Her Street Books project finds avid readers among the homeless of Portland, Oregon.
Ex-ambassador Janet Siddall works with those caring for those affected by HIV/AIDS through the 'Grandmothers to Grandmothers' project
Nature writer David Gessner argues that we must first fall in love with nature before we will fight for it.
After a 16-year absence Peace Corps teachers like Arteeca Eccles are again helping children learn math, science, and English to in a country where only 35 percent of adults can read and write.
A quarter of the world's plant species may be headed toward extinction. Seed banks aim to prevent that.
Former President John Kufuor cut the number of hungry people in half through by using innovative ways to help farmers.
Her company, TechAccess, works with businesses large and small to ensure the disabled can use their products.
Techniques such as more trees and porous pavement can reduce runoff that fouls the city's waterways.
Scientist David Carroll doesn't publish academic papers but tells turtles' stories through his art and writings.
Whether it's swinging on a pendulum or riding a rocket tricycle, the former MIT professor, now on YouTube, finds different ways to assist students as they study the laws of physics.
Leave It Better has found a way to get kids excited about eating fresh vegetables by teaching them to grow the produce they eat themselves.
At-risk teens and young adults in the Chongwe and Luagwa districts of Zambia work with ChildFund International to build a business in bananas. The banana plantation, built and cared for by the young people, will see its first harvest in November.
The 32nd Pan-Mass Challenge begins Aug. 6. Some 5,000 cyclists will ride this year in an event that has raised $302 million to date. How do they do it?
"Raindrops Over Rwanda," a nonprofit's documentary film about the Rwanda genocide, premieres online today July 18. "Like" it on Facebook, raise up to $50,000 in donations.
The mission-driven, for-profit venture, Maternova, aims to use the data-dissemination powers of technology to reach maternity care workers most in need of resources in order to combat one of the leading causes of death for women globally, maternal mortality.
Naomi Oreskes has become a leading voice in defense of the science underlying global warming and the scientists who are researching it.
'Help Wanted' gives companies, unions, NGOs, and governments tools for ending exploitation of workers.
Native vegetables such as guar, Dogon shallot, and celosia could play an important role in feeding Africa.
Muoy You has opened Seametrey Children's Village in Phnom Penh to help restore Cambodia's culture.
'Arlington Ladies' at Arlington National Cemetery offer help to families and express gratitude for the lives of veterans.