Family & Lifestyle / Donating & Volunteering

  • What you need to know about donating your used vehicle to charity

      

    Planning to donate an old car this year to get a tax deduction next year? Here's a cheat sheet to get you up to speed on what you need to know. Read more: Beware of this used car donation...

  • Walmart worker gives his shoes to homeless man

      

    An act of kindness by a Walmart employee in Georgia is getting a lot of attention. Read more: Employees give coworker surprise of a lifetime Phil Bravin Powell was working at...

  • Care-a-Thon: Help save the lives of children with cancer

      

    Monday, July 11, and Tuesday, July 12, -- with your help -- we're working to save the lives of children struggling with cancer. WSB's 16th Annual Care-a-Thon will air nonstop for...

  • How to optimize tax deductions when you donate stuff

      

    Spring and summer are the seasons for renewal, which for many of us means getting our homes in tip top shape. And the easiest, and frankly the cheapest, way to get your house looking its best is...

  • Donating old cars, computers & cell phones

      

    There are several organizations that will take your old vehicle and put the money to good use. Donate your car:   Tommy Nobis Center - Founded by "Mr. Falcon" himself, this...

  • Why donating to online fundraisers can be dangerous

      

    Heads up: Why you need to know who’s behind that fundraising account you’re about to donate to.

  • Farmer donates harvest to the hungry

      

    GREENFIELD, Indiana -- Indiana farmer Jonathan Lawler is using his love for farming to help address his state's hunger problem. Read more: Starbucks will donate unused food...

  • The best and worst charities for your donations

      

    The end of the year is quickly approaching, and charities are scrambling to ask for year-end donations. At least 30% of annual charitable contributions are made in December,...

  • Clark's Christmas Kids needs YOU!

      

    Clark's Christmas Kids has started off with a bang! But although our generous community has donated a greater number of gifts than in previous years, there are many more foster kids who may...

  • 8 ways to give to charity that don't involve dollars

      

    It's that time of year again -- to give! According to the New York Post, 30% of annual charitable contributions are made in December. Giving can not only benefit the recipient -- it can...

  • Beware of this used car donation gotcha

      

    As we move closer to the end of the year, you'll hear the appeals for donating your old car and taking a tax deduction. But you need to beware of a special gotcha that applies here. Read...

  • Charity Donation Guide: Make sure you know where your money is going

      

    Before donating to any charity, you want to be sure that the lion's share of the money will go where it's needed.  Every charity has different overhead costs. You can research...

  • Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg to donate 99% of his Facebook stock

      

    Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and his wife Dr. Priscilla Chan announced the birth of their child and also pledged to donate 99% of their Facebook stock. Zuckerberg's wife, Priscilla...

  • Giving Tuesday kicks off holiday season of generosity

      

    After all the Thanksgiving, Black Friday and Cyber Monday craziness, Giving Tuesday is an effort to bring awareness to the charitable giving side of the holiday...

  • Couple leaves half-million-dollar check in Salvation Army kettle

      

    ROSEMOUNT, Minn. — A couple who asked to remain anonymous deposited a $500,000 check into a Salvation Army kettle over the weekend. The donation was made at a grocery store location and...