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Participate in Earth Day 2013: The Face of Climate Change, an interactive mosaic by the Earth Day Network

Participate in Earth Day 2013: The Face of Climate Change, an interactive mosaic by the Earth Day Network
     

Climate change isn’t simply a problem for the government to solve; it’s a fact affecting individuals, animals and communities. On April 22, we will celebrate Earth Day. This year’s global theme: The … Read entire article »

 

Help Boston Recover, Donate to The One Fund Boston

Help Boston Recover, Donate to The One Fund Boston
     

Massachusetts Governor, Deval Patrick and Boston Mayor Thomas Menino have raised more than $7 million (as of Wednesday, April 17) to aid victims of Monday’s terrorist attack at the Boston Marathon. The … Read entire article »

 

GoodxGlobal Ignites Discussion About Utilizing New Media and Technology for Social Good at SxSWi

GoodxGlobal Ignites Discussion About Utilizing New Media and Technology for Social Good at SxSWi
     

On March 10, World Food Program USA, United Nations Foundation and Social Good Summit Austin hosted a day of programmed discussions, talks, breakout sessions and mentoring at Austin’s City Hall. This day, … Read entire article »

 

780 million people do not have access to clean water. How will you help end the #watercrisis? #WorldWaterDay

780 million people do not have access to clean water. How will you help end the #watercrisis? #WorldWaterDay
     

When you woke up this morning, did you stumble into the kitchen to brew a pot of coffee with clean, filtered water before stepping into your shower to wake up under a … Read entire article »

 

Rethinking your #FirstWorldProblems with WATERisLIFE

Rethinking your #FirstWorldProblems with WATERisLIFE
     

#FirstWorldProblems is a trending hashtag on Twitter, and it has been for a while. Individuals who live in America (or other “First World”) countries share the trivial frustrations of daily life, knowingly … Read entire article »

 

2012 In Review: Our Top 10 Favorite #Giving Stories of the Year

2012 In Review: Our Top 10 Favorite #Giving Stories of the Year
     

We’ve covered dozens of great stories about people doing their part to make our world a better place. These are our Top 10 favorite stories from 2012. 10.  Hoola for Happiness — What … Read entire article »

 

@OneRepublic among celebrities organizing help for victims of #SandyHook tragedy

@OneRepublic among celebrities organizing help for victims of #SandyHook tragedy
     

Music group, OneRepublic, has set up a fund on Indiegogo to raise money for the families and victims of the tragedy that took place last Friday at Sandy Hook Elementary in Newtown, … Read entire article »

 

#26Acts of Kindness honors victims of Friday’s shooting at Sandy Hook

#26Acts of Kindness honors victims of Friday’s shooting at Sandy Hook
     

Our nation has a way of pulling together and inspiring positive change in our world in times of overwhelming grief. Last Friday, America was brought to its knees when 20 precious children … Read entire article »

 

#GivingTuesday – A day dedicated to giving more, giving better and giving smarter

#GivingTuesday – A day dedicated to giving more, giving better and giving smarter
     

Thanksgiving, our national day for giving thanks, is followed immediately by two days dedicated solely to shopping and getting deals — Black Friday and Cyber Monday. Why not have a day dedicated … Read entire article »

 

Hoola for Happiness: Spreading Joy to the World One Hoop at a Time, One Life at a Time

Hoola for Happiness: Spreading Joy to the World One Hoop at a Time, One Life at a Time
     

Who knew a simple hoola hoop could change the world? Carissa Caricato of Tampa, Florida has taken a passion of hers — hoola hooping — and turned it into a campaign to … Read entire article »