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Giving Back

WARNING: This Message Could Save Your Own Life

Alison Thompson | Posted 10.16.2011 | Impact
Alison Thompson

This recession sucks, and with no clear end in sight, it's time for some drastic actions. Come volunteer. It could be the best adventure of your life.

Are You an Impatient Optimist?

Melinda Gates | Posted 10.12.2011 | Impact
Melinda Gates

In my work at the foundation, I'm proud to highlight voices of the global effort to alleviate poverty, promote health and ensure that every student in the U.S. has an effective teacher. Witnessing this life-saving work firsthand has made me an optimist.

(SLIDESHOW) Which Cities Volunteer The Most? (And The Least)

Posted 10.11.2011 | Impact

When it comes to the top altruistic metro areas, Twin Cities residents uphold their reputation of "Minnesota nice," whereas people in Miami appear to ...

Philanthropists of Tomorrow Start With the Work We Do With Our Kids Today

Jim Gibbons | Posted 09.25.2011 | Impact
Jim Gibbons

From toddler through teenager, encouraging regular charitable giving is a great way to instill awareness of a greater good. Kids get tremendous satisfaction in being able to say they helped someone.

Q&A With Charde Houston, Dawn Staley Community Leadership Award Recipient

Charde Houston | Posted 09.13.2011 | Sports
Charde Houston

"I have six girls that I really mentor... I'll pick them up and just spend time with them because I'd rather them be with me, a positive role model, than... doing something that could possibly get them in trouble."

From Toe To Head: TOMS Announces Eyewear As New 'One For One' Product

The Huffington Post | Carly Gillis | Posted 08.07.2011 | Impact

After years of proving that combining style and charitable causes can make a successful business plan, TOMS has decided to expand its philanthropic ve...

Making A Difference: Voluntour and Do-Good Vacationns

Lisa M. Dietlin | Posted 08.07.2011 | Impact
Lisa M. Dietlin

Consider adding a voluntour or do-good component to your next vacation! You just be might surprised at how vacationing can lead to making a difference! Are you M.A.D. today?

Sparked: A Revolution in Virtual Micro-Volunteering

2morrowknight | Posted 10.12.2011 | Impact
2morrowknight

Jacob Colker and Ben Rigby, the architects of this concept and founders of Sparked took a look at a few things they figured would make volunteering faster, easier and more fun.

Giving Back Is The Point Of Power

Peter Baksa | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Peter Baksa

Most persons simply seem to swim along in the stream of life until they meet the falls. Had this become my life as well?

Chalk It Up To Experience: Meet A Group Of Teachers Still Going Strong After 60+ Years

Posted 06.13.2011 | Education

In a time when almost half of America's teachers call it quits after five years, there are a few octogenarians and nonagenarians who continue to inspi...

Giving Back With Credit

Attiyya Anthony | Posted 06.08.2011 | Impact
Attiyya Anthony

The credit market, while it's filled with disaster and misfortune, isn't just a necessary evil. Good can come out of desolation, and good can come by just living your consumerist life.

The Unspoken Rule Of Reciprocity

Amy Chan | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Amy Chan

There is an unspoken rule of reciprocity that people either a) respect and participate in, b) are oblivious to, or c) choose to ignore.

Giving Back: Providing Arts Education To Children In Need

Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

Today, as HuffPost and AOL unite to launch the Huffington Post Media Group, we're celebrating by making a statement about the importance of giving bac...

Giving Back: How You And The Huffington Post Community Can Help Struggling Families

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

Led by HuffPost Impact -- The Huffington Post's section devoted to service, causes, and volunteering -- every HuffPost section is featuring a group or...

Giving Back: How You And The Comedy Community Can Help Struggling Families

Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

Today, as HuffPost and AOL unite to launch the Huffington Post Media Group, we're celebrating by making a statement about the importance of giving bac...

Giving Back: How You And The Tech Community Can Help Struggling Families

The Huffington Post | Amy Lee | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Today, as HuffPost and AOL unite to launch the Huffington Post Media Group, we're celebrating by making a statement about the importance of giving bac...

Giving Back: How You And The HuffPost Living Community Can Help Struggling Families

The Huffington Post | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

Today, as HuffPost and AOL unite to launch the Huffington Post Media Group, we're celebrating by making a statement about the importance of giving bac...

HuffPost, AOL, Biz Stone, and Our 30 Day Service Challenge

Arianna Huffington | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Arianna Huffington

We've decided to kick off the first official week of the new Huffington Post Media Group at AOL with a "30-Day Service Challenge" to all AOL/HuffPost employees worldwide, encouraging them to find ways to give back to their local communities.

Giving Back: How You And The Religion Community Can Help Struggling Families

Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

Today, as HuffPost and AOL unite to launch the Huffington Post Media Group, we're celebrating by making a statement about the importance of giving bac...

Bianca Bosker

A Grad Student's Do-It-Yourself Solution To Foreclosure Crisis

HuffingtonPost.com | Bianca Bosker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Today, as HuffPost and AOL unite to launch the Huffington Post Media Group, we're celebrating by making a statement about the importance of giving bac...

Giving Back: How You And The Food Community Can Help Struggling Families

Marcus Samuelsson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Marcus Samuelsson

Imagine the economic impact it could have in our neighborhoods if we dedicated just a portion of our monthly expenditures to buying local.

Giving Back: How You And The College Community Can Help Struggling Families

Posted 05.25.2011 | College

Today, as HuffPost and AOL unite to launch the Huffington Post Media Group, we're celebrating by making a statement about the importance of giving bac...

Giving Back: How You And The Media Community Can Help Struggling Families

Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Today, as HuffPost and AOL unite to launch the Huffington Post Media Group, we're celebrating by making a statement about the importance of giving bac...

Elevate Yourself: Travel And Give Something Back With Elevate Destinations

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel

Today, as HuffPost and AOL unite to launch the Huffington Post Media Group, we're celebrating by making a statement about the importance of giving bac...

Giving Back: How You And The Books Community Can Help Struggling Families

Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Today, as HuffPost and AOL unite to launch the Huffington Post Media Group, we're celebrating by making a statement about the importance of giving bac...