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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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.

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?

Survey says: Alcohol may not make us sexier or better in bed. All the more reason people in the U.K. are pledging to go booze-free for a month to raise awareness and money for cancer research.

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.

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?

It's Eating Disorder Awareness Week, and we've rounded up some of the best individuals and organizations that are working toward positive body image for the millions of men and women affected.

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