Gallup’s Civic Engagement Index tracks how many people around the world donate, volunteer, and help strangers Americans may have given a domestic record-breaking $410 billion to charity in 2017, but total
GoFundMe refunded more than $400,000 to 14,000 donors who believed they were helping a homeless veteran from Philadelphia — but later discovered it was an alleged scam concocted by a New Jersey couple.
Tom Hanks has played many roles during his storied acting career, but patrons at a California fast-food restaurant got a surprise curtain call. Hanks and his wife, Rita Wilson, visited an In-N-Out Burger
This week, 1-month-old Joy was vaccinated against hepatitis and tuberculosis. Those are standard childhood vaccinations, but there was something definitely non-standard about the way they reached Joy.
President Donald Trump has repeatedly threatened to shut down the government over funding for his border wall. But as the question of money for his campaign proposal once again roils Congress, one man
The Gary Sinise Foundation, founded by the "Forrest Gump" star, sent more than 600 Gold Star families to Disney World this month. Sinise made the announcement on Twitter with a picture of parents and on
In something of a Christmas miracle, a disabled 8-year-old boy from Arkansas will have his custom-made hunting gear replaced after it was stolen, thanks to generous GoFundMe donors who raised over $4,800
Late in 2014, Nicholas Woodman, the founder and chief executive of GoPro, announced what appeared to be an extraordinary act of generosity. Mr. Woodman, then 39, had just taken his camera company public,
An anonymous person spent $1 million on the last remaining toys at a North Carolina Toys R Us on Friday to donate to children. Toys R Us shuttered its last U.S. stores Friday, the end of a chain known
Having broken Facebook's record, the organizers set a new goal — $25 million. MENLO PARK, California — A viral fundraiser established to help one migrant family separated at the border continues to shatter
Harvard requested that information about how the university treats relatives of top donors in its admissions process be retracted from legal filings, blacking out the details of a secretive “Dean’s Interest
Even by the dizzying standards of New York City philanthropy, a recent $6.24 million donation to the Henry Street Settlement on the Lower East Side was a whopper — the largest single gift from an individual