Charity and Causes

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Don’t Ask What You Can Do For The Homeless, Ask What They Can Do For You

I got nothing. Just check this article out – Homeless Man Offers All His Money To Help Student Get Home, But What She Did In Return Is Spectacular | If You Only News. Listen as you read:

Hydeia Broadbent wants you to know the importance of World AIDS Day

Hydeia Broadbent, International HIV/AIDS Activist and Humanitarian, Is Spreading A Positive Message As Ampro® Industries, Inc. Brand Ambassador This Worlds AIDS Day “I’m excited to be partnering with a beauty brand like Ampro. Their gel and styling products are a staple in my hair care regime, and that of many African-American women,” said Broadbent. “With … Continue reading

Welfare Wishes and Watermelon Dreams: Being Poor Isn’t A Crime

poor [poo r] adjective, poorer, poorest. 1. having little or no money, goods, or other means of support: a poor family living on welfare. 2. Law. dependent upon charity or public support.   As I’m doing some Back to School shopping at the Salvation Army I find myself in a conversation with an older Black … Continue reading


If they (the police) gunned me down would they use this picture of me on the set of a film to show what type of a person I was? Would they also mention the fact that I am a single mother on welfare? Also, my name IS Dangerous Lee, would that also be used against … Continue reading

Do’s and Dont’s: Telling Others You Are HIV+

If you’re HIV-positive, it can be very scary to tell others you’re carrying a life-threatening virus. The virus that causes AIDS – a disease still stigmatized by society. Telling others you’re HIV-positive is known as ‘disclosure’. It’s good to know what to say, who to tell and who not to tell. DO… get some counseling … Continue reading

Study: Women with bisexual partners account for new HIV cases

Women who had unprotected sex with bisexual partners accounted for most of the new female HIV cases in the city last year, according to a new Health Department study. Of the 647 women diagnosed with HIV in 2012, more than three of four — 480 — had sex with infected men, the study said. During … Continue reading

Christmas Cards Can Be Charitable

Christmas is renowned for being a time for giving, where families and friends meet up to exchange thoughtful presents as a token of their appreciation. However, Christmas is also renowned for being one of the busiest times of the year for charities – as people are finalizing their shopping lists, preparing to make travel arrangements … Continue reading

The 5 Most Unlikely Charitable Musicians

November saw Prince William’s charity gala for Centrepoint, and as usual, it was a star-studded affair. The Prince is the trustee for the charity and this fundraiser saw him get on stage and sing with Bon Jovi – something most of us could never have imagined we’d see. However, Jon Bon Jovi was not just … Continue reading

Top Story: 9 Reasons Helping Someone Else Can Help You

Estimated reading time: 2 minutes, 30 seconds. Contains 501 words When you are in recovery, you do a lot of work focusing on yourself and the ways you can improve your life and your world view to find more peace and happiness. It may seem that recovery is all about yourself, but helping others around … Continue reading

Donate By Text: Good For Charities, Bad For Donators!

Donating money via text is fast becoming one of the most popular ways to fundraise. There are charities across globally that have developed this technique due to the success it’s brought. Charities have realized that the longer people leave it to donate money, the less likely they are to donate and bearing this in mind, … Continue reading

7 Ways To Volunteer This Holiday Season

The holidays are a time of giving, and instead of doling out material possessions, considering donating your time through volunteering. If you’re interested in giving the best possible holiday gift, consider the following seven ways to volunteer this holiday season. 1. Volunteer at a hospital. Hospitals are always looking for volunteers to help with a … Continue reading

Black Ink Crew: Ceaser Talks About His Dad Dying From AIDS

Temporarily setting the shop conflicts aside, Monday night’s episode of Black Ink Crew takes a moment to reflect on the past. After a customer with AIDS requests a tattoo of the AIDS ribbon, the typically guarded Ceaser shares his own connection to the disease. “My father died of AIDS,” Ceaser said. “I didn’t know him … Continue reading

The Best Ways To Help The Planet

The planet we live on is extremely fragile and we don’t do it any favors by the way we use and abuse it. So many of us are extremely wasteful and have zero regard for the damage we are causing and the potential long term damage also. I totally understand that it is a very … Continue reading

7 Ways to Prevent Breast Cancer

By Valerie Martinez We’d all love for there to be a magical pill we could take or a food that we could add to our diet that would – poof! – make our risk of cancer disappear. While that’s not available to us yet, there are steps you can take to reduce your risk and … Continue reading


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