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Mark Zuckerberg Gives CDC $25M to Fight Ebola

Mark Zuckerberg Gives CDC $25M to Fight Ebola

By Josh Wolford October 15, 2014

Saying we’re at a “critical turning point” in the fight against Ebola, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has announced that he and his wife, Priscilla Chan, are donating a hefty $25 million to the cause. Here’s what Zuckerberg had to say …

Olivia Wilde Gives Back Through Conscious Fashion Olivia Wilde Gives Back Through Conscious Fashion

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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 …

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 …

Dick Clark Foundation Donates $5 Million to Syracuse Dick Clark Foundation Donates $5 Million to Syracuse

Syracuse University announced this week that the Kari and Dick Clark Foundation has donated $5 million toward the $18 million renovation of studio facilities at the university’s Newhouse School. The renovated studio will be renamed after Dick Clark, the famed …

Apple Donates $2.5 Million for Hurricane Sandy Apple Donates $2.5 Million for Hurricane Sandy

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 …

Donate to Hurricane Sandy Relief Via eBay, PayPal Donate to Hurricane Sandy Relief Via 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 …

Donate to Hurricane Sandy Relief While Using iTunes Donate to Hurricane Sandy Relief While Using iTunes
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Apple and the American Red Cross have partnered to help superstorm Sandy survivors by adding a donation page to iTunes this morning. From the iTunes homepage, you can access the donation page via a new button just under the new …

Kim Dotcom Using His Freedom To Create Rap Songs Kim Dotcom Using His Freedom To Create Rap Songs

When we last left Kim Dotcom, he was on his way up after recently having some of his money and possessions returned. Previously, Dotcom was also given a bit more freedom to access the Internet among other things. One of …

Twitter Saves UK Couple's Wedding
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Imagine planning for months, spending time and money to get everything just right for your big day, and agonizing over every little detail–from the tablecloths to the bridesmaid’s gifts–only to have it all almost ruined in an instant by an …

Google ‘Gives Back’ To Some Dubious NGOs Google ‘Gives Back’ To Some Dubious NGOs
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Google’s been funneling a laudable amount of money ($11.5 million) into organizations that strive to end modern day slavery in developing parts of the world as a part of the Google Gives Back initiative.The decision to give money to a …

Microsoft To Donate Hundreds of Xbox Kinect Bundles To Soldiers Microsoft To Donate Hundreds of Xbox Kinect Bundles To Soldiers

Microsoft is looking to give soldiers a little bit of a holiday morale boost by making a pretty big donation to dozens of USO centers around the world. They plan to deliver 380 Xbox Kinect gaming systems to bases around …

The Internet Archive Needs Your Help The Internet Archive Needs Your Help

Just because a site is free to use and features a comprehensive database of accessible content doesn’t mean they don’t need money to keep going. In fact, the opposite is true. Just ask the Internet Archive. Much like Wikipedia, the …

PayPal Adds Donation Feature to iPhone, iPad App

PayPal has launched an update to its mobile app for the iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch. It now has a donation feature that lets users donate to over 23,000 charities in the U.S., UK. and Canada.

Calling Upon Customers to Give Where it Matters to Them

Boulder, Colorado-based social software developer Giveo has just introduced a new way for brands to get customers engaged with their charitable giving efforts. It’s called Crowdgiver, and lets the customers of charitable brands have a say in where the company is donating its money. WebProNews had a chat with CEO Ed Messman about the product, which was first launched in private beta about a month ago.

Google Lets AdSense Publishers Donate Earnings to Haiti Relief
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Google has launched an AdSense feature that lets AdSense publishers donate their earnings to Haiti earthquake relief efforts.

Amazon Offers Payment Services for Charity Donations
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Amazon announced today that its Amazon Payments is now being accepted by a number of charities. Organizations include: