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  • New York isn't happy with Taylor Swift
    New York isn't happy with Taylor Swift
    Taylor Swift makes the news often for doing good things for people- be it her fans, or the public school system of New York City. Usually Taylor's gestures are met with glee, but today after she wrote a $50,000 check to New York City Public...
  • Pajama Drive
    Donate to the Family-to-Family Pajama Drive for children in need
    There’s nothing more comforting than cozy pajamas, but children in need often go to bed without these basics. Family-to-Family, a non-profit, grassroots hunger and poverty relief organization dedicated to providing food and other basic life...
  • Puck
    Dine at the first Feasting for Felines of 2015
    If you’re looking to give back more in 2015, then the Cat Care Society in Lakewood has a delicious opportunity for you. On Saturday, January 18, is the first Feasting for Felines of the new year and it will be held at Trattoria Stella...
  • Pit Bull Terrier Often an Abandoned Pet
    Help “Best Friends” Tell the Vicktory Dogs Story
    Most of you are probably familiar with Best Friends Animal Sanctuary and their no kill policy. In a recent article on the Pit Bull breed, its origin and current status, we established that the Pit Bull in and of itself can actually be a loving and...
  • Embassy Suites Resort donates $50,000 in goods to FL rescues & charities
    Embassy Suites Resort donates $50,000 in goods to FL rescues & charities
    On Dec. 30, management of Embassy Suites Resort, Lake Buena Vista, in Orlando Fla., estimated that over $50,000 in material donations had been distributed by the Resort over the course of the month to local animal rescue groups and charities. Here...
  • Good deeds go a long way in Houston during holidays
    Good deeds go a long way in Houston during holidays
    The 2014 holiday season for giving was a good one for Houston residents when it came to the generosity of others.SHOES FOR KIDS:For the sixth consecutive year, national footwear retailer Rack Room Shoes and community volunteers committed their...
  • Donate your tree
    Christmas trees for big cats
    The Catty Shack Ranch Wildlife Sanctuary would like your live Christmas Tree once you are done with it.Don’t throw away your Christmas tree, donate it!"Our big cats love to play with Christmas trees! Just like some house cats, big cats...
  • Florida DEP employees share holiday cheer with those less fortunate
    Florida DEP employees share holiday cheer with those less fortunate
    The Florida Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) employees spread holiday cheer with those less fortunate this year. Several individual division and district offices organized collection drives to support gift drives in their areas.&ldquo...
  • Campaigning for Universal Access to Health Care (UAHC) in India – some experiences
    AID Boston fundraiser invites holiday gift-giving
    AID Boston announced its annual fundraiser, One For India (OFI), earlier this month, inviting donations that will support the organization's work in India. OFIoffers an opportunity for more meaningful gift-giving this holiday season through...
  • The Parish of Sts. Francis and Clare
    When Churches have to ask for money
    With the proliferation of mega-churches and televangelists, religion and church seem to be all about making money. In 1987, Oral Roberts claimed that God wanted him to raise money and that Oral would die if the money was not raised. Every Church,...
  • A Goodwill donation center
    Cremated human remains donated to Goodwill
    There are many things you can donate to thrift stores such as Goodwill. Old clothing, furniture, that box of Anne Murray records you inherited from grandma. One thing you should not donate, however, is grandma herself. Not even if it is just her...
  • Worst Charities
    Top 25 'Worst Charities' for 2014-2015 season donors should know about
    It's the season of giving but a decade long study, updated for the week of Dec. 15, 2014, reveals some charities may being helping themselves more than they are the intended needed recipients.The Center for Investigative Reporting, Tampa Bay...
  • Salvation Army bell ringers
    The Salvation Army has received some expensive and weird donations
    So far this year, the Salvation Army bell ringers haven’t really come close to their goal of $350,000. The many bell ringers around the nation volunteering have been working hard to bring in their goal of the $350,000 but have so far only...
  • Holiday giving ideas that will cost you nothing
    Holiday giving ideas that won't cost you a dime
    During the holiday season we are reminded of what we are thankful for, and on just about every corner and in every shopping mall you'll find Santa's helpers showcasing opportunities for holiday giving to donate to charities that help those...
  • Giving Tuesday
    Your Guide to #GivingTuesday
    First, there was Black Friday. Then came Cyber Monday, and most recently, Small Business Saturday. It's easy to lose focus of the holiday season when shopping is spooned into our mouths on a daily basis from the day after Halloween until...