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Charitable Gifts

10 Ways To Shop Charitably This Holiday Season

The Huffington Post | Jamie Feldman | Posted 11.26.2014 | Style

There are plenty of companies that make an effort to give back all year long. From footwear to eyeglasses, more and more brands are -- thankfully -- m...

Why Charities 'Are Missing Out On Several Billion Dollars' (INFOGRAPHIC)

The Huffington Post | Robbie Couch | Posted 10.09.2014 | Impact

Nonprofits could be doing a lot more to better their online fundraising efforts, new research suggests. A survey by fundraising consultants Dunham...

Major Donor Has Remorse -- Nonprofit Board/CEO Failed to Meaningfully Engage Him?

Eugene Fram | Posted 04.16.2014 | Business
Eugene Fram

Who in management and/or board should be responsible for these contacts? How frequently should the contacts take place? And whose problem is it if things go wrong?

The Humbug Factor

Patricia McGuire | Posted 02.22.2014 | College
Patricia McGuire

In this season of giving, let's call out the "humbug factor" that degrades the moral value of charitable gifts as merely self-serving gestures.

See Good. Share Good. Do Good. Let's Go #GoodSpotting

Emily Yu | Posted 12.27.2012 | DC
Emily Yu

During the holiday season, it's easy to get carried away with the hustle and bustle of holiday gatherings, and shopping for gifts. We believe that it is important that we pause during this time to notice the good that is happening all around us.

Holiday 2012 Guide: Discerning Shopping to Give Back

Francine LeFrak | Posted 02.05.2013 | Impact
Francine LeFrak

Our fervent interests in how big of a flat screen we can buy seems to remain an undying American tradition. But when it comes to the products that we hunt for, our better judgment about whether they are made unethically or not tends to be overlooked.

LOOK: A Holiday Gift Guide For The Philanthropist In Your Life

Sarah Medina | Posted 11.23.2012 | Good News

Black Friday is here! While you make your holiday shopping lists, you might want to think about a slightly different kind of gift -- the kind that giv...

America's Most And Least Charitable States

24/7 Wall St. | Michael B. Sauter, Charles B. Stockdale, Ashley C. Allen | Posted 12.20.2011 | Business

From 24/7 Wall St.: The holiday season is a time for giving to family and friends. It is also apparently a time to give to those in need. Nonprofits r...

Gifts That Give Back This Holiday Season

Posted 12.09.2011 | Parents

This week's Family Dinner Table Talk, from HuffPost and The Family Dinner book: As the year winds down and the presents pile up, it's easy to get c...

Matt Damon: A Water Bottle Is The Perfect Holiday Gift

Posted 03.21.2012 | Impact

As children fired off their Christmas wish lists while perched on "Matt Damon Claus'" lap, the "Bourne Identity" star asked the hopeful kids to consid...

WATCH: Australian Celebrates 30 By Giving Gifts To 30 Strangers

Huffington Post | Anna Bahr | Posted 11.23.2011 | Impact

When it comes to milestone birthdays, the celebrant typically sits back and waits for the cake, party and presents to come his way. But, when Lucas Ja...

5 Ways To Give This Holiday Season

Joshua Rosenthal | Posted 11.17.2012 | Impact
Joshua Rosenthal

Why do people succumb to the sheer insanity that Black Friday brings? Is there a better way to celebrate the arrival of the season of giving? I think so.

Ring in the Holidays With Style

Lisa Mirza Grotts | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Lisa Mirza Grotts

Giving a truly great present speaks volumes, but how can you be sure to find the one that will perfectly suit the person you're shopping for? The following tips are a guide to savvy gift-buying.

What Can You do as an Individual to Uplift Humanity?

Mallika Chopra | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Mallika Chopra

The power that each of us has in our families, particularly as mothers, is incredible. We shape the world view, the biases, the sense of understanding and compassion in our children.

Larry Mellon's Inspiring Mid-Life Crisis

Diana Odasso | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Diana Odasso

As I reflect on my holiday experience last year and in light of this year's economic and moral climate, I marvel on the ability of a few to change the lives of many.

My Christmas Bail Out: An Open Letter to My Friends

Dr. Irene S. Levine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Dr. Irene S. Levine

By avoiding Black Friday this year, I've already saved the lives of innocent strangers who otherwise might have been trampled by sale-crazed crowds.

10 Overlooked Tax Breaks

Bankrate Via CNBC | Kay Bell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Tax time is winding down. For most of us who've yet to file a return, the reason for the delay is that we owe Uncle Sam. We might be able to shave so...

Donate Stocks, Not Cash

Los Angeles Times | Kathy M. Kristof | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Americans make about $200 billion in tax-deductible gifts to charity each year, and most of them are in cash. But if you have stock in your investmen...