Water. It’s essential to our existence. (And not just because you need it for your bourbon and water.) Without water, there is no life — which is why, as far as nonprofits go, there are few better than Charity:Water, whose mission is to bring clean, safe drinking water to people in developing countries.
A dollar doesn’t go far these days — but with a Vermont nonprofit called One Tree Planted, that dollar gets you a whole lot of bang for your buck. In fact, $1 lets you be the proud parent of a new young tree, planted in a spot where it’s most needed. […]
One of the joys of getting on a motorcycle is that you don’t always know where the road will take you. For lifelong motorcycling fan Mike Haley, it took him to the founding of a charitable organization that could change the lives of others in a profound way. […]
If you’ve ever listened to a tune during a dark time and come away feeling better, you know first-hand that music can be a powerful salve. Take that transformation and multiply it many times, and you get a glimpse of what they’re doing at Musicians On Call, a charitable group that uses music to lift the spirits of hospital patients. […]
In 2005, a handful of Dallas mavericks had an idea: join the art and music communities for an art auction and fundraising concert. They called it Art Conspiracy, and it was held at the historic Texas Theater in Oak Cliff.
That first year, 100 artists’ works, created on 18-by-18-inch plywood boards, were auctioned off between performances from local musicians. The evening raised more than $10,000 for the Paul Simon-founded Children’s Health Fund, benefiting children displaced by Hurricane Katrina. […]