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Society & Culture  (tags: BP, society, Gulf oil spill, charity, survival, politics, news, culture, children, family )

- 1506 days ago -
With BP's claims checks coming late or in vastly reduced amounts, unemployed fishermen's families may be low on cash. Catholic Charities has been picking up some of the slack, giving away millions of dollars worth of grocery vouchers and rent assistance,
Haiti: Give Money, Not Stuff
Society & Culture  (tags: ethics, giving, charity, Haiti, world, humans, interesting )

- 1702 days ago -
If you're considering doing your part, that's great. But, experts say, whatever you do, don't donate anything but money. Under no circumstances should you mail care packages, toys, food or clothes.
RIDE FOR LIGHTS: Help Crow Creek Reservation This Winter
Society & Culture  (tags: American Indians, Native Americans, Charity, Philanthropy, society, culture, americans, ethics )

- 1744 days ago -
Right now people are forced to live without power in sub-zero temperatures on the Crow Creek Reservation. We want you to be the first to join our RIDE FOR LIGHTS as we announce the launch of this critical campaign. From December 13th-26th, I will ...
Local 10-Year-Old Collects Over 1,000 Coats for the Needy
Society & Culture  (tags: society, children, charity, kindness, giving, homeless, coat drives, GoodNews )

- 1752 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 )

- 1756 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 )

- 1763 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 )

- 1765 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 )

- 1777 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 )

- 1841 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 )

- 1847 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 )

- 1887 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 )

- 1922 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 )

- 1923 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 )

- 1943 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 )

K. A.
- 2125 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.

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