Giving

The real story behind TOMS shoes

TOMS are so trendy because they have a simple but powerful idea behind them.

6-year-old with ‘too many toys’ just gives them away—pure generosity!

We want our kids to be giving, and that doesn't work by forcing it. But as happened with little Blake…

Pepsi CEO writes ‘thank you’ letters to all her employees’ parents

"My parents should get the credit because it’s what they did for me and to me that allowed me to…

Helping a homeless bride plan her wedding

While handing out food to the homeless, one woman shyly told me she had "a girl problem."

Tim Tebow’s prom project promotes a more inclusive Valentine’s Day

Best prom date ever! The athlete's 'A Night to Shine' initiative makes us weak in the knees.

This simple ritual will make family dinner your day’s highlight

A simple dinnertime tradition turned one mom's negative outlook around in a hurry. It can work for you too!

Kids everywhere can benefit from the new ‘Princess Diana Legacy’

Do you know a child who is selflessly transforming the lives of others? The new Diana Legacy is encouraging kids' good deeds, and accepting worthy…

Letter from a 21-year-old orphan may make you consider being a foster parent

Hurt but hopeful, 21-year-old Noel Ayana wants his words to create change for other forgotten children.

What does ‘sacrifice’ really mean, anyway?

For one, it means admitting that we can’t do it all.

Pope Francis welcomes homeless men & women into Rome (VIDEO)

Tales of courage: We followed four poor, marginalized individuals as they make their way to the Vatican.

The unexpected benefits of volunteering—for you, the volunteer

Doing charity work might make you happier than adding tens of thousands of dollars to your salary.

Don’t recycle those empty Amazon boxes!

Fill them with lots of great donated stuff and send them back. Win-win!