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  • Cooperman gives back

    Omega Advisors CEO Leon Cooperman, is participating in Portfolios with Purpose for the Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation.

  • earns walmart-1622759276_v2.jpg

    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.

  • Detroit implosion for good cause

    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.

  • (left to right) Jacques (Jack) Brand, CEO, Deutsche Bank North America, and the Gustave L. Levy Award recipient; John Paulson, president, Paulson & Co. Inc.; Brett H. Barth, managing partner, BBR Partners, LLC, and the Alan C. Greenberg Young Leadership Award recipient; and Robert S. Kapito, president, BlackRock, and chair, UJA-Federation of New York’s Wall Street & Financial Services Division.

    The New York financial community raised more than $26 million for Jewish causes in one of the single largest charity events of the year.

  • Hell's Angels jacket

    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.

  • An Olive Garden restaurant in New York.

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

  • 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.

  • 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 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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

    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

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

  • 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

    "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

    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

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

  • 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

    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.

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