Polly Letofsky spent five years walking around the world. She did it as part of a campaign to increase breast cancer awareness.
Being philanthropic is not exclusive to the wealthy. Here are tips on how to help your community on a limited budget.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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?
We all feel great about donating to charity, but what really goes on behind the scenes? And do those goods you donate really get to the people in need? I worked there, I know. It will shock you.
Donating to Goodwill or the charitable organization of your choice is easy; read on to see why you should choose some items to donate today.
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.
In-depth information from an experienced volunteer for RV owners who want to do volunteer work as they travel.
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.
This article seeks to offer insights aimed at helping non-profits in motivating and retaining volunteers.
GOTV—Get Out the Vote—is a campaign for sending reminders to Democrats in states with upcoming elections.
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.
The American government has been changed by the actions of whistleblowers within government, regardless if their actions were right or wrong.
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.
Looking to earn some money for your club or group? This article has great ideas and tips on how to promote your group and get money while having a good time!
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.
Is your youth group looking for ways to make money for your next mission trip or big event? Here are some of the best low or no-cost fundraising ideas.
We all want to do good, but it can be hard when you're short on time and money. Luckily, there are many ways to be charitable without spending either. Here are my top 8 suggestions.
When governments enact deeply unpopular policies, sometimes massive numbers of citizens come together and, through acts of defying the law, bring about change.
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.
There’s no doubt that Betsy DeVos, President Donald Trump’s secretary of education, is a polarizing figure within the country’s education community. But what about her effect on special education community? There’s been some hits and misses and a lot of uncertainty.
Would you vote for a candidate in any primary or general election who abuses others physically, mentally or verbally?
Whether you have a large communications staff and contracted PR vendors or are an army of one, there are ways to let the world know about the great work your nonprofit is doing. Here are three ways to earn free or low-cost publicity for your nonprofit organization.
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.
Some organizations share advertising revenue with charities when people view their videos. This could be a great way for Internet users to support worthy causes.
Amid new tattoo laws and the creation of a National Data Base of tattooed Australians, the Government says you are a criminal and propagates society to believe you are dysfunctional. What is true?
Are minorities harassed and are their rights violated by the police? NFL players believe so... What do you think...?
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.
The year 2020 is the 100th anniversary of the 19th amendment to the Constitution giving women the right to vote in the United States. Learn about the suffragists, including Susan B. Anthony, and the struggles for suffrage.
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.
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.
This 7 mile walk up Snowbowl Road is a fundraising event for the American Cancer Society ... and a fun thing to do. It's great exercise too!
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.
How do you know if you're donating useful items to people who really need them? Read on to discover four ways you can donate helpful resources to those who are in need.
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?
Experiencing first-hand the kindness and generosity of Ronald McDonald House Charities, they are a charity I'm confident in recommending to everyone.
Organizing a gift basket raffle is a great way to make money for any fundraising event. Here you will find everything you need to know including creative basket theme 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.
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.
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.
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?
An inside look at the Hudson Valley Region's largest charity scam. Did you know that Love Holds Life is run by con artist Richard Senato?
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...
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!
Whether you love him or hate him, Kaepernick’s protests never involved throwing rocks through windows or fists at people’s faces. Libertarians can at least appreciate that.
It seems the lyrics of the rarely heard third verse are the real root of the protests started by Colin Kaepernick.
There are many ways in which school students can raise funds for charities and help local and global communities. This article contains a list of ideas.
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.
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.
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.
What should Americans really know about mass shootings? Mass shooting expert Jackie Schildkraut has the answer.
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.
Here are some tips for how to write a fundraising letter for your next pledge drive, charity run or special event.
What are the best ways to raise money for your local charity? Find out how you can increase the income from your fundraising event without it costing you a small fortune. Here are tips and advice on how to raise funds and increase donations to your favorite charity.
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...
A restaurant fundraiser is easy to set up and run. The hardest part is energizing your group to make the restaurant night a success. Here are some tips to help increase participation in your restaurant night.
Need to raise funds for your school art, music, sports, drama programs? Here a few tips from a Hubber whose raised thousands for schools.
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.
I and other Ontario teachers took a stand against the unjust cuts that students are now paying the price for. The Ford government has introduced harmful policies that we will not stand for, including changing classroom sizes and making e-learning mandatory.
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.
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.
The NFL has turned itself into a pulpit for political statements. Is that what their customers want?
As different as each generation is from each other, some things never change. And one similarity in particular is their ignorance of predecessors' contributions to social change.
Some of the words of politicians are among the most erudite of all sayings. But some others are banal nonsense. This is my selection of the most memorable of all political quotes, jokes and analyses