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All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Charity’

Bill Gates Charity Criticized as “Worthless”

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 has a hand in charitable donations to causes ranging from reducing HIV infections abroad to college-ready education and post secondary …

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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 in good fun. The Sons of Ireland Polar Bear Plunge is one version of the international event that occurs every …

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Taylor Swift Most Charitable Celebrity of 2013

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 engaged in the fight to do things to make the world better. They champion causes like bullying, animal cruelty, cancer, …

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Down Jackets Encourage Animal Cruelty Towards Birds

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 a duck or goose. According to a report by Salon, the term “down” is described as: “A single piece…of “plumule,” …

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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 to non-profits is extremely helpful for them. It is the time that keeps them alive the rest of the year. …

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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 is able to graze undisturbed in the meadows for a few seconds more. Fleece blankets are light, but serve as …

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Snoop Dogg Wants You To Be His Intern

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 small donation to Snoop Dogg’s charity, The Snoop Youth Football League, and you may be chosen to be flown out …

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Zach Randolph Gives Shirt Right Off His Back

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 amount of coverage these athletes receive. Unfortunately for athletes, the media attention they do get is usually of the negative …

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Kim Kardashian Defends Her eBay Auction

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 ten percent of the earnings would be donated. She started out by explaining the auction on her personal website saying: …

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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 at your heartstrings in an attempt to sell some Kindle Fire HDX tablets. Amazon announced today that it will donate …

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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 than a third movie. The Wildcats are getting back together alright, but it’s not for yet another film installment. It …

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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 the footballer will have his wife Theodora trim off one lock of his hair which will be auctioned to support …

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