John Feal started the FealGood Foundation to fight for recovery workers and has raised more than $400,000.
CNN's Alison Kosik profiles one Walgreen's distribution center in Windsor, Conn., where 40% of the employees are disabled.
Actor Adrian Grenier and producer Peter Glatzer won a webby award for shft.com, a website focused on environmental progress.
The British entrepreneur is pushing to end the war on drugs by expanding decriminalization.
Atlanta pastor Tony Smith saw that his congregation needed help to recover from job loss, so he purchased a home for church members to live in for free.
High school freshman Jordan Lane-Palmer was raised to understand the importance of saving money and budgeting.
Xerox CEO, Ursula Burns says if American students do not improve in math and science, our country will lose its competitive edge.
Xerox CEO, Ursula Burns doesn't believe it is too late for the country to regain its focus with regards to math and science and get back to basics.
City Harvest rescues 28 million pounds of food per year from 'all segments of the food industry and delivers it to New York's hungry.'
Goodwill boosts revenue by auctioning off most its most valuable donations - designer handbags, shoes and jewelry - on eBay.
The 2008 recession convinced Andy Lunsford to pursue an opera career. He studies at a prestigious music school, performing for celebrities like Harrison Ford.
Veterans Airlift Command provides free flights to wounded veterans and their families with a network of volunteer pilots and plane owners.
Two of the richest men in the world talk to philanthropists in India about pledging to donate their fortunes to charity.
A-list director Tom Shadyac has a new documentary that spreads his message of community, sharing, and anti-materialism.
The Japanese automaker is establishing a crisis center to help restore its operations and the country recover.
Stacy Palmer, Editor in Chief of the Chronicle of Philanthropy, explains why donations to Japan are much less than other recent crises like Haiti.
Whole Foods Market CEO says that having a larger purpose than just the bottom line is good for business.
SponsorChange gives student loan credits to college grads in exchange for community and non-profit work.
Stacy Palmer of The Chronicle of Philanthropy says America's wealthiest cut back their 2010 charity donations.
The Monarch School has become a place of hope and structure for homeless children.
Custom calendar site CalendarLink.org raises funds and spreads awareness for the California Surf Life Saving Association.
Singing for more than 65,000 passengers over 19 years, Ray Sageway considers himself a guerilla street performer rather than a cab driver.
When Loren Krueger passed away, he left $3 million to LeRoy, Minnesota's senior center, churches and emergency services.
The actor's Internet venture, called CrowdRise, gives users a platform to promote and support causes they believe in.
The NASCAR champion unveils his redesigned sports car, created to raise awareness for over 6 million senior citizens who go hungry each year.
Chris Hughes says his new venture, Jumo, is building a social network to help users connect with charitable causes.
Joanna Cruz and Tangela Fedrick receive food stamps while job training in a kitchen in Philadelphia.
Lending site Kiva has teamed up with Visa to help small business owners in need of loans.
Christopher Ilitch, whose family owns Little Caesars Pizza and Detroit sports teams, talks about charitable work in Motor City.
Buffett says that his pledges today should 'Influence the people who have far more wealth than we do some years from now' to give.
The billionaires say Chinese philanthropists should seek opportunities to collaborate in order to achieve maximum impact.
The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation co-founder says philanthropy is reducing global poverty.
After donating $100M to Human Rights Watch, George Soros calls for increased donations from those who can afford it.
Inspired by a Salt Lake City restaurant, Panera Bread opens eateries where customers pay what they think the food is worth.
The Hancock Bank gets more than just cash back from post-Katrina community.
The microconsignment model provides local vendors in remote regions with essential products for resale to the community.
Room to Read has built over 10,000 libraries around the world using big business practices and social networking.
Angie Schiavoni and her husband, Sep Kamvar, started non-profit Code Ed to help young women build a future in technology.
Pro golfer and math geek Phil Mickelson supports math and science education with the Phil Mickelson ExxonMobil Teachers Academy.
Teach for America strives to improve the education of children in low-income neighborhoods.
In the heart of the Bronx, N.Y., a quiet revolution prepares men and women for a real career while changing a community.
Warren Buffet's sister Doris says she won't stop giving her money away until her checks stop clearing.
The musician talks about his organization, The Show Me Campaign, which aims at breaking the cycle of poverty.
Lauren Bush and Ellen Gustafson, co-founders of FEED Projects, talk about how buying a FEED bag can help a hungry child.
EarthEcho co-founder Phillippe Cousteau wants young people to take action in their communities to help improve the environment.
Blake Mycoskie explains how he built TOMS Shoes, the for-profit business that focuses on giving back.
Muhammad Yunus, the Nobel Prize winner famous for developing microfinancing, talks to CNN?s Maggie Lake about his mission.
Scientist Amory Lovins discusses economic theory for making environmental protection beneficial for businesses.
Gourmet brownie bakery has open-hiring policy that gives jobs to anyone who wants to work, no questions asked.
Ariel Academy in Chicago teaches kids the ABC's of investing beginning in the first grade.