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LeBron James Shows Some Love to Special Olympian

LeBron James Shows Some Love to Special Olympian

The simplest gesture can go a long way. Special Olympian Aaron Miller had his day (or maybe his year) made by LeBron James during last night’s Cavaliers-Celtics game. After Miller was honored during a timeout, James made his way over to him to show him some love. “This game is so much more than basketball,” James told reporters after the game. “He had my shoes on and I designed those shoes for kids with conditions where … Read entire article »

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Kim and Kanye Donate to Kansas Teen’s Shoe Drive

Kim and Kanye Donate to Kansas Teen’s Shoe Drive

Ameila Flores, a 17-year-old from Wichita, Kansas, set a goal to collect 2,000 pairs of donated shoes for Soles4Souls. The global organization helped her extended family after Hurricane Katrina, and Flores wanted to pay it forward. Little did she know, she’d get a little help from Kim Kardashian and hubby Kanye West. Unbeknownst to her, Flores’ story was featured on Dish Nation, a FOX syndicated TV show. Kardashian West just happened to be watching the show while … Read entire article »

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#GivingTuesday Countdown: One More Week!

#GivingTuesday Countdown: One More Week!

Just one more week until the 4th annual #GivingTuesday is here! How will you give? #GivingTuesday is a global day of giving that harnesses the collective power of individuals, communities and organizations to encourage philanthropy and to celebrate generosity worldwide. Occurring this year on December 1, #GivingTuesday is held annually on the Tuesday after Thanksgiving (in the U.S.) and the widely recognized shopping events Black Friday and Cyber Monday to kick-off the holiday giving season and inspire … Read entire article »

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Support Believe in Magic and Win the Best Christmas Ever with One Direction

Support Believe in Magic and Win the Best Christmas Ever with One Direction

“We’ve seen the amazing impact we can have when we all work together. The guys and I are back on Prizeo again to raise awareness to and very important funds for a charity very close to my heart, Believe in Magic,” said One Direction member Louis Tomlinson. “Believe in Magic is a Charity that the boys and I have supported for almost as long as the band has been together, and with your help, we … Read entire article »

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CMA Entertainer of the Year Luke Bryan to Kick Off 125th Salvation Army Red Kettle Campaign

CMA Entertainer of the Year Luke Bryan to Kick Off 125th Salvation Army Red Kettle Campaign

On Thanksgiving Day, Country music superstar Luke Bryan—winner of the 2015 CMA Award for Entertainer of the Year—will perform LIVE during halftime of the Dallas Cowboys game against the Carolina Panthers. Bryan’s Thanksgiving Day performance will kick off the Salvation Army’s annual Red Kettle Campaign, marking the 19th year the Dallas Cowboys have partnered with The Salvation Army to launch the iconic and annual campaign, which raises millions of dollars throughout the holiday season. “As a football … Read entire article »

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Would-Be Bride’s Family Treat Homeless to 4-Star Dinner

Would-Be Bride’s Family Treat Homeless to 4-Star Dinner

In a heartbreaking tale of Runaway Groom, a would-be bride turns her devastation into joy for some of Sacramento’s most vulnerable. On Saturday., Quinn Duane should have been walking down the aisle in her dream wedding. Sadly, just a few days before the nuptials, her fiance called off the event for a case of cold feet. With deposits for the $35,000 wedding already paid, rather than let the money spent go to waste, Duane’s family decided to … Read entire article »

Filed under: FEATURED, Poverty in America

UN Global Goals Outlined at 2015 Social Good Summit

UN Global Goals Outlined at 2015 Social Good Summit

Another Mashable Social Good Summit is in the books. For two days in NYC, grassroots advocates, experts, business leaders, digital influencers, and community and non-governmental leaders collaborated on how to make the world a better place by 2030. Just a few days before the Summit, the United Nations outlined 17 sustainable development goals to address three of the world’s most pressing problems in the next 15 years: End extreme poverty, fight inequality and injustice, and fix … Read entire article »

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Ashley Judd, Freida Pinto Join Growing List of Social Good Summit Speakers

Ashley Judd, Freida Pinto Join Growing List of Social Good Summit Speakers

The 2015 Mashable Social Good Summit is just days away and the list of speakers continues to grow. Ashley Judd and Freida Pinto are two of the newly announced speakers for the Summit in NYC September 27-28. According to Mashable, Judd has spent more than a decade as ambassador for Population Services International and “traveling the world to bring light to the effects of poverty, social injustice and gender inequality. She recently joined lawmakers in Washington, … Read entire article »

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Mayors Band Together to Combat Climate Change and Prepare for Global Warming

Mayors Band Together to Combat Climate Change and Prepare for Global Warming

Across the nation, cities and non-governmental partner organizations are leading the way toward tackling the issue of climate change. Mayors of three major U.S. cities – Los Angeles, Philadelphia, and Houston – have joined together to co-found the U.S.-based Mayors’ National Climate Action Agenda (MNCAA), a mayor-to-mayor initiative to get local governments to commit to creating climate action plans for their individual cities. The Agenda compliments and builds off of existing efforts, striving to leverage the … Read entire article »

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Leveraging Technology for Social Good: The 2015 Social Good Summit

Leveraging Technology for Social Good: The 2015 Social Good Summit

September 27-28, a dynamic community of global leaders and grassroots activists will unite at the 2015 Mashable Social Good Summit in New York City to discuss solutions to the greatest challenges of our time. The Social Good Summit is a two-day conference examining the impact of technology and new media on social good initiatives around the world. Held during UN Week and continuing the theme from 2014, #2030NOW, speakers and attendees will address the question, … Read entire article »

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