Clayton Kershaw & The 4th Annual Ping Pong For Purpose Event
Actor Rainn Wilson Just Moved His "Office" - to Haiti!
Rosa's Fresh Pizza, The Freshest Slice in Philly
"When Elephants Were Young" Premieres on World Elephant Day
"When Elephants Were Young" premieres on World Elephant Day, August 12th.
Ice Bucket Challenge Leads to ALS Gene Discovery
Funds from the 2014 Ice Bucket Challenge leads to ALS gene discovery thanks to researchers like John Landers, PhD at the University Of Massachusetts Medical School.
Charity Spotlight: Emily's Entourage
Emily’s Entourage is a non-profit organization that fast tracks research for new treatments and a cure for rare nonsense mutations of Cystic Fibrosis, a fatal genetic disease afflicting Emily and 70,000 others worldwide.
June 26 is International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking
In 1987, the United Nations named June 26th as International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking. The Partnership for Drug-Free Kids is continuing the fight against drug abuse.
Musical Instrument Donations to Kenya Are Turning Kids Into Musical Prodigies
Classical music is probably not the first thing that comes to mind when you think of music being played in underprivileged areas in Africa. But the Art of Music Foundation is training students in the slums of Kenya to be …
AT&T Girl Milana Vayntrub Is Making a Difference in the Refugee Crisis
Have you ever asked yourself what you can do as an individual to help the thousands of refugees arriving in Greece? The refugee crisis has come to a point where you just cannot not do anything anymore. It’s why AT&T …
Peruvian Vultures Equipped With GoPros Are the Trash Police
The war on illegal garbage dumps in Peru is being fought by government official and their pet vultures. According to Reuters, authorities in Peru have launched the Vulture Detect program in a bid to eradicate illegal trash dumping. A task …
Gravity-Powered Lightbulbs Are Lighting Up the World
More than a billion families lose the ability to light up their homes the moment the sun sets. Unfortunately, the necessity of kerosene lanterns poses very real health and safety risks while burdening the family with huge fuel costs. The …
Your Favorite Pope Offered a Homeless Pregnant Woman Shelter
Pope Francis has proved once again that he is our kind of person. Want to know why? Recently, the selfie-taking, Harley-riding pope offered a homeless woman and her baby a place to live after she gave birth close to St. …
Israel Gives People With Autism a Place in the Military
The Israeli Defense Forces (IDF) has mandated military service for all 18 year-olds in the nation but it wasn’t until recently that people with Autism were allowed to sign up. The Unit 9900 of the IDF now has servicemen who …
A Small State in India Has Gone Full Organic
Los Angelenos who love their organic food might want think about moving to India. According to India Today, the small town of Sikkim has been declared a fully organic state. India has a horrible track record when it comes to …
Acid Attack Survivor Fronts Indian Fashion Campaign
Throwing acid in a woman’s face is one of the most heinous ways disgruntled suitors express their displeasure in India. Laxmi Saa, a survivor of an acid attack in 2005, gave all acid attack survivors a major confidence boost by …
Chideo's Top Five of 2015
Here are our five most popular celebrity videos of 2015, and we look forward to bringing you even more incredible content for cause in 2016!
Charity: Water - Bringing Clean Water to Millions
Charity: Water brings water to millions of people in develping countries. There mission is to develop sustainable solutions to the water crisis around the globe.
The Ron Clark Academy - Making Education Fun
The Ron Clark Academy: Where education and fun combine to launch students success.
One Mobile Projector Per Trainer - Video Education
One Mobile Projector Per Trainer or, OMPT, teaches people in developing countries how to use video and editing equipment in order to raise their quality of life.
The Empowerment Plan: Helping Detroit's Homeless
The Empowerment Plan, created by Veronika Scott, helps Detroit's homeless population get back on their feet.
Chris Paul and Kevin Hart's Holiday Takeover
Chris Paul and Kevin Hart teamed up once again for the 2nd annual "Holiday Takeover" in Los Angeles, California.
