Even among social media users, it's the messenger, not the medium, that's key to motivating social media users to donate to charity, suggesting that personal appeals from friends matter more than trending topics and gimmicks.
Why are gays banned from donating blood even if they are not HIV-positive and have safe, protected, judiciously considered sex?
In the United States, there are 1,429,801 tax-exempt organizations made up of 966,599 public charities (including 321,380 congregations), 96,584 priva...
Acting Outlaws is certainly about giving back, but it's also a rather beautiful story about the power of friendship.
It turns out that there is a simple way each and every one of us can help. That is through a humanitarian mapping global collaboration.
Yet, despite immense challenges, hundreds of local health care workers and non-governmental organizations are working in field hospitals, Ebola treatment units and training facilities, as well as organizing education and awareness programs.
Bottle shock. Crushed. Shaken, not stirred. Whatever word you choose to describe it, the 6.0 magnitude earthquake that rocked Napa Valley early Sunday morning has left behind more than spilled wine.
Looking at the Syrian crisis now, we may not, humanly, be able to see a solution. That's why we need to pray. Prayer is so powerful. All our prayers count. Your prayer may be the one that makes the difference.
Instead of skimming sad articles on the Internet, 500 college students agreed to turn off their cell phones and spend hours outside in the rain. They agreed to a day of discomfort and complexity, as a step toward a more compassionate world.
It was an evil theme park from a bad movie. You know... the kind where the people all look cheerful and the colors are bright and the music is happ...
As Ebola began its march through West Africa earlier this year, health officials didn't have many tools at their disposal to fight it. But it didn't take long for us to realize something extraordinary: one of the best defenses for a disease with no known treatment may actually be technology.
Nearly four years ago, as Haiti struggled to overcome an earthquake that killed tens of thousands, humanitarian response agencies -- the Red Cross among them -- swung into action.
Can you be a hero at 16 or even younger? Yes, and the only superpower you need is passion. As long as you have the passion and love to volunteer, you can be a hero.
As smartphones become ubiquitous in society, so does their use in emergency situations.
Those with intellectual and developmental disabilities number in the hundreds of millions, yet they too often live in the shadows of society. Subject to stigma, prejudice, shame, and abuse, they are often denied access to food, school, health care, and social integration.
It's 1931 and Cora Blake is about to leave the United States for the first time in her life on a trip to Paris with four women she's never met. These...