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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.

92-Year-Old WWII Veteran Entrepreneur Shares Insights with Daughter and Next Generation | #TalkToMe

Jack Nadel | Posted 05.02.2016 | Fifty
Jack Nadel

In this seven-part contribution to the #TalkToMe conversations happening, I reflect on life lessons which go all the way back to my early childhood in New York City during the Great Depression.

11 Life Lessons From a Grieving Mother

Julie Garner | Posted 04.19.2016 | Healthy Living
Julie Garner

While my heart remains broken, I want to share what I've learned from the front lines of the greatest battle of my life. These lessons haven't healed me completely, but they have helped. And I hope they help other people who, God forbid, have to fight through tragic loss.

5 Great Ways to Donate and Give Back

Timothy Sykes | Posted 04.15.2016 | Business
Timothy Sykes

If you have never donated before, you may be surprised to find how easy it is to give back and how much these organizations can do with monetary donations. If you are looking for ways to donate and give back, here are five great suggestions to consider.

Valuing Our Volunteers

Julia Kathan | Posted 03.22.2016 | Impact
Julia Kathan

One by one, they file out of the Community FoodBank of New Jersey, offering a heartfelt thank you and a smile. We'll be back soon, they say. These g...

663 Million People Are Still Living Without Clean Water

Brady Josephson | Posted 03.21.2016 | Green
Brady Josephson

That's why this World Water Day, charity: water is launching its latest and biggest campaign, #fightdirty. Because as great as their last 10 years have been, and they aren't the only ones doing great work in the world of clean water, there are still...

From Uganda with love

Pioneers for Change | Posted 03.15.2016 | Impact
Pioneers for Change

By: Debbie Cameron Imagine for a moment a world where every day is a struggle. You have little or no access to clean safe drinking water or employ...

Chari-Tea: Raise a Cup to Philanthropy

Amber Browning-Coyle | Posted 03.11.2016 | Impact
Amber Browning-Coyle

Chari-Tea events only cost me the price of the lemons, honey, and gas for the car to pick up the canisters. I had a vision and I made it happen, and all it cost was time. Time is invaluable. Give your time and let's all spread our own form of chari-tea.

Sheryl Sandberg Teams Up With Donors Choose To Support Schools In Need

The Huffington Post | Rahel Gebreyes | Posted 03.11.2016 | HuffPost Live 321

Sheryl Sandberg knows just how important learning opportunities can be in helping children pave their own path to success, so the Facebook COO is team...

Elton John Gives Back Again and Again

Donna Labermeier | Posted 03.09.2016 | Entertainment
Donna Labermeier

He is one of the great role models of our time, and proves that how we live our lives has a long-lasting impact on the world-at-large.

Karma in Action: 5 Reasons Companies Should Give Back

Sherry Gray | Posted 02.25.2016 | Business
Sherry Gray

What goes around comes around. You've heard it a thousand times, and it's rarely true. There's no real justice in the world. Bad guys often win, somet...

Hats off to Caring Capitalism

Steve Chapple | Posted 02.24.2016 | Business
Steve Chapple

Hats are back, and they are cool again. The source, at least in sunny climes around the world, is the Greenpacha Panama hat company, and the person responsible for Greenpacha is Florencia Gomez Gerbi, a cheerfully serious 33-year-old Argentine San Diegan.

Finding Neverland in Everyday Moments with Canon and The Situation Project

James Barrett | Posted 02.19.2016 | Arts
James Barrett

A child's most valuable asset is unquestionably their imagination.  Untainted and innocent, their imagination is not restricted to what society consi...