Americans donated billions of dollars to charitable causes at home and abroad in 2022. Learn about the U.S. culture of helping others.
World Humanitarian Day honors those who show that people who want to help others can make a difference. Here are some inspiring examples.
Learn how U.S. college students built a replica of part of Notre Dame Cathedral and learned traditional French building techniques.
Learn how people across the U.S. are supplying Ukraine with medical supplies or expertise to aid the nation's recovery efforts.
Volunteering is one of the pillars of American democracy. Learn about a Library of Congress exhibit that explores voluntary associations.
Started in the U.S. in 2012, Giving Tuesday has grown into a worldwide tradition where people in numerous countries help others.
World Central Kitchen has been feeding people in crisis since 2010. Learn about the work the nonprofit does in Ukraine and beyond.
Professional athletes encourage students to read books by offering prizes and making public appearances in libraries and schools.
Experts often note that Americans, whether wealthy or of modest means, give generously to those in need. But recent donations break records.