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Yes He Can: 'One Can A Week' Program Inspires Imitators

HuffingtonPost.com | Arthur Delaney | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

Peter Norback took Barack Obama's campaign talk of hope and change to heart. He said it inspired him to launch a campaign to get his neighbors in Tucs...

The Scariest Thing I Ever Said Yes To

Jennifer Howell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Jennifer Howell

I can admit that I am not always as good at the receiving as I am at the giving. Does anyone else have the same problem?

7 Reasons Why Sex Is Better After 60

Jim Selman | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Jim Selman

But I think it's more than just the pills and the lubricants that make sex in our second half such a wonderful activity. Our Elders have finally figured it out--and they're having the best sex of their lives.

Haiti: Children, Children Everywhere and Not a Place to Teach

Cameron Sinclair | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Cameron Sinclair

The UN has estimated that 4,000 temporary classrooms will be needed in Haiti -- however this is not an earthquake, this is an earthquake with hurricane season coming in four months. Yet less than 3% of humanitarian assistance goes to fund education programs.

Philanthropy and the Economic Crisis

Georgia Levenson Keohane | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Georgia Levenson Keohane

This week and next I am a guest blogger at The Center for Effective Philanthropy. My posts address philanthropy and the economic crisis, and include ...

Haiti, Giving, and Emotional Awareness

Gary Zukav | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Gary Zukav

The Haitian people have an urgent need for many of the things that we have, beginning with water, food, shelter, and medicine. They do not need pity,...

Facing Global Threats: Here's Some Good News

Julia Moulden | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Julia Moulden

Some global threats can keep us awake in the middle of the night. The Skoll Global Threats Fund was created last year to address urgent threats like water shortages and pandemics.

Changing the Script with Jon Stewart

Jim Wallis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jim Wallis

Bank bonuses are merely a symptom of a deeper erosion of societal values and the new maxims that have overtaken us: Greed is Good and It's All About Me. Those values wreak havoc on economies, cultures, families, and our very souls.

Tea Leoni: How UNICEF Became A Halloween Treat

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

I grew up under the impression that I was the best trick-or-treater in the whole wide world, because my grandmother invented it!...

Georgia Salon Gives 'Gift of Glamour' To The Deserving

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

When Carey Carter of the Carter Barnes salon in Atlanta, Georgia, got a call from a longtime client who could no longer afford to get her hair done be...

Miller Lite Donates $200K To Veterans, Going for $500K

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

Miller Lite is promoting Veteran's Day in a significant way this year, with a goal to raise $500,000 for Operation Homefront, a nonprofit that support...

Santa Interventions: Helping Parents Save The Magic

Tom Matlack | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Tom Matlack

Christmas is upon us, and for many Santa's bag full of surprises includes an assortment of personal dilemmas all having to do with ... Santa.

Holiday Giving: Intimate Evenings with Acclaimed Authors and Rare Collector's Books

Marissa Bronfman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Marissa Bronfman

Giving is a given during December but why not give a little something extra special this holiday season that will delight the book lovers in your life and promote literacy abroad?

Helping Others May Be Human Nature, Study Suggests

The New York Times | NICHOLAS WADE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

When infants 18 months old see an unrelated adult whose hands are full and who needs assistance opening a door or picking up a dropped clothespin, the...

The Six W's Of Charitable Giving This Season

Lorraine Roe | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Lorraine Roe

Ok, ok, I'm thankful, your thankful. But that doesn't have to translate into mindless giving. Let's go over some helpful ground rules for making donations that I developed after working as a reporter.

Adultery And Christmas Gift Dilemmas

Iris Erlingsdottir | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Iris Erlingsdottir

I've been happily married for 15 years to my husband with whom I have two daughters. The problem is that although I love my husband, he is a rather "boring" guy, whereas I'm the type who needs more excitement.

The Practice of Generosity

Marc Lesser | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Marc Lesser

Practicing generosity in our daily lives, in our work, and in our relationships is not easy or simple. Giving that is self-centered or self-serving is merely another form of fear.

Why the Loss Leader Approach to Volunteerism is not the Answer

Evan Hochberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Evan Hochberg

If volunteerism is to be a powerful driver of social impact and business value, government, nonprofit and business leaders must focus not just on more volunteers, but on more productive volunteering.

Australian Man Opens Free Christmas Store

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

Dennis Stevenson had a ton of stuff he didn't need. So, for last Christmas, he opened the doors to his home and allowed those who couldn't afford gift...

Can We Afford NOT To Be Of Service?

Anne Naylor | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Anne Naylor

We are designed for giving. When we do so, our lives come into a certain order, even and especially when things seem so chaotic and uncertain.

San Clemente Man Sends 4,000 Shoes Across The Border

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

This week, we learned about a boy who collected 1000 socks for needy kids. But where would we be without shoes? A San Clemente, Calif. man has the ans...

Hopenhagen: Your Passport To The Climate Change Summit in Copenhagen

Julia Moulden | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Julia Moulden

On December 7, leaders from 192 countries will gather in Copenhagen to determine the future of our planet.

Sacramento Man On A Mission: Volunteer For 20 Causes In 20 Days

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

Erik, a Sacramento man, is on a truly giving mission: he's dedicating himself to twenty causes over twenty days. WATCH THE VIDEO: He explains tha...

Giving And The Pursuit Of Happiness

Andrew Shapter | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Andrew Shapter

Is happiness something that we can really pursue? If so, how would we define what happiness is, and when would we know if or when we've got it?

Webcam Of Shame

Jim Kennedy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Jim Kennedy

The Webcam of Shame (or "I Am My Brother's Keeper-Cam" or "The Eyes Of God-Cam") would bring the terrible reality of 21st century poverty and disease right into our homes and workplaces.