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5 Ways to Be Charitable on a Budget

Nathaniel Sillin | Posted 01.06.2017 | Business
Nathaniel Sillin

Wherever you are on the income scale, there's always a way to be generous to others in need without damaging your own budget. Generally, if money is tight, give your time. And if both time and money are tight, you can get creative. Consider these steps first.

Missing Holiday Week Ravaging Salvation Army Kettle Donations

Posted 12.11.2013 | Impact

Last year in Hawaii, the Salvation Army raised almost $1 million through its red kettle campaign. So far this year, it has only raised about $371,0...

Providing A Family With A Thanksgiving Meal Is As Easy As Giving Up Your Latte

Posted 11.27.2013 | Good News

At HuffPost Good News, it's our job to make you happy. And with all the good spirits floating around at this time of the year, our holiday bag of tric...

Make a Difference in 2013

Katelyn Darrow | Posted 02.28.2013 | Teen
Katelyn Darrow

It seems like everyone's needs are met for those few, short weeks. Then, on December 26, it all comes to an abrupt halt. Today, people are still in need. The hungry and homeless do not disappear when Christmas ends.

Thanksgiving Volunteers, We Are Thankful For YOU! Submit Your Photos

Posted 11.21.2012 | Impact

This year, we are thankful for YOU, volunteers! The need is especially great this Thanksgiving. Superstorm Sandy has displaced thousands who may no...

Large Charities See Increase In Holiday Donations | Posted 12.28.2011 | Impact

Many large charities are seeing an increase in donations this holiday season as some Americans, beginning to enjoy economic improvement, remain consci...

Soldiers 'Jump' At Chance To Donate Toys

Posted 12.09.2011 | Impact

Donating a toy action figure and mimicking one is a long-standing tradition for soldiers in North Carolina. Fourteen years ago, Ft. Bragg began its...

'Tis The Season: Who Will You Donate To This Year? | Posted 12.01.2011 | Fifty

Snowed under by seasonal solicitations from all kinds of worthy-sounding charities and not sure where to send your money? There's a blizzard of worth...

Skip The Salvation Army's Red Kettles, Say LGBT Rights Activists

Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

The Salvation Army's Red Kettle bell ringers have become a truly iconic part of the holiday shopping season. However, many lesbian, gay, bisexual and ...

Grocery Chain's Crackdown To Blame For Salvation Army's Donation Drop?

The Washington Post | Paul Schwartzman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

For more than two decades, bell-ringing Salvation Army volunteers collected donations outside Giant Food stores, a holiday season ritual that gave sho...

Making Christmas Merry for Haitian Orphans

Jim Luce | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Jim Luce

Given the earthquake and now epidemic, it brings much holiday cheer that the stunning bag generates funds specifically for our kids in Haiti!

Be Liberal; Be Generous

Paul Begala | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Paul Begala

It is important to remember the liberal generosity of most Americans, especially when we are confronted with such hateful examples of the worst in us.

Salvation Army Bell Ringers To Have Credit Card Machines

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

Ever pass by a volunteer ringing the familiar Salvation Army bell outside of your local supermarket, but don't have cash or coins to contribute? Now,...

'Tis the Season for Charitable Giving: 7 Extraordinary Nonprofits on Twitter

Yasamin Beitollahi | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Yasamin Beitollahi

Here are seven awesome charities and nonprofits that I follow on Twitter and highly recommend as organizations to donate to this holiday season.

Am I Green, Or Just A Grinch?

E. A. Hanks | Posted 11.30.2016 | Healthy Living
E. A. Hanks

I don't want to be a grinch, but the Grinch was green, wasn't he? It seems like most things are going green - designer bags, cars, houses, even Christmas trees. Why shouldn't Christmas itself be the same?