Tiny houses give low-income Detroit residents a shot at home ownership
June 9, 2017, 12:05 p.m. by Matt Hickman
With a monthly rent of $1 per square foot, these dainty dwellings don't break the bank.
Amazon's new corporate campus to include housing for homeless women
May 16, 2017, 10:57 a.m. by Matt Hickman
Amazon's takeover of downtown Seattle isn't lacking in magnanimity.
Rick Steves donates transitional housing complex to YWCA
April 20, 2017, 10:56 a.m. by Matt Hickman
The mild-mannered European travel guru never fails to surprise.
Cardborigami: Providing shelter, restoring dignity with cardboard
February 6, 2017, 3:19 p.m. by Matt Hickman
From Skid Row to Nepal, Cardborigami's clever folding shelters offer the displaced a surprisingly sturdy alternative to tents.
Tracey and Jon Stewart's animal sanctuary gets final blessing
January 12, 2017, 10:54 a.m. by Michael d'Estries
The 45-acre addition will allow them to host tours, educational programs and offer refuge for abused and abandoned farm animals.
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.
Kids in need choose between two gifts and surprise everyone with their answer
December 23, 2016, 7:32 a.m. by Jenn Savedge
Get ready to break out the tissues with this video featuring children from the Boys & Girls Club of Metro Atlanta.
Captain Planet Foundation celebrates 25 years with star-studded gala, new initiatives
December 13, 2016, 3:56 p.m. by Michael d'Estries
Nonprofit cofounded by Ted Turner has been an instrumental force in supporting global environmental education since 1991.
Paris to sell off 'love locks' in support of refugees
December 8, 2016, 3:01 p.m. by Matt Hickman
Authorities anticipate raising big bucks from the sale of lovey-dovey padlocks removed from city bridges.
Holiday gift guide: 12 art and design gifts that give back big
November 29, 2016, 12:11 p.m. by Matt Hickman
Presenting a bevy of unique, useful and all-around lovely prezzies that support a range of good causes.
Australian fires reveal ancient water system built long before the pyramids
15 birds with unbelievable beaks
Knitted anatomy kits offer cruelty-free dissections
Thirsty koala seeks help from bikers in South Australia
Putting on a 'game face' may actually boost your performance
20 minutes in nature a day is your ticket to feeling better