Colin Kaepernick has already donated more than $1 million of his NFL earnings to social justice charities

Norm Hall/Getty Images When Colin Kaepernick found himself without a job in the NFL, he turned his focus to activism, donating time and money to a wide variety of causes. In just over a year, Kaepernick donated over $ 1 million to various charities, ranging in causes from social justice to education. While Kaepernick has now […]

Victims’ father who tried to attack Nassar in court sends donated money to charity groups

Randall Margraves, the man who attempted to attack disgraced former US gymnastics team doctor Larry Nassar in a courtroom last month, has sent the money donated to him following the incident to local charity groups. Margraves, the father of three gymnasts who were sexually assaulted by Nassar, tried to attack the disgraced doctor after his […]

9 actors who have publicly denounced Woody Allen or donated their salaries to charity after working on his movies

Pascal Le Segretain/Getty As the #MeToo movement gained momentum in Hollywood following the Harvey Weinstein sexual assault allegations, Dylan Farrow asked pointedly in a Los Angeles Times op-ed in December, “Why has the #MeToo revolution spared Woody Allen?” In 1993, Allen faced accusations that he had sexually abused Farrow, his then-seven-year-old adoptive daughter. Allen, who has […]

Bills fans have donated thousands to Andy Dalton’s charity as thanks for saving their season

Joe Robbins/Getty Images The Cincinnati Bengals helped the Buffalo Bills reach the playoffs with a last-minute touchdown. After the game, Bills fans flooded Andy Dalton’s charitable foundation with donations as a way of saying thanks. Fans donated more than $ 57,000 in the first 24 hours. The Buffalo Bills are going to the playoffs for […]

Danish zoos deny reports of feeding donated pets to lions

Published time: 27 Dec, 2017 04:43 Edited time: 27 Dec, 2017 04:47 Two Danish zoos have denied earlier reports by TV2 channel that they were accepting unwanted pets as food for their carnivores. In a reply to the Russian news outlet Newsru, a spokesman for the Copenhagen Zoo said he regrets the zoo’s practices were […]

These married tech billionaires donated $165 million to preserve a pristine stretch of California’s coastline

Esri Jack and Laura Dangermond, tech billionaires known as the parents of the digital mapping industry, have made the single largest private donation to The Nature Conservancy to date. They’ve given $ 165 million so the Conservancy can purchase an iconic, pristine stretch of undeveloped coastline in California. This is the spot where California bends inland. […]

Cancer treatment: £945,000 donated to fund to help cure disease

The cartridge would quickly extract small fractions of circulating tumour DNA in the blood, a situation found in most forms of the disease, to monitor how effective therapy has been. Scientists from Heriot-Watt University in Edinburgh have been awarded £945,000 to pursue the technology. Dr Maiwenn Kersaudy-Kerhoas said: “At the moment, blood is extracted in […]

George and Amal Clooney donated $1 million to fight right-wing extremism after Charlottesville violence

Reuters: Eric Gaillard George and Amal Clooney have donated $ 1 million in a partnership with the Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) to help fight hate groups in the US after the violence in Charlottesville, Virginia, according to The Guardian. The Clooney Foundation for Justice — which has helped fund schools for Syrian refugees in […]