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  • Man uses Olive Garden pasta pass to feed hungry Tuesday, 2 Dec 2014 | 7:02 PM ET

    One Utah native used his Olive Garden pasta pass to feed the hungry people in his community.

  • Giving Tuesday tries to rival Black Friday Tuesday, 2 Dec 2014 | 11:40 AM ET
    GivingTower screen image

    Giving Tuesday is only on its third year, but it’s quickly become a sensation with non-profits, donors and charitable causes.

  • Lawyers grant wishes for low-income seniors Wednesday, 26 Nov 2014 | 9:27 AM ET
    Doctor holding elderly hand

    A Long Island law firm has formed a charity, called Senior Dreams, to help grant the wishes of needy seniors.

  • Executives sleep on the streets for a good cause Thursday, 20 Nov 2014 | 5:30 PM ET
    Executives at the Sleep Out around 1:30am in the Covenant House parking lot.

    Ex-Wall Streeter Turney Duff live blogs the Convenant House Sleep Out, where executives and celebrities sleep on the street for a night to raise awareness and money for homeless youth.

  • Why the US is the most giving to charities Tuesday, 18 Nov 2014 | 11:58 AM ET
    Volunteers serve free Thanksgiving meals at the Center of Hope Community Church in Oakland, Calif., in this Nov. 27, 2013 photo.

    The U.S. has scored the top spot in a new survey of charitable behaviors. How to make sure you're giving effectively this year.

  • Philadelphia paints the town red (literally) Saturday, 15 Nov 2014 | 7:00 AM ET
    Before and after of Henry Ossawa Tanner: Letters of Influence © 2011 Keir Johnston/Philadelphia Mural Arts Program

    The Philadelphia Mural Arts Program is transforming the city through collaborative creativity. But it's not only in Philly.

  • 'Nobel Prize' of computing gets $1M from Google Thursday, 13 Nov 2014 | 4:00 PM ET
    ACM A.M. Touring Award

    Google has raised it contribution to the Association for Computing Machinery's prestigious Turing Award for excellence in computing.

  • Jack Ma: Spend money on your people   Tuesday, 11 Nov 2014 | 10:46 AM ET
    Jack Ma: Spend money on your people

    Discussing the culture of Alibaba and the most important lesson he has learned in business, Alibaba's Jack Ma, says trust your people and spend money, time and resources on your team.

  • Jack Ma's wealth challenge   Tuesday, 11 Nov 2014 | 10:40 AM ET
    Jack Ma's wealth challenge

    CNBC's David Faber speaks to Alibaba executive chairman Jack Ma, about philanthropy and the challenges of spending his wealth.

  • Google to double every gift in its Ebola campaign Monday, 10 Nov 2014 | 11:44 AM ET
    Google launches Ebola campaign, to donate $2 for every $1 given by the public.

    Google announced on its blog on Monday that it will match every dollar of donation with two dollars in a new public giving campaign against Ebola.

  • Have breakfast with CNBC anchors   Monday, 10 Nov 2014 | 7:54 AM ET
    Have breakfast with CNBC anchors

    "Squawk Box" is auctioning off a chance to come to the show's set to benefit The Lulu & Leo Fund, which helps children and families foster creativity. Check out the auction at charitybuzz.com/Lulu&Leo.

  • Harry's ramps up shaving war   Monday, 10 Nov 2014 | 7:47 AM ET
    Harry's ramps up shaving war

    Happy "Movember!" Shaving company Harry's is the official shave partner for The Movember Foundation. Its co-founders and co-CEOs Andy Katz-Mayfield, and Jeff Raider, speak to "Squawk Box" about its new products.

  • Stock picks for charity   Friday, 7 Nov 2014 | 12:50 PM ET
    Stock picks for charity

    Andy Nahas, Prospect Fund founder, shares his winning strategy right now. Nahas won the 2013 "Portfolios With Purpose" competition for charity.

  • Facebook plans to go to war with Ebola Thursday, 6 Nov 2014 | 7:06 AM ET
    Mark Zuckerberg

    Weeks after Facebook's CEO gave $25 million to fight Ebola in Africa, his company is rolling out three initiatives to raise awareness and more money.

  • Lulu & Leo Fund hosts 'Art of Healing' benefit   Wednesday, 5 Nov 2014 | 9:46 AM ET
    Lulu & Leo Fund hosts 'Art of Healing' benefit

    Tonight at the Museum of the City of New York, the Lulu & Leo Fund is hosting its second annual Fall benefit "The Art of Healing." CNBC's Jim Cramer will be the auctioneer.

  • The secretive money man who helped the GOP win Saturday, 8 Nov 2014 | 12:00 PM ET
    Robert Mercer in a rare photo at the 2014 World Science Festival Gala, New York City.

    One of the most important Republican donors in America today is a hedge fund manager who keeps a low profile.

  • Hedge-fund cool: Charity jam for 'Rocktoberfest' Friday, 24 Oct 2014 | 10:43 AM ET
    Tim Seymour of CNBC and Triogem Asset Management sings at Hedge Fund Rocktober Fest in New York on Oct. 22, 2014.

    Wall Streeters traded their Bloomberg terminals for guitars and sunglasses to rock out for a good cause this week.

  • More generous millionaires? It depends... Wednesday, 22 Oct 2014 | 9:31 AM ET
    There's a strong connection between volunteerism and charitable giving. Wealthy donors who volunteered gave 73 percent more than those who didn't.

    Millionaires were more generous with their charitable giving last year. But their giving didn't grow as fast as their incomes, a new study found.

  • Larry Fink: Wall Street needs to help society Wednesday, 22 Oct 2014 | 11:03 AM ET
    Larry Fink, CEO of BlackRock Investments.

    Big name investors like Dan Loeb and David Einhorn helped raise $6 million to fight poverty at a charity event in New York City.

  • Langone: US greatest country on Earth   Thursday, 9 Oct 2014 | 7:03 AM ET
    Langone: US greatest country on Earth

    Invemed Associates Chairman and President Ken Langone reflects on his success in business.

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