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Local 10-Year-Old Collects Over 1,000 Coats for the Needy
Society & Culture  (tags: society, children, charity, kindness, giving, homeless, coat drives, GoodNews )

- 3063 days ago -
(WHAS11) A ten-year-old girl with a big heart finally achieved her dream on Friday. For the past two years, Makenzie Smith has organized coat drives for the homeless.
Genocidal Results of the Failed American Indian Policies of the United States Government:   video
Society & Culture  (tags: American Indians, Native Americans, Lakota Indians, Pine Ridge Resevation, Charity, culture, society, children, ethics, humans, government, politics, rights )

- 3067 days ago -
The U.S. Campaign to solve the "Indian problem" (they have the land and the whites want it) continues today! Through the intentionally inept policies of the Bureau of Indian Affairs and various ......
2009 Leonard Peltier Holiday Gift Drive
Society & Culture  (tags: American Indians, Native Americans, Leonard Peltier, Charity, Holidays, culture, society, children, ethics, GoodNews )

- 3074 days ago -
Leonard Peltier is organizing a holiday gift drive for the children of Pine Ridge Reservation in South Dakota and the Turtle Mountain Reservation in Belcourt, North Dakota. Leonard grew up on the Turtle Mountain Reservation and many of his family ...
Indian Charity Wiped Out Be Thieves
Society & Culture  (tags: charity, robbed, sadness, news, culture, children )

- 3076 days ago -
A non-profit group that helps Albuquerque's Native American community says it was completely cleaned out by thieves over the weekend. Everything from TVs to computers to Christmas decorations were stolen
Toys for Tots Gets Big Donation From Dunkin' Donuts
Society & Culture  (tags: society, Toys for Tots, charity, children, Caring, GoodNews )

- 3088 days ago -
GLENVILLE, N.Y. -- The annual Toys for Tots Holiday Train is getting a jump-start this year with a hefty donation from a Secret Santa.
Clothing With a Cause Is An Admirable Fashion Charity Project
Society & Culture  (tags: environment, teens, clothing, charity, Darfur, STAND, protection, humans, suffering )

- 3152 days ago -
Meet Tavi, a fashionable teenager from Chicago and founder of Clothing with a Cause. She shares: "clothing is one of my main passions and I've decided to combine it with my concern for the genocide in Darfur for my Bat Mitzvah Tzedakah service project."
Woods Wins for the Kids
Society & Culture  (tags: children, celebrity, charity, philanthropy, interesting, news, society, goodnews )

- 3158 days ago -
Tiger Woods may have won half the skins at the Notah Begay III Foundation Challenge yesterday, but the real winner was the foundation, which raised more than $1 million.
Making Food Pantries Shine
Society & Culture  (tags: society, Stewart stores, food pantries, milk money, generousity, charity, giving, stimulus funds, economy, goodnews )

- 3198 days ago -
ALBANY, N.Y.-It's federal stimulus money turned milk money. For the first time in seven years, the Food Pantries for the Capital District announced they've been able to purchase milk coupons to hand out to local pantries.
Senior Gives $40K College Scholarship To Friend
Society & Culture  (tags: society, College, High School Seniors, kindness, charity, giving, goodness, education )

- 3233 days ago -
SALINAS, Calif. -- While most graduating high school seniors and their parents are consumed with the worry college costs bring, one student has decided to give away $40,000 in scholarship money.
Six Year Old's Cut Hair for Cancer
Society & Culture  (tags: society, children, kindness, giving, charity, cancer victims, locks of love )

- 3234 days ago -
Malta, NY-Two Stillwater elementary kindergartners grew their hair long only so they could cut it for cancer. Olivia Robertson and Gianna Moraci are both six years old and will both cut more than 10 inches of their own hair to help cancer victims.
Clothes for Veterans in Need
Society & Culture  (tags: society, Vets, in need, Memorial day, Charity, giving, helping, GoodNews )

- 3254 days ago -
Albany, NY- This Memorial Day weekend, TSA workers get together to give back to those whom the holiday is meant to honor. The TSA teamed up with the Veterans Medical Center in Syracuse to provide clothing to vets in need.
Americans Still Giving, Despite Economic Meltdown
Society & Culture  (tags: USA, economy, poor, unemployed, charity, food banks, generosity, person helping others )

- 3436 days ago -
As more Americans turn to charity amid worsening economic gloom, operators of food banks and other aid groups are relying on the surprisingly resilient generosity of their neighbors and finding that even when times are tough, people still give.
Fashionable $10 Bracelet Donates $5 Each to 11 Charities
Society & Culture  (tags: eco friendly, Green living, news, charity, goodnews, interesting, society )

- 3464 days ago -
I'm Tired bracelets just launched & they're cool. I know the brother/sister team behind it. They're successful marketing people who are determined to give back & do something that makes a difference in the fight against the world's most important causes.
Paul Newman: Philanthropist Par Excellence
Society & Culture  (tags: Paul Newman, Newman's Own, philanthropy, giving, children, Joanne Woodward, greatness, charity, sharing )

- 3491 days ago -
I will always remember Paul Newman, not primarily as an actor, but as a person who used the fortune he made from acting to better the lives of millions. Here's an obituary from SLATE MAGAZINE on just that subject.
Cell Phones for Soldiers
Society & Culture  (tags: children, government, donate, a t and t, att, GoodNews, recycle, cell phones, help, charity, humans, activists, americans )

- 3719 days ago -
started by a 12 & 13 year old brother and sister, Cell Phones For Soldiers help recycle old cell phones to Supply the Soldiers with Calling Cards. They Will even supply a Pre-Paid Shipping Label!

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