Mark Zuckerberg Gives $120M to Bay Area Schools

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has just announced that he and his wife, pediatric resident Priscilla Chan, are donating $120 million to improve Bay Area schools. The money will go to Zuckerberg’s Startup:Education fund, which he set up back in 2010…

Shanesha Taylor, Homeless Mom Who Left Kids in Car, Gains Support

A homeless mother from Arizona pleaded not guilty Monday to child abuse after leaving her two children in a hot car. Supporters have now come forward to help the mother. Shanesha Taylor, 35, was arrested March 20 for leaving her…

Olivia Wilde Helps Others By Being Consciously Fashionable

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

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…

Dick Clark Foundation Donates $5 Million For Syracuse Studio

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 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…

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…

Donate to Hurricane Sandy Relief While Using iTunes

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 Rap Slams New Zealand MP John Banks

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…