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Why I Love Warren Buffett

Jason Stuart | Posted 02.09.2017 | Queer Voices
Jason Stuart

I did not come from a family who gave to charity, or which even thought much about helping other people. After seeing this documentary, I am inspired to give back even more than ever.


Dana McKenna | Posted 12.20.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Dana McKenna

"We make a living by what we get. We make a life by what we give." ~ Winston S. Churchill When I was left with nothing in the bank -- and nothing i...

8 Ways to Give Back Without Giving Money

Mary Kay | Posted 12.19.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Mary Kay

We are entering the more self-reflective time of year, (well for many of us at least) examining our last trip around the sun and wondering how we did....

A Safe Place For Homeless Youth

Wendy Adamson | Posted 12.29.2016 | Impact
Wendy Adamson

At fifteen years old, my alcoholic father was drinking himself into a constant state of oblivion, as a result, I was miserable and kept running away f...

A New Kind of Beauty: Feeding Hungry Children Through Cosmetics

Marisa Sanfilippo | Posted 12.15.2016 | Impact
Marisa Sanfilippo

Back in his small home province in India, Mangat had witnessed true poverty firsthand. It's why every year he looked for new ways to give back.

7 Things To Know About Donating To A Food Bank

Jill Robbins | Posted 12.05.2016 | Fifty
Jill Robbins

Can I tell you a secret? I've used a food bank. I was a single working mom. My daughter was young and I was struggling to make ends meet.

Traveling Stories Helps Kids Find Love in Reading

Marisa Sanfilippo | Posted 11.22.2016 | Good News
Marisa Sanfilippo

Isn't amazing how much things have changed over the past few years? Before the boom in mobile technically, there wouldn't be kids sitting at a restau...

Your Do-Good Holiday Gift Guide

Em Sexton | Posted 11.15.2016 | Good News
Em Sexton

It's that time of year again -- oh the Holidays. I have never been more happy to see Christmas commercials filing my television than after barely s...

United Village Transformation meets First Lady of Malawi Gertrude Mutharika

Kevin Gouveia | Posted 11.15.2016 | Entertainment
Kevin Gouveia

United Village Transformation (UVT) has been working in Malawi since 2010 with a focus on education, nutrition and women's empowerment in Dothi Villag...

This Veteran's Day, Ken And The Barbis Want YOU... To Reach Out To A Vet

Joan K. Smith | Posted 11.11.2016 | Impact
Joan K. Smith

Coming on the heels of a still-bitterly divisive election, Veterans Day this year runs the risk of being overshadowed.

Applying The Scientific Method To Charity

Gleb Tsipursky | Posted 11.07.2016 | Impact
Gleb Tsipursky

Caption: Hands touching world (image credit) This article first appeared on the blog of Intentional Insights, a nonprofit organization that empowers...

Social Enterprise Is The Winning Ticket For Everyone

Marjorie Hope Rothstein | Posted 10.29.2016 | Fifty
Marjorie Hope Rothstein

Visiting a spa may seem frivolous and self-indulgent, especially with all of the chaos ensuing in the world today. However, we're always told by the airline personnel that in case of emergency be sure to put the oxygen mask on ourselves first before we take care of our children. The truth is, we need to be strong so we can help others.

QB Rick Mirer on Realistic Perfection

Kay Tacke Morse | Posted 09.22.2016 | Education
Kay Tacke Morse

Thousands watched and cheered as this blessedly brilliant Quarter Back from Indiana placed himself in a standout position, at Notre Dame and in the NFL for many years.

Doing Well By Doing Good: An Interview with Scott Harrison, Founder & CEO of charity: water

Alexandre Mars | Posted 09.07.2016 | Impact
Alexandre Mars

A new breed of social entrepreneur: that's the way I'll describe Scott Harrison. In a world where Philanthropy didn't change much in the last 20 years...

Trailblazing: How to Be at the Top of the Startup Game

Ivo Lukas | Posted 08.24.2016 | Technology
Ivo Lukas

Over the last few years, I've been focusing even more on mentorship, specifically in the startup community. People who have worked with me know that I'm passionate about helping startups become trailblazers and giving back to the community, just like we do at our agency, 24Notion.

A Step Of Hope To Walk The Next Mile

Marc A. Coronel | Posted 08.19.2016 | Los Angeles
Marc A. Coronel

It's easy to imagine how a new pair of shoes can improve the day-to-day lives of the homeless, but I did not anticipate how the generosity of strangers could give those less fortunate something equally if not more valuable: HOPE.

Why Are These People Abandoning Their Art?

Leigh M. Clark | Posted 07.13.2016 | Arts
Leigh M. Clark

I stopped at Robbie's in Islamorada when I was in The Florida Keys this past spring. I got to talking to a local woman about art. She asked if I pa...

Can You Spare A Toothbrush?
One Insanely Simple Way To Make A Big Difference

Danielle Gletow | Posted 07.06.2016 | Impact
Danielle Gletow

There are certainly complex issues in our child welfare system. But there are also some fairly simple-to-address issues too. To me, this is one of them.

In a Digital Society, In Real Life (IRL) Community Still Matters

Reba Dominski | Posted 07.01.2016 | Business
Reba Dominski

America is a nation of dreamers and doers, a country shaped and propelled forward by visionaries banding together to promote social good and create me...

We Take From The Community. We Must Put Back in the Community. #GivingBack

Peter Aceto | Posted 06.24.2016 | Business
Peter Aceto

Tangerine's involvement in the community is deep and genuine, and works on an individual and a company level. Why do we bother?

Purpose Driven Companies Are Driving The New Economy

David Hassell | Posted 06.08.2016 | Business
David Hassell

As 2015 came to an end, The Atlantic published an article entitled, "2015: The Best Year in History for the Average Human Being." Indeed for many of us things are better than ever -- so good, in fact, that more and more of us have an opportunity to seek the highest levels of personal fulfillment -- even at work.

Celebrating Therapy Animals During National Pet Month

Jen Reeder | Posted 05.26.2016 | Impact
Jen Reeder

The Human Animal Bond Research Initiative Foundation in Washington, D.C. maintains a database of scientific research that demonstrates the health benefits of spending time with animals, such as lower blood pressure, reduced stress and depression, and increased odds of surviving a heart attack.

I Gave Away My One and Only Jimmy Choos to Walk in the Shoes of Another

Georgie Smith | Posted 05.23.2016 | Impact
Georgie Smith

But I learnt in my shoe exchange that the best way to walk in another's shoes is to to walk alongside of them. I am with Sashauna for life. I am excited to witness the expanding impact she will have on many. I am excited to see her step into and own her mantle as a role model. Not just for foster youth, but all young women.

More Human (My Interview for NPR's StoryCorps)

Kerrie L Cooper | Posted 05.23.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Kerrie L Cooper

I recently recorded an interview for NPR's StoryCorps in a tiny Airstream in the parking lot of National Public Radio's studios here in Nashville (you...

This State Is Putting the Fun in Fundraiser

Ryan Scott | Posted 05.02.2016 | Impact
Ryan Scott

How do you give a giant shot of adrenaline to charitable fundraising? Throw a virtual party that covers half your state and mix in a slew of cash incentives, challenges and a stadium throwdown to get nonprofits, individuals and corporations engaged.