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97 Innovative Approaches to Charity

From Social Cause Drinks to Charitable Tattoos

— September 9, 2009 — Social Good
The world has become a smaller place thanks to the internet; the lives of others - even those thousands miles away - became closer to our hearts. There are millions of people in a state of extreme distress. We are happy to see more people make positive changes in the lives of so many who need a helping hand. Thanks to countless non-profit organizations, celebrities and everyday folks, difficult situations are being transformed into fruitful life opportunities. This cluster should inspire you to make a change!
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Donation-Driven Magazines
Donation-Driven Magazines
Paste Magazine Receives $166,000 in Donations
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95
Charitable Duplexes
Charitable Duplexes
Frank Gehry's 'Make It Right' Designs Aid Hurricane Katrina Victims
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94
Youthful Non-Profits
Youthful Non-Profits
Splashlife to Become AARP for Young Americans
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93
Bottle Refunds for Charity
Bottle Refunds for Charity
Coop Denmark Instant Donations
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92
Social Bribing For Charity
Social Bribing For Charity
@tferriss Donates to Charity With Every New Twitter Follower
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91
Charitable Cyclopes
Charitable Cyclopes
Blinkymuffin 'Monsters for MS' Benefits the MS Society
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90
Discount Tattoos for Charity
Discount Tattoos for Charity
The Toys for Tatts Drive
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89
"Selling Out" for Charity
"Selling Out" for Charity
Tony Hawk Introduces 'Tony Hawk Experience' to Benefit THF
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88
Malaria Cure Underway
Malaria Cure Underway
Scientific Breakthrough
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87
Cyclist Charity Exhibits
Cyclist Charity Exhibits
Lance Armstrong Hosts 'Stages' For Livestrong Support
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86
Effort-Free Charity
Effort-Free Charity
ReplyforAll Lets Your E-Mail Signatures Advance Your Cause
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85
Sweet Charity Promotions
Sweet Charity Promotions
Baskin-Robbins' 31-Cent Scoop Night
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84
Green & Charitable Birthdays
Green & Charitable Birthdays
ECHOage
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83
Recycled Phones For a Cause
Recycled Phones For a Cause
Cell Phones for Soldiers
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82
Charitable Social Networks
Charitable Social Networks
Jessica Biel's Difference in the World
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81
Orange for a Cause
Orange for a Cause
ASPCA Promotes Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Month
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80
Facial Hair for a Cause
Facial Hair for a Cause
Late Night Beards
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79
Viral Ice-Breakers
Viral Ice-Breakers
Bill Gates Releases Mosquitoes at Ted2009 to Make the Rich Care About Malaria
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78
Charitable Suits
Charitable Suits
Sean Avery Donates Formal Wear for Career Gear's ‘Capital PerSuitR
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77
Virtual Charity Kettles
Virtual Charity Kettles
Digital Salvation Army Kettles Endorsed by Jonas Brothers
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76
Charitable Timepieces
Charitable Timepieces
Mary J. Blige and Gucci Partner On Charity Watch
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75
Used Tissues for Charity
Used Tissues for Charity
Scarlett Johansson Auctions Germy Snot-Rag on eBay
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74
Using Convenience to Inspire Charity
Using Convenience to Inspire Charity
Coin-Collecting Shopping Carts
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73
Cause Marketing
Cause Marketing
idUnited Connects Non Profits with Emerging Designers and Established Brands
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72
Pro Portraits for Charity
Pro Portraits for Charity
Rankin Live Lets You Strike a Pose for Oxfam
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71
Charitable Swarovski
Charitable Swarovski
Fashion Rocks For The Prince's Trust
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70
Cost-Effective Charities
Cost-Effective Charities
Salvation Army Uses Zero-Budget Guerrilla Campaign to Make Powerful Point
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69
Crafty Charities
Crafty Charities
Krochet Kids Empowers Women in Africa Via Knitting
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68
Couture Charity Bags
Couture Charity Bags
ANDAM Longchamp Bags Celebrate 20th Anniversary
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67
Educational Plush Toys
Educational Plush Toys
Activist 'Good News Grizzly' Takes Up Armor for Charity
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66
Blood Donations for Gas Money
Blood Donations for Gas Money
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65
Human Skin Donations?
