Bobic | Posted 10.16.2015 | Politics

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It's Just About... (Helping Another) Life

Mark Brodinsky | Posted 10.13.2015 | Impact
Mark Brodinsky

We all know it can happen in the blink of an eye. We just think it won't happen to us. But life happens. For nearly the past two weeks Brian Granek's life has been happening as a series of life-changing ups-and-downs, literally from one moment to the next.

Rubio Raises Just $6 Million In Latest Quarter

Reuters | Annum Masroor | Posted 10.08.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON, Oct 8 (Reuters) - U.S. Republican presidential candidate Marco Rubio raised $6 million in the three months ended on Sept. 30, a source sa...

Prediction: Trump vs Sanders in 2016

Judy Frankel | Posted 10.05.2015 | Entertainment
Judy Frankel

Spoiler alert! If Republicans were given the choice of Trump or "other," most Republicans would vote "other." However, because our election system is "first past the post" (FPTP), the winner takes all.

Bernie Sanders Draws More Than 20,000 People At Boston Rally

The Huffington Post | Igor Bobic | Posted 10.05.2015 | Politics

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Friday Talking Points -- New Speaker's Speaking Problem

Chris Weigant | Posted 10.15.2015 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Kevin McCarthy is not worthy. Of using the English language correctly, among other things. Amusingly, though, this will likely not stop him from becoming the next speaker of the House.

Brad's Baptism at the Gala for Worldwide Orphans

Dr. Jane Aronson | Posted 10.01.2015 | Impact
Dr. Jane Aronson

Baptism at 55 Wall Street. He couldn't have planned it better if he'd tried. What holier a night than one aimed at saving children? What holier water than that shared with family and friends? What better symbol of the Kingdom of God than a party you don't want to end?

Bernie Sanders Raises More Than $24 Million Over The Last 3 Months

Reuters | Marina Fang | Posted 09.30.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON, Sept 30 (Reuters) - U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders of Vermont raised more than $24 million over the last three months as he wages a populist ...

5 Fabulous Stretches for Runners!

Yanoula Athanassakis | Posted 09.22.2015 | Healthy Living
Yanoula Athanassakis

As NJ and NYC-based yoga teachers, we meet a lot of pavement-pounding runners looking for relief from a wide range of symptoms from overall tightness and pain due to shortened muscles and strained tendons.

Senator Raised Over $17,000 In Campaign Money From Ex-Boyfriends

The Huffington Post | Emily Tess Katz | Posted 09.10.2015 | Politics

Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn.) made a convincing case for staying amicable with ex-boyfriends in a HuffPost Live conversation on Thursday.&nbs...

Using Art to Rebuild Home for Former Street Kids in Nepal

Juliet Linley | Posted 09.04.2015 | Impact
Juliet Linley

Nepal Day is approaching fast at the after-school art and creativity center aptly named Press Play in the Dutch city of Haarlem. And a dozen kids are eagerly creating their own miniature construction projects of a home far away, yet close to their hearts.