Charity & Goodwill

The Charity and Good Will Channel explores how money can be used for the greater good. Read inspiring stories and learn about charity in these articles.

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2007 BRICK Award Winner: Kelly Voigt

A dog attack at age 7 inspired 2007 BRICK Award winner Kelly Voigt to take steps to see that no other child suffers the way she did.


Taking a Photo of Something Makes Donating It Easier

New research posits a simple way to get rid of household clutter and keep your precious memories: Snap a picture.

How Will Panhandlers Fare as Our Economy Goes Cashless?

Fewer people carry cash, preferring to pay with cards or smartphone apps. What impact does that have on those who rely on pocket change?

After Cyber Monday, Will People Open Their Wallets for Giving Tuesday?

Nonprofits have started pushing Giving Tuesday to get more donations. But does it work?

Is it worth it to donate your used car to charity?

It's time to replace your jalopy. You know it isn't worth much, but should you sell it anyway and maybe make a few bucks, or should you donate it to charity to get a tax break?

Why do Shriners drive those little cars?

It's impossible to keep a straight face when you see a grown man in a fez driving an itty-bitty car. But the Shriners actually do some pretty serious work.

10 Worst Things to Donate After a Disaster

News about a hurricane or tornado far away impels us to want to help the survivors. But is there a right way and a wrong way to do this? Can a donation be worse than doing nothing at all?

How WIC Works

The Women, Infants and Children program helps ensure that needy families are getting the nutrition they need. How do people qualify for the program and what does it provide?

10 Compelling Humanitarian Aid Missions

Earthquakes, floods, mudslides and other events inspire people to help those affected by the disasters. Which monumental happenings truly spurred others into action?

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