Human Skin Donations?
Animal-Loving Pink Tells Kanye West to Donate His Own Flesh
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64
Cosmetics for a Cause
Cosmetics for a Cause
Chantecaille ‘Le Tigre' Makeup
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63
Free & Charity Film Screenings
Free & Charity Film Screenings
Brits See ‘Australia' For Free, Taiwanese Support HIV
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62
Celeb Charities
Celeb Charities
Coco Rocha Wants Kids Dancing Irish
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61
Celebrity Eco Contributions
Celebrity Eco Contributions
Brad Pitt Releases Designs for Mass Eco-Complex
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60
Charitable Sketchbooks
Charitable Sketchbooks
‘The Glass House' Helps Preserve Famous Philip Johnson Edifice
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59
Children's Charity SuperCars
Children's Charity SuperCars
The 1,000 Wiesmann Roadster
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58
Working Out for Charity
Working Out for Charity
The Plus 3 Network Matches Athletes to Corporate Sponsors
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57
Fitness-Focused Charities
Fitness-Focused Charities
One World Running
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56
Charitable Gun Flower Shirts
Charitable Gun Flower Shirts
Paul Smith Tees to Benefit Children in War Zones
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55
Fashionable Charities
Fashionable Charities
GQ & Nautica Set Up Gentleman's Fund
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54
One-Off Fashion for a Cause
One-Off Fashion for a Cause
Lee Cooper Jeans 100th Birthday Auction
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53
Charitable Workouts
Charitable Workouts
Cybex Launches Pink Treadmill for Breast Cancer
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52
Fragrances Against AIDS
Fragrances Against AIDS
Six Scents Charity Scents
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51
Charitable Teen Stars
Charitable Teen Stars
Zac Efron Spreads Cheer for Sick Kids
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50
Comebacks for Charity
Comebacks for Charity
Siegfried and Roy Performance to Benefit Las Vegas Brain Center
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49
You as Fine Art
You as Fine Art
Narcissistic MARGS Museum Ads Promote Donations
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48
Crowdfunded Animal Rescue
Crowdfunded Animal Rescue
Consumer Dollars and Visitor Clicks Support Worthy Causes
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47
Charity Celebrity Costume Balls
Charity Celebrity Costume Balls
A-Listers Dress Up for AIDS
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46
Naughty for Charity
Naughty for Charity
The UNICEF Tap Project ‘Keep It Clean' Campaign
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45
Red Carpet Jewelry Bids
Red Carpet Jewelry Bids
Robyn Rodes Collaborates with Stars for Charity
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44
Charitable Street Art
Charitable Street Art
Tanqueray Style Sessions
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43
Jewelry for Social Causes
Jewelry for Social Causes
'Until There's A Cure' AIDS Bracelets
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42
Children's Footwear Charities
Children's Footwear Charities
Toms Shoes Donates One Pair Per Purchase
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41
Charitable Sports Cars
Charitable Sports Cars
Romero Britto's Painted Bentley Continental to Benefit MS Research
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40
Musicians as Designers
Musicians as Designers
Yellow Bird Project Musician Designed T-Shirts for Charity
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39
Celebrity Mom Charities
Celebrity Mom Charities
Nicole Richie's Gift Registry For Needy Moms
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38
Sculpture Contests for Charity
Sculpture Contests for Charity
Canstruction 2008
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37
NewsNudes for Charity
NewsNudes for Charity
Revealing Paintings by Today Show Cast To Benefit Charity
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36
Charitable Bottle Campaigns
Charitable Bottle Campaigns
1/2 Project Gives Half the Bottle, You Give Full Support
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35
Fashionable Rodent Hats
Fashionable Rodent Hats
Designer Mickey Mouse Ears by Henry Holland, Luella, and More for Charity
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34
Celebrity Knits for Charity
Celebrity Knits for Charity
Stars for 'Save the Children'
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33
Uplifting Cancer Fundraisers
Uplifting Cancer Fundraisers
‘The Artfull Bras Project' Features 49 One-of-a-Kind Bras
