If this article gets you to think about things in a way that will make you more likely to find that niche for yourself in the area of making a difference in the world, then it will have served its intended purpose.
It is a sad fact of life that disasters are occurring all around the globe at any one time. Whether it’s disasters that are caused by the elements such as tornadoes whipping through the central United States, floods caused by hurricanes in the Philippines, devastation wreaked by tsunami in Japan, earthquakes causing havoc in China or droughts hitting them hard in Eritrea. Arguments will always rage on about the root cause of these natural phenomena, but arguments don’t help those on the ground who are suffering after the loss of their way of life.
Last year, Americans gave $316 billion to charity according to Giving USA, but it’s not just financial donations that are needed. Many organizations depend on donations of time and kindness to get by. No matter what you choose to donate, giving back feels good. This article provides readers with tips to consider all the different ways you can expand your charitable giving this holiday season.
They earn only $60 per month to support their parents and a large number of brothers and sisters. More than two million Syrians have fled their country’s civil war, now in its third year, seeking shelter in neighboring countries such as Jordan, Lebanon, Turkey and Iraq. At least half of the refugees — 1.1 million — are children. Of those, some 75 percent are under the age of 12, according to the United Nations refugee agency.
Editor’s Note: Wallis Annenberg is chairman of the board of the Annenberg Foundation. The Annenberg Foundation is providing training to this year’s Top 10 CNN Heroes. Watch "CNN Heroes: An All-Star Tribute" on Sunday at eight p.m. ET.(CNN) - For many of us, the holiday season is a time to count our blessings — and then open our hearts and our checkbooks to those who have far less than we do. But for a handful of extraordinary leaders, giving means something more.
Generations of Caring: Ways Your Family Can Give Back to The Community, Country and World This Holiday
There are always opportunities where your entire family can pitch in to help the neighborhood, community, country and world. This article provides helpful tips on how families can get involved in giving back this holiday season in many ways, involving all members – from your newborn to great grandma.
In the past century many charitable organizations have created a model in which donors give to conglomerates give to recipients for example Make A Wish Foundation and the then World Wildlife Fund.
Corruption magnifies typhoon’s effects.
Latest government data showed Philippine typhoon death toll Haiyan 3,637 people. According to AP on Saturday( 16/11/2013) , the data was released the Board of Management of the National Disaster Risk Reduction Philippines( NDRRMC) on Saturday afternoon.