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Ebola Outbreak In Guinea; Doctors Without Borders Offers Aid

Ebola Outbreak In Guinea; Doctors Without Borders Offers Aid

By Ashley Olds March 23, 2014

Medical professionals are working hard to contain the Guinea Ebola outbreak as it has reportedly claimed up to 59 lives. “The Ebola fever epidemic raging in southern Guinea, including the prefectures of Gueckedou and Macenta, since February 9 has left …

Bill Gates Charity Criticized as "Worthless" Bill Gates Charity Criticized as "Worthless"
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Bill Gates is incredibly wealthy; in fact, he’s the most wealthy person in the world. The co-founder of Microsoft and a noted investor, Gates is also well-known for his philanthropy work, mainly through the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, which …

Polar Bear Plunge: A Chilly Tribute To Charity Polar Bear Plunge: A Chilly Tribute To Charity

In Asbury Park, New Jersey, a large crowd brought in the New Year in a rather unconventional manner. Wearing bathing suits, costumes, and even carrying flags with them, hundreds of enthusiastic participants ran into the freezing ocean. It was all …

Taylor Swift Most Charitable Celebrity of 2013 Taylor Swift Most Charitable Celebrity of 2013
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Taylor Swift was once again named at the top of the list of “Celebs Gone Good” by the website DoSomething.Org. The website encourages young people to “make the world suck less,” and claims to have over 2.2 million young people …

Down Jackets Encourage Animal Cruelty Towards Birds Down Jackets Encourage Animal Cruelty Towards Birds
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Down jackets’ warmth and comfort are very popular during the winter and mainly for those who enjoy the outdoors during the colder season. What are down jackets you ask? Well, they consist of feathers plucked from the softest point on …

Year-End Donations Are Not-For-Profits Saving Grace Year-End Donations Are Not-For-Profits Saving Grace

American’s may not be the healthiest or the most frugal people on the planet, but they do have generous hearts. Americans give more money to charity than any other country. And each year around the Christmas holidays, the money given …

Fleece Blankets: Give or Receive Their Many Gifts Fleece Blankets: Give or Receive Their Many Gifts

Fleece blankets. Who doesn’t love a fleece blanket? Even sheep love fleece blankets, because fleece blankets are commonly made with insulating polyester blends unless it is specified to be fleece-wool. Every time a fleece blanket is manufactured, one more sheep …

Snoop Dogg Wants You To Be His Intern Snoop Dogg Wants You To Be His Intern
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Snoop Dogg is just looking out for the kids. In a recent promotional video, Snoop Dogg released his latest campaign: the chance to work for the Dogg himself for a day. All you need to enter is to make a …

Zach Randolph Gives Shirt Right Off His Back Zach Randolph Gives Shirt Right Off His Back
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Professional athletes have received a bad rap over the past decade due to the advent of 24/7 news stations and continual ESPN coverage. Many sports fans perhaps know more about their favorite athletes than their family due to the inane …

Kim Kardashian Defends Her eBay Auction Kim Kardashian Defends Her eBay Auction
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Last month, Kim Kardashian created an eBay auction and said that she would be donating a portion of the proceeds to the Philippine typhoon victims. What seemed like a sincere gesture quickly stirred controversy after it was reported that only …

Amazon To Donate $20 For Every Kindle Fire HDX Sold Amazon To Donate $20 For Every Kindle Fire HDX Sold

In late October, Amazon announced a new charitable giving initiative called Amazon Smile. When you sign up for it, the retailer will donate 0.5 percent of your total purchase price to a charity of your choice. Now Amazon is tugging …

High School Musical Cast  for Charity High School Musical Cast for Charity

It’s been on the tip of everyone’s tongues lately. Will High School Musical ever have a reunion? Well, it’s been five years since the last movie and it seems the gang is ready to get back together for something bigger …

Veterans of Foreign Wars Mane Event Veterans of Foreign Wars Mane Event

The last time Troy Polamalu’s hair touched a Barber’s tool was more than 11 years ago, but Troy was ready to let go of his treasured hair (at least a little bit) to support the veterans.  USA today reported that …

Oprah Winfrey Hosts Big Yard Sale For Charity Oprah Winfrey Hosts Big Yard Sale For Charity
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Oprah Winfrey has certainly never held back her generosity, and always seems to use her money for good in some way. In an outrageously successful event that she held at her home on Saturday, the celebrity talk show host was …

Bill Gates Takes Shot at Internet Access Advocates Bill Gates Takes Shot at Internet Access Advocates
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Bill Gates thinks it’s stupid to prioritize the goal of worldwide internet connectivity over malaria research. This is now the second time that he’s made the sentiment clear. Speaking in an interview with the Financial Times, the Microsoft founder said …

AmazonSmile Auto-Donates to Your Favorite Charities AmazonSmile Auto-Donates to Your Favorite Charities

If you like your charitable donations quick, automatic, and with the least amount of effort humanly possible – Amazon wants to help you out. Quick and effortless isn’t a bad thing – in fact, it’s just the thing that many …

One-Armed DJ: Portrayal of Resiliency & Inspiration One-Armed DJ: Portrayal of Resiliency & Inspiration

Deejay (DJ) Matt Howes is the only one-armed DJ, or disc jockey, in the world. He has been DJing since fourteen years of age and became professional five years ago, in 2008. In 2011, Howes suffered from a near-death traffic …