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Make 2017 the year you finally budget for charity

Make 2017 the year you finally budget for charity If you're an avid reader of the news, or even just a casual internet user, then you know the state of the world isn't exactly great at the moment.But maybe you're not totally sure how to work that into your budget.

Bulgarian cat walks again with the help of bionic legs

Bulgarian cat walks again with the help of bionic legs Pooh, a one-year-old cat from Bulgaria was found without his hind legs.But a local animal shelter raised funds to have him fitted with prosthetics legs The Bulgarian vet who performed Pooh's surgery also fitted three more cats.

Elderly woman finds £5 note worth £50,000, donates the money to young people

Elderly woman finds £5 note worth £50,000, donates the money to young people Finding out that the fiver in your wallet is worth thousands of pounds is a dream-come-true for some — but not everyone.A Northern Irish woman who discovered a rare £5 note worth £50,000 ($62,317) has given the note to charity because she says she has no use for the money.

This app lets you donate to charity whenever someone on Twitter pisses you off

This app lets you donate to charity whenever someone on Twitter pisses you off Creator Isaac Alfton said the app provides social media users with a sort of agency whenever they're "triggered" online.The company calls it "retaliatory giving," inspired by Alfton's own frustrations with his feed as it overflowed with offensive and angering posts.

New Non-Profit Has Plans To Save Gaming's Past

New Non-Profit Has Plans To Save Gaming's Past The Video Game History Foundation officially launched today.A non-profit dedicated to the preservation of video games and video game materials, the foundation is already working on special projects to help keep gaming history alive.

PayPal tells users to donate, then allegedly sends money to the wrong charities

PayPal tells users to donate, then allegedly sends money to the wrong charities A federal class-action lawsuit against PayPal says the payment platform is encouraging charitable giving among its users — but that the funds don't always reach the intended nonprofit.The Giving Fund allows users to donate to over a million charitable organizations, and encourages giving with perks like a 1 percent matching donation from PayPal.

Here's what happened to all the leftover Oscars food this year

Here's what happened to all the leftover Oscars food this year Thanks to a group initiative and the help of one inspiring actress, the large amounts of leftover food from this year's Oscars ceremony did not go to waste.According to an Instagram post from Pinto, she and Copia worked with some of the most popular Oscars after parties to deliver this year's leftover food to various Los Angeles communities in need.

VR film series shows how you can help save young lives in 360 degrees

VR film series shows how you can help save young lives in 360 degrees One organization wants to share the stories of nonprofits helping young people survive and thrive, and it's using an innovative medium to do it.The series, called #Epic360, is an effort to change how the nonprofit world uses 360-degree video, and ultimately change how people give to good causes.

5 inspiring lines from Clinton's speech for future 'glass ceiling breakers'

5 inspiring lines from Clinton's speech for future 'glass ceiling breakers' “Let us hope there is a wave of young women running for office in America, and let’s be sure we support them in every way we can.” Hillary Clinton gave a moving speech on the rights and struggles of girls and young women during a charity luncheon for the nonprofit Girls Inc.

Tinder offers $100 donations in honor of Women's Day

Tinder offers $100 donations in honor of Women's Day The popular dating app is offering to donate $100 to the charity of your choice in honor of International Women's Day.) All you have to do is tweet to @Tinder and mention a cause of your choice.

Snag 'Who,' 'Torchwood' Humble Audio Bundles While You Can

Snag 'Who,' 'Torchwood' Humble Audio Bundles While You Can But only nine days to pay what you want for Big Finish’s Doctor Who and Torchwood Humble Audiobook Bundles.The digital storefront has wrapped up three “bundles” of audio adventures: the classic years ($1 or more), the TV movie Doctor ($8 or more), and a grab-bag of Torchwood and modern tales ($15 or more).

Dolly Parton's Wildfire Relief fund is helping close to 1,000 families

Dolly Parton's Wildfire Relief fund is helping close to 1,000 families Dolly Parton is one of those beautiful humans who just gets better with age.Last November, wildfires damaged thousands of homes in the Great Smokey Mountains region of Tennessee.

Donations flood in to Meals on Wheels after White House threatens to pull funding

Donations flood in to Meals on Wheels after White House threatens to pull funding Just getting the meals they need can be a struggle, and for many, Meals on Wheels has been the answer.So when Trump's budget proposal released Thursday threatened to slash all federal funding for the program, a whole lot of Americans were outraged.

Like Tina Fey? And the ACLU? Do we have the livestream for you.

Like Tina Fey? And the ACLU? Do we have the livestream for you. Some of the nation's most beloved celebs — from Tom Hanks to Tina Fey and Amy Poehler — are joining in a Facebook Live telethon on March 31 for the American Civil Liberties Union.A three-hour telethon called "Stand for Rights: A Benefit for the ACLU" will raise money for the organization, Variety reports.

British man walks over 1,500 miles to raise funds for streetchildren

British man walks over 1,500 miles to raise funds for streetchildren 63-year-old Brit Patrick Baddeley has walked for over 2,500 kilometers (1,553 miles) through India's east coast for charity, Times of India reports.He set out from India's southernmost tip, Kanyakumari, last October, walked six hours a day, and crossed four states and three dozen towns to reach Kolkata earlier this month.

Meet the Ethiopian community getting access to clean water for the first time

Meet the Ethiopian community getting access to clean water for the first time This is life in Adi Etot — or it was, until December 2016 when nonprofit charity: water built a clean water well for the community.But the process of getting Adi Etot access to clean water really began in October, when Riewer and his team first visited the community.

Tired of big companies using your data for profit? Use yours for good

Tired of big companies using your data for profit? Use yours for good He believed people could do good with their data, but they just didn't have the option.You may take two or three minutes to do this today, but it will raise money for years to come, without you having to do anything," Steinberg said.