Aug 27, 2014 — The ALS Association has raised more than $94 million in recent weeks via its online ice bucket challenge — compared with $2.7 million this time last year. Now what?
Jul 31, 2014 — More young adults and teens are swapping suntanning and sightseeing for working in orphanages, building schools and teaching English abroad.
Dec 16, 2013 — John Cody, 67, had initially said he was working under 'nonofficial cover' for the CIA and that the charity he stole from was part of a secret operation.
Sep 13, 2013 — Nearly 9 in 10 millennial kids donated some of their own money to a church or nonprofit during a two-year period, a study found. What makes a child more likely to be generous with their money? Parents talking to their kids about the value of philanthropy.
Jul 26, 2013 — Sam Simon earns tens of millions of dollars a year in royalties. Diagnosed with colon cancer, he's been told he has less than six months to live. The writer and producer has decided his fortune will go to causes he supports.
Dec 18, 2012 — The "Giving What We Can" campaign urges members to donate 10 percent of their incomes to effective charities. Over many years, the group's calculators suggest, such giving could improve far more lives than you might imagine.
Sep 1, 2012 — In our monthlong blog that ended Aug. 31, we collected stories of people working together to make the world a better, safer, greener and greater place to live.
Apr 27, 2012 — Nonprofit hospitals pay no federal, state, or local taxes. In return, they are expected to offer a community benefit, including free and discounted care for low-income patients. But a study by the Congressional Budget Office found that, on average, not-for-profits are providing only slightly more uncompensated care than for-profit hospitals.
Jan 15, 2010 — If you've checked your Twitter, you've probably noticed that among the most popular tweets are "Help Haiti" and "Red Cross." But with so many ways to donate in the mix—text donations, e-mail contributions or the good old fashion check in the mai...