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The system is failing for millions of working Americans who can't feed their families, says FEED founder Lauren Bush Lauren.
In less than two weeks, a young girl from Washington has crowdfunded her work helping the homeless.
"Fight for Education" benefited charity Happy Hearts Fund and featured hedge fund managers beating each other up.
Malcolm Gladwell slammed billionaire money manager and Harvard Business School alumnus, John Paulson, after his record donation.
The donation comes from John Paulson, the billionaire money manager behind Paulson & Co., who graduated from Harvard Business School.
Ten more billionaires have signed on to the Giving Pledge, including Epic CEO Judy Faulkner, who plans to give away 99 percent of her wealth.
Last year's winner, Andy Chua of Singapore, paid $2,166,766 for his chance to dine with Buffett in New York
Financiers may be growing too dominant in the nonprofit world, bringing values and priorities that may not be in the best interests of charity, according to a new study.
Ken Fisher has made millions in real estate, but he prefers to put his expertise to work for injured veterans and their families.
CNBC's Hampton Pearson reports on a major consumer fraud case revealed by the Federal Trade Commission.
Legendary Guns N' Roses guitarist Slash is turning his attention to a new cause beyond rock music—the illegal ivory trade.
Halftime's traders are competing in the Wall Street Decathlon but first they mixed drinks for a good cause!
Ken Langone, Invemed Associates chairman & president, shares his thoughts on executive compensation, average wages, and charitable giving.
Josh Brown, Jon & Pete Najarian and honorary Halftimer Morgan Brennan are competing in the Wall Street Decathlon -- working for your tips to raise money for Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, at New York City's PHD rooftop lounge in the Dream Downtown Hotel from 6-9pm.
Bill Gates and Warren Buffett have made billions, and talk about their objective to give it away through philanthropy.
An entire cottage industry has grown up around advising big donors on smarter approaches to philanthropy.
Comedian Stephen Colbert agreed to fund every classroom project in South Carolina on DonorsChoose.org, totaling $800K in grants.
Footwear company Toms celebrates its ninth anniversary with a fundraising project that encourages people to Instagram photos of their bare feet.
Two bidders won a lunch with Apple's CEO Tim Cook and passes to a keynote Apple event at the company's headquarters for $200,000.
Microsoft co-founder and philanthropist Bill Gates believes profits should not always be the sole motivating factor.
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