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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...

Give Without Giving In

Maria Ploumaki | Posted 02.19.2016 | Business
Maria Ploumaki

Last week I attended an event of the Oxford and Cambridge Club of Zurich where Guy Spier, head of the Aquamarine Fund, gave a talk at Bloomberg. Guy ...

One Woman's Fight to Help Mothers, Babies, and Families

Ken Budd | Posted 02.12.2016 | Impact
Ken Budd

Stress. A mother's stress. That's what changed Corinne Cannon's life. Her son, Jack, was a colicky, restless, challenging baby. With each scream, wit...

How to Make a Difference in 2016

Em Sexton | Posted 01.06.2016 | Good News
Em Sexton

For weeks, you were surrounded by jolly advertisements, replays of classic Christmas movies, and festive holiday parties. All signs pointed to 'Tis' the season to be merry and bright.' But maybe, like me, you were actually feeling more like that screaming kid sitting on Santa's lap.

2+0+1+5: It's Just About... Life

Mark Brodinsky | Posted 12.31.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Mark Brodinsky

I don't know about you, but I had a crazy, challenging, thrilling, unpredictable, amazing, frustrating, overwhelmingly sad, incredibly happy, focused,...

This Girl Is Asking Santa to Help An Animal Rescue Organization Instead of Giving Her Gifts

Jen Reeder | Posted 12.23.2015 | Impact
Jen Reeder

As an adult, I hear a lot about the stress of the holidays, from shopping and wrapping presents to travel plans and getting holiday cards done in time...

Kevin Bacon and Billy Shore: Hungry For Change

Susan Steinbrecher | Posted 12.22.2015 | Business
Susan Steinbrecher

Individuals from every walk of life and companies of all sizes are becoming more aware of their responsibility to give back to those who need it most....

Prepare For Impact

Jeremy Affeldt | Posted 12.22.2015 | San Francisco
Jeremy Affeldt

I haven't finished telling you just how grateful I am for the Giants community relations people. I started telling you last time, about the way they got to know my heart and match me with ideal opportunities.

Designing Life and Giving Back at the Corner Cabaret

Barbara Ficarra, RN, BSN, MPA | Posted 12.21.2015 | Impact
Barbara Ficarra, RN, BSN, MPA

Designing the life you love may be as simple as finding your passions. Designing a healthy and happy life takes some effort, but small steps can have ...

Enriching Ways to Tackle the Wild World of Public Relations in 2016

Stacy Slotnick | Posted 12.17.2015 | Business
Stacy Slotnick

The goal of a publicist is to be an outstanding asset to a client while finding time to nurture the soul that fuels one-of-a-kind ideas essential to success in this mesmeric and scintillating field. That is no easy task.

Here's a Story That Just Might Restore Your Faith In Humanity This Holiday Season

Nina Tomaro | Posted 12.17.2015 | Impact
Nina Tomaro

What I think is most tragic, is that we've lost touch with the true magic that exists in every single one of us: the ability to help make someone else's dream come true. Here's a christmas story that will help you remember just how magical you are.

This Holiday, Find Your David

Roman Coley Davis | Posted 12.16.2015 | Impact
Roman Coley Davis

Tears were starting to well up in my eyes. My heart was aching. The tiled floor was merely feet from my face. Honestly, "down on all fours" was not how I expected this shopping trip to end. But in the middle of Kohl's, I found myself hating the holiday season with a passion. It all began earlier that week.

6 Ways To Give To Charity During The Holidays

MoneyTips | Posted 12.11.2015 | Business
MoneyTips

MoneyTips Charity at holiday time means more than just putting your change into the traditional red buckets at the entrances to big-box stores. Need...

Making it the most wonderful time of the year -- to connect

Jon Sundt | Posted 12.10.2015 | Impact
Jon Sundt

Every year around this time, parents hear about all of the "must-have" gifts of the season. Marketers spend billions of dollars trying to convince our...

Volunteers are Giving the Greatest Gift - Time

Wendy Spencer | Posted 12.08.2015 | Impact
Wendy Spencer

Volunteering remains strong across the nation, with 62.8 million Americans (1-in-4 adults) giving their time to an organization, donating 7.96 billion hours that valued at nearly $184 billion in 2014.

The 2 G's of Life: Gratitude and Giving

Tandy Elisala | Posted 12.04.2016 | Women
Tandy Elisala

Gratitude is the foundation for developing your greatness and is key to living your life with passion, peace, and joy. Having a gratitude practice is a profound way to connect with your soul. As a four-time cancer survivor, I've integrated a lot of healing strategies in my life.

Reflections From Abroad: The Art of Giving Back

Kris Cole | Posted 12.04.2016 | Business
Kris Cole

I recently returned from a trip to London and while there had time to reflect on many things. We often have great ideas of how the world, employees, f...

The Power of Gratitude in a Life of Recovery

Jamison Monroe, Jr. | Posted 11.25.2016 | Healthy Living
Jamison Monroe, Jr.

Giving thanks shouldn't be reserved for one day a year. When practiced on an ongoing basis, gratitude can change our lives in ways we might never have imagined -- taking us from the darkest depths into a world in which anything is possible.

How Giving Back Gave Right Back to My Family

Karri-Leigh P. Mastrangelo | Posted 11.23.2016 | Parents
Karri-Leigh P. Mastrangelo

One night my 5-year-old had a tantrum, refusing to go to sleep. "I don't want to go to sleep, " she said, "I want to stay up and make things for the poor kids." Though clearly a manipulation tactic at the time, I am now blown away by her change in attitude over the last 3 years of giving.