Will Smith, who plays Genie in the upcoming Aladdin live-action film, has conjured up a new charity initiative benefiting Make-A-Wish.
“Anybody who studies poverty in this country will tell you that it’s solvable if we have the will, and so A Wider Circle is about trying to bring the will,” said Mark Bergel, president and CEO of A Wider Circle.
The closure of Toys R Us is creating problems this year for charity Toys For Tots, which has relied on the chain for donations of money and toys.
Now in its eighth year, the Annual Warming Hearts Coat Drive began with the generosity of a 10-year-old. See photos.
‘Tis the season for giving. If you’re looking for a way to give back to the D.C.-area community, whether through time or turkeys, here are some ideas.
Throughout her life and career, Melinda Gates has strived to be a voice for marginalized people around the world, especially for women. For her, it is a responsibility that comes with being Melinda Gates.
Former first lady Michelle Obama on Thursday announced the launch of the Global Girls Alliance that will work with organizations worldwide to boost educational opportunities for girls around the world.
Natty Boh rolled out its second-annual Tabs for Crabs program in July, promising 10 cents for each red, crab-etched can tab collected and returned to the company from consumers across the Mid-Atlantic. It collected more than 90,000 crab tabs.
Many of us give to charities not only out of a sense of helping our community or those in need, but also because it can be a powerful tax strategy. If you’re over 70 and a half, there’s a different way you can give.
An official with Episcopal Community Services of Maryland, which has been around for 91 years, says financial challenges have forced the charity to shutter and transfer its child care services to other organizations.
Those who suffered from breast cancer, friends and relatives of those who died and those who work to raise money and awareness for the disease gathered in D.C. on Saturday morning for the Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure. See photos.
A donor-advised fund is a powerful and popular tool to simplify the management of your charitable giving. Here are the answers to a few of the most frequently asked questions to help you better understand this charitable giving vehicle.
Nearly 300 schools competed in this year’s Click for Kids Contest. Check out which schools won and what the principals plan to do with the winnings.
Two best friends behind the viral “Lemons for Leukemia Challenge” are attempting to set a world record today for the most donors added to the national bone marrow registry within a 24-hour period.
The 64th annual Hexagon variety show delivers a month of political comedy with “Tweet Land of Liberty.”
Recreating the District in video game form was no small task. Here's how the developers did it.