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Intersection of Business and Good Nature

Toms Shoes was a bold step in the right direction as far as for-profit companies coupling with a philanthropic alter-ego. The adoption of the buy one, donate one business plan has sparked a movement in consumers fashion choices as of late. It also provides a piece of...

California Man Wins Big and Gives Back

B. Raymond Buxton claimed his prize of $425.3 million at the California Lottery headquarters on April 1 after purchasing a Powerball lottery ticket in Milpitas, California. The Powerball jackpot is the largest jackpot ever won in California, the sixth largest jackpot...

Going Barefoot for Charity

Richard Hudgins, a hair stylist in Louisville, Kentucky, is going barefoot for a full year to raise money for children in Kenya who do not have shoes. Hudgins has made it through a brutal winter consisting of several days of snow, ice, and below-freezing temperatures...

What Increasing Online Presence Can Do for Your Charity

As a nonprofit leader, it is your job to make sure your organization’s mission statement is clear, concise and relevant.  You also have to make sure that the general public is aware of your cause and understands why they should support your organization.  The only way...

Biggest Bill Gates Donations

According to an article on Spear’s, Bill Gates has been donating huge sums of money to large organizations for quite sometime now. The Bill and Melinda Gates foundation aims to help organizations that are “committed towards eradicating poverty,...

Charities Raise Millions for Sandy Hook

According to an article, over $28 million has been raised by various charities for the Sandy Hooky families affected by the December 14 school shooting in Newton, Connecticut. The recent survey conducted by the state attorney general’s office involved 63...

Affordable Smartphone for Emerging Markets

According to a New York Times article, Motorola, which is owned by Google, will be releasing a new smartphone that is geared to emerging markets. Motorola is now another company that is trying to appeal to people with lower incomes. With sales for Motorola’s...

Las Vegas is New Tech Start-Up Hub

According to a Business Insider article, Las Vegas is becoming more of an attractive destination for tech start-ups. Zappos CEO Tony Hsieh definitely wants that to be the case after he invested $350 million of his own money to move Zappos to downtown Las Vegas. Mr....