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The Town That Lost Its Name

Katie Scarlett Brandt | Posted 02.09.2014 | Impact
Katie Scarlett Brandt

There is a town name that exists only in the minds of the people who live there. It's not on any road atlases, and won't show up in any map searches. Yet.

WATCH: Runaway's Tale Will Scare You Breathless

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 12.09.2013 | Impact

A short film intended for young people who plan to run away hits home in a frightening way. Shot from the point of view of a teen who flees during ...

WATCH: Kevin Bacon Goes Several Degrees Of Goofy In Charity Plea

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 12.09.2013 | Impact

After you stop giggling at his cheesy sales dude alter ego, Kevin Bacon wants you to shop with a conscience this Christmas. Bacon plays "Melvin Mac...

18 More Quotes for Giving Tuesday

2morrowknight | Posted 02.02.2014 | Impact
2morrowknight

How do you connect people, nonprofits, foundations and businesses (across continents) to make a lasting difference? How does social media factor into your approach to build a better, more connected world -- one philanthropic effort after another?

The Power of One Person: This Week in Seeding the Change

Ari Nessel | Posted 02.01.2014 | Impact
Ari Nessel

Every day of the week, The Pollination Project provides $1000 in seed funding to an individual who is working to make the world -- or just their own community -- a better, more peaceful and more sustainable place.

This Time We Must All Be Filipino

Stephen P. Groff | Posted 01.29.2014 | World
Stephen P. Groff

What can I write in its aftermath that could help ease their agony? What can I possibly say that might lighten their load? Following my visit to Tacloban and surrounding areas, I know that there are no words that will alleviate their suffering; no literary unction that will sooth their pain.

Good News For Cop Who Bought Boots For Barefoot Man

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 11.27.2013 | Impact

The New York City policeman who earned wide admiration last year when he bought boots for a barefoot man has a new job title. Larry DePrimo was pro...

To Each According to Their Need: This Week in Seeding the Change

Ari Nessel | Posted 01.26.2014 | Impact
Ari Nessel

Rae Kirkbride and Jim Vaive have served the homeless in Columbus, Ohio for nearly ten years, and were all too aware that homelessness in their community was increasing. Estimates say about 1,500 people lack housing in Columbus, and nearly 30 percent suffer from mental illness.

Cancer Had Best Be Terrified Of These Adorable Monster Drawings

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 11.24.2013 | Impact

Max Rice draws monsters that attack cancer. The 4-year-old Edmonton boy's works are being sold by his mother to benefit the Leukemia and Lymphoma S...

Now Here's A Library Fine We Can Get Behind

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 11.24.2013 | Impact

Here's a solution to hunger that's long overdue. More and more libraries are allowing patrons to pay their fines by donating food. The South Burlin...

How This 9-Year-Old Plans On Changing The Lives Of Many

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 11.22.2013 | Impact

To find a cure for what ails her, Malina Woodbury is taking matters into her own hands. The 9-year-old, from New Lebanon, N.Y., has tirelessly rais...

Why Yes, That Building Is Sporting A Movember Moustache

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 11.21.2013 | Impact

Movember has reached some hairy new heights. The monthlong campaign usually tasks men (and women!) to grow moustaches to raise awareness and funds ...

Woman Risks Dangerous Typhoon Rescue Mission To Save Her Family

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 11.22.2013 | Impact

Regina Balosca Sculley drove 600 treacherous miles to rescue her family after the recent typhoon in the Philippines. And she arrived just in time. ...

This Is Possibly The Most Honest Busboy In California

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 11.21.2013 | Impact

The dishes can wait. A busboy who returned $5,000 lost by a 90-year-old customer will be recognized by the mayor at an Anaheim (Calif.) City Council m...

This Video About Women's Rights Will Both Inspire And Infuriate You

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 11.21.2013 | Impact

Women may have made massive strides in the fight for equal rights, but if this PSA teaches us anything, it's that there's still a long way to go. ...

Girl Finds Her Christmas Present Early, Raffles It Off For Troops

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 11.20.2013 | Impact

Who's the doll now? Jordyn Self knew she was going to get what she wanted for Christmas. She had accidentally discovered the limited-edition Americ...

"Finding Work" Reader's FAQ

Roger Wright | Posted 01.25.2014 | Business
Roger Wright

The new thinking on career development operations is that businesses are their customers too. That can be a radical change.

Help A Family Adopt And Save This Toddler With Down Syndrome

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 11.19.2013 | Impact

A family in the U.S. wants to raise $35,000 to adopt an imperiled toddler from Eastern Europe. Christie and Raymundo Orta are trying to bring 2-yea...

How Paying Attention In School Helped This Boy Save His Family From A Tornado

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 11.19.2013 | Impact

Sometimes it takes a 6-year-old to absorb the obvious: A tornado siren means imminent danger. Once the tornado warning sounded through Washington, ...

Please Stop Eating Cats And Dogs, Ads Say

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 11.19.2013 | Impact

A provocative ad campaign in China is urging citizens to stop eating dogs and cats. The series, by advocacy group Animals Asia, features the pets f...

Pooping In This Bag Could Save Lives

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 11.19.2013 | Impact

It didn't take Tuesday's World Toilet Day for a Swedish firm to get to work on the global sanitation crisis. Peepoople has been testing its biodeg...

The Incredible Reason This Teen Is Running 50 Miles A Day

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 11.19.2013 | Impact

Running a marathon once in a lifetime is hard enough. Imagine running nearly two of them for several days in a row. New Hampshire high school senio...

Hope and Healing From the Humblest Places: This Week in Seeding the Change

Ari Nessel | Posted 01.23.2014 | Impact
Ari Nessel

He shows environmental education films during the day to schoolchildren, and in the evenings in remote rural villages where there is no electricity, no plumbing and many people have no exposure to film of any kind.

Facebook Stands Up For Humiliated Grocery Worker With Asperger's

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 11.13.2013 | Impact

Chris Tuttle, a grocery store worker with Asperger's syndrome, was reportedly yelled at by a customer for ringing up her purchases too slowly Saturday...

Finding the Goodness in Everything: This Week in Seeding the Change

Ari Nessel | Posted 01.23.2014 | Impact
Ari Nessel

The Hoe Avenue Community Farm are making positive changes in the Bronx neighborhood of New York City, home of some of the nation's highest rates of hunger, obesity and diabetes, as well as unemployment and incarceration.