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Kindness Is Contagious: Inspiring Our Children to Make a Difference!

Nick Katsoris | Posted 12.29.2014 | Impact
Nick Katsoris

It is one thing to endeavor to make a difference in the lives of children, but when you rally children to make a difference in the lives of other children, it is doubly rewarding.

Boycotting Barilla Pasta? Here Are the Top LGBT-Friendly Pastas and Sauces

Joanne Spataro | Posted 11.27.2013 | Gay Voices
Joanne Spataro

Let's get a pot of water boiling. It's pasta night again.

Armed Services YMCA Receives $200K Grant From Newman's Own Foundation

Mike Landers | Posted 04.08.2013 | Impact
Mike Landers

The award to Armed Services YMCA reflects the ongoing commitment of Newman's Own Foundation to organizations serving military service personnel, veterans, and their families.

How Three Non-Profits Teamed Up to Impact 12,772 Military Families

Mike Landers | Posted 10.23.2012 | Impact
Mike Landers

In 2011, Newman's Own Foundation awarded the Armed Services YMCA (ASYMCA) a $300,000 grant, facilitated by Fisher House, to serve military families through 2012.

How to Shop While Supporting a Cause

Women & Co | Posted 10.21.2012 | Women
Women & Co

Socially conscious shopping seems to be all the rage as more and more companies align themselves with a variety of charitable causes.

Time To Step Up: Corporate Charity Accounted For Only 5% Of Giving In 2011

Paul Clolery | Posted 08.20.2012 | Impact
Paul Clolery

For all of the ribbons on products, the commercials about doing good and the banners of support at walks and special events, American corporations finished dead last in giving back.

Taste Test Battle: Oreos vs. The Knockoffs

Posted 08.31.2012 | Taste

Since Oreo's inception in 1912, it's been the best-selling cookie in the U.S. right up through the 21st century. This comes despite the fact that Oreo...

Our Economic Problem: Where Will Growth Come From?

Maria Rodale | Posted 10.24.2011 | Politics
Maria Rodale

There is one thing that's still been growing, even during the darkest days of the recession: the organics industry. Sure, we are still small. But the organics industry, at $30 billion a year, is now bigger than the publishing industry.

Paul Newman's Foundation Gives $2.2 Million To PBS

nytimes.com | BILL CARTER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

PBS and nine of its local stations will benefit from a $2.2 million grant announced Wednesday by the Newman's Own Foundation, a charitable arm of the ...

Newman's Own Hits $300M Charity Milestone

usatoday.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

As the story goes, actor Paul Newman's food company, Newman's Own, got its start in the actor's basement with a homemade salad dressing he gave to fri...

Newman's Own as Alternative Economics

Mark Engler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Mark Engler

There's nothing particularly novel about the wealthy giving away a portion of their fortunes to charity. However, when it comes to giving away all your profits ... well, that one falls a little further outside the capitalist playbook.

The Most Unexpectedly Profitable Celebrity Businesses

Huffington Post | Sherry Shen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Can't take celebrity prankster Ashton Kutcher seriously? Think again. The actor has built something of a mini-media empire and is one of a handful of ...

The Most Unexpectedly Profitable Celebrity Businesses (PHOTOS)

Huffington Post | Sherry Shen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Can't take celebrity prankster Ashton Kutcher seriously? Think again. The actor has built something of a mini-media empire and is one of a handful of ...

The Heroes Who Choose to Do More Than Show Up

Michelle Nunn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Michelle Nunn

April 18-24 is National Volunteer Week, an apt occasion to pause and celebrate the millions of Americans who have seen the needs in their communities and asked, "what can I do to help?"

Food, Friendship and Writing, With Norman Mailer

Dwayne Raymond | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Dwayne Raymond

Few know Mailer deliberated, while lying in bed chasing an increasingly elusive capacity to sleep, how to intermingle flavors.

Make A Difference Day: Saturday's Event Brings Together Millions Of Volunteers

Huffington Post | Jonathan Daniel Harris | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

Nineteen years ago, USA WEEKEND magazine initiated Make A Difference Day, an event to encourage volunteerism and action on the fourth Saturday of ever...

The Three G's: The New Trend In Giving (And 5 Companies Who Do It Right)

Carrie Pollare | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Carrie Pollare

GIVING...it's something that most of us have cut way back on or even eliminated as our economy has slid into mayhem. No more checks to our favorite ch...

Fast Paul and the Ping-Pong Kid

Jerry Zezima | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Jerry Zezima

I quickly learned one thing about Paul Newman's ping-pong: His propensity for cheating was, I am sorry to say, even greater than mine.

Paul Newman: Celebrating A Citizen Philanthropist

Dan Siegel | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dan Siegel

Paul Newman's sad passing leaves me short of one true bucket list item: to meet the man, rather than the actor, to thank him for all that he has given...

Remembering Paul Newman

Robert Brustein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Robert Brustein

It will be a long time before we can fully absorb what a loss his death has been.

Cancer: Paul Newman's Friend Confirms Ill, Newman Turns Over $120 Million To Charity

AP | JOHN CHRISTOFFERSEN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

NEW HAVEN, Conn. — A longtime neighbor and business partner of Paul Newman has told The Associated Press the 83-year-old actor is battling cance...