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13 Websites That Will Match You With The Perfect Opportunity To Make A Difference

Posted 01.23.2014 | Impact

We live in a world where technology can connect us with new opportunities in almost every area of life, from who to date to what to have delivered for...

Teaching Kids the Importance of Giving Back

Catherine Siroka | Posted 09.02.2012 | Parents
Catherine Siroka

Hopefully, these organizations and others like them can inspire your kids with a new sense of responsibility and a positive focus.

Stronger Together: All for Good Joins Points of Light Institute

Jonathan Greenblatt | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Jonathan Greenblatt

Since nonprofits exist to solve problems rather than build bureaucracies, the notion of consolidation to cement our gains and improve our efficiencies seemed like a worthwhile option.

Everything Counts: Growing Up at All for Good

Jonathan Greenblatt | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Jonathan Greenblatt

It's happening, all around us, in subtle and significant ways. An Economy of Integrity is taking shape, built brick by brick, inch by inch, minute by minute. Ordinary people are choosing to forgo a lifestyle of consumption.

Announcing HuffPost Impact: Where News Turns Into Action

Arianna Huffington | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Arianna Huffington

At HuffPost Impact, reaching the end of a story is just the beginning of the chance to make a difference. READ MORE A Funny Thing Happened on My Way to Talk About Afghanistan The New York Review of Books' Adventures in New Media Why Joe Biden Should Resign WATCH: Arianna Discusses Her Biden Post on Larry King Live WATCH: Arianna Explains Why Joe Biden Should Resign On CNN's The Situation Room WATCH: Arianna on Charlie Rangel, Ethics, and the Risk to Democrats on This Week

Giving Thanks for Action

Bob McKinnon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Bob McKinnon

When habitual distractions trump deliberate actions we focus on politics instead of policy, the selfish vs. the selfless, and the "urgent" vs. the important. We much change the action-distraction equation.

Civic Health in Hard Times

John Bridgeland | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
John Bridgeland

This week, the National Conference on Citizenship releases its fourth annual measure of our nation's civic health. On the whole, the picture is not good.

Bringing Crime And Punishment Back To The NYC Commute

The Huffington Post | Stephanie Harnett | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

When was the last time you saw Mark Twain on the Q train? Or Faulkner on the F? If you've noticed that great literature has lost out to throw-away t...

Obama-Style Community Organizers Prep NYC For Uptick In Volunteers

Huffington Post | Matthew Palevsky | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Click the participate button below to join HuffPost's hunt for the most vital community service activities in New York. Answering President Obama's c...

Chicago Native Helps Homeless Dogs, Victims Of The Recession

The Huffington Post | Stephanie Harnett | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

Kara Severson knows that victims of foreclosure come in all breeds. Breeds of dog, that is. Severson volunteers at a no-kill animal shelter in Chicago...

Five Ways To Make New York A Better Place

The Huffington Post | Stephanie Harnett | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

President Obama has called on Americans to make this a summer of service., and with beautiful weather expected and a post-4th of July BBQ lull, this i...

Mending Wall Street Soles

The Huffington Post | Stephanie Harnett | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

For the unemployed, putting your best foot forward is sometimes hard to do. But Lisa Hancock-Jasie tells us that her New York cobbler has given her...

Saving Marriages Strained By The Recession

The Huffington Post | Stephanie Harnett | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

Jobs have been lost and homes have been lost, but if Dr. Alan Singer can help it marriages will not be lost to this recession. Singer is a family t...

Creative Cook Feeds Homeless

The Huffington Post | Stephanie Harnett | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

We asked for you, our readers, to tell us how you or someone you know is serving the community and you sent in stories of volunteerism from across the...

Volunteering Time and Talent in Afghanistan

The Huffington Post | Stephanie Harnett | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

We asked you, our readers, to submit your stories of volunteerism and community service, and you've delivered stories of doing good across the globe. ...

New York Midnight Heroes

The Huffington Post | Stephanie Harnett | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

Terrell Jones can't be tired. It's midnight on a Saturday, but he must wipe the sleep out of his eyes because his night is just beginning. Jones is ...

Cycling For A Cause: Team Fatty Lives Strong For Susan

Tara Stiles | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Tara Stiles

Team Fatty has to be the best name in history for a cycling group. It's that kind of recreational sporting humor that keeps people motivated to reach...

Serving Greenpoint With Free Sunflowers

The Huffington Post | Stephanie Harnett | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

He's calling himself the Johnny Appleseed of Greenpoint. But Matt LaBarbiera is spreading sunflowers, not apples, in his Brooklyn neighborhood. He'...

Who Are The Unsung Heroes Of New York?

The Huffington Post | Matthew Palevsky | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

New York is filled with an untold number of unsung heroes who volunteer their days to help those in need, and in these difficult times their deeds can...

Readers Giving Stories: Adding Life To The Days Of Those With A Terminal Illness

Katie Saddlemire | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

Earlier, we asked HuffPost readers to send us their stories of service to the community. This story was sent to us by Richard Carmichael, who told u...

A Tough Job For A Volunteer

The Huffington Post | Stephanie Harnett | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Racing through the streets of Brooklyn in an ambulance with lights flashing and sirens blaring is no tragic event for James Pointer. In fact, it's no...

Obama And Google Make A Splash With Service Site

The Huffington Post | Stephanie Harnett | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

Obama's call to service got a boost this week with the launch of All for Good, a Google-backed hub for volunteering. With Google and Obama behind th...

Everyone Serves

Jonathan Greenblatt | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jonathan Greenblatt

All for Good is a free, open-source application that allows Americans to search and share service opportunities, inspired by President Obama's call to service.

WATCH: Demi Moore and Ashton Kutcher Campaign Against Hunger In America

Huffington Post | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

We all know about hunger and its devastating impacts on people around the world. Children are especially vulnerable. It may be surprising to learn t...

Another Way to Serve: AllForGood and Open Government

Craig Newmark | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Craig Newmark

There's a lot of excitement regarding United We Serve, Serve.gov, and AllForGood.org, the "Craigslist for service."