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The Posse Foundation

The Posse Foundation was founded in 1989 to identify high school students with “extraordinary academic and leadership potential” that may otherwise be overlooked by colleges and universities during the selection process. Posse is now one of the best youth leadership development programs in the nation. In the twenty years since it began, Posse partner colleges […]

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Auto Show Raises Nearly $4M for Children

The Auto Show’s Charity Preview, which took place last Friday, has earned serious commendations after it raised millions of dollars for Metro Detroit children’s charities. A stunning $3,920,700 was raised at the event, which is known worldwide for being the single largest single-night fundraising event. The money raised by the event will go to nine […]

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desigNYC

New York City has an incredible community of nonprofit organizations working to do good throughout the city. And though these organizations can create change and improve the community on their own, partnering with other organizations and professionals makes their successes greater, their dreams bigger. desigNYC is a group that works to do that, “a platform […]

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Robin Hood Foundation- New York Anti-Poverty

New York City is filled with organizations that are working to help combat poverty, but one of the best, and the most awesomely named, is the Robin Hood Foundation.  Founded more than 20 years ago, the foundation works with some of the most innovative thinkers and thought leader, including financiers like Goldman Sachs Group CEO […]

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90-Year-Old Woman Swims for Charity

A Helena woman is still setting swimming records at 90, and doing so for a good cause. Charlotte Sanddal first started swimming long-distance when she joined the Navy in 1944. Growing up near Lake Michigan, Sanddal was no stranger to swimming in chilly waters. These days, the water isn’t quite as cold, and she’s swimming […]

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Mothers2mothers is out to save the world

Mothers2mothers really is out to save the world. They are an NGO that works to prevent mother-to-child transmission of HIV. In other words, they want to ensure that women who have HIV and are pregnant receive the proper treatments to prevent genetic transmission. By providing care that is often denied, m2m is empowering women and […]

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The Milken Institute – Bringing leaders throughout the world together

If ever there was a group that was determined to make the world a better  place, the Milken Institute would be one.  Actively determined to improving lives around the world, they partner with leaders in every possible field and enterprise to advance innovate economic and policy solutions that create jobs and enhance health.  Many of […]

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Five Influential People of 2012

2012 has been a year full of influential people doing good in the world, and we’re proud to add five people to our list. These five people have made a world of difference this year, and we expect they will continue to do so for years to come: Salman Khan didn’t start out with an […]

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Giving on the Rise in UK

Things are looking up for philanthropy—at least in the UK they are. A recent study by Coutts Institute, “The Million Pound Donors Report 2012,” found that the number of donations of over £1 million is at the highest level in five years. Over 232 donations for more than £1 million were made to philanthropic organizations […]

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Lupus Foundation of America

The Lupus Foundation of America (LFA) is a nonprofit organization that is dedicated to researching, supporting, and solving the mystery of Lupus, an incredibly cruel and devastating disease. Also called systemic lupus erythematosus, it is an autoimmune disease that can affect many areas of the body.  Despite the many suffers, the cause of lupus still isn’t known. […]