Hawaiian lawmaker wants physicians to prescribe housing to homeless patients
March 1, 2017, 3:32 p.m. by Matt Hickman
Is a bill that treats homelessness as a medical condition flawed? Or is it just what the doctor ordered?
Fifth-grade basketball team forfeits season rather than exclude female players
February 14, 2017, 5 p.m. by Jenn Savedge
The team's decision was unanimous. And awesome.
First Class Meal enlists postal workers to help stamp out food insecurity
February 8, 2017, 2:59 p.m. by Matt Hickman
Disused post offices are transformed into food-sharing hubs in prize-winning design proposal.
How one tweet launched a movement to pay off school lunch debts for kids
February 2, 2017, 12:36 p.m. by Jenn Savedge
If you don't think one tweet can be powerful, think again.
How to donate money during international emergencies so it really helps
January 2, 2017, 12:50 p.m. by Angela Nelson
When disasters strike, we want to help the victims. Consider these giving strategies to make sure your donation counts.
Here's what happens when a poor person is given a cash handout
December 14, 2016, 3 p.m. by Jenn Savedge
Study looks at 19 programs that gave cash transfers to poor families, and the results might surprise you.
Injured teen's work ethic prompts wonderful response from customer
December 14, 2016, 12:10 p.m. by Mary Jo DiLonardo
The youth's work ethic and kindness make an impact on social media.
How to find charities to support the things you care about
December 7, 2016, 7:10 a.m. by Joanna Nesbit
Most Americans who donate to charity do it between Thanksgiving and New Year's Eve. If you're inclined to give, here's how to find a worthy recipient.
11 things to do on Black Friday that aren't shopping
November 25, 2016, 9:07 a.m. by Starre Vartan
Don't want to shop but not sure what else to do? Here are some ideas.