Service 2.0: The New Giving Will Transform Philanthropy

GOOD   
January 28th, 2013

Service 2.0: The New Giving Will Transform Philanthropy

Many Americans participate in charitable giving, but few go out and volunteer. By taking action and giving labor instead of monetary funds, Americans may be able to become more effective and influential “givers”.

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Muslims and Catholics Come Together For Christmas Donations in London, Ontario

HUFF POST GOOD NEWS   
December 24th, 2012

Muslims and Catholics Come Together For Christmas Donations in London, Ontario

Catholics and Muslims in London, Ontario put aside religious differences and came together to gather enough food to feed over 100 families in need- showing the true spirit of the holiday season with kindness, generosity, and peaceful action.

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Saving the Catalog

Pleasant Street Video    Yobo Staff
July 29th, 2011

Saving the Catalog

A video store, that was forced to close, has come up with a novel and exciting way to keep their films alive.

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In Brooklyn Store, Everything Is Always 100% Off

New York Times   
August 26th, 2010

In Brooklyn Store, Everything Is Always 100% Off

Store is intended to demonstrate the feasibility of recycling and offer an alternative to mainstream capitalism.

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Buy a pair, give a pair

Warby Parker   
June 8th, 2010

Buy a pair, give a pair

For every pair of glasses sold, Warby Parker gives a pair to someone in need.

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People Are Awesome: Man Moves In With Parents So A Homeless Family Can Live In His House

GOOD   
January 6th, 2013

People Are Awesome: Man Moves In With Parents So A Homeless Family Can Live In His House

Los Angeles attorney Tony Tolbert has shown the true meaning of generosity, and has given his home-rent free and fully furnished- to a homeless family in need for a full year.

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The Flip Side of Getting

OdeWire    Yobo Member
October 24th, 2012

The Flip Side of Getting

Giving is what you do when you realize just how much you’re taking.

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Inside 4 Walls in Haiti, Peace and Uncertainty

The Boston Globe   
April 26th, 2011

Inside 4 Walls in Haiti, Peace and Uncertainty

Inside the first home you come to, there are four plastic chairs, one bed, and a bare light bulb dangling and flickering.
For Rosemaine Cius and her daughters Reginette and Francesca Cinelien, the two-room home is a piece of heaven. Their piece of heaven.

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The $600 billion challenge

Fortune   
June 23rd, 2010

The $600 billion challenge

Bill Gates, Melinda Gates, and Warren Buffett are asking the nation’s billionaires to pledge to give at least half their net worth to charity, in their lifetimes or at death. If their campaign succeeds, it could change the face of philanthropy.

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Demand Studios Freelance Community Provides More Than 10,000 New Books to Children in Need

CSRwire    Yobo Member
April 9th, 2010

Demand Studios Freelance Community Provides More Than 10,000 New Books to Children in Need

In total, Demand Media has donated 26,693 new books through its two campaigns.

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