Buffett gives record $2.1 billion donation to Gates foundation By Kelly Gilblom, Bloomberg NewsBloomberg 11:20 p.m. CDT, July 15, 2014 NEW YORK — Warren Buffett, the second-richest person in the United States, made his largest single charitable contribution ever when he donated $2.1 billion to the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. The chairman and chief executive […]
Holiday Gifts That Give Back Supporting important causes can be easy to forget amid the hustle and bustle of shopping during the holiday season. Luckily, there’s an easy way to give back to those in need while you find the gifts you need — various companies and websites do the legwork for you. Companies like […]
How Arianna Huffington Uses The Powerful Potential Of Social Media To Create Change The Huffington Post founder talks about how the development of online tools has changed giving back. Arianna Huffington is the president and editor-in-chief of the Huffington Post Media Group, a nationally syndicated columnist, and author of 13 books including biographies of Picasso and […]
Donating Star Wars Billions Will Make George Lucas One Of The Biggest Givers Ever George Lucas introduced the world to Star Wars back in 1977, and he profited handsomely from it. Now, after selling the mega-franchise to Disney for $4.05 billion, Lucas is preparing to give back in a big way. In a statement released to The Hollywood Reporter, […]
Mashable interviews the faces behind the startups and projects that are working to make a global impact.
These companies provide technological solutions for non-profits, give fledgling startups a place to work and donate to charity every time a song is downloaded. While the companies are diverse, they are all on a mission to change our lives for the better and improve society.