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Smart Shopper Uses Extreme Couponing To Get Items For People In Need

The Huffington Post | Kimberly Yam | Posted 01.13.2016 | Good News

One woman has turned her thrifty shopping skills into a tool to help those in need. Hannah Steinberg, a 20-year-old student at Tufts University in Me...

Godiva Celebrates the Holiday Season

Alexandra Villarreal | Posted 12.12.2015 | New York
Alexandra Villarreal

Emmy Rossum at Godiva. "It's more than just chocolate when your senses bring you to a place of reward and enchantment." Such was Executive Chef Ch...

Toys for Tots Goes Bust

Paul Lander | Posted 12.10.2015 | Comedy
Paul Lander

What was supposed to be a run of the mill "Toys for Tots" Holiday event became anything but, when its full page ad declared "Toys for Tits."

Watch Shaquille O'Neal Use An Easy-Bake Oven Like An All-Star

The Huffington Post | Kate Bratskeir | Posted 12.11.2014 | Taste

The man is tall and can do it all.

Even Musicians Get Stage Fright: An Interview With Keyboardist Todd Stoops

Taraleigh Weathers | Posted 02.04.2015 | Entertainment
Taraleigh Weathers

I'm so grateful Raq and Kung Fu's keyboardist Todd Stoops took the time out of his busy life to share what makes him tick, turns him on in life and the obstacles he's overcome.

The Spirit of the Holiday Season (and the New Year) - Giving Back

Jay Scott | Posted 03.11.2014 | Impact
Jay Scott

In recent weeks I've had many conversations about this very topic, the spirit of the holiday season, and I've heard many stories of those who volunteer their time during this very busy season.

Celebrities Share Their Favorite Holiday Treats and Dishes

Jeryl Brunner | Posted 02.26.2014 | Celebrity
Jeryl Brunner

The holidays are still special for DeGeneres, who is a long-time supporter of Toys for Tots. In fact, this season, she is brand ambassador for Duracell's 'Power a Smile' program, which donates up to 1 million batteries to Toys for Tots this holiday season.

The One Metric I'll Use to Measure My Company's Success in 2014

Brittany Hodak | Posted 02.22.2014 | Impact
Brittany Hodak

My head began spinning as Joanna went through the next 10 or so cards. I don't think I heard a single word she said afterward. I just kept thinking about Joshua and his heartbreaking request. All of a sudden,our 2014 goals seemed meaningless.

Why I Don't Give to Holiday Toy Drives

Eric Friedman | Posted 02.01.2014 | Impact
Eric Friedman

Are toy drives the most effective way to help others? How does the impact of a toy drive compare to other charitable opportunities? Since the money you are able to give to charity is limited, are toy drives worthy recipients?

The Season of Giving

Anita Casalina | Posted 01.27.2014 | Impact
Anita Casalina

This year, have you thought about a charitable donation? Not throwing money out into the void, hoping that some good will come of it, but giving to one of the charities that are taking the new "hand-up, not handout" approach to helping.

Dr. Toy Talks about Trends in Toys and Play Towards Technology

Stevanne Auerbach | Posted 07.17.2013 | Parents
Stevanne Auerbach

As parents and teachers, we may be wondering if the introduction of technology into the lives of children is changing the way children play, learn, think and express their own creativity.

Dr. Toy Talks about Overcoming Barriers to Play

Stevanne Auerbach | Posted 07.13.2013 | Parents
Stevanne Auerbach

Safe and stimulating play promotes wholesome development and inspires a healthy future. Play is good for everyone!

Toys for Tots for Homeboys (and Homegirls) for Christmas

Bob Harris | Posted 03.01.2013 | Impact
Bob Harris

Jesse is telling me about himself in an upstairs meeting room at Homeboy Industries, a charity that helps former gang members to become productive members of their families and communities.

5 Online Twists To Traditional Holiday Giving

Charles A. Bentley | Posted 01.23.2014 | Impact
Charles A. Bentley

The holidays are all about giving back. But for many folks, the thought of carving large chunks of time out of our busy schedules to volunteer may see...

Make A Child’s Christmas With Just One Click (GIVING BACK)

Posted 12.21.2012 | Impact

Tis the season for giving, and with that, a great deal of young girls and boys to cross off our collective shopping lists. For every child in our ...

Creative Ways Companies Are Giving Back Through Social Media

Amy Neumann | Posted 02.16.2013 | Impact
Amy Neumann

The spirit of giving is universal, regardless of where we live or what we celebrate. To embrace this giving and make it even more fun, companies are turning to another favorite thing: social media.

'Toys For Tatas' Offers Free Lap Dances For Toy Donations

The Huffington Post | Eleanor Goldberg | Posted 12.11.2012 | Impact

It may be a no-kid zone, but one strip club is hoping to make Christmas wishes come true for children in need. The Platinum Cabaret, a gentleman’...

WATCH: Boy Receives 500 Gifts For His Birthday, Donates All To Charity

Posted 12.10.2012 | Good News

An 8-year-old Oklahoma boy is making headlines this week after donating all his birthday presents to charity. According to Fox 23 News, Chase Bran...

This City Lets Drivers Pay Parking Fines With Toy Donations!

The Huffington Post | Eleanor Goldberg | Posted 11.30.2012 | Impact

Seeing a bright orange envelope peeking out from beneath your windshield wiper is a surefire day-ruiner. Unless you live in Boston. Through Saturda...

Why Children Are Inspiring Social Movements

Nancy Gofus | Posted 06.02.2012 | Home
Nancy Gofus

While it's obvious why these extreme acts of kindness tug at heartstrings around the world, I can't help wonder why these kids are thinking about social issues at such a young age.

Watching the Bowl Championship Series? Give Money to Your Favorite Charity at the Same Time!

Bill_Robinson | Posted 02.21.2012 | Impact

There's a new high-tech start-up in Austin, Texas, called that has a different twist: empowering 'micro-donations' over the Internet while also tying in those donations to a fan's sports, entertainment or even routine (think a Starbucks in the morning) passions.

Anonymous $25,000 Donation Helps Toys For Tots Recover From Theft

Posted 12.20.2011 | Chicago

Updated story It had looked as though thousands of underprivileged Chicago kids expecting presents from Toys for Tots this season were going to be ...

Toys, Food, Money - Donations Down All Around

Posted 12.21.2011 | Impact

Though a recent American Red Cross survey found that donors plan to cut back on gifts, not charity this holiday season, several major nonprofits have ...

David Lohr

Escort Offers Johns 'Toys For Tots' Discount | David Lohr | Posted 12.15.2011 | Weird News

Competition has spiked among retailers this holiday season, and the sex industry is no exception. A Texas escort is trying to beat the competition by ...

Top Ways To Volunteer, Donate To Charity This Holiday

Posted 11.17.2012 | Impact

As you continue to cross presents off your holiday shopping list, remember those who are need of your time and generosity, but may not be able to ask ...