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Carolyn Gregoire

This Teacher Gives Money From His Own Pocket To Feed His Hungry First-Graders

HuffingtonPost.com | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 09.25.2014 | Impact

Growing up in a low income neighborhood in Albuquerque, New Mexico, Marvin Callahan intimately knew the struggle of poverty from a young age. His fath...

Alena Hall

Meet the Man Educating A Generation Of Compassionate Leaders

HuffingtonPost.com | Alena Hall | Posted 05.05.2014 | Impact

Five years ago, Vlad Moskovski, 32, picked up his life, moved to the West Coast and promised himself one thing: He would only do work he felt passiona...

Alena Hall

Behind Every Superhero Stands a Supermom

HuffingtonPost.com | Alena Hall | Posted 02.28.2014 | Parents

Kitty Burton of Omaha, Neb., is the kind of mom who works constantly to protect her three children with love, support and strength. But when one docto...

Alena Hall

These Students Have Figured Out How Social Media Can Actually Make The World A Better Place

HuffingtonPost.com | Alena Hall | Posted 02.20.2014 | Impact

Ian Dickerson always heard his father when he spoke about helping those in the world who can’t help themselves, but he didn’t realize how much he ...

Meet The Women Changing Everything You Thought You Knew About Luxury Shopping

The Huffington Post | Catherine Pearson | Posted 01.25.2014 | Style

A 24-karat gold statement necklace, a sleek ceramic iPhone amplifier that's more objet d'art than tech gadget and rich, creamy anti-aging serums are t...

Catherine Pearson

The Simple Household Item This 24-Year-Old Is Using To Change The World

HuffingtonPost.com | Catherine Pearson | Posted 01.23.2014 | Women

Erin Zaikis often used to think about how she could help change the world, but it wasn't until she got very sick with dengue fever that she decided to...

These 14 People Found The Secret To Improving Their Lives -- And The World

The Huffington Post | Carolyn Gregoire & Catherine Pearson | Posted 01.23.2014 | Impact

Some of the most inspiring stories and lessons of 2013 come from ordinary people who decided to devote their lives to giving back. As part of Huff...

Meet The Woman Who Sees The Future Of Tech Where No One Else Is Looking

The Huffington Post | Catherine Pearson | Posted 12.16.2013 | Women

In large swaths of this country, women hoping to overcome professional hurdles -- and particularly those hoping to pursue a career in the male-dominat...

Why This Museum Director Gave Up A Successful Career To Fight Poverty

The Huffington Post | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 11.25.2013 | Impact

Giving back is practically in Tina Cornely's blood. The former art-world powerhouse says that she's been focused on caring for others since she was fi...

Baseball Taught This Man A Lot. Now He's Paying It Forward.

The Huffington Post | Catherine Pearson | Posted 11.13.2013 | Impact

Much of what Tom Lounibos knows about business, he learned playing baseball. The entrepreneur, who has spent a 30-plus year career building and gu...

One Woman Is Going To Extraordinary Lengths To Build Her Son With Autism A Safe Place To Play

The Huffington Post | Catherine Pearson | Posted 10.29.2013 | Parents

When Shell Jones' son, Duane, was 10 months old, the first-time mom began noticing behaviors she found curious. Duane liked to watch the same shows ov...

Carolyn Gregoire

This Couple Ditched Corporate America And Helped 30 Million Kids

HuffingtonPost.com | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 10.23.2013 | Impact

When Kay and Harry Leibowitz were newly dating, Kay attended an Ohio event held by World of Children, the global children's advocacy awards program Ha...

This Couple Quit Their Jobs To Help Others And Spread Kindness In The Most Unusual Way

The Huffington Post | Catherine Pearson | Posted 10.15.2013 | Impact

When Sarah Fertig heard Sen. Elizabeth Warren argue that no one becomes wealthy in isolation -- and urge wealthy Americans to give back so that others...

Carolyn Gregoire

He Quit His Wall Street Job To Teach Basketball To Low-Income Kids

HuffingtonPost.com | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 10.08.2013 | Impact

Every day, Marquis Taylor works with low-income, disengaged high school students who are on the verge of dropping out. One 18-year-old had grown up in...

How This Woman Went From Quadriplegic To Black Belt -- And Is Helping Others Do The Same

The Huffington Post | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 10.02.2013 | Impact

Eighteen years ago, Molly Hale, then 45, was preparing to take her third degree Black Belt exam in the Japanese martial art of Aikido -- for which she...

This Woman Is Improving The Lives Of Women With Cancer, One Wig At A Time

The Huffington Post | Catherine Pearson | Posted 09.24.2013 | Women

Sandy Samberg received a call several months ago from a school guidance counselor who told her about a 15-year-old student with leukemia. The student ...

How One Woman Quit Her Job, Found Her Purpose And Began Changing The World

The Huffington Post | Catherine Pearson | Posted 09.09.2013 | Women

For roughly a decade, Crystal Gornto worked happily in pharmaceutical and medical device sales. The 35-year-old Texan, who is married and a mother to ...

How Two Women Left Their Dead-End Jobs To Do Something They Actually Love

Posted 08.28.2013 | Impact

Two years ago, Eleanor Justice and her partner Vanessa Wheeler were in a rut. The two women were living in Baltimore and stuck in unfulfilling jobs --...

Carolyn Gregoire

The Giving Habits of Americans May Surprise You (INFOGRAPHIC)

HuffingtonPost.com | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 08.20.2013 | Impact

"There's another path to success," writes Wharton professor Adam Grant, author of Give and Take, "One that focuses less on getting and more on giving....

Recognizing Givers

Adam Grant | Posted 10.19.2013 | Impact
Adam Grant

There's another path to success, one that focuses less on getting and more on giving. Each week, the Huffington Post will feature one Go-Giver of the Week who has a track record of helpfulness and generosity.