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Skater Opens First-Ever Nonprofit Action Sports Store

santacruz.patch.com | Posted 08.16.2012 | Impact

In the world of skateboarding, a grind is a trick where the boarder flies through the air, lands on a railing, skates along it, and then drops back to...

Amanda Terkel

The Reality Behind Rhetoric About Food Stamps

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 01.28.2012 | Politics

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- Rhetoric about jobs is everywhere during this campaign season. To emphasize how much they want to create jobs and how valuable s...

No Turkey for Thanksgiving This year?

Marie Clarke Brill | Posted 01.18.2012 | Green
Marie Clarke Brill

In these hard economic times, the combination of unemployment and high food prices means many American families are struggling to put food on the table.

Hunger Doesn't Take A Vacation

Rev. Larry Hollon | Posted 09.27.2011 | Religion
Rev. Larry Hollon

One in five children in my state of Tennessee is at risk of hunger. But this is not just a Tennessee crisis. Nationally, one in four children are at risk of going to bed hungry.

Dispensary Offers Free Pot For Food Donations

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

SOQUEL, Calif. — A California medical marijuana dispensary has raked in food donations with a unique offer: free pot. The Granny Purps dispensary...

Struggling With Unemployment, Gloomy Christmas For Gulf Oil Spill Victims

AP | BRIAN SKOLOFF | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

PORT SULPHUR, La. — Even before the Gulf oil spill, Jennifer Reddick was just getting by, living paycheck to paycheck as she tried to support si...

93 Dollar Club: Random Act Of Kindness Sparks $100,000 In Donations To Food Bank

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

When Jenni Ware found herself unable to locate her wallet as she stood in front of the cash register at her neighborhood Trader Joe's market, a strang...

Phil Hirsch, Ohio Man, Wins Supermarket Shopping Spree And Donates To Food Bank

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

After making a donation to Youngstown State University's annual United Way fundraiser, Phil Hirsch, an administrator at the university, won a supermar...

BP Donates $1 Million To Help Fishermen Affected By Gulf Oil Spill

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

In response to the Deepwater Horizon oil spill that has gushed millions of gallons of crude oil into the Gulf of Mexico, BP, the oil company responsib...

When Times are Tough, the Tough Get Going -- and Volunteer

Linda Bergthold | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Linda Bergthold

I've been receiving a lot of mail from nonprofits in my community asking for money. And I'll donate what I can. But there are other things we can do that involve more than just money -- volunteer our time.