So there you have it. Poverty has NO discretion. So why should we? That's why I say, "Hollywood, let's beat the living crap out of poverty."
There is still much work to be done before Lucians can go back to life as normal, and in some cases even be able to go back to their homes or what's left of their homes.
In the living room, kneeling against the ruby red wall, is a Thai goddess. Above her head, in golden frames that match the trim of her royal raiment, are three Chilean oil paintings.
Research from the Women's Philanthropy Institute show that women, in general, score higher on motives of care and empathy. However, further research needs to examine other motivations for giving by gender.
Sometimes the most basic ideas are not in our heads until someone plants them there. Obviously many children were injured in the earthquake in Hait...
Jewish groups should organize an international flotilla for Gilad Shalit that should land in Gaza and ask for a Red Cross visit for the Jewish prisoner.
The bottom line here is that citizens, government, media and NGOs can collaborate in unprecedented ways using innovative technology.
Organizations seem unwilling to donate the one thing Haitian hospitals say they desperately need: Money that can be spent at their discretion, for things like salaries, fuel for the generator, and oxygen.
How does a reporter square that with the fact that today's communications, and the spread of terrorism, may result in them becoming what amounts to the first responders to a disaster?
A national coalition of labor unions, consumers and health advocates called on the FDA Wednesday to crack down on the Red Cross's ongoi...
President Clinton apologized on March 10 for the role that his government played in destroying a big part of Haitian agriculture: "It may have been go...
There is plenty of blame and criticism to go around, but that being said, the humanitarian situation in Haiti is so dire it seems as if there may be no comprehensive solution.
I'm not saying we ditch the corporate altogether. But companies must adopt small, meaningful, real-time social media practices, too. Transparency and accountability are the watchwords right now.
The impact of social networks and new media on fundraising for emergency relief efforts in the aftermath of the Haiti earthquake is a truly inspiring sign that philanthropy has entered the 21st century.
The United Nations reported there are 1.2 million people living in "spontaneous settlements" or homeless camps around Port au Prince. Three people li...