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Actor Travis Van Winkle Is Slow and Smooth

Tamar Abrams | Posted 08.25.2014 | Entertainment
Tamar Abrams

Travis Van Winkle's twin passions of acting and service make for a very contented man. But this man who is willing to sleep in jungles while pouring concrete and who took knife and stick training to portray a Navy SEAL has a surprising ambition.

'Zikomo!' Madonna Opens A New School

AP | RAPHAEL TENTHANI | Posted 06.02.2013 | Impact

KASUNGU, Malawi — Schoolchildren joined by hundreds of villagers danced around pop diva Madonna and serenaded her with praise songs on Tuesday a...

Something Bigger Than Myself

Tina Charles | Posted 07.29.2012 | Sports
Tina Charles

2012-05-29-Screenshot20120529at4.50.09PM.jpgAs professional athletes, we can easily take for granted what just a little bit of giving back can do in this world.

Is Madonna Failing To Fulfill Her Promise To Bring Education To Malawi?

AP | RAPHAEL TENTHANI | Posted 03.28.2012 | Impact

BLANTYRE, Malawi -- Celebrity promises have turned to disappointment, finger-pointing and lawsuits in Malawi, an impoverished and troubled southern Af...

SLIDESHOW: 20 Nonprofits About To Get Huge Online Video Makeover

Posted 03.09.2012 | Impact

A host of nonprofits are about to spread their good works through one of the most viral channels that exists. On Wednesday, YouTube announced that...

Empowering Students With Art and Media

Jacob Devaney | Posted 05.01.2012 | Education
Jacob Devaney

What happens when you encourage kids to change the world and then give them the tools to do it?

Madonna's Charity Set To Break Ground On 10 Schools In Malawi

AP | By NEKESA MUMBI MOODY | Posted 03.30.2012 | Impact

NEW YORK -- Nearly six years after it was created, Madonna's Raising Malawi charity is set to break ground on the construction of schools in the impov...

Ivory Price, Detroit Teen, Works To Fix Up Neighborhood With BuildOn

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

For Ivory Price, a teenager growing up in an impoverished Detroit neighborhood, tales of the city's heyday are a distant dream. Now, as a volunteer fo...