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How You Can Help Victims Of California Wildfires
Helping people and animals affected by the fires, from donating to volunteering, "is a marathon and not a sprint."
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7 Amazing Things (Not Including Casseroles) You Can Do For Anybody In Pain
By Kelsey Crowe, PhD, and Emily McDowell, Oprah.com
The authors of
There Is No Good Card for This: What to Say and Do When Life Is Scary, Awful, and Unfair to People You Love
explain how to help someone you care about deal with a major illness, death, divorce or some other terrible, unexpected event.
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7 Charities Helping Syrians That Need Your Support
“This isn’t a political conflict ― it’s a humanitarian crisis."
Outraged By What's Happening In Syria? Do Something About It.
Change requires action. It's time to get involved.
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How To Help Victims Of Italy's Earthquake
At least 267 people have died after a 6.2 magnitude quake struck central Italy.
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How To Help Victims Of The Istanbul Airport Attack
Here's what you can do.
What A Person In Pain Really Needs
By By Doris Iarovici, MD, O, The Oprah Magazine
Duke University psychiatrist Doris Iarovici, MD, explains how to help.
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5 Ways You Can Help Flint, Michigan, Amid The Water Crisis
“It’s a disaster."
Is Epilepsy a Bully? 5 Things You Can Do to Help
The Epilepsy Journey
What can you do as someone living with epilepsy to help? Here are five things you can do to help:
Three Most Important Steps To Help Someone In A Health Crisis
Dr. Franky Dolan
Doctor of Education | Worldly Advocate and self-taught Visiona...
Many people write me, asking about how to respond to someone who is diagnosed with a serious illness. People often want very badly to say or do the "right" thing.
Do you have info to share with HuffPost reporters?
What to Say (and Not Say) to Parents of a Terminally Ill Child
Journalist, author of Human Trafficking Around the World: Hidd...
Supporting a family who has a child with a serious illness is not a one-size-fits-all type of situation. We all cope with these challenges differently, says Jenny, so it's important to take cues from the family on how they would like people to help and be involved.
Cyclone Pam Displaced Thousands. Here's How You Can Help
UNICEF Along with supporting families in evacuation centers, UNICEF has partnered with other aid organizations in the region
How You Can Help Someone Who Is an Alzheimer's Caregiver
Author on Alzheimer's Caregiving
These people desperately need all the assistance they can get. It will help them preserve their own well-being. It will also help them improve their caregiving since no one can be a good caregiver if they're burned out all the time.
After Going Undercover To A Brothel Selling Kids For Sex, This Man Is Now Fighting Child Trafficking
Now, LOVE146 is teaming up with YouTube celebrity Michelle Phan to raise money and awareness about this tragic story and
18 Amazing Ways To Give Back With $5 Or More
By Arianna Davis If you have $60... If you have $100... Light up the life of an impoverished family: Replace a potentially
How To Help Syria After UN Report Details Children Being Raped, Shocked, Tortured
. Refugee children who have fled Syria for neighboring countries have been recruited for use as human shields and have been
This Yard Decorated With Crazy Holiday Inflatables Is Garish For Good Reason
Gary Gropper, a neurosurgeon in Atlanta, and his family fill their yard every year with holiday inflatable figurines as a
What Christmas Is Like For A Working Poor Family Earning $10,000 A Year (And How To Help)
"My God, people want jobs," Fraser said. "There aren't any, or if there are, they are minimum wage. Do people want to do
New York Post Office Has 50,000 Santa Letters To Fulfill For Needy Kids, And There's Still Time To Help
Pete Fontana, who helps run the effort at the James A. Farley Post Office, said that both the wish-granters and the families
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