Living the Golden Rule in South Carolina
Emergency responders, celebrities and a small boy with a big heart team up to aid flood victims.
"Build Our Kids' Succes" Keeping Children Active
"Build Our Kids' Succes" or, BOKS, is an initiative founded by parent and mother, Kathleen Tullie, to get children active before school in order to increase their academic performace.
There’s a Lot More to Your Christmas Trees Than You Think
There’s more to Christmas trees than just being the centerpiece of the holiday season.
Rhett Miller Hosts Breathe Easy Benefitting Cystic Fibrosis Foundation
Rhett Miller hosted the 9th Annual Cystic Fibrosis Breathe Easy concert series benefit show in Dallas
Finish the Ride Keeping Streets Safe for Everyone
Finish The Ride is a movement designed to inspire others to overcome tragedy with courage and determination. It all started after Damian Kevitt was victim of a hit-and-run on the busy streets of Los Angeles.
Catch A Lift Helping Veterans Keep Active
Catch A Lift is a non-profit organization founded on the ideal that physical fitness can help anyone achieve their highest potential for a healthy mind and body.
VIDEO: These Skateboarding Girls Are Defying Stereotypes One Kickflip at a Time
Kickin’ and flippin’ to school.
Sign Accepts Donations to Stop the Spread of Melanoma
Two creative advertising groups have partnered with Melanoma Institute Australia to take NFC technology to the streets as part of the Institute’s “Stop the Spread” campaign. The sign is equipped with a computer that can process donations made to the Melanoma Institute Australia.
VIDEO: Zoo Surprises Gorilla With a Pet Kitten for Her Birthday
Stop trying to fight it accept the fact that you’re feeling all kinds of feels.
VIDEO: This 17-Year-Old Refugee Traveled From Syria to Greece With His Puppy
Cue the tears and The Proclaimers’ “I’m Gonna Be (500 Miles)”.
Uber + (RED) Team Up to Fight AIDS
On World AIDS Day, Uber teams up with (RED) as part of their campaign to deliver and AIDS Free Generation.
Watch a Deaf Ugandan Teenager Communicate for the First Time in His Life
Patrick Otema, 15, is from a remote area of Uganda. Deaf and isolated, he’s had no access to sign language or a school for the deaf.
Is the Twizzler Challenge the New Ice Bucket Challenge?
Gross, or great?
VIDEO: Indonesian Man Brings the Library to Children Using His Pet Horse
It might not be the most conventional way, but an Indonesian man is finding ways to bring books to children on Java Island using his pet horse.
From Passion to Profits: Serengetee
While empowering causes and communities, Seregentee aligns certain artisan craftsmen with charities around the world in order to coincide different cultures together.
Polish One Fingernail to Help Stop Violence Against Children
Did you know that 1 in 5 children experience sexual or physical violence? That’s according to a new campaign called ‘Polished Man’ which encourages men to paint one fingernail in the hope of raising awareness about this scourge. The campaign …
This Young YouTube Star Is Crushing the Charity Game
I did say this guy was a rockstar, right?
Muslim Americans Raise Money For Black Churches Destroyed in Fires
Over the course of the last few weeks several black churches have gone up in flames with some suspecting arson as the cause for at least a few of the incidents. While some were caused by lightning strikes during turbulent …
From Passion to Profits: Pura Vida Bracelets
“The pura vida lifestyle is embodied by the enjoyment of a life lived slowly, the celebration of good fortune, and the refusal to take anything for granted. It’s about being free and living life to the fullest; it’s an attitude.” The perfect …
Your New Favorite ‘Sesame Street’ Character Is a Green-Eyed, Orange-Haired Muppet With Autism
If you already love Sesame Street, this new character, digital storybook, and initiative will make you love them even more.
