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The Specifics of Storytelling for Social Innovation

Pauline Zalkin | Posted 08.03.2014 | Impact
Pauline Zalkin

A story is a roadmap to another person's subjective experience - the gateway to empathy. It's obvious, then, why stories are an essential means of relating for social innovators.

Hunks With Heart: 8 Hot Men Worthy Of Hero Worship

Posted 02.14.2014 | Style

By Jennifer Smith for GLAM4GOOD This is our GLAM4GOOD Valentine's Day card to the world: eight handsome men who are truly worth your attention! We ...

How To Help Kids In Need Go Back To School

The Huffington Post | Nader Salass | Posted 08.21.2013 | Impact

It's back-to-school time, which means kids are savoring those last moments of the summer and parents are doing that mad dash through the aisles for su...

28 Letters

Cory Zacker | Posted 08.13.2013 | Impact
Cory Zacker

I read every one of those 28 letters feeling happy that I had helped supply brand new copies of a literary classic to students in need. But the more I read, the more I realized that it wasn't really about the material things.

Social Innovation Summit 2013: To Read, To Connect, To Affirm

Jennifer Sertl | Posted 08.10.2013 | Business
Jennifer Sertl

Hasbro's Alan Hassenfeld put it into perspective: "if you think you are too small for making impact, you have never been in bed with a mosquito."

eBay Founder's Annual Forum Unites Business Leaders Investing In Social Change

Posted 06.18.2012 | Impact

One network of top executives is proving that good business means wise investments -- specifically investments in people who have the power to create ...

A Pretty Little Idea With Huge Potential: Open Up DonorsChoose.org to Students!

Troian Bellisario | Posted 04.04.2012 | Impact
Troian Bellisario

These high school students have great ideas -- they just need the funding and the tools to make them happen! Donorschoose.org is designed to make a little go a really long way, so give what you can.

WATCH: Fallon & Colbert's 'Friday' Rehearsal

Posted 06.15.2011 | Comedy

If you're like us, Stephen Colbert and Jimmy Fallon's big production of Rebecca Black's "Friday" on "Late Night" has turned the infamous pop song into...

WATCH: Taylor Hicks Joins Colbert, Fallon & The Roots To Sing 'Friday'

Posted 02.21.2013 | Comedy

Time for a confession: we really thought this whole "Stephen Colbert is going to sing Rebecca Black's 'Friday' on 'Late Night with Jimmy Fallon'" thin...

EXCLUSIVE: Colbert, Fallon Discuss Being BFFFSM With Arianna

The Huffington Post | Carol Hartsell & Caroline Dworin | Posted 06.01.2011 | Comedy

When Stephen Colbert auctioned off his self-portrait this March, he raised a total of $26,000 to benefit students in need. Little did the nation (or J...

WATCH: Colbert To Sing 'Friday' On Fallon With The Roots

Posted 05.29.2011 | Comedy

When Stephen Colbert auctioned off his portrait for Donor's Choose charity for $26,000, he was delighted to announce that Jimmy Fallon would be matchi...

Craigconnects: My Thing for the Next 20 Years

Craig Newmark | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Craig Newmark

Craigconnects is about calling attention to and connecting good, effective nonprofits and other organizations that get the job done. I need your help. Together, we can make a difference.

Blitzkrieg and Lessons From Egypt

George Weiner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
George Weiner

The Egyptian people took intense action over a short amount of time and communicated real time via Twitter, mobile phones and Facebook while protesting.

Brittany Laughlin at gtrot

Joanne Wilson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Joanne Wilson

I was at Fred's Donors Choose meet-up this past week and had the pleasure of meeting Brittany Laughlin who is one of the partners at gtrot. I love her story.

Everything Counts: Growing Up at All for Good

Jonathan Greenblatt | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Jonathan Greenblatt

It's happening, all around us, in subtle and significant ways. An Economy of Integrity is taking shape, built brick by brick, inch by inch, minute by minute. Ordinary people are choosing to forgo a lifestyle of consumption.

HuffPost Spotlight Series: Let's Innovate!

Jose Antonio Vargas | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Jose Antonio Vargas

Leading through innovation is what the 15 "Featured Doers" in HuffPost's inaugural Spotlight Series are all about. Some are recognizable names. Others are not. But they're all innovators and trend-setters in their respective fields.

DonorsChoose.org Targets High-Poverty Classrooms

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

Online hub DonorsChoose.org filters your donations to American schools in need. The "choose" part means you get to select which school or program your...