Portland Turns a Pit into a Park

In a turn of events that would make Leslie Knope proud, a coalition of nonprofits in Portland is turning an old construction pit into a park. The Let Us Build Cully Park project is a coalition of 16 nonprofits working with the city. The park will be in the Cully neighborhood, which is one of […]

AmazonSmile: Turning Purchases Into Charity Donations

Did you know that Amazon has a charity that donates money whenever you buy something? Thanks to AmazonSmile, the company will donate 0.5% of the price of your eligible AmazonSmile purchases to the charitable organization of your choice! So the next time you’re on Amazon buying batteries, you can get the online retailer to make […]

Non-Profit Picks Up EPA’s Water Testing Slack

As the water crisis continues in Flint, MI, a non-profit group is stepping up to help. The problem in Flint is that the city is inundated with contaminated water, which contains traces of lead that are high enough to cause permanent damage to people, especially young children, who drink it. As the state and federal […]

Charity Inspires Neymar to Win More

FC Barcelona star Neymar shares that his charity work in his native country Brazil brings him joy and gives him strength to continue racking up trophies for his team. Although he was suspended for Sunday’s 4-0 La Liga win at Eibar, Neymar came back home to Brazil last weekend to attend his sister Rafaella’s 20th […]

New York Charity Execs Used Taxpayer Funds for Bonuses

The Northern Manhattan Perinatal Partnership is in hot water with the Department of Health and the Department of Education, according to DNAInfo New York. The organization, which is dedicated to helping women and young children, especially in Harlem, is being accused of squandering money on bonuses for executives, while failing to uphold a $4.3 million […]