Items tagged with Charity

Ransomware attacks are unfortunately now very common. Most attackers demand that their victims pay them money (almost always in cryptocurrency) to get their files back. However, one group has adopted a rather unique approach. The GoodWill ransomware group insists that its victims perform and document acts of... Read more...
In February of this year, Russia invaded the nation of Ukraine. Unfortunately, the actions of Russia displaced many people from their homes, creating refugees, homeless, many injuries, missing people, and, sadly, the loss of life. These are somber, eye awakening events. However, in the eyes of adversity mankind has a... Read more...
There has been a massive outpouring of support for Ukraine lately. Unfortunately, the people of war-torn areas are often devastated, and displaced from their homes and belongings, with limited to no access to basic services, not to mention the potential for much worse outcomes. Many organizations and companies have... Read more...
War is a terrible thing, and while wade in too far into the darkness that's happening in Ukraine, we know that the people of that country need help, plain and simple. Sure, it is easy to be an armchair war analyst. We see them on social media all the time, but being one does not really help people. What if there was... Read more...
Google catches a lot of heat over privacy concerns and its business practices, but give the company credit, it spends a lot of money on philanthropic efforts. That includes $20 million that the company is putting up in the form of grant funding for the Google Impact Challenge, an initiative that's intended to help... Read more...
It might seem hard to fathom, but $300,000 is hardly the most expensive lunch date ever. In fact, it's not even the most expensive lunch date with Tim Cook, CEO of Apple. In a charity auction last year, the winning bid to spend some time with Cook eating and chewing the fat came to over $600,000, which obliterated... Read more...
Props go out to Reddit, the popular social news and entertainment website comprised of user-submitted content, for deciding to donate 10 percent of its advertising revenue in 2014 to charity. In keeping with the spirit of the community, Reddit's users will be the ones who determine which 10 non-profits receive a slice... Read more...
AMD Expands AMD Changing the Game Initiative to Silicon Valley with fifth 2010 AMD Foundation Grant Grant will support Schmahl Science Workshops sustainable fishing video game project SUNNYVALE, Calif. - 4/28/2010 - AMD (NYSE: AMD) today announced the AMD Foundation has awarded a $35,000 grant to Schmahl Science Workshops. The grant... Read more...
Tide and their Loads of Hope campaign have reached out to us for help.  We, in turn, are reaching out to you, our readers.  Loads of Hope provides relief for disaster victims.  Here's the deal, it's a really short campaign.  In reality, Loads of Hope is a long-term relief effort, but this is a short, focused campaign to... Read more...
Help U.S. Troops Abroad Call Home for the Holidays With Cell Phones for Soldiers NORWELL, Mass., Dec. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Cell Phones for Soldiers wants to provide free calling cards to all U.S. troops serving overseas this holiday season. To help realize that goal, the organization is launching a new online community that connects individual... Read more...
In case you haven't heard, BFG is running a promotion featuring 10 special edition GeForce 9800 GX2 cards, which will be given away or sold for charity.  BFG Technologies has created a limited run of special retail boxes featuring the photo of NVIDIA CEO and founder, Jen-Hsun Huang, to honor NVIDIA’s selection by Forbes as “Company of... Read more...
If you're looking to buy some decent hardware, you can with the knowledge of your money going to a good cause. PimpRig has put up their custom machine on e-bay, with the proceeds going to the Susan G. Komen foundation for Breast Cancer research. "Over the past 5 months our forum admin and... Read more...