Charities & Causes

Charitable hands outreaching
Times are tough. The financial crisis has struck many, and everywhere across America people are looking for ways to save money. Despite the rough economy, we’ve discovered that – now, more than ever – MNN readers are looking for ways that they can give back. They are seeking avenues where they can help improve the world around them through charitable giving. The articles in this section reflect that mood of philanthropy and helping those in need.
From individual giving and acts of kindness to supporting specific causes, charity is more widespread than ever.  There are many causes aligned with MNN's mission to 'Improve Your World' that range from environmental conservation and animal rescue to outreach. MNN provides a wealth of content on ways to give back and conserve as well as profiles activities by any number of charitable causes. (Photo: Shutterstock)

Celebs again climb Kilimanjaro for clean water

Bill Pullman featured in 'The Fruit Hunters'

Shaun White donates legendary hair to charity

Save money and help feed America

Mark Zuckerberg gives $500M in stock to charity

From Sandy's rubble, a collection of charity-benefiting reclaimed furniture is born

Newtown tragedy inspires kindness movement on Twitter

Bogobrush gives new meaning to oral care

J Lo plays Santa while raising money for charity

Jeffrey Katzenberg receives honorary Oscar for charity work

Mrs. Meyer's partners with the Arbor Day Foundation

Walmart's '12 Days of Giving' campaign