Tag Archives: charity

Deciding on a cause

Yesterday I wrote about Bill Gates’ and Warren Buffett’s Giving Pledge. It is their initiative in which they were able to obtain commitments from 40 American billionaires. The money will go to charities and causes of the donors choosing.┬áThere isn’t too much information on what causes these people will give money to, but hopefully a [...]

Giving to charity

I was planning on writing a post about charity today anyway, but as I was briefly looking up some specifics I found that this topic was in the news this week. A group of 40 billionaires, led by Bill Gates and Warren Buffet have agreed to donate at least 50% of their wealth to various [...]

Google distracting workers for a day

On Friday, Google decided to pay tribute to the 30th anniversary of the video game Pac Man by changing the look of their logo on their home page. They’ve done this hundreds of times in the past so that part of it is nothing special. The difference is that this time they made the logo [...]

Who is giving to Haiti?

The last several days have governments, companies and rich people thinking about what they can do for Haiti. As of yesterday evening, donations to Haiti from Americans topped $210 million. About half of that amount came from the Red Cross alone. The world’s largest company, GE, has already given $2.5 million and at least for [...]