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Video:The Other James Gandolfini: "Sopranos" Actor Remembered for Support of Injured Vets, Community Media
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JL
- 391 days ago - democracynow.org
While coverage of his death has focused mainly on his acting career, little has been mentioned about the more political side of his work.
Bringing the Fun Back to Childhood
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JL
- 433 days ago - kaboom.org
When six-year-old Jadon Gotay (now seven) was given a class project to help a nonprofit, he knew he wanted to help an organization that did "fun things for kids."
The Man in the Cowboy Hat: Meet Carlos Arredondo, a Hero of the Boston Bombings
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JL
- 459 days ago - motherjones.com
One of the responders in the photograph--the man in the cowboy hat--has been identified as Carlos Arredondo, a Costa Rican immigrant (originally undocumented) whose Marine son died in action in Iraq in 2004.
You Call It 'Lazy'; I Call It 'Charity'
Offbeat  (tags: philanthropy, usa, dishonesty, culture, ethics, americans, activists, society, humans, interesting, interesting, off-beat, unusual )

JL
- 556 days ago - upworthy.com
So sorry: You're officially out of excuses not to give back.
Can 4 Economists Build the Most Economically Efficient Charity Ever?
Offbeat  (tags: activists, ethics, philanthropy, society, world, safety, freedoms, culture, education, economy, africa, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', children, humanrights, HumanRights, world )

JL
- 568 days ago - theatlantic.com
GiveDirectly, the brainchild of four Harvard and MIT graduate students, is so simple, it's genius. Give poor Kenyan families $1,000 -- and let them do whatever they want with it.
This Year, Be More Generous Than Ever
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JL
- 575 days ago - thenation.com
Or why these crimes are so much more common in the United States than anywhere else? Let's make this tragedy the turning point in the way we talk, or don't talk, about our outrageous levels of violence.Meanwhile, hug your kids, reach out to your neighbor
Video: Meet The Guy Who Might Just Solve Homelessness With His Twitter Account
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JL
- 584 days ago - upworthy.com
Last night, millions of Americans slept on park benches, under makeshift coverings, and in places that you and I wouldn't head to in a horror movie. If we're lucky, Mark Horvath and his Twitter account might just change that.
Play To Donate - Lucky Balls
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Sue
- 1009 days ago - playtodonate.com
PlayToDonate.com is a FREE website with over 1800 games to play. Check it out and see if you can beat my score of 1652 playing Lucky Balls. The site raises money through advertising revenue for charities.
Philanthropy on $10 a Day
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Taylor
- 1552 days ago - gnn.com
Not long after Reed Sandridge was laid off from his job at a nonprofit in Washington, D.C., he remembered something his mother would say: When you're going through tough times, that's when you most need to give back.
Prominent Women Urge African Leaders on Darfur
Offbeat  (tags: oneworld, Darfur, Sudan, Omar Al Bashir, women, activists, Nobel Women's Initiative, International Criminal Court, crime, violence, philanthropy, safety )

OneWorld
- 2181 days ago - news.yahoo.com
Two Nobel Laureate women and actress and activist Mia Farrow urge African leaders to increase political pressure on Sudan, saying the continent's leaders have not done enough to end the violence in the Darfur region.
Net Wish A Financial Helping Hand When Needed Most
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Cheryl
- 2386 days ago - netwish.org
The Net Wish is the`brain child of a successful businessman who wishes to remain completely anonymous.The only motive behind this site is to help the less fortunate in our community andabsolutely no tax benefit is received for the Wishes fulfilled
Greedy or Needy » No Money..Just Your Time and Love of Music- PommaWolf Only $1, Pls Vote and Register
Offbeat  (tags: performance, interesting, entertainment, humans, music, philanthropy, interesting, culture, interesting, performance, entertainment )

Cheryl
- 2400 days ago - greedyorneedy.com
You have to know about me. I want no money for a single thing. Just a small piece of your time and appreciation of music and the arts.My girl can sing...but she has an ear those that she can help reach their dreams. It's a gift. I just want people to expa
New Charity Website Goes Live...
Offbeat  (tags: environment, conservation, wildlife, philanthropy, children, AnimalWelfare, Breastcancer )

Marty
- 2474 days ago - VoteToGive.com
www.VoteToGive.com: A wide collection of charities can be voted for and the winning charity will receive the proceeds of any advertising revenue. This is a novel attempt at bringing together the masses to direct money where it needs to be!
   

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