Community service work and volunteering spread goodwill to those in need and benefits those who give, particularly those who feed the hungry. Volunteering is good for all involved.
Experiencing first-hand the kindness and generosity of Ronald McDonald House Charities, they are a charity I'm confident in recommending to everyone.
Whether you are looking to raise money for a charity or someone who is suffering from a debilitating illness, a benefit dinner may be the best way to go. The process to set one up is fairly simple if you have a keen sense of organization and a...
Being philanthropic is not exclusive to the wealthy. Here are tips on how to help your community on a limited budget.
For the longest time, I wanted to give blood, but was told that I would probably not be eligible (I'm a bit on the skinny side). I decided to look into the various blood donation restrictions to see what the actual eligibility requirements...
The NFL has turned itself into a pulpit for political statements. Is that what their customers want?
It's the issue dominating the media cycle. People are taking sides and the issue of athletes kneeling for the national anthem has sparked a national dialogue that is polarizing. Here's what I think.
Are minorities harassed and are their rights violated by the police? NFL players believe so... What do you think...?
Fundraising is hard, but I have learned a few things along the way. Here's a creative and fun list of ways to raise funds the easiest way possible.
It seems the lyrics of the rarely heard third verse are the real root of the protests started by Colin Kaepernick.
Fundraising is a necessary part of the business plan for non profit organizations ,churches, and groups who contribute to the mission. Knowing the principles to expect in a Fundraiser are essential.
Need to raise funds for your school art, music, sports, drama programs? Here a few tips from a Hubber whose raised thousands for schools.
There are many effective ways in which school students can raise funds for charities and help local and global communities. This article contains a list of ideas.
Jerry collected $Billions from 1952 to 2010 for research, allowing MDA to be less dependent on government funding. In addition, several types of neuromuscular diseases and conditions became treatable and curable through this results. That ended in 2011 and pledge collections declined sharply without Jerry. See why in this Hub and read a first-hand memory of Jerry Lewis by a Hubber who knows him.
Putting your talents to work for helping children in need can have the biggest impact to those who might otherwise not have hope for a better tomorrow. Learn how you can help or try new ways to help.
Football players are no better than any other human being which is a good reason they should stand united with the rest of us as we honor America with the playing of our national Anthem.
Knitting is fun and can be a wonderful way to help others. Knitted caps, sweaters, blankets, teddy bears, and squares are all appreciated by charities. Some of these charities have useful websites.
No matter where you stood on the US election, it's plain to see that people are scared, feel helpless, & need productive ways to vent their energy. Here are some ideas to help everyone.
Held every October, the Rays of Hope Walk is a truly inspirational event. Join thousands of other walkers on a journey through Springfield's Forest Park and help support breast cancer research and support programs in western Massachusetts.
Non-profit leaders can boost their organization's success by mastering the art of storytelling. Here's an essential book to add to your professional development library.
These tips on how to write a compelling fundraising letter are suitable for for your next charity event, school fundraising campaign or seasonal donation drive.
Fourteen small and inexpensive gift ideas that many homeless people would appreciate. These thoughtful gifts can make life a tiny bit more bearable, mostly because they show you care.
Many welfare organizations in Pakistan have been serving the less fortunate by providing them with free healthcare and educational amenities.
With all the discussion of whether an athlete should kneel or stand during the singing of the National Anthem, it brings up the question - where did this song we all know come from?
Looking for tips to run your own trivia fundraiser? These 10 steps will help you host a successful night without too much fuss.
This article seeks to offer insights aimed at helping non-profits in motivating and retaining volunteers.
A great $100 raffle prize can draw hundreds or thousands of dollars for your charitable organization. I've listed some inspiration for you to reference below.
Silent auctions are a good way to raise funds at an event. Putting together the right basket makes all the difference. Theme baskets are the best way to accomplish this. Read on for more ideas!
Thousands of charities across the globe launch appeals for donations year-round, but these efforts really pick up steam around Christmastime. The best recipient of your money, though, may not always be the one that’s flooding your inbox or popping up in your newsfeed.
People want to volunteer but are not sure which non-profit or charity to choose. Here are some tips to make your recruitment campaign grab their attention.
Many people ask, How do I raise money for a cause? Planning a concert is always a great choice. I can tell you that doing so is a very fun and rewarding experience and that almost anyone can do it. Of all the non profit fundraising ideas out there,...
Ellen Pence was a scholar and a social activist. She was a pioneer in the domestic violence field and created innovative strategies to deal with this prevalent issue.
Afeni Shakur, the mother of Tupac Shakur, was a former member of the Black Panther Party for Self Defense. Ms. Shakur was a strong black woman, a philanthropist, and a Christian woman.
The word "Hero" is surely one of the most over used terms in defining the character of today's celebrities and icons. Here, we take a closer look at who we should, and shouldn't, bestow this title.
While some may have been involved in the January 21 March On Washington to protest the inauguration, the March had far more substance than that.
A new form of homeless activism has emerged in Baltimore, MD. Dozens of homeless residents have taken up residency in a "Tent City" outside of city hall to demand housing and services.
Most protestors never see the inside of a jail cell. However, if your plan is radical civil disobedience, you'll spend less time in jail in the El Paso County CJC by being prepared for your arrest.
What should Americans really know about mass shootings? Mass shooting expert Jackie Schildkraut has the answer.
Jordan Chariton and Ty Bayliss with 'The Young Turks' were among over 100 protesters and members of the media arrested during peaceful protests over the acquittal of Jason Stockley, last night.
I recently attended Cupid's Undie Run in Philadelphia. The event raises money and awareness for Neurofibromatosis (NF).
Find out the real reason NFL Players are kneeling during our national anthem and why condemning them for doing so is more unpatriotic than the fact that they are kneeling.
Planning a fundraiser and not sure where to start? Here you will find tips on how to plan and host a Chili Cook Off Fundraiser for your community group.
Charities work hard at persuading people to support their causes, sometimes they hire outside businesses to boost their incomes and sometimes the fundraising is done by crooks.
NFL fans are furious over their favorite players using TV time to make their views known on the current race issue in America. Even the president has gotten involved. Why are people so upset?
The pros and cons of donating your body to science are complex. This is a personal decision of the donor. Frequently, the family disagrees with the donor's decision to donate their body, tissue or organs to medical schools or other programs. The body donation directions can be made ahead of time in order to facilitate the donor's wishes. Discuss all options with the family before making your personal final arrangements.
Polly Letofsky spent five years walking around the world. She did it as part of a campaign to increase breast cancer awareness.
What an experience it was to march for better gun safety laws in support of the Parkland School shooting victims. It was a historic protest. Here are my photos and feelings about the Orlando march.
GOTV—Get Out the Vote—is a campaign for sending reminders to Democrats in states with upcoming elections.
Would you vote for a candidate in any primary or general election who abuses others physically, mentally or verbally?
In recent times, strategic planning has been increasingly touted as dead and irrelevant by some bloggers and practitioners. I differ with that view. How can one get to her destination without a plan?
Here are some tips for how to write a fundraising letter for your next pledge drive, charity run or special event.
There's a lot of simple ways to get out and have your voice heard. Even if you're stuck at home with little time on your hands there's a number of ways for you to still make a difference.