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The Business 9 Women Kept A Secret For Three Decades

Posted 10.18.2012 | MarloThomas

One of the reasons I started my website was so that women could have a place to come together and dream. Women should know that they don't have to hol...

After Returning To Jail, George Zimmerman Sees Spike In Donations

Posted 06.04.2012 | Impact

After getting sent back to jail for allegedly lying about his finances, George Zimmerman has seen a spike in donations to his defense fund. Zimmerm...

Buffett On Philanthropy: 'It'd Be Madness Not To Do It'

Posted 05.21.2012 | Impact

A group of billionaires met to talk about money -- not earning it, but how to best give it away. Thirty-five billionaires who have handed over a m...

Making The World A Better Place: How Everyday Citizens Are Doing It

Robert Grosshandler | Posted 07.18.2012 | Impact
Robert Grosshandler

When I founded in 1997, I could only hope that it would grow into 350,000 socially-conscious consumers shopping at over 1,000 socially-respo...

I Want My Mother's Day Gifts To Give Back

Barbara Hannah Grufferman | Posted 07.10.2012 | Fifty
Barbara Hannah Grufferman

Combining online shopping with social good, Gifts that Give lets shoppers purchase upscale products at regular retail prices and donates $1 out of every $5 they spend to any cause of their choice.

Venture Capital Firm Giving Half of Profits To Charity

Reuters | Posted 04.25.2012 | Small Business

(By Sarah McBride - Reuters) - In an effort to kickstart more charitable giving around Silicon Valley, the six general partners at venture firm Andree...

Charity Study: Most People Think OTHERS Should Give More

Posted 04.24.2012 | Impact

By Mark Hrywna, The NonProfit Times Just how much money does someone need to earn each year to be considered one of “those people who have a lot ...

Best Credit Cards for Going Green

Curtis Arnold | Posted 06.24.2012 | Business
Curtis Arnold

Not all cards are as green as they claim; industry observers often accuse banks of "greenwashing" their most basic cards with logos of well-known charities, without addressing long-term environmental preservation efforts.

Post-Disasters, These Classrooms Need Help: What You Can Do

James Rosenberg | Posted 06.01.2012 | Impact
James Rosenberg

Imagine you arrive at work one day and your boss tells you that the office supplies you need to do your job (e.g., paper, pens, even your computer) mu...

Monday Morning Motivation

Angela Perkey | Posted 05.21.2012 | Impact
Angela Perkey

Have you ever felt less than motivated to go to work? For the vast majority of us, the answer is a resounding yes.

The #1 Easiest Way To Take Action During World Water Week

Posted 03.21.2012 | Impact

The next time you're automatically handed that glass of water in your favorite restaurant, UNICEF urges you to realize how fortunate you are -- and th...

Direct Your Dining-Out Funds To Needy Women, Girls

Posted 03.24.2012 | Impact

When Marsha Wallace invited 20 friends over for dinner almost a decade ago, the Greenville, S.C., woman didn't know what it would grow into. She a...

Help This 6-Year-Old Boy With Brain Cancer Get Lifesaving Treatment

Posted 03.11.2012 | Impact

Six-year-old Josia Cotto is fighting for his life, and his community is joining in to help him get a potentially lifesaving treatment. Josia suffer...

Teens Collect 1 Million Jeans For Homeless

Posted 03.06.2012 | Impact

Teens across the country collected a record-breaking 1 million jeans for homeless youth in just one month. For the fifth year running, DoSomething....

How You Can Honor Women For Women's History Month

Lisa M. Dietlin | Posted 05.06.2012 | Impact
Lisa M. Dietlin

With Women's History Month upon us, many organizations and entities including are paying attention and plan to honor and pay tribute to the many gener...

Dying Dad Inspired By Sons With Autism, Leg Amputations (How You Can Help)

Posted 03.02.2012 | Impact

Mike Buentello is about to start chemotherapy for his third battle with cancer. The 36-year-old father doesn't like to talk about his stage four d...

Ill. Teens Sew And Donate Thousands Of Stuffed Animals

Oak Lawn Patch | Posted 02.27.2012 | Impact

Sarah Dynia and Bridget Regan are so close that they finish each other’s sentences. The Oak Lawn teens talk in excited bursts of language that we...

YouTube Launches 'Next Cause' To Help Nonprofits Change World Through Video

Posted 02.19.2012 | Impact

YouTube is making it easier for nonprofits to inspire and inform the online community of do-gooders. The video sharing site has launched YouTube Ne...

Donations From Strangers Pour In For Woman Who Induced Labor For Dying Husband

Posted 02.21.2012 | Impact

Mark Aulger was able to hold his daughter for the first 45 minutes of her life. It was bittersweet, as he tragically died five days later, according t...

Buying Out Our Guilts

Nikolas Katsimpras | Posted 04.18.2012 | Home
Nikolas Katsimpras

Afterwards we forget all about it, like we do after throwing a dollar in a homeless person's cup, walking away with pride, having temporarily silenced our inner voice. No questions are asked if the donated money finally reaches what it is meant for and in what way.

Former Ronald McDonald House Charities Exec Stole From Sick Kids

Posted 02.14.2012 | Impact

Randall Morrison, the former treasurer for a branch of the Ronald McDonald House Charities, is on trial for stealing $142,000 from the organization's ...

eBay Users Donate $120 Per Hour To Charity

Posted 02.14.2012 | Impact

eBay's good deals just got a little better. The auction site enabled its users to give a record $63 million, or $120 a minute to charitable causes ...

Helping the World, One Translation at a Time

Nataly Kelly | Posted 04.08.2012 | Impact
Nataly Kelly

How did translation and interpreting companies give back and pay it forward over the past twelve months? Let us count the ways:

Warren Buffett Matches Teen's Donation To Reduce Budget Deficit

Posted 02.02.2012 | Impact

At 16, Katie Murphy of Northbrook Ill., decided to take the federal budget deficit into her own hands, citing the problem as one her generation will h...

Ben Hallman

Wall Street Money Shifts To Romney And Republicans From Obama | Ben Hallman | Posted 02.01.2012 | Politics

New campaign finance data released late Tuesday reveals in stark monetary terms just how little love there is left for Barack Obama on Wall Street. ...