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Stretching your donation dollars: 5 tips

By David Campbell, Associate Professor of Public Administration, Binghamton University, State University of New York. Residents pick through a makeshift aid station in Rockport, Texas after Harvey struck their city. AP Photo/Eric Gay Many Americans want to help the people suffering from Hurricane Harvey and its unprecedented floods. There’s no

Warm hearts giving encouragement and support to cancer patients

Sisters Ana and Silvia Fuentes, from South Pasadena in California know from first hand experience about the toll cancer takes on both the patient and the family. When their mother was diagnosed with small cell lung cancer it came as a bolt from the blue. "In that moment we couldn’t imagine

National blood week

On 19th June, the NHS will be launching National Blood Week and celebrating how new and existing donors make a difference to the lives of those in need. These donors give up their time to help the NHS by saving people whose lives depend on blood. You can proudly declare #ImThere

Look for the helpers

This week our hearts went out to the family, friends and victims of the Manchester terror attack on the 22nd May. 22 people - teenagers, children and parents who had gone out for what should have been one of the most memorable evenings of their lives were killed in a

Children from non-religious homes are more generous than their peers, study suggests

Sorry for being so naughty. imtmphoto /Shutterstock Jonathan Jong, Coventry University It is certainly true that humans don’t need religion to be moral. But whether religion generally reduces or impedes kindness is less obvious, as the link between religion and morality is a notoriously difficult one to untangle. Although many researchers have tried

The world in a bubble: why we need good news now more than ever

Can we counterbalance the bad news that assaults us from all directions? Kudofeed plans to do just that. Look closely at some of the spectacular images of Earth from space and you can see the fragile, shimmering skin of our atmosphere – the vast majority of it a wafer-thin but life-sustaining