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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.

Charity is giving away free sex toys to close the orgasm gap

Charity is giving away free sex toys to close the orgasm gap The orgasm gap is real, and one group is doing something very exciting to address it.They say their mission is to provide sex toys to those “who are less fortunate, curious or both.

Facebook's fundraisers now help you raise money for yourself and friends

Facebook's fundraisers now help you raise money for yourself and friends The social media giant has expanded its fundraisers tool, now letting users create personal fundraiser pages to raise money for themselves, friends, and people or things not on Facebook.Right now, all personal fundraisers need to be submitted first for a 24-hour review process, in which Facebook ensures all fundraisers meet its policies and community standards.

This charity is helping kids through video games

This charity is helping kids through video games The 'Gamers Outreach Foundation' is a charity organization that aims to bring some fun back into the lives of children in the hospital.Through a project called 'GO Karts,' which provides mobile gaming stations, these children are able to play video games even when they can't leave their rooms.

Oxfam Trailwalker event huge success with mpanion app

Oxfam Trailwalker event huge success with mpanion app The Oxfam Trailwalker fundraiser took place two weeks ago, in which 231 participants tackled the rugged wilderness of the Bay of Plenty in order to raise money to fight poverty.The event, which took place on March 25, was a huge success for Oxfam.

Why Sega is obsessed with Humble Bundle

Why Sega is obsessed with Humble Bundle The publisher wanted to tell us about its work with Humble Bundle.But Sega has spent the best part of a decade doing work with charities and trying not to be boastful about it.

StandUp For GamesAid returns to London next month

StandUp For GamesAid returns to London next month StandUp for GamesAid returns to The Comedy Store in London on May 8th.The charity event is now in its fifth year, and will once again be hosted by former games tester-turned-funnyman Imran Yusuf.

This bar donates your beer money to fight Trump

This bar donates your beer money to fight Trump Newly opened bar Coup is donating its profits to the resistance.But "we’re not an anti-Trump bar, we’re just a pro-charity bar," owner and restauranteur Ravi DeRossi told Thrillist.

US charity worker freed after 3yrs in Egyptian detention

US charity worker freed after 3yrs in Egyptian detention US charity worker freed after 3yrs in Egyptian detention Click to block a category: Toshiro prev nextrandomComment PrevTopNextComment Newly released Egyptian-American charity worker visits TrumpPresident Donald Trump met Friday at the White House with an Egyptian-American charity worker who was freed after nearly three years of detention in Egypt.“We are very happy to have Aya back home and it’s a great honor to have her in the Oval Office,” Trump said.

DroneAid: How drones are used in relief efforts

DroneAid: How drones are used in relief efforts More recently, drones were used to record and document the aftermath of the 2015 Nepal earthquake.Better than just being eyes in the sky, the aim is now to use drones as actual relief devices.

Gorilla Man is still crawling the London Marathon three days later

Gorilla Man is still crawling the London Marathon three days later The London Marathon ended the same day that it started for all but one man — Mr.The man in the gorilla suit — police officer Tom Harris — is still making his way to the finish line.

‘PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds’ to mark sales milestone with charity drive

‘PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds’ to mark sales milestone with charity drive To celebrate, developer Bluehole Inc.is hosting a charity drive and will match all donations up to $100,000.

PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds' hits 2 million in sales on Steam, charity drive set

PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds' hits 2 million in sales on Steam, charity drive set To celebrate, developer Bluehole Inc.is hosting a charity drive and will match all donations up to $100,000.

Use the farce, Luke: Mark Hamill is the prankster we need

Use the farce, Luke: Mark Hamill is the prankster we need And the Star Wars family is going to great lengths to make sure you enter.)  First we had John Boyega photobombing fans at a Star Wars Celebration photoshoot in Orlando last month.

World of Warcraft's 'Running of the Gnomes' Fan Event Gets Official Blizzard Makeover

World of Warcraft's 'Running of the Gnomes' Fan Event Gets Official Blizzard Makeover Since 2010, World of Warcraft players have been creating hordes of pink-haired level one gnomes and running them across Azeroth to support the fight against breast cancer.This year Blizzard is giving the event a boost with special decorations, a cheering crowd and its own special quest.