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California Teacher Dances Her Way Into Breaking World Records, Raising Money to Fight Childhood Obesity

Marisa Sanfilippo | Posted 07.27.2016 | Good News
Marisa Sanfilippo

I recently discovered Carrie Swidecki on Twitter, second grade teacher, multi world record holder, dance record holder, and former US Just Dance Champ...

A Little More Light: Standing in Solidarity With Octavia Lewis

Sidney Chase | Posted 07.04.2016 | Queer Voices
Sidney Chase

As the LGBTQ community celebrates a favorable ruling on Marriage Equality, many activists around the country are seeing this as only the beginning. While the social climate of America is starting to carve out places for the LG and B, the T remains fighting most battles on it's own.

The Weirdo Hero: Filmmaker Creates a Movie to Show What Depression Feels Like and to Inspire Those Who Suffer to Seek Help

Christy Heitger-Ewing | Posted 05.10.2015 | Impact
Christy Heitger-Ewing

Last summer when Robin Williams took his life, it invited public conversation about depression and suicide -- topics that generally are considered tab...

FOX 13 NEWS Video

The Huffington Post | Amory Blaine | Posted 10.02.2014 | Training

Dee and Gordon Head had been sleeping in their car with their three dogs when what some may consider divine intervention knocked on their window. ...

Homeless Elderly Couple Sleeping In Car Gets Help From 'Angels'

The Huffington Post | Robbie Couch | Posted 09.15.2014 | Impact

Dee and Gordon Head had been sleeping in their car with their three dogs when what some may consider divine intervention knocked on their window. ...

'IfOnly' Charity Site Lets You In On Dream Experiences That Benefit Great Causes

The Huffington Post | Alexandra Zaslow | Posted 04.10.2014 | Good News

Luxury is helping others. That's according to, a website founded by San Francisco-based tech entrepreneur, Trevor Traina, which offers a...

Want To Start A Nonprofit? Here's How

Next Avenue | Posted 02.16.2013 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Next Avenue By Nancy Collamer A breast cancer survivor’s inspiring story and advice will show you how to create a group that can ...

Matthew's Miracle: A Christmas Story

Bob Brody | Posted 02.20.2013 | Good News
Bob Brody

In the end, what goes around comes around. In this case, the loss of a child led to a gain for a community. The Hanleys serve as reminders of why we give in the first place, either at Christmas or throughout the year. And why we should give. Indeed, why we must.

Songs for Sandy

Beth Blatt | Posted 01.20.2013 | New York
Beth Blatt

With Hope Sings, I urge other people to write songs -- songs inspired by true stories of people who go from suffering to success.

Milkshake Interviews: 'Children Are The Future Of Rwanda'

Milkshake | Posted 07.03.2012 | Impact

Imbabazi Orphanage offers more than just shelter and food to the displaced children of Rwanda -- it also offers education, skills and training, and a refuge from the outside world.

American Quilts as Art as Well as Documents of Politics and History

Kate Kelly | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Kate Kelly

When we think of quilts, we tend to think of women making them from scraps of material to keep their families warm in drafty houses. The introduction of quilts to this country was actually quite different from this impression.