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A Challenge for Trail Runners

Dylan Armajani | Posted 06.27.2014 | Impact
Dylan Armajani

Any fool can destroy trees. They cannot run away; and if they could, they would still be destroyed -- chased and hunted down as long as fun or a dolla...

Overcoming the Emotions That Discourage Us From Giving to Those in Need

David Ropeik | Posted 06.28.2014 | Impact
David Ropeik

Studies have found that people donate more to save two lives out of four potential victims, than to save the same two lives if they are two of 1,700 possible victims.

'Thou Shalt Donate to Overhead Costs': the Biblical Commandment of Keeping the Lights On (Tetzaveh, Exodus 27:20-30:10)

Rabbi Mishael Zion | Posted 04.07.2014 | Religion
Rabbi Mishael Zion

This summer the usually sleepy world of nonprofit organization talk was rocked by a campaign to 'Debunk the Overhead Myth.' A coalition of experts claimed that, counter to popular belief, 'overhead is a poor measure of a charity's performance.'

The Gift of Love

James Van Praagh | Posted 02.22.2014 | Impact
James Van Praagh

I totally understand that people want to make Christmas a special time for children, but when it comes to buying a present for anyone over 18, I've decided to make donations.

The Moving Story of a Real-Life Miracle on 34th Street

Patrice Bendig | Posted 02.17.2014 | Good News
Patrice Bendig

2013-12-18-201312171499542_10202034595899338_145275351_nthumb.jpgThis past week, I witnessed a true Christmas miracle in the early hours of Dec. 12. 2013 come true for a seven-year old little boy, right on 34th Street in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Avoid Tax Pitfalls When Donating Your Credit Card Rewards Points or Miles

MyBankTracker | Posted 01.23.2014 | Money
MyBankTracker

The holiday season is a time to give back to those who are less fortunate and if you are considering making a donation from your credit cards rewards, be aware of the tax implications involved with this type of donation.

These Shoes Ain't Just Made for Walkin': The Cause Marketing Biz Model

MaryEllen Tribby | Posted 01.23.2014 | Business
MaryEllen Tribby

TOMS understands that being an advocate for children, as well as being able to defend that advocacy with ease, will alleviate the price barrier and sell more shoes.

10 Donations You Haven't Ever Considered

Dylan Nord | Posted 10.18.2013 | Impact
Dylan Nord

You've given your time, your money, and your old clothes, but what about one of these 10 unusual donations you may not have considered. 1. Ai...

Lessons From Donating Bone Marrow

David Park | Posted 10.15.2013 | Healthy Living
David Park

In the process of giving bone marrow to my dad, I have discovered that we all have the power to change and possibly save a human life. Perhaps our hearts and minds, like fresh new cells, can open up a new world of possibility -- both for the one who receives the gift, and for the one who gives.

Friday Talking Points -- PBS, Citizen Koch, and Obama's Press Conference

Chris Weigant | Posted 10.09.2013 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Love him or hate him, call him "patriot" or "traitor" -- it is now absolutely impossible to argue that Edward Snowden's leaks weren't effective, meaningful, and will actually cause the federal government to have a national conversation with its citizens about what it feels it is legally able to do.

Beating the Odds

Dr. Gregory Jantz, Ph.D. | Posted 05.27.2013 | Healthy Living
Dr. Gregory Jantz, Ph.D.

It is heartwarming to know people from all over the globe are willing to respond to these stories. In a digital age, where people spend more time interacting with devices than they sometimes do with other people, the Internet can become a human bridge.

Searching for a Non Profit to Give Back to? Here's 50.

Erin Giles | Posted 05.12.2013 | Impact
Erin Giles

In my work I come across unique non profits that are doing great work but may be ones that you haven't heard of and because there is no easy way to find just what you're looking for in a non profit, I compiled this list of 50 non profits and have broken them down into categories you may be searching for.

Australian Singer Reminds World of Haiti in New Single

Marcel Hidalgo | Posted 04.28.2013 | Impact
Marcel Hidalgo

Once in awhile, an artist has a calling that seems to go beyond the work of art itself. For Dino Jag, this experience came on the day of the massive earthquake in Haiti.

Return to Innocence: Help Us Make a Difference in the Life of a Child

Kristin Lindsey | Posted 02.18.2013 | Impact
Kristin Lindsey

"What do you want to be when you grow up?" I asked. It's a common enough question -- one I answered hundreds of times when I was a kid. It is a question intended to inspire. To ask that question is to invite a child to imagine his or her future possibility, to encourage them to dream big and to go for it.

Game-Playing Study Yields Big Surprise About Generosity

Posted 12.18.2012 | Science

By: Tia Ghose, LiveScience Staff Writer Published: 12/17/2012 06:01 PM EST on LiveScience People may not be as generous to strangers as social sci...

What Spirit Are You Spreading This Holiday Season?

Marie Clarke Brill | Posted 01.01.2013 | Impact
Marie Clarke Brill

The holidays hit us all differently. There are so many emotions running rampant: excitement, cheer, faith, nostalgia, gratitude, anxiety and even frustration. Those feelings are contagious. As we know, our moods can be the gift that keeps on giving to those around us during the holiday season.

Laina, aka Overly Attached Girlfriend, Talks Meme Fame and Using YouTube Powers for Good

Shira Lazar | Posted 12.17.2012 | Impact
Shira Lazar

In this What's Trending exclusive video interview, Laina Walker, the famous face of the Overly Attached Girlfriend meme, shares her story about how the whole Internet phenomenon blew up and how she hopes to use comedy for a good cause.

How Do Supermarkets Dispose of Expired Food?

Quora | Posted 12.03.2012 | Food
Quora

This question originally appeared on Quora. By Brian Lee, Student During my time working in both management and part time capacities at a large su...

'How Much Chemo Will $1,000 Buy Cara?' Boy Donates Big To Sick Neighbor Girl

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 10.04.2012 | Impact

The headline of an Edwardsville Intelligencer photo of Wyatt Erber reads simply, "Youngster sees the bigger picture." Indeed. Wyatt, an 8-year-old ...

Goodwill Is Teaming Up to Clean Up Our Communities With Help From Family Circle

Jim Gibbons | Posted 10.29.2012 | Impact
Jim Gibbons

For the fourth year in a row, Goodwill has partnered with Family Circle magazine to collaborate on a back-to-school clothing donation drive.

WATCH: Firefighters Get Very Odd Donation

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 08.20.2012 | Impact

Do-gooder with marital jewelry to spare? Or spouse with a lot of explaining to do? Cranston, R.I., firefighters suspect the latter after someone le...

Charity Recycles Leftover Paint In Third-World Countries

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution | Posted 08.16.2012 | Impact

One of the schools that inspired Rony Delgarde's dream to bring color to depressed communities is painted a soft pink now. Paint, Delgarde says, is...

Cop Who Was Shot 9 Times In Wisconsin Attack Gets Hero's Reward

Posted 08.07.2012 | Impact

The brave cop who was shot nine times and told fellow officers to help other Wisconsin shooting victims first, is getting the hero’s recognition he ...

Want to Make Some Extra Cash? Clean Out Your Closet!

Women & Co | Posted 07.31.2012 | Women
Women & Co

When I stared long and hard at that pink corduroy skirt with the terrifying tassels, I realized my separation anxiety wasn't about the clothes, but rather the guilt I felt for being wasteful.

SLIDESHOW: 28 College Presidents Pledge Portion Of Salary To Fight Poverty

Posted 09.25.2012 | Impact

Some of the best lessons are learned outside of the classroom. Twenty-eight U.S. college presidents are teaching on a global scale as they sign on ...