Category: Do Good

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Toyota unveils finalists in $4 million quest to reinvent wheelchairs

The automaker has unveiled the five finalists for its $4 million Mobility Unlimited Challenge after three years of competition

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Do Good| Alabama woman to receive ‘miracle’ kidney donation from grocery store cashier

The new year is bringing an extreme act of kindness closer to fruition for one Alabama woman who is waiting ...

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PhD graduate seeking cure for Alzheimer’s many sacrifices pays off

“You can’t get extraordinary results through ordinary effort. You need to go the extra mile. Be resilient and find that ...

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Do Good | Fourth-grader writes, publishes anti-bullying book

Marcayah Carter was teased last school year when she started wearing glasses. Even though she could see better and she ...

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Microsoft pledges $10M to Code.org to expand computer education

For Computer Science Education Week, Microsoft is re-upping a commitment to help Code.org get tech education into more schools.

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Google grants and volunteers tackle homelessness, bolster job-seeking skills

The tech titan this month issued three grants, totaling a cumulative $450,000, to bolster separate efforts by a trio of ...

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A life-changing question for a teen who always ate lunch alone

When it comes to making friends, high school can be especially difficult. For some teenagers, the hardest part of the ...

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9 Ways to Do Your Part to Save the Ocean

We hear about global warming and the declining state of the environment daily, and it can get disheartening to any ...

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Hope for paralyzed patients as researchers develop implants to read the mind’s ‘inner voice’

Scientists are getting closer and closer to being able to translate the thoughts of patients who have lost their speech ...

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Do Good | The school for bullied children

Every year, 16,000 children leave school because of bullying. Hannah Letters was one of them. She talks about how she ...

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Grocers, innovators work to save $31B in food from being trashed in Canada each year

The Toronto charity Second Harvest collects excess food that would otherwise go to waste and delivers it to non-profit organizations ...

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Zuckerberg’s Donate $200 Million To Silicon Valley Community Foundation

Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg and his wife physician Priscilla Chan donated $214 million worth of Facebook stock to ...

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Do Good | French Montana Continues Philanthropic Efforts by Funding Morocco Preschool

The Moroccan-born rapper is funding a brand new preschool in his home country.

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Humble ISD students design tiny homes for homeless veterans

Students from Summer Creek and Kingwood Park high schools are working together to design and construct homes for homeless veterans ...

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Do Good | Amazon’s Jeff Bezos launches a $2 billion ‘Day One Fund’ to help homeless families and create preschools

The fund will launch with a $2 billion commitment, split between the Day 1 Families Fund — helping homeless families ...