BBC’s Children in Need Raises £26.8m

Last year, BBC One’s six-hour telethon to raise money for Children in Need brought in £26.3 million. This year, that total was beat by more than £400,00. The event, hosted by Sir Terry Wogan, Fearne Cotton, Tess Daly, and Nick Grimshaw, raised nearly £26.8 million.   Children in Need strives to give each child in […]

High School Athletes Support Breast Cancer Awareness

October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and it seems like each year more and more people are supporting the cause. Even professional athletes and referees who are normally only permitted to wear certain colors get festive for the month. Now, high school athletes are joining in on the campaign. New Hampshire’s Goffstown High School has reason to […]

CIOs Without Borders: Rwanda

CIOs Without Borders is one program that really is changing the world. Headed up by Executive Director Atefeh Riazi of NYCHA, CIOs Without Borders is a global non-profit organization bringing medical knowledge and technology to underdeveloped nations.   Riazi first imagined CIOs Without Borders after travelling the world extensively as a CIO. During her travels, […]

Top 8 Most Charitable Celebrities

Lots of celebrities donate to charity. Sometimes we hear about it, and other times we don’t. Depending on the star, they might make it public to get good press or encourage others to follow their lead; but they might also like donating in privacy, preferring to stay behind the scenes once in a while.   […]

Jerusalem, An Urban Mess

One of the world’s most well known cities, Jerusalem is home to nearly three-quarters of a million people. The national capital of Israel, one might expect to find a metropolis bursting with rich life, its residents fat and happy, living comfortable lives. But that’s not the case—in fact, it’s far from it.   Jerusalem is […]

The Gift of Giving

If you’re one of the many Americans who thinks Christmas and the holiday season has become all about commercialism and spending money on meaningless gifts, this year think about something new: giving the gift of charity.   If you want to make your giving more meaningful and touch more people, honoring loved ones with donations […]