NY Grand Lodge Foundation Educates, Supports, and Advocates

There are a lot of organizations in the world that aren’t doing nearly as much good in the world as they could. In a world that’s focused on consumption, focused on the singular goal of making money, an organization that’s truly doing good in the world can be rare. The New York Grand Lodge Foundation, […]

Such Generous Shibes! Most Expensive Tweet Ever Donates Via Dogecoin

Dogecoin, a play off of the original Bitcoin, yet again proved its incredibly generous users are willing to help. Last week, in a single tweet, @savethemhood dropped 14 million doge at once to the Doge4Water fundraiser, equaling a donation of around $11,000. The tweet was the most money to ever be sent directly via tweet. […]

Tampa Bay Rays Shave Heads for Charity

For a third consecutive spring, the Tampa Bay Rays players, coaches, front desk staff and now even fans, shaved their heads as a tribute to children who are fighting cancer and to raise money for the Pediatric Cancer Foundation’s Cut for a Cure. As one of the best spring training traditions that exists, 30 Rays […]

Lady Gaga’s “Born This Way” Falls Short on Actual Charity

From the $2.65 million in revenue that Lady Gaga’s Born this Way Foundation made on it’s wildly popular “Born to Be Brave” 23-event US bus tour, it paid out a single $5,000 grant. The nonprofit ended up paying out a staggering $406,552 in legal fees, $300,000 for “strategic development” and $150,000 for “philanthropic consulting,” according […]

SXSW Colorado Artists Raise Donations for Crash Victims

In response to a car accident that killed two at the scene and injured nearly two dozen more, officials with Mohawk and Cheer Up Charlie’s nightclubs and SXSW created the “SXSW Cares Fund” to raise money for victims of the car crash.  The accident early Thursday was caused by a drunk driver who fled police […]

Drug Company CEO Shamed Into Giving 7-year-old Treatment

The CEO of the drug company that had been refusing to supply lifesaving medication to a seven-year-old cancer survivor from Virginia has caved into public pressure and said the boy will now get it. Chimerix chief Kenneth Moch is reported to have actually hung up the phone on a charity that offered the $50,000 needed […]

Shakira Opens New School in Colombia Shanty

On February 24th global star Shakira returned to her home country of Colombia to inaugurate the eighth school funded by her non-profit foundation, Pies Descalzos (Bare Feet). The school and community center, located in the low-income neighborhood of Lomas del Peyé in Cartagena, the tourist destination in the Atlantic Coast of Colombia, will serve 1,700 […]

Red Sox May Face Lawsuit over ‘B Strong’ Logo

After the Boston Marathon bombings, two words kept everyone together and helped the healing process along – Boston Strong. Those words are continuously a message of unity and defiance. A message that shows Boston can handle anything thrown their way and bounce back like they always have. No organization worked to embrace and embody this […]

Dhubhghaill Named Head of New Charity Authority in Ireland

Ms. Úna Ní Dhubhghaill was appointed the first chief executive of new Charities Regulatory Authority in Ireland. Minister for Justice Alan Shatter appointed Ms. Dhubhghaill, who was previously serving as a principal officer in the minister’s own department. She starts the role immediately. Announcing the appointment, Mr. Shatter said, “I am pleased to announce this […]