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Hells Angels Wait In Line For 5 Days To Buy Bikes For Homeless Kids

The Huffington Post | Robbie Couch | Posted 12.04.2014 | Impact

The Hells Angels may enjoy racing down highways in Harleys, but they'll also wait in a stagnant line for days if it means putting a smile on a kid's f...

Upper West Restaurant Hosts Miracle on 34th Street Toy Drive & Fundraiser December 7

Kathy Leonardo | Posted 12.03.2014 | Los Angeles
Kathy Leonardo

Miracle on 34th Street is a well-known beloved holiday film. It's an enduring tale of the power of faith as seen through a child's eyes.

Global Down Syndrome Foundation Inspires With Be Beautiful Be Yourself

Tracy Shaffer | Posted 11.05.2014 | Impact
Tracy Shaffer

There was such a spirit of joy, of connectedness and hope at the Be Beautiful, Be Yourself Fashion Show. The outpouring of love was reflected in an outpouring of support as a wonderfully executed live and lively auction brought out cheerful givers, open hearts and open pocketbooks.

Making a Difference in the World of Giving: The Summer-Athon Season

Lisa M. Dietlin | Posted 10.04.2014 | Impact
Lisa M. Dietlin

Some might say it is too late to participate but I would counter with that now is the perfect time for you to get involved and be Making A Difference!

Auction Napa Valley 2014 Raises $18.4 Million for Charity

Mike DeSimone and Jeff Jenssen | Posted 08.09.2014 | Taste
Mike DeSimone and Jeff Jenssen

In one of the most anticipated wine country events of the year, Auction Napa Valley 2014 raised $18.4 million for non-profit charities that provide community health and children's education to the valley's residents.

It's Raining Teddy Bears On Ice!

The Huffington Post | Sarah Barness | Posted 12.03.2013 | Sports

It's raining teddy bears, hallelujah, it's raining teddy bears! Last Sunday, forward Pavel Padakin of the Calgary Hitmen scored the "Teddy Bear To...

Reality TV Stars Shine On CA Gold Fundraising Drag Pageant July 21

Pollo Del Mar | Posted 09.16.2013 | San Francisco
Pollo Del Mar

Bay Area fans of drag queens and reality television are in for a treat. This Sunday afternoon, July 21, the California Gold Pageant packs San Francisco's BeatBox Nightclub with both.

WATCH: "Fail Mary" Reunion

The Huffington Post | Thomas McKenna | Posted 07.11.2013 | Sports

Don't look now Packers fans but Golden Tate and Lance Easley are together again. The Seattle Seahawks' wide receiver recently reunited with the replac...

8 Ways to Add a Philanthropic Angle to Events

Matthew David Hopkins | Posted 06.29.2013 | Style
Matthew David Hopkins

I'm a big proponent of incorporating a philanthropic angle into your event -- it takes the occasion beyond one night (or day) of celebration, raises awareness of whatever cause you might choose to highlight, and of course, makes everybody involved feel good.

Relationships Matter

Tracy Shaffer | Posted 11.13.2012 | Denver
Tracy Shaffer

Held in the Signature Flight Support Hangar at Centennial Airport, the couture fashion show, Flight to Luxury, is sure to break the sound barrier.

Dress 4 Yellow to Benefit Lance Armstrong's LIVESTRONG Foundation

Evelyne Politanoff | Posted 06.12.2012 | Impact
Evelyne Politanoff

This year the 4 Yellow Foundation continues the fight against cancer via Dress 4 Yellow, a high-profile fashion show and luncheon that featured designs by more than 20 of the world's top designers.

The White Fairy Tale Love Ball 2011

Evelyne Politanoff | Posted 09.04.2011 | Arts
Evelyne Politanoff

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Sport-Themed Fundraisers: Popular, Yet Costly

The Chronicle of Philanthropy | Posted 08.18.2011 | Impact

As "fun runs," walkathons, and other athletic fundraising events proliferate, The Wall Street Journal notes that such efforts are among the most expe...

Changing The World One Person At A Time

Julia Moulden | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Julia Moulden

Phillip Haid, of Public Inc., has fresh approach to changing the world. His interview may inspire you to "create, innovate, take risks and push the public good sector."

The Summer of My Discontent -- Too Many Food Festivals?

Jay Weston | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Jay Weston

As a food writer and restaurant critic, I am invited to almost all of the food festivals held in our fair city. And I dutifully go, mainly to greet the chefs and see what they are serving.