Patricia Arquette Wants to Empower You to Help Her Make Good on Her Bold Oscars Promise
Following her rousing call to address inequality, Patricia Arquette invites you to join her on the humanitarian trip of a lifetime.
Brazilian Teacher Saves 58 Students After Nearby Dam Bursts
A teacher in Brazil is being credited for saving the lives of her students after a dam burst and destroyed the village of Bento Rodrigues.
These Styrofoam Eating Mealworms Might Be the Planet’s Smallest Heroes
These worms might save the planet by eating plastic for breakfast, lunch, and dinner.
VIDEO: There’s a Very Important Reason Why This Florida Man Is Already Camped Out for Black Friday
A Florida man is set to obliterate the Black Friday record of waiting in line and he’s doing it all for a good cause.
VIDEO: These Days, You Can Find Jon Stewart Chilling With Rescued Farm Animals
And cows, sheep, and other farm animals are all welcome to hang with him.
Belgian Cats Help Police Secure Brussels During Lockdown
Over the weekend, government officials imposed a lockdown on Belgium due to a “serious and imminent threat.”
Kid President and Pencils of Promise Want You to Go #BacktoSchool
The days are getting just a tiny bit shorter, the corn a little higher and the nights a little cooler, which can only mean one thing- it’s back to school season. While many kids will be well prepared for the …
A Look Into The Rescue That Turned Michael Vick’s Former Fighting Dogs Into Happy Heroes
Each year about 3.5 million animals are being killed at shelters.
VIDEO: Thai Fisherman Uses Body as a Plank to Help Save Tourists Trapped in the Mud
We really need more people like this fisherman in this world.
Sacramento’s Homeless Treated to Feast Following Canceled Wedding
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — After a California couple called off their wedding, the bride-to-be’s family decided to turn the $35,000 extravagant event into a feast for the homeless. The bride’s mother, Kari Duane, said Sunday that rather than cancel the …
TRAILER: Documentary Follows ‘Gangster Gardeners’ as They Beautify One of America’s Most Dangerous Neighborhoods
Pick up your shovel and just “plant some shit.” At least that’s the message the new documentary “Can You Dig This” is trying to get across. “While set in one of the largest food deserts in the country, this is …
California Banned This Tiny Thing That’s Wrecking Our Oceans and Rivers
Microbeads are no more in California.
This App Makes You Donate to Charity Whenever You Hit ‘Snooze’
Finally! An excuse to sleep in.
Organizations Are Calling for the Largest Mass Climate Change Protest In History
It’s time to #ActinParis.
Watch the Powerful Moment These Blind Sisters See For the First Time
The nonprofit organization 20/20/20 gave the blind sisters surgery at the cost of $300 in donations.
VIDEO: Pastor Defies Authorities and Wades Through Floodwaters to Retrieve a Floating Casket
It’s the human thing to do.
Unlikely Pair Teams Up to Bring Safe Water to 100,000 People
Roughly 750 million people in the world lack access to clean water. More than 840,000 of those people will die each year from a water-borne illness. Absolut Elyx has teamed up with Water For People to gradually reduce those numbers …
This Hero Boy Was a Blind Deer’s Morning Buddy
The internet’s in love with this new animal whisperer.
Meet the Earth’s Most Radioactive Man Who Takes Care of Fukushima’s Animals
55-year-old Naoto Matsumura is the last person living in Tomioka, the ghost town at the heart of the Fukushima disaster.
VIDEO: Meet the Impossibly Adorable Two-Legged Kitten That Beat All the Odds
Please excuse me while I cry all my feels.
Why Is Paris Going Car-Less for a Day?
PARIS (AP) — Pretty but noisy Paris, its gracious Old World buildings blackened by exhaust fumes, is going car-less for a day. Paris Mayor Anne Hidalgo presided over Sunday’s “day without cars,” two months before the city hosts the global …
What’s Moringa? These Two Superfoods Could Save Millions of Lives
Move over kale, quinoa, and chia seeds – there’s a new superfood in town. Actually, there are two. Not only is this great news for you, but it’s great news for the entire developing world. The moringa leaf of the …
If You See Someone With a Black Dot on Their Palm, Here’s What You Should Know
A simple black dot may help abuse victims get the support they need.
