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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. …

Marissa Mayer Is Auctioning Off a Lunch at Yahoo HQ Marissa Mayer Is Auctioning Off a Lunch at Yahoo HQ
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Tim Cook isn’t the only tech CEO whose time is worth thousands of dollars. Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer is also auctioning off her time, a lunch date at Yahoo HQ, on the charity auction site CharityBuzz. “Find out what it’s …

Zach Galifianakis Brings Homeless Woman to Movie Premieres

Zach Galifianakis is well-known for his dry comedy, but it turns out he’s got a sweet spot. It turns out the 43-year-old comedian recently saved an older woman from homelessness. According to a New York Daily News report, Galifianakis befriended …

Want Coffee with Tim Cook? Have $610K Sitting Around? You Have One More Day to Bid Want Coffee with Tim Cook? Have $610K Sitting Around? You Have One More Day to Bid

Time is running out if you want to pay hundreds of thousands of dollars for a 30-minute coffee date with Apple CEO Tim Cook. Bidding on the charity auction that has drawn significant attention due to its astronomical price tag …

Someone Is Going to Pay Millions to Get Coffee with Tim Cook Someone Is Going to Pay Millions to Get Coffee with Tim Cook
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Unless the bidding cools down fast, someone is going to pay millions of dollars for a half-an-hour coffee date with Apple CEO Tim Cook. We first told you about the charity auction earlier this week. Tim Cook is auctioning off …

Someone Stole a Credit Card and Used it to Bid on a Date with Tim Cook Someone Stole a Credit Card and Used it to Bid on a Date with Tim Cook
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Apparently, the idea of sitting down and grabbing a cup of coffee is so damn exciting that someone decided to use a stolen credit card to try and make it happen. I’m sure you’ve been following the escalation of a …

Win a Date with Tim Cook, and by ‘Win’ We Mean ‘Pay $50,000′ Win a Date with Tim Cook, and by ‘Win’ We Mean ‘Pay $50,000′

Are you pissed off about something that Apple’s doing? Want to get your iPhone 5 signed? Want to congratulate the head of a major tech company on a job well done? Well, here’s your chance. Charity auction site Charitybuzz is …

Watch Seth Rogen Break Bad [Video]

Seth Rogen stars in a new video appearing on Funny Or Die called “Seth Rogen = Worst Person in the World”. The video features Rogen “breaking bad” after deciding that doing something charitable means he never has to do anything …

Google Posts Tech Talk About Saving Lives Google Posts Tech Talk About Saving Lives

Oxford University Fellow Toby Ord recently gave a Google Tech Talk called “How Many Lives Can You Save? — Taking Charity Seriously”. Google has now made the talk available for all to watch via YouTube. It’s about an hour long, …

Zuckerberg, Brin Among ‘Most Generous Donors’ of 2012 Zuckerberg, Brin Among ‘Most Generous Donors’ of 2012

In a recent list of America’s “Most Generous Donors,” tech comes out very well. The list comes to us from The Chronicle of Philanthropy, a magazine devoted to tracking to world of nonprofits. Mark Zuckerberg and his new wife Priscilla …