Quantcast

Charity Articles

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
· 2

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 …

Zuckerberg Gives $500M in Facebook Stock to Charity Zuckerberg Gives $500M in Facebook Stock to Charity

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is apparently in the Christmas spirit. A few hours ago, he announced the he was donating a hefty amount to a local charity. That donation is coming in the form of Facebook stock – a boatload …

Facebook Powerball Hoax Guy Says It Was Just a Social Experiment, No Harm No Foul Facebook Powerball Hoax Guy Says It Was Just a Social Experiment, No Harm No Foul
· 5

The guy that shopped a Powerball ticket earlier this month and duped millions of people into thinking he would split his winnings is finally speaking about the hoax. Nolan Daniels, a software developer, says that he never shared or liked …

E-Cookbook Compiles Techie Recipes for Charity E-Cookbook Compiles Techie Recipes for Charity
· 4

If you’ve ever wondered what figures in the tech community are eating? Want to donate to charity? Well, with a purchase of a new ebook called “The Startup Chef” you can fulfill both of those desires. Published and showcased via …

Google Launches Global Impact Awards Google Launches Global Impact Awards

Google announced the launch of the Global Impact Awards today. These are designed to support organizations “using technology and innovative approaches to tackle some of the toughest human challenges,” Google says. “From real-time sensors that monitor clean water to DNA …

Chilling Mad World Rendition Loses One Child Singer Every 3 Seconds
· 2

Tears for Fears’ 1982 classic “Mad World” is a great song no matter how you arrange it. The new-wave hit was popular in its time, but gained a new level of notoriety when it was covered for the 2001 film …

Epic Meal Time Cooks Epic Meal for Soup Kitchen

Some of our favorite extreme eaters, the folks at Epic Meal Time, have just posted a new video and it details their latest calorie-dense cooking event – a giant meal for the needy. They cooked the epic meal for Someone …

Nick Offerman Helps You Battle the Movember Moustache Blues

Growing a manly moustache is not for the weak-willed or the faint of heart. A full, robust stache only comes natural to a select few – most of us have to wade through trying times of thin, sparse, in-between staches …

Apple Makes $2.5 Million Donation to American Red Cross for Hurricane Sandy Relief Apple Makes $2.5 Million Donation to American Red Cross for Hurricane Sandy Relief

As many Americans are still struggling to fully recover, or in some cases start to recover, from the devastating storm that hit the east coast a couple of weeks ago, Apple has made a pledge to one of the leading …

Humble Bundle For Android 4 Brings Sword & Sworcery To Android

A common criticism of Android is that it doesn’t get all of the games that Apple’s iOS gets. This is true, but it’s quickly becoming a moot point. More and more developers are jumping on board the Android train, and …

Facebook Gifts Now Allows for Gifts to Charity, Still Rolling Out to Users Facebook Gifts Now Allows for Gifts to Charity, Still Rolling Out to Users

Those of you who already have access to the Facebook Gifts platform now have another type of gift you can give your friends. Instead of buying them a t-shirt, box of cookies, or gift card, why not make a charitable …

You Can Donate to Hurricane Sandy Relief Through eBay, PayPal

As the Americans hit hardest by this week’s superstorm begin the long, arduous cleanup process – they’re going to need all the help they can get. Since most of us can’t physically help them pick up the pieces, monetary donations …

Nick Offerman Gives Tips on Growing a Movember Moustache [VIDEO]

Nick Offerman is known for his manly activites, both on and off the screen. His now-iconic character Ron Swanson from NBC’s Parks and Recreation loves bacon and outdoor activities, and the real life Offerman is a talented woodworker (who also …

Nick Offerman Wants You to Pay to See His Nips (and Benefit Autism Groups)
· 1

Man’s man Nick Offerman learned from Harvey Kietel that the only sure way to make money is to show your penis. With that in mind, he’s decided to strip for charity. Little by little. The viral campaign comes as a …

Paul Ryan Photo-Op Was Faked, Says Charity
· 4

Paul Ryan, like any good politician, can’t resist a good photo-op when he sees one. The only problem is, he staged his without permission from the people in charge, and now they’ve outed him as a big fat phony. Brian …

Breaking Bad Fans “Save Walter White” to the Tune of $125,000
· 2

Although Walter White is probably beyond saving at this point, a site set up in his honor is pulling in real donations for real cancer patients. Remember back to season two of AMC’s hit show (and best show on television) …

Reddit Just Got More Charitable Thanks To These New Fundraising Options Reddit Just Got More Charitable Thanks To These New Fundraising Options

Reddit announced a pair of new tools for reddit-related fundraising today. One of the tools has already seen a bit of action, and the other is totally new. “For a while now, we’ve been trying to help encourage some additional …