PHOTO: These Two Loyal Dogs Will Never Ever, Ever, Ever Leave Each Other
They will never ever, ever, ever leave each other.
This Sea Otter Has Asthma and Learned to Use an Inhaler
You can breathe a little easier today knowing Mishka the otter is under the best of care at the Seattle Aquarium. The tiny, 1-year-old otter is the first sea otter to be diagnosed with asthma. She was struggling to breath …
VIDEO: Let’s Give a Big Hand to the Pilot Who Diverted a Flight to Save a Dog
Everyone’s a hero in their own way.
The Navy Just Gave Our Ocean’s Whales and Dolphins Some Critical Quiet
The Navy’s deadly sonar is going quiet to help protect whales and dolphins.
PHOTO: Give This Dad Protecting His Son From the Rain the Dad of the Year Award
Let’s just admit it — dads don’t get as much credit as they deserve.
This Banking Firm Hard-Hit by 9/11 Did Something Very Special for Murdered Employees’ Kids
The investment banking firm Sandler O’Neill & Partners was hard-hit by the 9/11 attack on the Twin Towers: 66 out of the 83 employees in its office that day were killed after terrorists hijacked a plane and crashed it into …
Iran Keeps Their Homeless Warm With ‘Walls of Kindness’
Random “walls of kindness” have been popping up in different cities in Iran and it’s helping keep their homeless people warm during the winter.
Wolves Are Helping Veterans Suffering From Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Heal
At an animal sanctuary in California, veterans and wolves are helping each other heal.
Polar Bears in California Receive the Gift of Snow for Christmas
Three polar bears living at the San Diego Zoo in Southern California were given a 52,000-pound gift this holiday — snow!
Sri Lanka’s Eye Donations Are Out of Control
If you need an eye donation, hit up Sri Lanka. According to the BBC, Sri Lanka has been supplying the world with corneas despite worldwide shortage. And they’re not even doing it for any kind of reward — just a …
Susan Sarandon and Two Greeks Get Nobel Peace Prize Nomination for Their Work on the Frontline of the Refugee Crisis
Susan Sarandon, a Greek grandmother, and a fisherman were collectively nominated for a Nobel Peace Prize for their work on the frontline of the refugee crisis. Of course, the three nominees are merely representing a bigger group of people working …
Not Having Legs Never Stood in Skateboarder Kenya Sesser’s Way
Kenya Sesser is the dopest chick around. Sesser was raised by monks in Thailand after she was abandoned on the steps of a Buddhist temple. After being shuffled in and out of foster homes, Sesser was adopted by an American …
Ebola Orphans in Liberia Find a Hero in Body Team 12’s Garmai Sumo
In early 2014, West Africa was hit with the world’s largest Ebola virus outbreak. The two-year long epidemic led to more than 28,000 cases of Ebola and about 11,000 deaths around the world. The CDC reports that at its height, …
Olivia Wilde Talks ‘Body Team 12′ With Trevor Noah on The Daily Show
Olivia Wilde was on “The Daily Show with Trevor Noah” last night promoting her new HBO series “Vinyl.” But before the two got to talking about the Mick Jagger and Martin Scorsese-produced show, Olivia and Trevor discussed RYOT’s Oscar-nominated short…
Two Wartime Lovebirds Were Reunited After 71 Years Apart
Peaches and Herb’s “Reunited” should be the theme song for two separated World War II couple who were reunited after 71 years. Fox News reports that when Joyce Morris was just 17 years old she met 21-year-old US paratrooper Norwood…
Breathing Building Cleans Smog From the Atmosphere
There’s a building in Italy that’s eating smog right out of the sky. According to Popular Science, the Palazzo Italia is a uniquely designed building that is the first of its kind. It was built using concrete that was designed…
Refugee Cat Traveled 2,000 Miles to Be Reunited With His Beloved Family — And No, This Is Not a Disney Movie
