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CNBC's Meg Tirrell reports where the money raised in the ALS ice bucket challenge went.
A Vermont gas station attendant and janitor amassed an $8 million fortune before he died.
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.
Oakland Community College owned a building which needed to be torn down, and raised $12,000 for scholarships to do so, reports CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera.
The New York financial community raised more than $26 million for Jewish causes in one of the single largest charity events of the year.
A group of Hells Angels flocked to a Walmart on Black Friday to purchase the store's entire stock of bicycles for an upcoming annual toy run.
One Utah native used his Olive Garden pasta pass to feed the hungry people in his community.
Giving Tuesday is only on its third year, but it’s quickly become a sensation with non-profits, donors and charitable causes.
A Long Island law firm has formed a charity, called Senior Dreams, to help grant the wishes of needy seniors.
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.
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.
The Philadelphia Mural Arts Program is transforming the city through collaborative creativity. But it's not only in Philly.
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