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The Northern New York Community Foundation Youth Philanthropy Council distributed a total of $10,000 to nine organizations within the Jefferson, Lewis and St. Lawrence counties.
Three social enterprises were recognized at the 2013 President's Challenge Social Enterprise Award for their valuable contributions to the Singaporean community.
President Tony Tan Keng Yam...more
Results of a new study to be published in the May 2014 online-only issue of Alcoholism: Clinical & Experimental Research finds that those who binge drink, even in moderate consumption, show...more
The Institute for Comprehensive Community Development has furnished a series of articles that looks at how revitalized low-income neighborhoods doesn't just create affordable, safe housing and...more
The Campaign to End Obesity Action Fund spearheaded a crusade leading 22 groups that urge Congress to embrace tax policy solutions that target obesity prevention.
The Campaign advocates for...more
Researchers from the UC San Francisco found that youth using e-cigarettes were more likely to try quitting, but also were less likely to have stopped smoking and were smoking more, not less.
Star Wars filmmakers have launched a contest to raise money for UNICEF programs by offering its fans a role in the movie.
The Star Wars: Force for Change challenge is intended at "finding...more
Linnea and Danielle, the creators of Raw Threads, a nonprofit devoted to giving people a voice through drawing and fashion, works with the Coalition for the Homeless to address needs of people living...more
Saeed Al Muntafiq, chairman at Rise, writes that 2014 is going to be the year for the social entrepreneur.
Saeed asks, "So how can individuals or companies embrace this notion of social...more