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A composite image showing some of the Amazon burning in Brazil on August 21, 2019, and Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro in March.

Brazil’s president baselessly claimed that NGOs set the Amazon on fire on purpose to make him look bad

Fires in the Amazon are producing so much smoke that the city of São Paulo, which is 2,000 miles away, was plunged into darkness Wednesday.

Jeff Bezos donated $100 million to fighting homelessness — and in an unusual move, he’s letting the charities control how it’s spent...

Typically, funders are stringent with their donations. Bezos is taking a hands-off approach, providing few hard guidelines for recipient charities.
Early retirees should put some of their time toward giving back to society, according to Vicki Rubin.

A best-selling author who popularized the idea of financial independence 20 years ago says the purpose of retiring early is not to focus on yourself

Early retirees retire early in hopes of living a better life, but they shouldn't be their main focus during early retirement, says Vicki Robin.
Emmett Carson

The CEO of Silicon Valley’s biggest charitable foundation has resigned over allegations of a ‘toxic’ culture

Emmett Carson, the CEO of Silicon Valley Community Foundation, is out after an independent investigation found "credible" evidence that the organization had a "toxic" work environment.

Here’s what you can do to help besieged, war-torn Syria

Whether it's by donating your time, money, or voice, you can help the people stuck in Syria's civil war.

The best charities to give to for victims of Hurricanes Harvey, Irma, and Maria

In a month, three hurricanes have ravaged the Caribbean and the US Gulf Coast. After Maria devastated Puerto Rico, officials are now pleading for supplies.

Facebook is taking on GoFundMe with a personal donation feature

The next time you want to raise money, you'll be able to do it on Facebook.

The NFL reversed a controversial stance and is letting hundreds of players wear colorful cleats to support their favorite charities

Week 13 of the NFL will feature some wild footwear, as the league is letting players wear unusually colorful kicks as a show of support to different charities.

A revolutionary experiment in giving 6,000 people free money may face a surprising challenge

Charity GiveDirectly is trying to win people's confidence as their direct cash transfers are causing skepticism.