Giving

  • Dalai Lama with a crowd of people

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    The Dalai Lama believes that compassion can be taught and learned. It is essential for our growth as human beings.
KIND Foundation Winner Sandra Goldberg (right)

KIND Foundation grant winner Dr. Sandra Goldberg, right. After beating breast cancer, Dr. Sandy started A Silver Lining Foundation to help others access resources.

Community Heroes Awarded $1.1 Million for Kindness, Compassion

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Snack company KIND has awarded 7 community heroes a total of 1.1 million in grants for selfless service to others.
Woman sitting at a desk working on laptop with Christmas decor.
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5 Apps to Make Holiday Giving Last All Year

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New technology turns giving to your favorite charities from a once-a-year ritual to a convenient feel-good habit that can last all year long.
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9 Gift Books to Spark Joy This Holiday Season

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What books bring you joy? A cookbook, a coloring book, a book by Desmond Tutu and the Dalai Lama? We've gathered an eclectic list of uplifting books...
Woman volunteering in a garden with a group of people.
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17 Ways to Give Back According to Your Strengths

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Ready for 'Giving Tuesday'? Use your strengths as a guidepost for how and where to allocate your time and energy to good causes.
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Let's Talk Turkey

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The Thanksgiving meal may be chock full of caloric indulgences, but roast turkey is a healthy eater's dream: a lean protein packed with tryptophan...
Phil and Joann Gulley have embraced a simpler life.
Phil and Joann Gulley

Living on Less to Give More

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In a new kind of philanthropy, a growing number of people are intentionally living on less to give back more to their favorite causes.
Intern Malik Runnels and Chef Chad Houser
Photograph by Stanton Stephens.

Cafe Momentum Serves Up Opportunity

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Chad Houser's Café Momentum serves up a lot more than dinner—it brings opportunity and hope to hundreds of at-risk teens.
Alex's Lemondade Stand

Alex's Lemonade Stand

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Started in loving memory of one courageous young girl, Alex's Lemonade Stand has raised millions to fight childhood cancer.
Art class for special needs students

Expressing Themselves

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A Des Moines artist finds a way to give back to the special needs community—and her own family—by hosting classes that boost creativity, talent and...
Make-A-Wish: Where Science and Hope Meet

Illustration by Andy Potts

Make-A-Wish: Where Science and Hope Meet

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For these kids, a wish brings more than fleeting pleasure.

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