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Through her personal foundation Pies Descalzos, Shakira is raising funds for the Building Together project. The initiative is to build a school in her homeland of Colombia. The school, set to open next year, will have an open door policy in which kids, parents and the community can participate in different educational activities. Shakira’s work has not gone unnoticed, she’s been nominated as an honoree for VH1’s philanthropic Do Something Awards. The awards honor young people’s commitment to social change.
24 May 2013
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Minnesota Vikings safety Madieu Williams gave $2 million to his alma mater, the University of Maryland - and helped build schools in his native Seirra Leone.
10 Sep 2010
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If you want to make a difference and lend a hand, here’s how to volunteer on vacation. I promise you, you will never be the same. Philanthropic Vacation is a life-changing experience.
11 Jul 2017
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1:02 Genius and mild looniness go together when you're changing the world! I'm sure George Wythe had his geek moments!
24 May 2008
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This November, Barack Obama and John McCain aren't the only ones looking for votes, so are five travel-related nonprofits participating in TripAdvisor's "More than Footprints™" philanthropic initiative at www.tripadvisor****/Causes. With voting top-of-mind, TripAdvisor released a video (****/TripAdvisor) starring Hollywood phenom Rosario Dawson challenging people to make their voices heard and vote for how they would like to see $1 million donated by TripAdvisor
25 Dec 2010
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*******www.BrokersForCharity**** Brokers for Charity donates to the nonprofit of your choice when you buy or sell real estate. Providing a new way for you to support your favorite cause --- without spending money through residential and commercial real estate referrals in the US and Canada. How Brokers for Charity works: When a business or consumer wants buy or sell a property in the US or Canada, they provide Brokers for Charity with their criteria and they are paired with a qualified broker. When their transaction closes, Brokers for Charity makes a donation to the nonprofit of the client's choice. The donation is 10% of the referred agent's commission. For example, on a $400,000 transaction if the agent's commission were 3%, or $12,000, Brokers for Charity would donate $1,200 to the chosen 501(c)(3) nonprofit. To find Brokers for Charity on other networks visit ******* For details visit *******www.BrokersForCharity**** or call 1-888-501-GIVE (4483)
25 Jul 2010
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One man's misfortune becomes a blessing in disguise. What would you do with $1 Million?
31 Jul 2010
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We Hands Up Holidays helps to choose best location where you want to go, decide which bite-sized trip fit best and then work with selected locatopn to build a unique holiday. The best part? You’re safe in the knowledge that everything you see and do directly benefits the people who’ve welcomed your family into their lives for a little.
9 Jun 2017
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Many seniors may think that they are incapable of volunteering because they have limited mobility or no transportation. These are no longer valid excuses. Many companies offer volunteer opportunities for senior citizens can perform at home. The only requirements would be a phone or Internet connection.
18 Jun 2017
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SocioLadder is a natural partner of choice in the Development sector ecosystem to bring together a global alliance of stakeholders from across the social-sector including Corporate Donors, Foundations, Individuals, Not for Profits, Non-governmental organizations, Government Agencies and Development sector Consultants to yield maximum value for every dollar of charity spent
11 Sep 2019
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The Dizi, also know as the "Chinese Bamboo flute", has been popular among the Chinese for centuries. Simple to make and easy to carry, many elders, in particular those living in the rural countryside, take out their Dizi during lunch and play by a babbling brook. ABOUT EXPLORE: Explore is a philanthropic multimedia project of the Annenberg Foundation that showcases cutting-edge non-profit efforts around the world through documentaries, short films, video moments and photography.
5 Apr 2007
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An elite group of professional athletes have joined forces to launch Athletes for Hope, a 501c3 charitable organization to help athletes, their fans, and the corporate community do more to make the world a better place. Athletes for Hopes 12 Founding Athletes hail from different sports but share a common passion for philanthropy. They are Andre Agassi, Muhammad Ali, Lance Armstrong, Warrick Dunn, Jeff Gordon, Mia Hamm, Tony Hawk, Andrea Jaeger, Jackie Joyner Kersee, Mario Lemieux, Alonzo Mourning and Cal Ripken, Jr. These Founding Athletes have come together to pass the passion and ignite a movement of giving back. Athletes for Hope will work with athletes to match their philanthropic goals with the needs of charities and will also help businesses design effective charitable programs that involve athletes. By building upon the special bond between athletes and their fans, Athletes for Hope strives to inspire millions of people to follow the lead of athletes in a philanthropic movement. Athletes for Hopes Founding Athletes are inviting fans to join this movement and inspire others to get active in their local communities. Fans have a number of ways to get involved with Athletes for Hope for more information please visit www.athletesforhope****.
25 Apr 2007
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With various indicators signaling that the financial stability of Americans is worsening, the United Way, the nation's largest charity, will announce the launch of the Financial Stability Partnership, a nationwide effort to help hardworking families and individuals increase income, build savings and financial assets to lead to independence. At a press conference today held at the National Press Club in Washington D.C., United Way of America President and CEO Brian A. Gallagher met with national partners that included a diversity of business, philanthropic and government leaders to remedy some of the most pressing societal challenges in the U.S. The Financial Stability Partnership focuses on three key goals: increasing income, building savings and gaining and sustaining assets. While the organization and its partners have long supported efforts that serve the less fortunate, it will now devote a "fundamental share" of its resources to critical economic and educational support programs to help families increase their income and more effectively manage their finances. For more information visit, www.unitedway****.
8 May 2007
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Initiates into Kalarippayattu develop skills with a variety of weapons including long flexible sticks. Students hone their skills through a complex and dynamic series of leaps and rhythmic strikes. Explore (*******explore****) is a philanthropic multimedia organization that makes documentary films and takes photographs to showcase extraordinary nonprofit efforts and leaders around the world. The journey for the Explore team continues with its core mission in mind - to champion the selfless acts of others and to inspire a revolution of giving.
30 May 2007
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THE ENVIRONMENTAL INSTITUTE FOR GOLF TEAMS UP WITH RAIN BIRD TO RELEASE TV PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENTS URGING WATER CONSERVATION IN THE LAWN AND GARDEN THIS SUMMER Broadcast Video PSAs Renew Calls For Water Conservation In The Lawn And Garden And Provide Homeowners With Water-Saving Tips From Golf Course Leaders Rain Bird and The Environmental Institute for Golf, the philanthropic arm of the Golf Course Superintendents Association of America (GCSAA) have joined forces to encourage the practice of water conservation in the lawn and garden with the release of a series of broadcast television public service announcements (PSAs). Each of the non-commercial video PSAs will have homeowners well on their way to a golf course-like lawn by following a few of the same basic intelligent lawn-watering tips that leading golf course management professionals use to keep their golf courses looking beautiful without wasting water.
4 Jun 2007
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The Matka is a specially shaped ceramic jug that is used in traditional Indian music. It is played by blowing across the opening to create a low tone, that is used to keep the beat. Matka players add a touch of flair to their performances by tossing and rotating the jug in the air as they play. Explore (*******explore****) is a philanthropic multimedia organization that makes documentary films and takes photographs to showcase extraordinary nonprofit efforts and leaders around the world. The journey for the Explore team continues with its core mission in mind - to champion the selfless acts of others and to inspire a revolution of giving.
14 Nov 2007
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