Social Good

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.
Most Americans want their retailers to support social good. And most Greatist readers buy athletic wear from time to time. So we’ve rounded up a list of the most socially conscious sportswear companies, so you know which ones truly deserve your hard earned dollar.
GUEST POST: As a pro surfer, Jon Rose traveled all over the world, and he noticed communities in need virtually everywhere he went. So he started his own charity, Waves for Water, to empower individuals to combat the global water crisis — without ever sacrificing fun.
It’s National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and breast cancer campaigns all over the world have taken to the web. Find out how you can join these efforts and help fight this disease with the click of a mouse.
In the last week, two hugely influential public bodies spoke out about cell phones: the United Nations Foundation and comedian Louis CK. People love to hate cell phones, but do they bring people together or pull them apart?
What if there was a way to turn online animosity into a force for good? Causes.com, the world’s largest online campaign platform, is launching a new look to change how we organize and give online.

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Buying athletic gear is a good way to amp up our game, but can our sports purchases also benefit the world? We round up 20 sports equipment companies that are getting in on giving back.

The winners of the Windows 8 Apps for Social Good Contest all created apps that help people get healthier. How are these apps pushing the health and fitness space forward, and why is it important?

Plumpy-what? Greatist sheds light on the "miracle cure" for world hunger.

On April 15, two bombs went off near the finish line of the Boston Marathon. Greatist is compiling resources on how to help out and stay informed.

Celebrate Breast Cancer Awareness Month with these eight legit campaigns. From pink gear to social solidarity to sexy dudes on your phone, all of these social good campaigns will make real difference all year 'round.

Meet Drive Change, a soon-to-be-launched food truck that does way more than sell sustainably sourced snacks. Read on to learn how two women and one truck are trying to help NYC-area youth stay out of prison for good.

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