Author: Helaina Hovitz


7 Animal Rescue Stories That Will Melt Your Heart on National Pet Day

April 11, 2017Posted by Helaina Hovitz

In honor of National Pet Day, we’re bringing you some…

‘Rescue Chocolate’ Donates All Profits to Save Dogs & Cats

March 27, 2017Posted by Helaina Hovitz

As responsible pet owners know, dogs and chocolate are a…

“Floating Hospital” Gives Free Healthcare To Families of Domestic Abuse & Homeless

March 1, 2017Posted by Helaina Hovitz

New York City is experiencing an ongoing crisis of family…

Drones Protect Endangered Species, Feed Humans in Need

February 21, 2017Posted by Helaina Hovitz

Drones are making it easier than ever to save the…

Dog Food Paw-lanthropy Program Promotes “Adopt Don’t Shop”

February 13, 2017Posted by Helaina Hovitz

Lucy Postins will not allow pet stores that sell puppies to stock…

12 Easy Ways You Can Change The World In a Day

February 7, 2017Posted by Helaina Hovitz

Guest Editorial: Orly Wahba is Founder of the nonprofit Life…

Putting the “Good” in Grief For Kids Living With Loss

January 23, 2017Posted by Helaina Hovitz

Dealing with the loss of a loved one is hard…

Twins Help Kids Across U.S. Find Volunteer Opportunities

January 11, 2017Posted by Helaina Hovitz

When these 14-year-old twins were shut out of volunteer opportunities,…

Female Survivors Use Custom Tech For Social Change

January 6, 2017Posted by Helaina Hovitz

Everyone has a voice, but even in a video-heavy world, not…

Top GoFundMe Campaigns of 2016 Will Melt Your Heart

December 26, 2016Posted by Helaina Hovitz

In 2016, GoFundMe‘s most moving crowdfunding campaigns were designed to…

Meet The People You’ll Help When You Donate For The Holidays

December 21, 2016Posted by Helaina Hovitz

Gifting donations in someone’s name is a beautiful gesture—and a…

Congrats! You Helped 3 Awesome Nonprofits Win Grants For 2017

December 15, 2016Posted by Helaina Hovitz

As nonprofits everywhere gear up for another year of changing…

Sustainable Bee Hives Help Former Inmates Thrive

December 9, 2016Posted by Helaina Hovitz

Formerly incarcerated individuals have a much harder time finding jobs…

This “Un-Gift List” Helps You Give Back For Holidays

December 8, 2016Posted by Helaina Hovitz

Guest editorial: Simone Mets, author of Very Christmas, has spent her…

On Cyber Monday, These Causes Remind Us What’s Important

November 24, 2016Posted by Helaina Hovitz

Hang on a sec—are you sure you should you be…