This is a story of a pet cat that found its way back home to its family. No, it’s not a Disney movie. This is real life. Like the thousands before them, Kunkush the cat’s story begins with him and…
Japanese Man Plants Over 10,000 Flowers for His Blind Wife
An elderly Japanese man spent two years planting thousands of flowers all in the name of love. Toshiyuki Kuroki and his wife were ready to spend their retirement touring the country when Kuroki’s wife lost her eyesight due to complications…
The Human Library Has People of All Demographics That You Can Borrow
Did you know that there are places all around the world where they have “human libraries”? Human libraries are places where readers can loan actual people to learn about them. According to their website, the Human Library is a worldwide…
Put Down Your Phone to Bring Clean Water to Kids Who Need It
When it comes to excessive cell phone use, we’ve pretty much heard it all &mdsah; we’ve never even really heeded these warnings or reprimands. But what if I told you that by not replying to that text, you would actually…
If a Lion, a Tiger, and a Bear All Get Along, Why Can’t We?
So a lion, a tiger, and a bear all walk into a bar… An unlikely family made up of a bear, a lion and a tiger have become the best of friends at an animal sanctuary in Georgia. According to…
New Program Promotes Child Literacy and Empathy for Animals
Being well-read has always been an asset when it comes to people, but it may now be true for animals too! The Humane Society of Missouri have announced a Shelter Buddies Reading Program, where kids aged between six and 15…
Amazonian Tribes Are Working With Video Game Designers to Preserve Their Way of Life
There’s a new video game that’s not only meant to entertainment but to also help preserve the culture of indigenous communities in Brazil. The game is called Huni Kuin: The Way of the Snake and it’s not your grandma’s video…
Uganda Is Stopping Acid Attacks at the Source
Acid attack survivors are fighting back against their attackers by pushing to change laws. In 2011, Hanifa Nakiryowa was attacked with acid by her husband after a domestic abuse. To this day, Nakiryowa lives with the memories and the scars…
Doctors Without Borders Accomplished Something That France Couldn’t
The small town of Grande-Synthe in Northern France hosts about 3,000 Syrian and Iraqi-Kurd refugees in the Dunkirk Refugee camp, better known as Mud City. Mud City has often been described as a place that is far worse than the…
Diabetes Service Dogs Use Their Superpower of Smell to Save Lives
Dogs make for good doctors. According to Livescience, their sense of smell is 100,000 times more accurate than humans, which makes them extremely good at sniffing out diseases like prostate cancer and type 1 diabetes. Exhibit A: Jedi, a three-year-old…
A Palestinian Woman Won $1 million to Continue Spreading Education in the West Bank
A Palestinian teacher was recently awarded the Global Teacher Prize — think of it as the Nobel Peace Prize for teachers — at a ceremony in Dubai. Hanan al-Hroub was recognized for her outstanding work with children who have been…
The Man Behind Beasts of No Nation Is Continuing to Make Waves with Ventures Africa
Those who’ve scrolled through Netflix’s endless list of television shows and movies might have come across Uzodinma Iweala’s “Beast of No Nation,” a 2015 adaptation of his novel of the same title. Iweala’s novel tells the story of fictional West…
Bali Banned Plastic Bags, Thanks to These Teenage Sisters
Say goodbye to plastic bags in Bali. The tropical island in Indonesia will be plastic bag-free by 2018 and it’s all thanks to the hard work of two teenagers. Sisters Melati and Isabel Wijsen were sick and tired of plastic…
Drones Have Been Unleashed in the Fight Against HIV
The United Nations estimates that there are about 130,000 children under the age of 14 living with HIV/AIDS in Malawi. But a new drone program being tested by UNICEF and the government of Malawi might just give these children a…