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32
Catwalks for Causes
Catwalks for Causes
London's Fashion for Relief
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31
Charitable Celeb Jewelry
Charitable Celeb Jewelry
Bracelets Created by Musicians for WhateveritTakes.org
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30
Social Cause Beverages
Social Cause Beverages
LemonAid and ChariTea Drinks are Deliciously Charitable
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29
Blood Red Charity Gowns
Blood Red Charity Gowns
Heart Truth Fashion Show Attracts Celebs From Jennie Garth to Hillary Duff
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28
Simplifying Donations
Simplifying Donations
Charity Vending Machines
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27
Haircuts for Charities
Haircuts for Charities
Trimmed Tresses Donated to 'Locks of Love' to Benefit Children
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26
Upcycled Charity Denim
Upcycled Charity Denim
Recreated Designer Jeans to Support Oceana
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25
Charitable Graphic Tees
Charitable Graphic Tees
Shade Clothing Creates Positive & Endearing Shirts
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24
Charitable Network Cooperation
Charitable Network Cooperation
All 3 U.S. Networks "Stand Up for Cancer"
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23
Custom Charity Guitars
Custom Charity Guitars
Artsy Gibsons for Brazilian Children's Awareness Project
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Political Dolls For Charity
Political Dolls For Charity
Obama and Sarah Palin Cabbage Patch Dolls
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21
Charitable Jean Dresses
Charitable Jean Dresses
Barney's and ELLE Team Up for Recycled Jeans Auction
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20
Charitable Kids Couture
Charitable Kids Couture
Estella Baby & Unique Kids Clothes
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19
Charitable Clown Couture
Charitable Clown Couture
Stella McCartney Limited Edition T-Shirts For ‘Comic Relief'
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18
Prestigious Charity Rings
Prestigious Charity Rings
Celebs Sport Bulgari Silver for 'Save the Children'
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17
Tattoo Hearts For Charity
Tattoo Hearts For Charity
Rihanna Models Gucci UNICEF Collection
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16
Charitable Needle Dresses
Charitable Needle Dresses
The Blonds & Tim Palen Team Up for "Saw" Blood Drive 2009
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15
Drag Queens For Charity
Drag Queens For Charity
UNICEF Tap Project Uses Female Impersonators
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14
Immigrant Child Charities
Immigrant Child Charities
Microsoft & Angelina Jolie Help ‘Kids in Need of Defense
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13
Papercrafts for Charity Fundraisers
Papercrafts for Charity Fundraisers
The Luminaire PaperLove Project
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12
Faceless Ads
Faceless Ads
Armani Exchange Causes Uproar With Headless Model in F/W '09
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11
Cheap Charitable Eco Bags
Cheap Charitable Eco Bags
Famous Fashion People Make Carry-Alls for a Good Cause
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10
Dates for Donations
Dates for Donations
Toronto's Finest Auction 2009 for Bachelors and Bachelorettes
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9
Charitable in the Buff
Charitable in the Buff
19 Causes That Get Celebs to Bare All
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8
Charity 2.0
Charity 2.0
From Katy Perry's Boobs to Elton John's Ice Cream
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7
Donating Breasts for Charity (UPDATE)
Donating Breasts for Charity (UPDATE)
Katy Perry's ‘Boob Job for Charity'
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6
Sexist Charity Photos?
Sexist Charity Photos?
Ryanair Bikini Calendar
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5
Buying Celebrity Underwear
Buying Celebrity Underwear
Purchase Fergie's Panties To Do Your Part For Charity
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4
Charitable Naughty Rugby Calendars
Charitable Naughty Rugby Calendars
‘Gods of Football 2009'
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3
Charitable Nudetography
Charitable Nudetography
Athletic 'Champions' Drop Trou for AIDS Awareness
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2
Naked Celebs For A Cause
Naked Celebs For A Cause
Centrefolds for Everyman Cancer Campaign
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1
‘Wearing Nothing' For a Cause
‘Wearing Nothing' For a Cause
Gods of Sport
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