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Good Deeds

10 Things You Can Do to Serve Others

Sara Hilecher | Posted 10.24.2013 | Impact
Sara Hilecher

Am I doing enough to help others? Am I doing everything I can to assist people less fortunate than myself? Is there more I could be doing to make an impact on my community and my world?

Kindest Bus Driver Ever Shocks The World

Reuters | Posted 12.06.2012 | Money

VIENNA (Reuters) - A Vienna bus driver who found a bag with 390,000 euros ($509,700) in cash inside handed the money over to police, who tracked down ...

U.S. Author Sues Tyler Perry Over His 'Good Deeds'

Reuters | Posted 01.27.2013 | Black Voices

NEW YORK, Nov 27 (Reuters) - An American author sued the prolific filmmaker Tyler Perry in a federal court on Tuesday, accusing him of lifting the p...

You Won't Believe What This Woman Found While Shopping

The Huffington Post | Posted 11.20.2012 | Money

We all dream of finding large sums of cash, but for Cheryl Gavazzi, that dream quickly turned her into a nervous wreck. Gavazzi of Beverly, Mass. w...

Celebrate World Kindness Week: Cross-Country Scavenger Hunt Connects Strangers Through Kindness

HooplaHa | Posted 01.16.2013 | Good News

It's World Kindness Week from November 13-20! How do you spread kindness? Do you share a smile with a fellow commuter? Maybe pay for someone's morning coffee when they don't have the correct change? Or possibly organize a cross-country scavenger hunt?

Take a Peek Into Bright Future

Efrat Peled | Posted 12.23.2012 | Impact
Efrat Peled

Our approach to sustainability is rooted in a unique values model that professes goodness. Basic human values are integrated in our daily routine as a private investment house.

The Unique Way One 65-Year-Old Spent His Birthday

Posted 07.13.2012 | Fifty

Birthdays are usually spent unwrapping presents, but for one Oklahoma City man, it meant giving presents to others. Doug Eaton spent 65 minutes on...

Tyler Perry Is Not Afraid To Do What He Wants

The Huffington Post | Mike Ryan | Posted 06.27.2012 | Entertainment

On average, Tyler Perry's movies have grossed aproximately $23 million domestically ... on opening weekend alone. This average is a number that recent...

WATCH: CNN Heroes Making Change, From Anderson Cooper

Posted 08.22.2013 | MarloThomas

Award-winning journalist Anderson Cooper spoke with me about the changes that CNN Heroes are making all over the world, and why he admires their initi...

POLL: Have You Done Any Good Deeds Lately?

Posted 10.09.2012 | MarloThomas


The Giving Triage

Shira Hirschman Weiss | Posted 08.15.2012 | Impact
Shira Hirschman Weiss

We often feel compelled to give, whether it is a material item or an hour of listening time to a friend in need. However, when it comes to giving, are we secure in our motivations and how we've prioritized?

GIG Spark: Spreading Peanut Butter Sandwiches

Toan Lam | Posted 06.16.2012 | Impact
Toan Lam

We know that people (especially youth) care and want to do something good for others, but just don't know how. So why not teach compassion to kids and adults in your life?

Sweet Idea! Using Chocolate to Create Compassion

Toan Lam | Posted 04.28.2012 | Good News
Toan Lam


Phylicia Rashad Talks Good Deeds and Occupy Wall Street

Dustin Fitzharris | Posted 04.25.2012 | Black Voices
Dustin Fitzharris

While Tyler Perry's new movie, Good Deeds, may be just another film for movie-goers, for Phylicia Rashad, it provides an opportunity for her to encourage others to stop and examine what is happening in their lives and the world today.

Tyler Perry Talks 'Good Deeds'

Black Film | Posted 04.22.2012 | Black Voices

After 11 films, including the Madea and non-Madea films, producer-writer-director-actor Tyler Perry is venturing into a new platform, his first romant...

PHOTOS: The Glamorous Premiere Of 'Good Deeds'

Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 04.16.2012 | Black Voices

Tyler Perry was joined last night in Hollywood by the star-studded cast of "Good Deeds" for the flick's Valentine's Day premiere. Perry serves as ...

The Three Dollar Check

Conor Grennan | Posted 04.02.2012 | Impact
Conor Grennan

There are a lot of ways to inspire people. But there is one common strand of DNA that unites all those inspirational people out there. They are committed.

Man Finds $17,201 Outside Bank, Returns It

AP | Posted 08.09.2011 | Chicago

ROLLING MEADOWS, Ill. (AP) -- Robert Adams craved an ice-cold drink after finishing his shift on a sweltering workday, but not having enough money to ...

Are We Wired For Feelings Of Elevation?

Mark Matousek | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Mark Matousek

The mere act of witnessing character, virtue, beauty, and truth tickles our vagus nerve, which stimulates oxytocin production and evokes in us the desire to be better people living better lives.

Coming to Do Good

Shari Arison | Posted 05.30.2011 | Impact
Shari Arison

About five years ago, I initiated Good Deeds Day in Israel. My initiative was based on my firm belief that every person can give something of himself.

Are Love and Good Works Enough?

Jules Siegel | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Jules Siegel

Love leading to good works is not necessarily a doomed course; and doomed or not, is good in and of itself.

What Is A Conscious Consumer? | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

In the name of living our yoga, we spend more money on organic items, buy fair-trade and goods made in the USA, and we donate our old yoga mats to tho...

Mohammad Sohail Spares Robber's Life, Gets 'Thank You' And $50

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

Mohammad Sohail, the proprietor of a deli on Long Island, didn't hesitate when he was accosted back in May by a man with a baseball bat who demanded h...

Obama-Style Community Organizers Prep NYC For Uptick In Volunteers

Huffington Post | Matthew Palevsky | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Click the participate button below to join HuffPost's hunt for the most vital community service activities in New York. Answering President Obama's c...

Saving Marriages Strained By The Recession

The Huffington Post | Stephanie Harnett | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

Jobs have been lost and homes have been lost, but if Dr. Alan Singer can help it marriages will not be lost to this recession. Singer is a family t...