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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. […]

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Tommy Hilfiger works to win hearts after Sandy

Recovery from Hurricane Sandy will take quite a long time, but with the help of organizations like Tommy Hilfiger beleaguered areas might stand a better chance.  Within a day of hearing about the disaster in New York the organization’s CEO Gary Sheinbaum mobilized his team to bring clothing and donations to communities that needed it.  […]

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Philanthropy and Small Business

Just as small businesses can greatly strengthen the local economy, so too can they have a huge impact on philanthropy in the community. Size isn’t all that matters when it comes to philanthropy, and small businesses are often passed up as potential investors because they’re perceived as too small to make a difference. But when […]

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AGAPE, Featured Family Services Non-Profit

AGAPE is a non profit in Alabama that exists to provide service to children and families in need with a spirit of love and hope.  They’re a family services agency that works primarily in foster care, adoption, and counseling services for the northern 22 counties of Alabama. But that’s just a piece of the puzzle.  […]

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Moody’s Supports Women’s World Banking (WWB) Program

Becoming an expert in microfinance is no easy feat, even if an individual has the resources to cover his or her education and training. Without resources, this task is extremely difficult. The Women’s World Banking Program (WWB) recognizes the obstacles women in difficult situations face in order to accomplish their goals. Microfinance is a career […]

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George Robert’s REDF: Creating Employment Opportunities

George Roberts founded the Roberts Enterprise Development Fund (REDF) in order to, “create jobs and employment opportunities for people facing the greatest barriers to work.” By providing “equity-like grants and business assistance” to non-profits, REDF helps create jobs and, therefore, improves California’s employment rates and overall socio-economic well being. REDF aims to keep expanding in order […]