Posts tagged "charity"

There’s A Charity For That: 9 Organizations To Support To Atone For A Multitude Of Sins

We’ve all done a few things we’re probably not too proud of. But there’s still time! You can make up for some of your bad choices this past year by…

Julie Gerstein | December 27, 2012 - 9:00 am

The 2012 Frisky Give Guide: The Good Dog Foundation

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

Amelia McDonell-Parry | December 19, 2012 - 10:00 am

The 2012 Frisky Give Guide: Girls Inc.

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,

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | December 10, 2012 - 10:00 am

Awww: Internet Pitches In To Help A Father Of 4 Give A Happy Christmas For His Kids

Just a day ago, Reddit user ProZacDose posted a throwaway rant on the user-generated content site. A working father of four, he felt frustrated because his meager paycheck just wasn’t…

Julie Gerstein | December 7, 2012 - 2:20 pm

Mustache Fetishists, Get Ready, It’s Movember Time!

Ladies, do you love a mustache? (I don’t — keep your disgusting facial hair away from me). If you do, though, you’ll be happy to know that tomorrow is the…

Julie Gerstein | October 31, 2012 - 2:20 pm

A Pink Shirt With Power

As of right now, there are only six states that recognize gay marriage. That’s ridiculous, but what’s not? The Pink States Project, which allows you to wear your support of…

Julie Gerstein | September 27, 2012 - 10:40 am

Lance Bass Is A Furry!

Just kidding, he’s not really a furry (that we know of), but he is dressed up as the  plush dog Poo Fu. It’s all for charity — Lance was out…

Julie Gerstein | July 10, 2012 - 4:40 pm

Carey Mulligan Puts The Prada Dress She Wore To The Met Ball On eBay For Charity

As if we needed any additional reasons to adore the extremely adorable Carey Mulligan, here’s one more: the starlet placed her Met Gala dress on eBay yesterday, with all the…

Rachel Krause | May 13, 2012 - 1:00 pm

The Soapbox: On SXSW’s “Homeless Hotspots” And Trolling For Charity

BBH, the same ad agency behind Axe body spray’s noxiously viral campaigns, have hit the streets of massive internet partyapocalypse South by Southwest this week – well, actually, they haven’t hit…

Melissa Gira Grant | March 13, 2012 - 9:00 am

Truly Torturous Toe Shoes

We’re all for wearing completely unreasonable and painful shoes, but en pointe Louboutins? No. No no no. Louboutin made them to benefit the English National Ballet — they’ll be auctioned…

Julie Gerstein | June 29, 2011 - 3:20 pm

Princess Beatrice’s Ridiculous Hat Goes For More Than $130K

You missed your chance! The eBay auction for Princess Beatrice’s crazycakes fascinator sold for more than $130,000. Proceeds from the auction will go to UNICEF and Children in Crisis charities…

Julie Gerstein | May 24, 2011 - 11:20 am

Money 101: Do Good With Charitable Donations – And Get Deductions, Too!

The onslaught of tax return documents starting arriving in my mailbox a few weeks ago — from banks and places of employment (I had a few last year) — and…

Rainbow Kirby | January 28, 2011 - 1:00 pm

Margiela Sends Message With AIDS Charity Tee

For well over a decade, Martin Margiela has made a point to contribute to AIDS charities and research. This year’s AIDS awareness t-shirt design features Japanese scripture, which reads: “There…

Leonora Epstein | December 1, 2010 - 1:50 pm

Barbie Gets Angel-fied

Farrah Fawcett gets a posthumous Barbie makeover. In February, you can own the Farrah Barbie for a mere $1,500. Striped blanket included. All proceeds will go to the Farrah Fawcett…

Ami Angelowicz | November 19, 2010 - 5:10 pm

T&A That Can Get Past The TSA

RyanAir, the cheap-o European airline, has released its fourth calendar of ladies from its cabin crew frolicking on a tropical beach in bikinis. Proceeds from the 2011 RyanAir calendar, which…

Jessica Wakeman | November 10, 2010 - 7:20 pm

Judd Apatow’s Hilarious Video For American Jewish World Service

I’ve never been a huge fan of charity videos because they’re so dramatic and subsequently always make me cry. I cry at the babies playing with flies. The sad-eyed…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | November 2, 2010 - 11:40 am

Nordstrom’s New Boutique Puts Charity Centerstage

Blackbook informs us that shopping giant Nordstrom will be setting up a non-profit shop in New York City’s Soho neighborhood. The high-design charity boutique is an already-existing concept, and a…

Leonora Epstein | November 1, 2010 - 12:50 pm

Catfight: Jezebel Creates A College Fund For “16 & Pregnant”‘s Tyler And Catelynn — Rad Or Wrong?

When I read that our blogger friends at started a PayPal account for a “college fund” to help Catelynn and Tyler, the teens who gave their daughter up for…

Jessica Wakeman | October 22, 2010 - 12:00 pm

What’s Up For Bid At The Ralph Lauren Pink Pony Auction?

Ralph Lauren has his own breast cancer foundation called the Pink Pony Fund. To raise money during Breast Cancer Awareness Month, he’s holding an enormous auction of luxury goods, getaways,…

Leonora Epstein | October 11, 2010 - 5:45 pm

Open For Discussion: The Breast Cancer Snuggie And Other Random BCA Products

I’ve thought a lot about retailers who create charity products to aid crises or support foundations, and I honestly can’t decide whether consumerism and charity—both for shoppers and retailers—is a…

Leonora Epstein | October 7, 2010 - 7:15 pm