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10 Ways To Shop Charitably This Holiday Season

The Huffington Post | Jamie Feldman | Posted 11.26.2014 | Style

There are plenty of companies that make an effort to give back all year long. From footwear to eyeglasses, more and more brands are -- thankfully -- m...

5 Ways To Live Thankfully This Month

Jessica Bailey | Posted 11.20.2014 | Healthy Living
Jessica Bailey

Unplug, shut down, get together with friends and family face to face, and be thankful for this crazy life. That's what the holidays are about -- celebrating life and those close to us who put the color in it.

5 Incredibly Easy Ways To Spread Kindness, Every Day

The Huffington Post | Catherine Pearson | Posted 11.14.2014 | Healthy Living

Grand gestures and philanthropic acts are wonderful, but they're just that -- grand. They require time, planning and, often, a substantial financial i...

'Tis the Season to Give Back

Amber Sabathia | Posted 11.05.2014 | Impact
Amber Sabathia

Many children correlate the Holiday Season as "'Tis the Season for Getting," but we strive to teach our children "'Tis the Season of Giving." It's our responsibility to teach the importance of giving back and what that term truly means.

LL Cool J Reclaims Mic With G.O.A.T. 2

Marjoriet T. Matute | Posted 09.02.2014 | Entertainment
Marjoriet T. Matute

LL Cool J has been defined as a rapper, an actor, and let's face it, an international sex symbol. Besides the occasional lip-licking and topless video...

20 Ways To Make An Incredible Impact In 4 Hours Or Less

Posted 01.25.2014 | OWN

By Emma Haak Giving back doesn't have to mean giving up every weekend. 1-5 Minutes • Want to save a life? Sign up for your state's d...

WATCH: Kid President's Gift Guide Will Make For Very Happy Holidays, Indeed

Posted 12.11.2013 | Good News

Kid President's gift guide has everything you need for successful holiday gifting -- like this important reminder: "The truth is, most people don't...

Be Benevolent: Q&A with Megan Kashner

Emily Yu | Posted 02.05.2014 | Impact
Emily Yu

We believe that when we reach out and help someone in need, everyone wins. We forge important connections, break down barriers, and most importantly, help families towards stability and success for themselves and their children.

4 Reasons To Join The 21-Day Gratitude Challenge

Viral Mehta | Posted 01.23.2014 | Good News
Viral Mehta

Karma Kitchen has taught us repeatedly that gratitude is not inert. It does not sit at the bottom of the lake like a pebble and daydream. It rises like a small sun and shines forth without scheming. And, like a sun, it gives and makes things grow.

4 Ways You Can Save The World (Without Moving To Mali)

Posted 09.19.2013 | OWN

Want to make a difference but don't know where or how to start? Consider these unexpected but realistic ways... from a man who's spent his life giving...

Photographer Nigel Barker: Picture Perfect On and Off Camera

Marjoriet T. Matute | Posted 11.17.2013 | Style
Marjoriet T. Matute

A conversation with the oh-so handsome and incredibly charming Nigel Barker reveals layers of a man who views the world on a tweaked lens and captures moments by the milliseconds that last a lifetime.

Facebook, How Women Got Their Groove Back

Meryl Hartstein | Posted 10.29.2013 | New York
Meryl Hartstein

The temptation to search a little deeper into the past or to investigate what old flames are up to is something that everyone thinks of doing.

Obama Set to Declare National Emergency

Mark Steinberg | Posted 06.03.2013 | Comedy
Mark Steinberg

Speaking today from the Oval Office, President Obama warned that absent a sharp reversal, within weeks the nation will be inundated by a tsunami of declarations by entertainers, politicians and others that they want to "give back" to voters.

Matthew's Miracle: A Christmas Story

Bob Brody | Posted 02.20.2013 | Good News
Bob Brody

In the end, what goes around comes around. In this case, the loss of a child led to a gain for a community. The Hanleys serve as reminders of why we give in the first place, either at Christmas or throughout the year. And why we should give. Indeed, why we must.

Mother of Veteran Changes Lives With Optimism

HooplaHa | Posted 01.12.2013 | Good News
HooplaHa

Veteran's Day is for remembering our country's heroes and honoring their valiant actions. Everyone celebrates in various ways, but to carry the memory of her late son with her always, Ida Gonzalez started a non-profit.

LinkedIn's New Board Connect: A Fresh Tack to an Old Problem for Nonprofits

Robert J. Rosenthal | Posted 11.18.2012 | Technology
Robert J. Rosenthal

For those of us who work in technology for social good, LinkedIn Board Connect also represents one more thing: a rich opportunity to see how the "reverse match" concept of volunteer engagement can play out in a community that's already at scale.

Why The Huffington Post's Oasis Matters

Meg Seitz | Posted 11.06.2012 | Healthy Living
Meg Seitz

A three-day convention is not simply a measure of time -- it's also a measure of endurance. When you're surrounded by the chaos of a political gathering of this magnitude, places to collect yourself are few and far between. Enter the HuffPost Oasis.

CNN Hero Overcomes Loss, Transforms The Lives Of Teen Moms In Colombia

Posted 11.20.2012 | Impact

For most people, a personal tragedy -- like the death of a son -- doesn't result in an initiative that goes on to save the lives of thousands. But...

91-Year-Old Continues Volunteering Despite Grim Diagnosis

Posted 07.03.2012 | Impact

She was diagnosed with dementia and told to use a wheelchair, but 91-year-old Thelma Burton won’t let her doctors’ words interfere with her favori...

5 Ways To Give Back Without Spending A Dime

Posted 01.16.2012 | Good News

By Kathryn Hawkins For Gimundo.com Even if you write out a check to every charity that sends you a handwritten letter and a photo of a pleading chi...

An Open Letter For Martin Luther King Day: Give Back And Pay It Forward

Lynn Schusterman | Posted 03.15.2012 | Religion
Lynn Schusterman

Dr. King called life's most urgent and persistent question -- what are you doing for others?

Families With Less Still Give Back

Ilana Donna Arazie | Posted 11.27.2011 | Impact
Ilana Donna Arazie

I'm amazed that even in this time when people are struggling with unemployment , shaky markets and the daily insanity of family life -- they still find time to help others less fortunate.

After 9/11, New Yorkers Say 'Thank You' By Helping Others

Posted 06.25.2011 | Impact

After what he describes as an outpouring of support after 9/11, New Yorker Jeff Parness wanted to find a way to give back. "I wanted to make a big...

Knowing Your Worth in the Face of Adversity: Sha'keyma's Personal Story

Carla Alpert And Diane Prefontaine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Carla Alpert And Diane Prefontaine

Life has been a struggle for her but she continues to fight the fight and forge forward. As Sha'keyma reflects back on her life, it's clear that 2010 was her happiest holiday season ever.

7 Ways To Give Back Between Christmas and New Year's Day

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

When packing away all the holiday decorations and unwanted gifts, don't pack away your giving spirit. Ours is a large world filled with people, causes...