Big Charities in Danger of Death

Americans love to be charitable, especially with receiving the tax-deduction that follows. When faced with enormous tax bills, the ultra-high-net-worth would rather give their money to charity than the government. But there have recently been agency problems galore. The worst thing for the American Cancer Association on the “business” side of things would be if […]

Kentucky Man Sheds Shoes for Charity

In one of the harshest Southern winters in years, a Louisville man has decided to shed his shoes to raise money for shoeless children. Richard Hudgins is going barefoot for a full year. Shoeless since early December, he has nearly made it through a brutal Kentucky winter filled with snow, ice and single-digit temperatures. Hudgins […]

The Philippines Host the World’s Largest Charity Walk

This weekend, the Philippines broke the Guinness World Record for the largest eve charity walk. On Sunday, February 16th, 175,509 Filipino members of the Iglesia ni Cristo joined together for a charity walk through Manila, with proceeds going to survivors of 2013’s Typhoon Haiyan. The typhoon was the strongest on record to ever hit land. […]

Gates + Reddit: Condom Talk

Besides talking about his favorite hobby of Bridge, Bill Gates’ discussed the Gates Foundation’s call for the “Next Generation of Condom” at his second Reddit Ask Me Anything (AMA) session on 2/10.  “The idea was that men don’t like the current design so perhaps something they would be more open to would allow for less […]

These 50 Individuals are Feeling the Valentine’s Day Love After Topping the 2013 Donor List

Roses are red, money is green. These 50 people are more than they seem… Having billions of dollars to your name isn’t something many of us have ever experienced—so it’s good to see that some of the elite few that do know what it’s like are making good use of that money. The Chronicle of […]

8 Tips to Avoid Getting Scammed by a Phony Charity

It’s getting to be tax season once more, and that means a chance to look back at charitable donations made throughout 2013. Did you donate to charity in 2013? A popular New Year’s Resolution is to give more to charity—in time or money. First time donors are often cautious because there’s certainly no shortage of […]