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When Spending and Compassion Collide When Spending and Compassion Collide

Okay, I'll admit it, I love shopping. Finding that perfect top that makes you feel like a 10, or buying a pair of sunglasses that make you feel cool and mysterious...

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Can empathy be empty? Can empathy be empty?

In a time when everything that we eat, wear, do, and think is immediately and publicly documented, how people chose to engage with charities and causes has sometimes become subject to criticism.

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Pointing to Nepal Pointing to Nepal

All of the sudden your world falls to literal pieces. Unable to withstand the shock, your home crumbles around you, the collapsing floors and ceilings taking you with them.

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Miss Goody-Two-Shoes to the High School Bully Miss Goody-Two-Shoes to the High School Bully

Today, (I’m now realizing) I cooked eggs, that I was too scared to eat, for the animals who live in wooded patch in back of my apartment. (I don't really know if that's good but raccoons eat anything).

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The Day After Earth Day The Day After Earth Day

If you look at any standard calendar, most days of the year can be accounted to celebrate or remember a certain event in history. Most pass by us - almost forgotten - as quickly as they had come.

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Money Really Can Buy Happiness Money Really Can Buy Happiness

We all know the stories. A person wins the lottery, comes into more money than they know what to do with and their life changes forever...in the worst ways.

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The One Where F.R.I.E.N.D.S. Needed Us The One Where F.R.I.E.N.D.S. Needed Us

Maybe it's not as memorable as 'The One After Ross Says Rachel',  but this should-have-been episode of Friends is more than relatable for you Netflix-bingers out there. 

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(The) Struggle Is Real (The) Struggle Is Real

There are a lot of nonprofits out there. More than 1.5 million in the USA to be exact. In Ohio, where POINT HQ is located, there were more than 37,000 nonprofits reported in 2013.

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The Secret to Successful Spring Cleaning The Secret to Successful Spring Cleaning

“Have nothing in your house that you do not know to be useful, or believe to be beautiful.” - William Morris.  Okay, yikes. I have some work to do…what about you?

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Columbus Needs You Columbus Needs You

Don't be misled; you don't have to be in Columbus to make the kind of local differences you're about to see. But for today, we'll use our great city as an example of local needs and ways you can be a part of contagious change. Let's go! 

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10-Day Challenge: Water 10-Day Challenge: Water

Everyone should know how important clean water is (if you can’t drink any, you die. That’s a pretty big deal). With a resource that is a matter of life and death, especially for something that is so scarce in many regions (and getting more...

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The Magic of POINT as told by Harry Potter The Magic of POINT as told by Harry Potter

From your neighborhood to the other side of the world, there are people and causes in need.

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