Topic: charity

Canadian Cancer Society Invites You to Fight Your Fears and Help Save Lives at the Same Time

Raise cash by facing your phobia

Are you afraid of heights? Swimming with sharks? If you have a phobia you've been meaning to overcome, now is a particularly good time, thanks to a new campaign from…

How an Agency's Fight Against AIDS Led to an Unforgettable Moment With Bono

After 4 years of work, .hiv domain has its moment in the spotlight

Jonathan Ive, Apple design svp (Getty Images) It was one of the most interesting and unscripted moments of this year's Cannes Lions, and it only happened because one man was willing…

Each Page of This 'Drinkable Book' Is a Water Filter That Removes Deadly Bacteria

DDB charity project purifies as it educates

Drinking is fundamental. With that thought in mind, DDB New York and Water Is Life have authored a Drinkable Book that not only educates at-risk populations on sanitation and hygiene, but…

Pornhub Marks Arbor Day by Planting a Tree for Every 100 Big-Wood Videos Watched

Site continues SFW marketing push

This Arbor Day season, Pornhub has found a new way to celebrate its commitment to giving America wood. The adult site says it will plant a tree for every 100 videos…

Anonymous Donor Buys Thank-You Billboard for Batkid

Was that you, Bruce Wayne?

Just in case you thought the San Francisco Batkid story couldn't get any cuter, a mysterious billboard near the Bay Bridge is thanking the miniature hero, better known as 5-year-old…

Sean Bean Stars in (and Survives!) a Charming Make-A-Wish Ad

Dodging dinosaurs and evading explosions, for the kids

Considering that Sean Bean can barely make a walk-on cameo without his character being butchered, it's pretty impressive how much he can survive in his newest U.K. ad appearance. Dinosaurs firing…

Movember Is Back With New Look, New Sponsors

Discovery, Wheaties join 'Generation Mo'

Heads up, gents: It's almost Movember again.  Now open for registration, the annual charity drive is celebrating its 10th anniversary by making some new additions to its core mission, which encourages…

Media Industry Rallies to Help Magazine Designer Bob Newman

Friends turn to crowdfunding as Newman recovers from injury

Charitable crowdfunding gets plenty of attention whenever there’s a newsworthy disaster (take the recent Boston Marathon bombings, for instance), but plenty of homegrown efforts are constantly providing help to individuals…

Crowdfunding Efforts Aid Boston Marathon Victims

Sites like GoFundMe, GiveForward raising millions

In the aftermath of last week’s Boston Marathon bombings, social platforms have become an important tool not just for sharing information about the events, but for raising funds for its…