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Olivia Wilde Helps Others By Being Consciously Fashionable
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Olivia Wilde, 29, is taking Hollywood philanthropy to another level. The “Cowboys and Aliens” actress, who is also a first-time mom-to-be, has been working on elevating a benevolent online business that blends charity and fashion into one. Conscious Commerce, also …

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

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
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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
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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

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. 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
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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
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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
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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 …

Buy A Kindle Fire HDX, Amazon Will Donate $20 To Charity Buy A Kindle Fire HDX, Amazon Will Donate $20 To Charity

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 Reunion Benefiting 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 …

Troy Polamalu Cuts Locks In Support Of Veterans

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
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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 Another Shot at Those Who Prioritize the Cause of Worldwide Internet Access Bill Gates Takes Another Shot at Those Who Prioritize the Cause of Worldwide Internet Access
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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 0.5% of Purchases to Your Favorite Charity AmazonSmile Auto-Donates 0.5% of Purchases to Your Favorite Charity

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

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 …

Mastodon Tooth Found In Donation Box
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In The Image is an organization in Grand Rapids, Michigan, which is devoted to the business of helping others. Clothes, shoes, and other daily living necessities have been donated in the past. However, an unusual find was recently discovered inside …

Raise Money For Charity, Get Free PlayStation Games
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We’re now officially in the holiday season, and that means people are rushing out to buy the latest and greatest toys and gadgets for friends and loved ones. It’s important to remember, however, that there are other people out there …

Louis Tomlinson of One Direction gets a hard tackle

Louis Tomlinson of One Direction, didn’t receive any star treatment as he was a little shook up at Celtic Park Sunday, after being tackled by forward, Gabriel Agbonlahor. Tomlinson volunteered to play in a friendly match along with others, setup …

Bill Gates: Google’s Internet Balloons Won’t Help Kids Dying of Malaria Bill Gates: Google’s Internet Balloons Won’t Help Kids Dying of Malaria
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Back in June Google announced Project Loon, an initiative to bring the internet to remote areas via giant balloons that float around stratospheric winds and beam access down to people on the ground. Google knows that it’s an ambitious program. …