Water. It’s essential to our existence. (And not just because you need it for your bourbon and water.) Without water, there is no life — which is why, as far as nonprofits go, there are few better than Charity:Water, whose mission is to bring clean, safe drinking water to people in developing countries.
A dollar doesn’t go far these days — but with a Vermont nonprofit called One Tree Planted, that dollar gets you a whole lot of bang for your buck. In fact, $1 lets you be the proud parent of a new young tree, planted in a spot where it’s most needed. […]
One of the joys of getting on a motorcycle is that you don’t always know where the road will take you. For lifelong motorcycling fan Mike Haley, it took him to the founding of a charitable organization that could change the lives of others in a profound way. […]
Buying a band T-shirt is generally a simple act: You like the band, you buy the shirt. Shirts For A Cure takes it to another level. You like the band, you buy the shirt — and you strike a blow against breast cancer.
SFAC is the brainchild of punk-rock photographer Mark Beemer, whose wife died from the disease in 2002. He founded the Syrentha J. Savio Endowment (SSE), named after her, to offer financial assistance to women who can’t afford breast cancer medicine or therapy. […]
If you’ve ever listened to a tune during a dark time and come away feeling better, you know first-hand that music can be a powerful salve. Take that transformation and multiply it many times, and you get a glimpse of what they’re doing at Musicians On Call, a charitable group that uses music to lift the spirits of hospital patients. […]