Posts tagged "charities"

Help Homeless Women By Donating Pads & Tampons

A tough part of being homeless and female, besides the more obvious struggles of staying safe and fed, is how to handle your period. Al Jazeera America highlighted just how desperate that time of the month can be for homeless women when Maribel Guillet, who lives in a Bronx shelter, told the publication that…
By: Claire Hannum / January 15, 2015

The 2012 Frisky Give Guide: Free Arts For Abused Children

This holiday season, The Frisky staff is committed to giving back. Throughout the month of December we’ll be telling you about some of the charities and nonprofits that we support, why they’re important to us, and how you can support them too, if you’re so inclined.  Who they are: Free Arts For Abused Childre…
By: Ami Angelowicz / December 21, 2012

Ben Stiller Promotes The See Jennifer Aniston Naked Foundation

Ben Stiller just wants to save the world. And so he is starting a charity in addition to the Derek Zoolander Fund For Kids Who Can't Read Good. Some of the names he was considering—the Ben Cross and No Child Left Ben-Hind. But he wanted something that would really appeal to the people. So…
By: Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / August 12, 2011

The New ASPCA Commercial Is Emotional Cruelty To Humans

Last night, I was catching up on some television when this commercial came on the air. Now, I should note that I love the ASPCA, the charity and pet adoption organization that seeks to end cruelty to animals. The ASPCA is where I adopted my cat, Cleo, and it's an organization that I regularly…
By: Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / July 19, 2011

Last 31 Days Of 2008: Donate To A Charity

Donating to a charity will make you feel good about yourself and will help your community, country or planet. And if you make that donation before 2008 ends, it will also help your financial situation because you'll be able to write off the donation on your taxes in 2009. If you don't have a favorite…
By: Annika Harris / December 23, 2008

Quick Pic: Aubrey O’Day Drops The Tanning Lotion, Picks Up A Bat

Yay! Balls! ["Homes In The Hudson" Charity Event, New York City, 7/14/08]…
By: The Frisky / July 14, 2008

The Daily Hotness: Graham Bunn

Despite my avid coverage of The Bachelor a few months ago, I have not been blogging (or watching!) The Bachelorette. That's because I tend to think The Bachelorette is boring and way cheesier than The Bachelor -- the men are not nearly as big of train wrecks as the ladies and it makes me uncomfortable…
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / June 24, 2008

The Hottest “Jesus”

Some people celebrate Easter by going to brunch. Others hunt for plastic eggs. And then there are those who participate in the San Francisco Easter Sunday "Hunky Jesus" competition. Above is 2007's chosen one. Essentially, the competition, officiated by gay charity group Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence, requires men to parade around in rags, and one…
By: Catherine Strawn / March 26, 2008

The Daily Squeeze: Circumcision, Crazy Bras, And Producing Heirs

The rate of infant male circumcision has decreased significantly since the 1930s and 1940s, at least in the U.K. Some people see circumcision as a form of genital mutilation, and there are even operations that reverse the procedure. Sounds like fun, doesn't it? [The Times, U.K.] Soroptimist, a volunteer organization, held its annual…
By: Catherine Strawn / March 25, 2008