Charity

Doctor Treats Homeless
Dr. Jim Withers believes the best way to care for the homeless is to treat them where they live. Watch this video on how he spent decades dressing as a homeless man in order to treat those without homes.
It’s time to give Mother Earth a little TLC. From ditching plastic water bottles to a 6-year NASA mission to monitor climate change, check out 10 awesome campaigns putting the planet first.
Gifts That Give Back
Use this holiday gift guide to give gifts that benefit not just the person who receives them, but also causes, charities, and people all over the world.

After the tragedies that occurred at yesterday’s Boston Marathon, millions of people are looking for ways to help. For anyone who needs some extra incentive, Greatist explains why volunteering can actually benefit our health and happiness, too.

Here’s how one girl-powered company is turning to athletic bags and team sports to change the world.

GUEST POST: One personal trainer's account of the hardest race of his life: from the bottom to the top of the Empire State Building on foot (that's 86 stories and 1,576 steps in less than 15 minutes!).

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CharityMiles is a new mobile app that turns your daily run into a daily donation. Launched just in time for National Running Day, will it be a runaway success or stumble out of the gates?

Sports and exercise improves quality of life and unifies communities. For these incredible charities, it also brings hope to the hearts of many, providing sanctuary from a world that isn’t always so easy to face.

Vitamin Angels is trying to raise $200,000 to send essential micronutrients to children around the world. Find out more about the campaign and why it may be worth your while.

GUEST POST: One personal trainer's account of the hardest race of his life: from the bottom to the top of the Empire State Building on foot (that's 86 stories and 1,576 steps in less than 15 minutes!).

Here’s how one girl-powered company is turning to athletic bags and team sports to change the world.

After the tragedies that occurred at yesterday’s Boston Marathon, millions of people are looking for ways to help. For anyone who needs some extra incentive, Greatist explains why volunteering can actually benefit our health and happiness, too.

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