The city of Aurora, Colorado, will put some of its pot cash to good use by channeling $1.5 million of cannabis sales tax revenue toward helping the homeless.
A study last year found that 12 percent of people sleeping on the streets were on the autistic spectrum, and homelessness charities are now beginning to examine how best to tackle the issue.
A close look at the Donald J. Trump Foundation's activities over the past decade raises more questions than it answers about what the GOP frontrunner actually believes.
AniMeals, a non-profit organization in Southern California, serves over 7,000 pounds of pet food every month to senior citizens who otherwise couldn't afford to feed their pets.
A 55-year-old former British Army Officer has set off on a 75-day trek throughout Antartica—and he's doing it without any assistance.
While many Canadians showed their support for the world's terror victims, some showed a more hateful side to the country's Muslims.
Chris Nieratko and a traveling band of skateboarders went to Costa Rica to meet up with the Let Them Hear Foundation and document two deaf children as they received surgeries that would allow them to hear for the first time.
SpecialEffect is an organization helping disabled people enjoy the video games we all take for granted.
Larissa MacFarquhar's new book, Strangers Drowning, explores the intense lives of "do-gooders" willing to sacrifice themselves to save people they've never met.
Adult entertainment companies have a long history of trying—and failing—to be accepted as philanthropic organizations.
Understanding what makes perfectionist players go faster than their peers, and all for good causes.
Scratch the surface and you'll find a lot of Australians believe the homeless are lazy. We asked Prof. Kathleen Hulse, an expert on homelessness, where these beliefs come from.
Saskatchewan has cracked down on strippers, so many have resorted to performing in private homes and hotels across the province.
This morning's protest highlighting the EU migrant crisis is an example of how effective and affecting protest art can be.
Ben Lecomte has conquered the Atlantic, and now he plans to stroke across the world's largest body of water to raise money for a climate change charity.
The absurdist artist collaborated with nonprofit Skateistan to sell his work in order to raise money for Africa's first skate school.
When organizations are scrambling to raise enough money to keep people alive, the living are often overlooked, no matter how serious their injuries.
The non-profit wants to take a group of skaters from Germany to South Africa, delivering skateboards to the South African kids who have skateparks-a-plenty, but no money to buy boards.
Mercedes Carrera is a porn star with a heart of gold. She's using her talents to raise money for tech and science scholarships.
I spoke to one of the people behind a report called "The Poor Are Getting Richer and Other Dangerous Delusions" about how this week's World Economic Forum in Davos will get things wrong.
An ex-soldier's toy armor appears to have proven more effective than its cinematic counterpart and helped him continue his insane charity walk across Australia.
By opening a crowdfunding platform with no pretense of "funding" anything other than a person's needs or wants, did Indiegogo essentially build an entire site just for the potato salad Kickstarter guy?
World AIDS Day isn't asking people to pick a side. Trying to point out the devastating social stigma afflicting people who are diagnosed with HIV isn't—or shouldn't be—controversial in the slightest.
There was no way the authorities were going to let Ebola patients be treated with sugar pills soaked in water.