How do you make refugees feel more welcome in your community? Invite them to dinner
June 24, 2017, 2:32 p.m. by Robin Shreeves
Refugees Welcome offers the tools you need to host a dinner and let refugees know they're welcome here.
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?
Fourth-graders' project showers local humane society in kindness
February 25, 2017, 3:10 p.m. by Guest Columnist
The success of 2 elementary school volunteer projects earns a shelter a donation from the Petco Foundation.
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.
IKEA's flat-pack refugee shelter wins coveted design award
February 3, 2017, 1:43 p.m. by Matt Hickman
The Design Museum's recognition of Better Shelter couldn't come at a more appropriate time.
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.
There's a link between your birth month and certain diseases
Humpback whales around the globe are mysteriously rescuing animals from orcas
California is generating so much solar energy, it's paying other states to take it
More trees than there were 100 years ago? It's true!
12 plants that repel unwanted insects
Why are bees producing blue honey?