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Princeton University received nearly $300 million worth of rare books and manuscripts, marking the largest donation in the school's history.
It's time to pass legislation that counts homeless kids correctly so they can get the help they need, says Covenant House President Kevin Ryan.
Food Cowboy is a start-up looking to redirect the fate of rejected food, not only to end hunger but to save distributors and restaurants money.
A Vermont gas station attendant and janitor, invested in recognizable names when he amassed an $8 million fortune, his attorney said.
Warren Buffett's personal 2006 Cadillac DTS is up for auction, and the proceeds are going to a good cause.
CNBC's Robert Frank reports on the top tech donors in 2013. There was a huge amount of giving by the under-40 tech crowd.
America's 50 top givers in 2014 donated $9.8 billion to charity, up 27.5 percent from the top 50 gifts in 2013, according to a new report.
The good news keep coming for James Robertson, better known as Detroit's "Walking Man," according to the Detroit Free Press.
The Ice Bucket Challenge raised $115 million for the ALS Association last summer. A look at how those donations were used.
CNBC's Meg Tirrell takes a look at where the money raised by the ALS charity campaign is going.
CNBC's Meg Tirrell reports where the money raised in the ALS ice bucket challenge went.
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and his wife just donated $75 million to this institution.
Sheryl Sandberg and Melinda Gates touched on topics from disease and poverty to technology in a wide-ranging interview on Friday.
Judith Rodin, Rockefeller Foundation, and Sue Desmond-Hellman, The Gates Foundation CEO, discuss the benefits of investing in philanthropy, including social impact bonds.
Judith Rodin, Rockefeller Foundation, and Sue Desmond-Hellman, The Gates Foundation CEO, discuss the importance of developing partnerships between private and public companies to provide vaccines and health care for the world's poor.
Oxfam has forecast that the richest 1 percent will own half of the global wealth by 2016. Executive director Winnie Byanyima explains that poverty is still dangerous for democracy and continues to hurt the poorest.
George Steinbrenner's Silver Shield Foundation will pay for the education of the children of murdered NYPD officer Rafael Ramos.
Robert Sechan, UBS Private Wealth Management, shares why he loves stock selection competition Portfolios with Purpose.
Omega Advisors CEO Leon Cooperman, is participating in Portfolios with Purpose for the Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation.
Santa came early for customers at a Walmart when a man walked into the store and donated $50,000 to pay off all customer layaway accounts. USA Today reports.