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Baptism by Ice

Rev. Michelle L. Torigian | Posted 08.26.2014 | Religion
Rev. Michelle L. Torigian

In our church life, there are times when water is poured on our heads or our whole bodies are immersed in pools of water. Through this sacrament we experience that same type of connection to others in our faith. That is baptism.

Elementary School Teacher Who Fundraises For Sick Children Gets Some Good Karma In Return

Huffington Post | Kimberly Yam | Posted 07.08.2014 | Good News

Craig MacDonald, an elementary teacher from Halifax, Nova Scotia, is getting the helping hand he deserves. When MacDonald, who is known in Halifax...

#SchoolsOut: HMI Launches Summer Program

Daniel Garofali | Posted 08.09.2014 | Gay Voices
Daniel Garofali

Over the weekend, The Hetrick-Martin Institute (HMI) held their annual School's Out event in the Hamptons. Celebrating its 15th year, School's Out m...

This 6-Year-Old Swapped Birthday Gifts For Donations, Raised Funds For Local Police

The Huffington Post | Robbie Couch | Posted 05.12.2014 | Impact

If it truly is better to give than receive, Noah Hall-King must be on cloud nine. Through soliciting donations from friends, family and local busin...

For 10 Years Wine Women & Shoes Puts Its Best Foot Forward

Mary Orlin | Posted 06.27.2014 | Style
Mary Orlin

Elaine Honig developed the idea for a different kind of fundraiser while she was at Honig Vineyard & Winery in Napa Valley. She wanted something more than the same old boring wine and food pairing event.

Give More to Get More: What Fundraisers Know About Meaning and Work

meQuilibrium | Posted 06.29.2014 | Impact
meQuilibrium

Few of us are nonprofit fundraisers, but we can apply the lessons of the fundraiser to our toughest jobs.

Farm-to-Tray: Fighting Hunger

Rozanne Gold | Posted 06.01.2014 | Food
Rozanne Gold

The numbers are staggering: More than 24,000 apples handed out per week, 100 dozen whole grain rolls served daily.

A Redmoon Night to Remember

Elysabeth Alfano | Posted 05.26.2014 | Chicago
Elysabeth Alfano

In a city with so many theaters, so much music, so much incredible architecture and so many nationally recognized restaurants, it can be hard to stand...

This Dog Wedding Is Paws Down The Cutest 'Puptials' Of The Year

Posted 02.18.2014 | Weddings

We love a good dog wedding -- who doesn't? -- but what made Taffy and Bear's "puptials" on Saturday even better was that they were "tying the leash" f...

How A 'Battlestar Galactica' Actress Is Helping Two 5-Year-Olds Fight For Their Health

The Huffington Post | Mandy Velez | Posted 01.23.2014 | Parents

What do two 5-year-old girls who have never met and live over 2,000 miles apart have in common? A kick-butt attitude and one Good Samaritan who wants ...

Zach Carter

WATCH: This Guy Spilled Bags Of Money At A Political Fundraiser To Make A Point About Derivatives

HuffingtonPost.com | Zach Carter | Posted 12.16.2013 | Politics

Letting a Wall Street lobbyist write your legislation is a surefire way to catch flak from campaign finance watchdogs. Rep. Jimes Himes (D-Conn.) lear...

How to Successfully Crowdfund for Your Nonprofit

Ben Lamson | Posted 01.23.2014 | Impact
Ben Lamson

One of the most difficult parts of crowdfunding is getting off zero. Fundraising campaigns tend to be a bit like middle school lunch tables: Nobody wants to be the first to sit down but they quickly attract fair-weather fans and band-wagon jumpers.

13-Year-Old Builds Haunted House For Good in Parents' Driveway

Youth Radio -- Youth Media International | Posted 01.23.2014 | San Francisco
Youth Radio -- Youth Media International

Originally published on Youthradio.org, the premier source for youth generated news throughout the globe. By: Miles Bess, Jenny Bolario, Chaz Hubbar...

Paul Blumenthal

Conservative Shutdown Architects Host 1 Percent Fundraiser As Nation Hurtles Toward Catastrophe

HuffingtonPost.com | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 10.11.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- With the federal government shut down and the economy hurtling toward the debt limit deadline of Oct. 17, the architects of the Republic...

Jared Gilmour

Not Shut Down: Congressional Fundraising

HuffingtonPost.com | Jared Gilmour | Posted 10.03.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Congressional Democrats seemed sure of their political footing Wednesday, already looking beyond the shutdown that has paralyzed the gov...

Hockey Meets Haute Couture During New York Fashion Week

Nova Lorraine | Posted 11.12.2013 | Style
Nova Lorraine

Over 300 people came out to support the fashionable fundraiser which will benefit Ice Hockey in Harlem, a charity focused on education and empowerment with a mission to help children get onto the right track in life through the sport of hockey.

WATCH: Woman Raises $25K For Hospital Bills On Crowdfunding Website

The Huffington Post | Lindsay Wilkes-Edrington | Posted 01.25.2013 | HuffPost Live 321

With the soaring costs of health care, some Americans are turning to online crowdfunding websites to raise money to pay for the care they need. One wo...

The Listening: A Fundraiser For The Rockaways

Untapped Cities | Posted 01.14.2013 | Travel
Untapped Cities

Untapped New York is teaming up with the Vanderbilt Republic to put together a pop-up party to raise money for the Far Rockaway Redevelopment Fund.

Mitt Romney: Man of the (Rich) People

Jerry Lanson | Posted 11.18.2012 | Politics
Jerry Lanson

I'm beginning to realize that Mitt Romney is a perfect match for the Republican Party in 2012 -- arrogant and out of touch. He and his party simply haven't figured out that smug, aging, white American males are not America's future, either demographically or aspirationally.

Face Forward to Confront Domestic Violence in Beverly Hills (VIDEO)

Tanya Young Williams | Posted 11.11.2012 | Impact
Tanya Young Williams

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month but victims of domestic violence need our help every day of the year.

Annual MDA Telethon Goes A New Way

AP | Posted 09.01.2012 | Impact

LOS ANGELES -- No tote board. No Jerry Lewis. And not from Las Vegas. An annual Muscular Dystrophy Association television fundraiser goes a new way S...

Tea Party Chapter To Hold 'Machine Gun Social'

The Huffington Post | Cole Stangler | Posted 08.15.2012 | Politics

A North Carolina Tea Party is getting creative with a fundraiser slated for next month. On Sept. 29, the Asheville Tea Party is hosting a "Machine...

Avoiding Fundraising Fatigue: The Frugal Mom's Guide to Making a Difference

Women & Co | Posted 10.01.2012 | Parents
Women & Co

Don't overextend your family's fundraising efforts this year. Have fun and know your time and resources are both appreciated and making a difference to your school and community.

Joss Whedon's Powerful Speech on Human Connection and Storytelling (VIDEO)

Shira Lazar | Posted 09.30.2012 | Impact
Shira Lazar

Actress Eliza Dushku and screenwriter-director Joss Whedon launched a fundraising event in San Francisco to raise money for ThriveGulu, a charity founded by Dushku's mom, Judy, which aids survivors of Uganda's civil war.

Woman, 96, Dies Moments Before 10th Rappel For Charity

Posted 07.31.2012 | Impact

Gertrude Painter dedicated herself to charity until the very end. The 96-year-old visually impaired philanthropist from West Sussex, England, suff...