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Dropouts Are Putting a Major Strain on Our Economy

Marc Joseph | Posted 08.01.2014 | Education
Marc Joseph

Despite all the efforts of every president from Kennedy to Obama, kids not completing their high school education are a blight on our society. Accordi...

For NFL Receiver Pierre Garçon, There Is No Offseason in Giving Back

Kandice Ferrell | Posted 07.10.2014 | Impact
Kandice Ferrell

Garçon's hope for fans, friends and supporters alike, is to demonstrate by example that it is always a good time lend a helping hand.

Strip Club To Be Boys & Girls Club

Posted 11.14.2012 | Weird News

It's a place where people go to socialize, engage in extra-curricular activities, and have fun. Now it's going to be a Boys & Girls Club. A form...

Andrea Stone

Mitt Romney: 'Generous' Philanthropist Whose Biggest Charitable Cause Is The Mormon Church

HuffingtonPost.com | Andrea Stone | Posted 10.11.2011 | Politics

This article is part of a series in which HuffPost is taking a close look at the charitable giving of Republican presidential candidates. How much and...

Ne-Yo Joins Boys & Girls Clubs To Say No To Bullying

Mickey Goodman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Mickey Goodman

Ne-Yo, the talented entertainer who records and writes Grammy award-winning music, knows first-hand the importance of strong role models and safe havens like the Boys & Girls Club.

Lakers Team Up With Obama For Community Service

AP | ERICA WERNER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama will honor the NBA champion Los Angeles Lakers next week, the White House said Thursday. It's not clear, tho...

Putting the Social in Social Responsibility

Marian Salzman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Marian Salzman

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.

Carter Oosterhouse, Dwyane Wade Refurbish Boys & Girls Club In Dallas

HuffPost | Jonathan Daniel Harris | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

Last weekend, HGTV host Carter Oosterhouse stood in a Dallas gymnasium and got to announce the arrival of superstar Miami Heat guard Dwyane Wade. Whil...

Jason Linkins

President Obama Discusses The Meaning Of Christmas With Children

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Hey, kids! Remember that time, a few weeks ago, when President Barack Obama's address at West Point pre-empted a planned broadcast of A Charlie Brown...

Obama Visits Boys & Girls Club, Reads To Children (PHOTOS)

AP | BEN FELLER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

The Associated Press: WASHINGTON — Barack Obama brought a beloved book to read. He brought a press entourage. He brought cookies shaped like Bo...

Charmin Raises $50,000 For Charity Via Celeb-Designed Toilet Seats

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

If you're wandering around New York City and have to use the restroom, your first thought might not be, "Can I go in the most public place imaginable?...

Kidstock with Paul McCartney, Pearl Jam's Eddie Vedder, Moby, Sheryl Crow, Ben Harper, Donovan and... David Lynch?

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

This concert will be about the music, but its statement of solidarity and support for upliftment in education could be the beginning of yet another American wave of consciousness raising.