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Rails To Trails Conservancy: Making Communities Healthier, Economically Viable & Enviromentally Strong

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

Since 1986, Rails To Trails Conservancy has worked to create a nationwide network of trails from former rail road lines. The goal? To connect corri...

The National Trust For Historic Preservation: Bringing Places 'Back To Productive Use'

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

The National Trust for Historic Preservation helps provide leadership, education, advocacy and resources to endangered historic places across Americ...

The ASPCA: 'The Most Hands-On Animal Welfare Organization In The Country'

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

The ASPCA was the first humane organization in the Western Hemisphere, and since 1866 they've sought to "provide effective means for the prevention ...

Operation Smile: 'In 45 Minutes You Can Transform A Child's Life'

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

Operation Smile has worked to heal children's smiles and transform lives around the world since 1982. This year, they have big expansion plans, so ...

Five Global-Health-Boosting Gadgets That Save Lives

Take Part | Adam Trunell | Posted 09.06.2012 | Impact

In laboratories, workshops, garages and basements, mad and perfectly sane scientists alike are coming up with ways to change the world....

American Express Rewards Members For Volunteering

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

American Express has teamed up with Take Part for the 2010 Members Project, an initiative that gives members new ways to give back -- and even get som...

Small Good News: Changing The World, One Entrée At A Time

Karen Stabiner | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Karen Stabiner

Top Chef is moving up the status ladder next season, adding a masters chefs' competition. But what about Bottom Chef? How does a young wannabe catch a break?

My Last Day In The Congo

Sienna Miller | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Sienna Miller

I asked a victim of rape if she felt protected by any of the military here. She simply said "I don't trust any man wearing a uniform."

Travelogue from DR Congo: Day 1

Sienna Miller | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Sienna Miller

Rwanda felt peaceful, but upon crossing the border, the violence which I have read so much about became apparent.