Life Causes

One of the most rewarding parts of the holiday season is the warm and fuzzy feeling you get by giving to others. In the craziness of searching for the perfect gift for your loved ones, remember that they aren’t the only people who need your help during this time of year. We told you over the summer about nonprofit organizations you can volunteer with. Now it’s time to channel that generosity towards start-up nonprofits this winter! Start-up nonprofits can be difficult to find because they have fewer resources and less buzz than previously established organizations, so we put together a list...
Want to help a worthy cause in just a few minutes? The Give a Spit campaign, created by DoSomething.org and Be The Match, encourages people between the ages of 18 and 24 sign up to register to be a bone marrow donor for the national bone marrow donor registry. All it takes is some paperwork and a cheek swab! We sat down to chat with Sheldon Mba, the spokesperson for the campaign. Sheldon is a dance performance major at North Carolina Central University who suffers from a rare blood disorder and is in need of a blood donor match. Here’s what he had to say about his involvement with the...
In celebration of admirable women with passions for serving their communities, L’Oreal Paris launched Women of Worth, which recognizes 10 honorees each year with a donation to the charitable organization of her choice plus an all-expenses paid trip to the fabulous Women of Worth awards gala in NYC! Women of Worth raises awareness about the women's individual causes, which range from serving the victims of the Sandy Hook Elementary School tragedy to building a nonprofit restaurant that enables at-risk youths to develop important life skills.  The brand recently selected a group of amazing...