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Jul

Zoo animals rip jeans to raise money for conservationLions, tigers and bears were enlisted to earnestly shred denim at Japan’s Kamine Zoo, creating material for ‘distressed’ blue jeans to be auctioned on behalf of the zoo and the World Wildlife Fund.

Zoo animals rip jeans to raise money for conservation
Lions, tigers and bears were enlisted to earnestly shred denim at Japan’s Kamine Zoo, creating material for ‘distressed’ blue jeans to be auctioned on behalf of the zoo and the World Wildlife Fund.

30

Jun

How to use your cat photos for a good causeFor every cat photo or video you post on social media using the #MyGreatCat hashtag, Purina Pro Plan will donate a pound of food to feline rescue groups.

How to use your cat photos for a good cause
For every cat photo or video you post on social media using the #MyGreatCat hashtag, Purina Pro Plan will donate a pound of food to feline rescue groups.

03

Jun

Kicking hunger’s butt, 3 homemade loaves of bread at a timeFood blogger Jerry James Stone is inviting people across the globe to join the Three Loaves movement and harness the communal power of food to help feed the hungry.

Kicking hunger’s butt, 3 homemade loaves of bread at a time
Food blogger Jerry James Stone is inviting people across the globe to join the Three Loaves movement and harness the communal power of food to help feed the hungry.

01

May

Taking it to the Streets: Mother-daughter team helps the homeless by helping their petsLori and Shira Rich are saving the lives of the homeless in California — regardless of whether they have 2 legs or 4.

Taking it to the Streets: Mother-daughter team helps the homeless by helping their pets
Lori and Shira Rich are saving the lives of the homeless in California — regardless of whether they have 2 legs or 4.

04

Apr

What are the world’s most charitable countries?

25

Feb

Here’s a good reason to put down your phoneA new initiative from the UNICEF Tap Project donates a day’s worth of clean water for every 10 minutes you don’t touch your phone.

Here’s a good reason to put down your phone
A new initiative from the UNICEF Tap Project donates a day’s worth of clean water for every 10 minutes you don’t touch your phone.

29

Jan

Why the most generous donors often give anonymouslyIf people donate to boost their reputation, why keep it a secret? Blame society.

Why the most generous donors often give anonymously
If people donate to boost their reputation, why keep it a secret? Blame society.

17

Dec

Do you ‘like’ nonprofits? Now you can donate right through FacebookWorld Wildlife Fund, the Red Cross and UNICEF are among the first users of the new “Donate Now” button.

Do you ‘like’ nonprofits? Now you can donate right through Facebook
World Wildlife Fund, the Red Cross and UNICEF are among the first users of the new “Donate Now” button.

07

Dec

Texas-sized gingerbread house attracts bees, raises bucksNaturally, Texas is home to what the Guinness World Records has deemed as the world’s largest gingerbread house. And although the plus-sized structure may scream ‘excessive waste’ to some, it’s not without a big, charity-minded heart.

Texas-sized gingerbread house attracts bees, raises bucks
Naturally, Texas is home to what the Guinness World Records has deemed as the world’s largest gingerbread house. And although the plus-sized structure may scream ‘excessive waste’ to some, it’s not without a big, charity-minded heart.

22

Nov

'Hunger Games' fans rally to put odds in more Americans' favorThe second installment in “The Hunger Games” movie trilogy just hit theaters, but for some fans, “Catching Fire” is about more than just entertainment. Participants in the Harry Potter Alliance’s Odds In Our Favor movement seek to “hack” the media campaign promoting the movie to make sure the story’s message remains clear: The economic inequality of Panem isn’t fiction for millions of Americans today.Learn how you can join a district and make a difference.

'Hunger Games' fans rally to put odds in more Americans' favor
The second installment in “The Hunger Games” movie trilogy just hit theaters, but for some fans, “Catching Fire” is about more than just entertainment.
 
Participants in the Harry Potter Alliance’s Odds In Our Favor movement seek to “hack” the media campaign promoting the movie to make sure the story’s message remains clear: The economic inequality of Panem isn’t fiction for millions of Americans today.

Learn how you can join a district and make a difference.