Charity Lifts PayPal To Guinness World Record

PayPal convinced its users to get into the spirit of giving during the holiday season by organizing a charitable campaign that recently set a new world record for the most money raised online for charity in 24 hours. Following a successful December campaign for #GivingTuesday, the company raised a staggering $45.8 million for various charities, […]

CovCath Wins Bluegrass-Buckeye Charity Classic

Northern Kentucky’s best high school basketball players displayed their talents at BB&T Arena on the campus of Northern Kentucky University on January 15. It’s been tradition that the Bluegrass-Buckeye Charity local basketball event featured schools from Northern Kentucky to play against schools from Ohio. Proceeds from the event go to the following charities: -The Ruth […]

Chance The Rapper Raises $100K For Chicago Homeless

Chicago born emcee Chance The Rapper is doing his part to make a positive impact on his community. As his dedication to his hometown is no secret, the rapper recently raised an astonishing $100,000 in donations to help supply the homeless with winter coats. Chance and The Empowerment Plan launched the Warmest Winter Initiative with […]

Brangelina’s Daughters Sponsor a Cambodian Family

If you didn’t already know, philanthropy runs in Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie’s family. Oldest daughters Shiloh and Zahara have been bitten by their parents’ humanitarian bug and are sponsoring a Cambodian family in need with 13 children living in a tin shack. While traveling to South East Asia while Jolie filmed her next project […]

Top 10 Ethical Travel Destinations for 2016

Are you a traveler that avoids spending cash in countries with poor human rights and environmental records? Ethical Traveler, a non-profit organization seeking to use the economic clout of tourism to protect human rights and the environment, recently released its annual list of the 10 most forward-thinking countries in the developing world. Ethical Traveler is […]

Doctors Without Borders Ceases Search and Rescue Operations in Mediterranean

Medecins Sans Frontieres (better known in the United States as Doctors Without Borders) has ceased its sea rescue operations in the Mediterranean Sea. During eight months they rescued over 20,000 people in over 120 operations, although according to the International Organisation for Migration, 3,771 people still died during such crossings in 2015. The mission: trying […]

Amazon Donates Anti-Islamic Song Proceeds To Refugee Charities

Online retail giant Amazon has pledged to donate its share of revenues from the sale of a song by the anti-Muslim song to a nongovernmental organization that helps refugees. The German group Pegida, which stands for Patriotic Europeans Against the Islamization of the West, released an instrumental song through Amazon on December 1st titled “Gemeinsam […]