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A New Tune for Our Heroes

Jim Gibbons | Posted 03.05.2014 | Impact
Jim Gibbons

Do you remember that folk song from the 1960s, "Where Have All the Flowers Gone?" There is one lyric that asks, "Where have all the soldiers gone?" Certainly, many of our war heroes have died while protecting our interests abroad. Many more have returned home, however, and they've gone about the task of transitioning into civilian life. It hasn't been easy.

Let's Get One Million Kids Cooking

Linda Novick O'Keefe | Posted 05.08.2013 | Impact
Linda Novick O'Keefe

Our vision is to be a change agent, industry and thought leader in promoting wellness in the fight against childhood obesity. We have an incredible call list of friends, activators, influencers and doers across the globe ready to join us in making this vision become a reality.

Obama To Name Walmart Foundation Head To Key Post

Reuters | Posted 05.03.2013 | Politics

* Obama to nominate Burwell on Monday * Veteran of Clinton White House * Brings more gender diversity to Obama team ...

Beyond Jobs - Giving Women the Tools They Need to Succeed

Jim Gibbons | Posted 12.09.2012 | Impact
Jim Gibbons

At Goodwill, we believe that every individual should have the opportunity to create economic sustainability through the power of education and employment. The hard-working women in our lives are most deserving of this opportunity.

Jobs Beyond The Battlefield: Employing Those Who Have Served

Jim Gibbons | Posted 10.12.2012 | Impact
Jim Gibbons

Nearly one in three Americans who have fought to defend our freedoms cannot find a job after their service is complete. This is unacceptable. Regardless of political affiliation, all Americans can agree that the men and women who serve our country deserve every chance to succeed once they return home.

Social Ethics: A Peek Into 2012

Linda Novick O'Keefe | Posted 06.04.2012 | Business
Linda Novick O'Keefe

Business as usual is changing. Or at least the way business leaders think about philanthropy is changing.

Paul Brady

PHOTOS: A New Museum Is Changing Everything In Small-Town Arkansas

HuffingtonPost.com | Paul Brady | Posted 11.05.2012 | Travel

Lawn signs are taking over Bentonville, Arkansas. Blue and green, staked in yards and hung in windows, they're everywhere you turn, in parks, outside ...

Walmart's Motives For Giving $25 Million To Students Draw Criticism

Posted 08.23.2011 | Business

CHICAGO (Eunju Lie) - Wal-Mart Stores Inc and its foundation said on Thursday that it had committed $25 million to help provide food, education an...

All the Single Mothers: Winning the Future With Jobs

Jim Gibbons | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Jim Gibbons

If single mothers do not receive the tools that they need to provide financially for their families, we certainly cannot expect their children to grow up and meet the demands of a globalized economy.