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Matt Damon Puts New Twist on ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

Matt Damon Puts New Twist on ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

For a few weeks now, we’ve seen countless videos of friends, family, and celebrities dumping ice water on their heads all in the name of ALS awareness.The #IceBucketChallenge has reportedly raised more … Read entire article »

     
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The Man Behind the Ice Bucket Challenge

The Man Behind the Ice Bucket Challenge

Want to know how the #IceBucketChallenge movement began? It all started with one man with ALS — Pete Frates. // Post by Nick Ryan DeWitt. To learn more about the challenge and The ALS Association, read this story. If you’ve taken the Ice Bucket Challenge, be sure to tweet your video using #IceBucketChallenge and #StrikeOutALS. … Read entire article »

Celebrities Join Viral Ice Bucket Challenge for ALS

Celebrities Join Viral Ice Bucket Challenge for ALS

You’ve probably seen the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge taking over social media in recent weeks. So what is it all about? The challenge serves two purposes: raising awareness about the disease and raising funds for the ALS Association. Initially, when the challenge began, those who did not respond to their challenge to participate were to make a donation to The Association, but … Read entire article »

Help Make Ycenter’s Global Impact Mission a Reality

Help Make Ycenter’s Global Impact Mission a Reality

Through his social innovation venture, Ycenter, social entrepreneur Dhairya Pujara is tackling some of the world’s toughest challenges, and he needs your help to ensure the work he has started can continue. On January 7, Pujara’s visa will expire, requiring him to return to his home in India. In order to fund the legal process necessary to help Pujara extend his … Read entire article »

Taylor Swift Makes This Kid’s Day

Taylor Swift Makes This Kid’s Day

This might be about the cutest little guy ever — and his visit with Taylor Swift in his room at Boston Children’s Hospital over the weekend is sure to put a smile on your face. According to his Facebook Page, when he was just nine months old, Jordan Nickerson — who is now six-years-old — was diagnosed with Williams Syndrome, a … Read entire article »

Author and Comedian Megan Amram Joins Benefit for Consano

Author and Comedian Megan Amram Joins Benefit for Consano

On September 13, comedian, author and writer of NBC’s “Parks and Recreation,” Megan Amram, will join Consano in Santa Monica for a special evening to benefit the organization. Consano is a one-of-a-kind nonprofit organization and crowd-funding platform dedicated to promoting and funding innovative medical research. The organization was founded by cancer survivor Molly Lindquist. The event — which includes cocktails, appetizers, a … Read entire article »

Donuts, Chicken and Hospitality for Philly’s Homeless

Donuts, Chicken and Hospitality for Philly’s Homeless

What do a donut shop and a homeless outreach in Philadelphia have in common? Through a unique partnership, Federal Donuts (FedNuts) Broad Street Ministry are joining forces to serve Philadelphia’s hungry and homeless. Federal Donuts, a Philadelphian favorite, since 2011 serves coffee, donuts and fried chicken—all made to order while you wait. The donut/chicken/coffee shop was fonded by restaurateurs Steve Cook and … Read entire article »

Hang Out With Mark Ruffalo On The Set of Avengers 2!

Hang Out With Mark Ruffalo On The Set of Avengers 2!

Make a donation to Water Defense and you could win a trip to hang out with Mark Ruffalo on the set of Avengers 2: Age of Ultron! Water Defense is an organization founded by Mark Ruffalo that focuses on protecting the world’s most precious resource: water. Water Defense utilizes state-of-the-art Environmental Indicators to measure contamination and the accumulation of contaminants over … Read entire article »

On Mission with The Hulk

On Mission with The Hulk

Mark Ruffalo takes saving the planet seriously. When he’s not occupied on missions with Iron Man, Thor and Captain America, Ruffalo — a.k.a. The Hulk — is doing his own work, saving earth’s most precious resource: water. The Hulk’s Real-Life Mission Living on a small farm in Upstate New York, Mark Ruffalo came face-to-face with oil fracking for the first time. A … Read entire article »

One World Futbol: An Indestructible Ball for Children With Indestructible Spirits

One World Futbol: An Indestructible Ball for Children With Indestructible Spirits

It’s like TOMS shoes, only it’s not shoes, it’s soccer balls. One World Futbol Project, sponsored by Chevrolet, is on a mission to get 1.5 million of the ‘World’s Most Durable Ball’ into the hands (or feet) of children across the globe in three years. Inspired by the creativity of refugee children to create balls out of whatever materials they could find … Read entire article »