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Volunteering is a Smart Career Move

Volunteering can be a fulfilling, meaningful, and life changing experience both for the individual volunteers and for the organizations they support. It can increase happiness, decrease depression, and even make you live longer. But volunteering isn’t just good for...

Hundreds Volunteer After Texas Floods

For those who haven't been able to watch the news, Texas has had a terrible week in regards to weather. The state, which had formerly been in a drought and was in desperate need of rain, got its prayers answered in the form of massive thunderstorms. Unfortunately,...

5 Things to Know Before Volunteering

Volunteering is, without a doubt, a very good thing for both those being served as well as for those who are volunteering their time. That being said, volunteering can bring more difficulty and stress on those who end up giving their time than they may have thought....

A Message to America from an African

One of the most popular types of trips for American's in both high school and college are those that fall into the "voluntourism" category. These sorts of trips revolve around a group of frequently white and well-off, although not always, student traveling to foreign...

Rape Claims Affect Bill Cosby’s Philanthropy

Recently, famed comedian Bill Cosby has been bombarded (again) by sexual assault and rape claims that have spanned his career and reared their heads time and time again; the difference this time being that people are finally taking them seriously and he might finally...

Ebola Leads to More Charitable Giving to Liberia

While ebola has made it to the United States of America in small numbers and with limited lethality, it is still devastating large parts of western Africa. The countries of Sierra Leone, Liberia, and Guinea are still struggling to control the soaring rate of infection...