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Giving Back: How You And The Media Community Can Help Struggling Families

Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Today, as HuffPost and AOL unite to launch the Huffington Post Media Group, we're celebrating by making a statement about the importance of giving bac...

Elevate Yourself: Travel And Give Something Back With Elevate Destinations

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel

Today, as HuffPost and AOL unite to launch the Huffington Post Media Group, we're celebrating by making a statement about the importance of giving bac...

Giving Back: How You And The Books Community Can Help Struggling Families

Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Today, as HuffPost and AOL unite to launch the Huffington Post Media Group, we're celebrating by making a statement about the importance of giving bac...

On Giving

Jeff Gitterman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Jeff Gitterman

From firsthand experience, I've definitely learned that simply being concerned about my own selfish needs and desires is a certain recipe for unhappiness, while being of service and giving to others is where true fulfillment is found.

A Century of Giving Back

Queen Rania of Jordan | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Queen Rania of Jordan

Her face has been kissed by Time. Every crease and line around her eyes records a moment in her life, like the delicate rings in a tree trunk. With what little she has, she still gives what she can. She is Um Fawaz, from a village in Jordan.

The New Generation Of Karma Junkies

Yael Cohen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Yael Cohen

What's with the boom in charity work in recent years? What is it about contemporary society that has everyone taking up the good fight and lending a hand with the perils of the world?

What It Means To Sacrifice

Richard Geldard | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Richard Geldard

All of us can look at our lives and count the times we thought we had made a sacrifice -- that is, giving up our personal desires to meet the needs of others.

Social Responsibility: Are You In?

Bessie A. Winn-Afeku | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Bessie A. Winn-Afeku

Ms. Garner's personal philosophy on giving is that it is their due diligence to serve as a corporate neighbor in the industries that they serve.

Backpacks That Give Back: Program Gives Students Bags Of Food For Weekend Meals

Posted 05.25.2011 | Education

Breakfast and lunch meals at school may help needy students get access to food during the week. When the weekend comes, however, many are left to fend...

Family Pledges $52 To Different Charities For 52 Weeks

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

A New York husband and wife are tightening their belts this year after making a New Year's resolution to donate $52 to 52 charities in the 2011's 52 w...

Woman Who Inspired Anti-Smoking Campaign In The '90s Is Back

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

The woman who inspired thousands to give up cigarettes more than 15 years ago by smoking one through a tracheotomy hole in her throat for an ad campai...

Top 10 Philanthropy Buzzwords Of The Last 10 Years

The Chronicle of Philanthropy | Lucy Bernholz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

Buzzwords are fleeting things. They come in and go out, are first hot and then not. However, looked at over time, buzzwords also provide a useful rear...

Scouts Learn: It's Scary to be Hungry

Tonic | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

While most children think of October as the time of the year when they get to spend one night amassing a year's worth of treats, one Cub Scout troop f...

Where Holiday Giving Isn't Hip: 30 Grinchiest Cities Across America

The Daily Beast | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

Not all towns have the same holiday spirit. From miserly gifts to long work hours to less volunteering, The Daily Beast ranks the 30 cities most likel...

Not Your Average Holiday Dinner

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

Try to envision nine teenage girls sitting around a small dining room table, sharing stories, and giggling as they discussed Christmas plans. A typical scene right? Well, this dinner was anything but.

Celebrate the New Year With a Service-Minded New Year's Resolution

Charles Howard | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Charles Howard

I want you, dare you, challenge you to make a New Year's resolution that will make a difference in the lives of those around you, not just your own.

Holiday Challenge: Nix The Useless Gifts, Do Good With Your Money Instead

Jan Shepherd | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Jan Shepherd

I invite and urge you all to participate with me. Instead of buying my friends gifts, I am going to take that money and pay the electric bills of as many people as I can.

Give and You Shall Receive

James Altucher | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
James Altucher

Here are 13 ways that giving can help you receive more.

Are We Predisposed To Give Back? New Studies Examine Why We Help Others

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

The University of Notre Dame is leading a $5 million initiative to examine why people are more or less inclined to give back, according to USA Today. ...

Be Liberal; Be Generous

Paul Begala | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Paul Begala

It is important to remember the liberal generosity of most Americans, especially when we are confronted with such hateful examples of the worst in us.

Giving Forward: The New Philanthropic Way to Give Back

Jayaseelan Naidoo | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Jayaseelan Naidoo

This week I had the opportunity to attend a conference in South Africa along with other leaders from the government, social and private sector to thin...

You Are to the Universe Only as Much as You Give Back to It (VIDEO)

Meera Gandhi | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Meera Gandhi

So many people have been inquiring about the origins of my new short documentary film called Giving Back. I'd like to explain.

Arianna In Conn: 'Our Biggest Hope Is To Give Back'

Kari Henley | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Kari Henley

Give back. Strengthening the lives of individuals in our communities is the way out. Inspiring others to do more opens up a life of collaboration and meaning.

Low-Income Communities Nationwide Get Free Wi-Fi

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

Underserved communities across the nation will get free Internet access, thanks to the nonprofit One Economy Corporation, reports the San Francisco Ch...

How The Common Good Is Transforming Our World

Douglas LaBier | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Douglas LaBier

The rise of the common good is both a necessary path for survival and security on an interdependent planet and the path towards personal psychological health, success and well being in this new world era.