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Paying It Forward, While Running the 2013 NYC Marathon

Christa Zambardino | Posted 01.23.2014 | Impact
Christa Zambardino

I recruited 29 AOL'ers from across four offices within the U.S. and our training began. Some of these runners knew Rory, knew of Rory or didn't know him at all -- yet they were all committed to putting a lot of their personal life on hold to run this race for a great cause.

McDonald's Lesson to Companies: Charity, Impact Better Be on the Menu

Joe Waters | Posted 01.23.2014 | Impact
Joe Waters

McDonald's spends nearly a billion dollars a year on advertising. They should trade some of the visibility they get from traditional ads for the favorability that cause marketing offers. Those golden arches need a bigger halo.

Is Willie Nelson Santa? Angels Sing Comes to the Big Screen

Turk Pipkin | Posted 01.23.2014 | Entertainment
Turk Pipkin

The fact that Willie, the kids and I were all on the set of our new movie, Angels Sing, doesn't really change my basic question: Is Willie Nelson Santa?

RMHC Day of Change

Sherri Bushong Maxey | Posted 08.28.2013 | Impact
Sherri Bushong Maxey

Have you ever thought to yourself that you want to help and give back to others but then you decide not to because you don't have the funds to do so? ...

Survivors

Sherri Bushong Maxey | Posted 07.31.2013 | Impact
Sherri Bushong Maxey

I could tell you story after story of the survivors I see daily as the Director of House Operations for the Ronald McDonald House of Memphis, but instead I am going to challenge you to visit a Ronald McDonald House for yourself.

Biggest Cause-Marketing Drives Raised $358 Million Last Year

philanthropy.com | Posted 05.30.2013 | Impact

Charities raised more than $358-million last year from businesses that offered shoppers a chance to give at the checkout counter, according to a study...

World Youth Initiative: Tomorrow's Leaders, Solving Today's Issues

Jim Luce | Posted 07.11.2013 | Impact
Jim Luce

Last fall, teen philanthropist Isaac J. Kassin was awarded our James Jay Dudley Luce Foundation's coveted Luce Leader 2012 Award for his work in phila...

Ways To Help On World Cancer Day

Posted 02.04.2013 | Impact

World Cancer Day means hope, courage and inspiration for cancer patients, caregivers, survivors and supporters. The annual advocacy day is observed...

Make time to play in 2013

Sherri Bushong Maxey | Posted 02.19.2013 | Impact
Sherri Bushong Maxey

As I reflect on the year, many thoughts and emotions surface. It's been a year of personal health challenges and great accomplishments at the Ronald McDonald House of Memphis.

Christmas in the House That Love Built

Risha Shukla | Posted 02.12.2013 | Teen
Risha Shukla

I spent Christmas Eve pestering, complaining and pleading with my transplant surgeon and the rest of my team of doctors that I was well enough to leave the hospital for Christmas.

Heroes Come in All Shapes and Sizes

Sherri Bushong Maxey | Posted 09.24.2012 | Impact
Sherri Bushong Maxey

If you have never visited a Ronald McDonald House, then I would encourage you to do so. I can assure you that your life will be changed for the better. You will see hope, love, courage and faith in a place where heroes live.

YouTube Launches 'Next Cause' To Help Nonprofits Change World Through Video

Posted 02.19.2012 | Impact

YouTube is making it easier for nonprofits to inspire and inform the online community of do-gooders. The video sharing site has launched YouTube Ne...

Ways To Take Action On World Cancer Day

Posted 02.04.2012 | Impact

Last year alone saw an estimated 1,596,670 new cancer diagnoses and 571,950 cancer-related deaths, the Cancer Journal for Clinicians reports. But t...

How You Can Help: Childhood Cancer Causes

Danielle Cadet | Posted 11.19.2011 | Impact

Pediatric cancer affects thousands of children and families nationwide. The disease not only changes a child's life, but also challenges parents, sibl...

Kids 'Rock the House' for Charity

Kristi York Wooten | Posted 07.20.2011 | Impact
Kristi York Wooten

The School of Rock "All-Stars" take what they've learned in class out on the road for the summer, just like a real rock band.

Adorable: 5-Year-Old Donates Birthday Money To Charity

WLWT | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

Magnus Knudsen is no ordinary 5-year-old. Andrew Setters reports on the sacrifice he made to help other kids.Read More About Magnus. ...

Games That Give - Sudoku Never Felt So Good

Jonathan Daniel Harris | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

Games That Give has a simple motto: "You Play. We Donate. No Catch." That really is how it works. They sell advertising on their site, you play games...