Interviews with 48 Changemakers: 4th Anniversary of the Big Vision Podcast

With all the depressing stories on the news, you'd never know that there are all kinds of amazing people out there who not only have big visions for a better world, but are making their big visions real, but there are!...more

Help to educate kids to eat healthier. My nonprofit of choice:

I found my charity of choice finally. "Snack Smart Program for kids teaches kids to eat healthier  and life a healthy lifestyle.Vote for #chicago children. http://pep.si/9QNdG9  in the #pepsirefresh contest. You can vote everyday until 2/28Elizabeth Hannan http://www.twitter.com/elizabethhannan...more

Add a Little Do-Goodness to Your Valentine's Day

On Sunday, February 14th, thousands of people will exchange cards, go out to dinner, eat chocolates, buy flowers, and give gifts for Valentine's Day. If you're celebrating, why not add a little do-goodness to your Valentine's Day?Cards...more

I love the eco focus on this...way to go!

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How to Start, or Join a Social Action Book Club

This week two fellow BlogHer Contributing Editors (Virgina DeBolt and Elana Centor), and BlogHer co-Founder (Elisa Camahort Page), and me had a virtual book club call to discuss Half the Sky: Turning Oppression Into Opportunity for Women Worldwide by Nicholas Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn....more

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How Did You Decide to Help Haiti for the Rest of 2010?

Last week in my post, Keeping Your Balance While Helping Haiti, I suggested that you research organizations working in Haiti that you would like to support by donating, volunteering, or helping in some other way throughout 2010.  We need to support the people of Haiti now, but also in the future, when the hard work of rebuilding begins....more

Thanks for sharing all of the wonderful ways that you are helping, and plan to help the ...more

Helping Haiti: Places to Donate, Creative Fundraising Ideas, and Being a Smart Donor

When I posted about How to Help Haitian Earthquake Survivors on Tuesday evening, there wasn't much information out yet about how to help, but now there are lots of posts and articles with lists of organizations you can donate to like:...more
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How to Help Haitian Earthquake Survivors

The people of Haiti are going to need a lot of help after today's 7.0 earthquake. You can see photos of some of the damage as they come in on PicFog.Below is a quick list of organizations asking for donations. If you know of other ways to help, please post ideas in the comments. I'm particularly interested in hearing about grassroots organizations. ...more

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I've come across a blog where people affected by the earthquake can share ...more

Favorite Have Fun Do Good Books of 2009

Below is my 5th annual list of favorite do-good books that I read in 2009, but this year I'm calling it my Have Fun Do Good Book list. Wahoo! You can also check out my lists from 2005-2008:Favorite Do-Good Books of 2008Favorite Do-Good Books of 2007Favorite Do-Good Books of 2006...more

Wanna Go to Davos? Pitch Your Cause on YouTube

Do you think your organization, or cause should be represented at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland? Make your pitch in a YouTube video by January 4, 2010.According to the Official YouTube blog post, One Week to Make Your Pitch to Attend Davos!:...more

Nonprofit Paper Calendars for 2010

I know more and more people are using calendars on their computers and cell phones, but I like paper calendars. There is something about writing things down by hand with different colored pens that I still love.If you haven't purchased your 2010 calendar yet (or are looking for a last minute holiday gift), lots of nonprofits publish calendars....more