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It’s the Perfect Time to Give Back (For Free!)

As you probably know, when you make online purchases through We-Care.com, we donate a portion of every purchase to charity–at no extra cost to you. Online shopping is a popular way...



Inspiring Future Generations

2016 is already off to such an inspiring start. Everyone seems to be setting goals to do good, to make an impact, and to matter to someone or some people this...



The Year in Review

Aaah! Another year in the books… As I sit back and reflect on the year, it’s hard not to feel proud of the things that we’ve been able to do as...



We-Care.com goes local to help City Harvest!

We-Care.com is a national brand that proudly services nonprofits and philanthropists all over the US, but you know that saying “you never forget your roots”? Well, we’re a New York based...



What Is Beautiful?

Back in 2012, Hollywood legend, Dustin Hoffman, sat down with the American Film Institute to reflect on his character Dorothy Michaels from the classic comedy-drama “Tootsie“. In the 1982 flick, Hoffman...



One In Four Children Are Suffering From Something That Could Easily Be Prevented

Throughout the United States, there are nearly 10 million children who are affected by vision problems. By age five, children should have completed a minimum of three eye exams, but 76%...



Lamy and Marquez Have the Golden Touch

Team We-Care is still running high on endorphins and adrenaline as they wrap up the Special Olympics World Games in Los Angeles, California. Not only did Chavez and Natalia compete in...



Why is the R-Word so Offensive?

If you’ve been using the R-Word for a while now, it might be drilled into your vocabulary as a synonym for “stupid” or “idiotic”. You might not mean it in the...



Autism On The Rise; Athletes Determined To #ReachUp and Overcome

A surveillance study conducted in the United States identified 1 in 68 children (1 in 42 boys and 1 in 189 girls) as having autism spectrum disorder (ASD) (Autism Speaks). While...



What Qualifies an Athlete for the Special Olympics?

Our team has been anxiously awaiting the commencement of the Special Olympics World Games this weekend. In the case that you missed our announcement earlier this month, We-Care.com’s two sponsored athletes,...



Meet Brianne Schmidt: The Driving Force Behind Donn’s Dash

At the age of 44, Donn Schmidt — a friend of We-Care.com — lost his battle with Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS). Often referred to as Lou Gehrig’s Disease, ALS is a...



Find A Cure For ALS (No Ice Required)

At the age of 44, Donn Schmidt — a friend of We-Care.com — lost his battle with Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS). Often referred to as Lou Gehrig’s Disease, ALS is a...



Co-Workers Who Blend Together, Stay Together

As promised, many of us at We-Care.com are committed to the Gaiam TV Clean Eating Challenge, and we’re dedicated to keeping ourselves — and those of you who are joining us...



Tales of Recovery: When “Just Eating” Isn’t So Simple

Eighty-one percent. That’s how many 10-year-old girls are afraid of being fat. Sad, isn’t it? And yet, eating disorders maintain their taboo status and their high mortality rate in equal measure;...



Detoxify Your Life With A Cleanse (Eating Required!)

When the word “cleanse” is uttered, many minds gravitate towards the same thing… I know mine does. It turns out that juices and cleanses are not mutually exclusive, though, and with...



PSA: We’re Giving Away Cash (This Is Not A Drill)

For years now, We-Care.com’s community of over one million users has donated over $8 million to over 800 nonprofits, at no additional cost. No extra pennies, no tacking on $1 to...



Enter To Win $10,000!

For years now, We-Care.com’s community of over one million users has donated over $8 million to over 800 nonprofits, at no additional cost. No extra pennies, no tacking on $1 to...



Body Positive: Healthy Doesn’t Have A Number

How do you feel in your own skin? Comfortable? Happy? Ashamed? Neglected? While there has been a shift in the media’s perception and portrayal of beauty, the never-ending discourse of size,...



Building Hearts At NYU Langone Medical Center

Every day at We-Care.com is an opportunity to give back. With over 800 nonprofit partners, the We-Care team is honored to help both small and large causes alike earn donations and...



9 Things You Can Do Right Now To Prevent Cancer

In 2014, approximately 1,600 Americans died each day from cancer. Over the past two decades, cancer diagnoses and related deaths have slowly but steadily declined. However, according to the American Cancer...



Super Bowl Commercials that Made You Care

Whether you were keeping track of your betting pool, awaiting the reveal of Katy Perry’s [absent] wig or gorging yourself with food, odds are you were tuned into NBC last night....



Why You’re Going to Fail to Quit Smoking

The hardest challenge that smokers face is deciding to quit smoking and stay quit. Smokers that try to quit typically have a 50-50 chance of quitting for good. The success rates...



31 Benefits of Quitting Tobacco

Sure that last drag of your cigarette brought you the temporary state of relaxation you were craving. But did you know that it also exposed you to over 7,000 hazardous chemicals...



The Hunger Games: One Millennial Teaches Us To Waste No More

“Finish your food. There are people starving all over the world.” Odds are, your grandma probably said that to you at one (or four) family reunions. Grandma was a little off...



Who’s the Kindest Pop Star Alive? (We Think No. 3)

While some let the fame and the piles of cash get to their heads, many celebrities and pop stars take their public image and fortune and put it to good use,...



Ebola Relief: Don’t Waste Your Money

Two web leaders have their sights set on changing the world — one mouse click at a time. Facebook and Google have joined the fight against Ebola by launching massive public...



Kids Teach Us An Unforgettable Lesson About Self-Confidence

If you could change one thing about your body, what would you change? Would you make your thighs thinner? Your stomach flatter? Biceps bigger? Nose narrower? This is exactly the question...



Hoarding Disorder: What it is and How to Help

Believe it or not, mental disorders such as anorexia nervosa and obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) only represent about 1% (respectively) of the U.S. population, while hoarding disorder may affect up to...



National Eating Disorder Awareness Month with EDCT

If someone were to ask you which mental illness has the highest mortality rate, would you know the answer? Many may think they know the correct answer, but it might surprise...



Improved Stoves Improve Lives

“We had respiratory problems due to the old kitchen stove, but since I received the improved kitchen (from Heifer) we rarely have problems,” says Feliciana Sanchez Calderon from her home in...



10 Facts about Childhood Cancer

Cancer claims the lives of more children each year than AIDS, asthma, cystic fibrosis and diabetes combined. It is the leading cause of death by disease in children and adolescents. *...



The Pablove Foundation’s Childhood Cancer Symposium

The Pablove Foundation was honored to receive the support of the WeCare.com community this year. We’ll be putting the funds donated ($5,197.59) to great use to support our upcoming Childhood Cancer...



10 Ways To Get More Out From Your We-Care.com Partnership

1. Send an Email A dedicated email has proven to be the most successful strategy for getting the word out about We-Care.com. Send an email to your staff, board, volunteers, and...



The Baal Dan Haiti Well Project

In the month of February, We-Care.com paid special tribute to a small nonprofit that is making a pretty great impact. Baal Dan Charities (which means Donation to Children in Hindi) focuses...



Cause of the Month: Cancer101

This July, We-Care.com has chosen Cancer101 as our Cause of the Month. Cancer101 works to empower, inform and engage cancer patients and their caregivers to take control over their diagnoses and...



Shop for Diabetes

During April, We-Care.com chose to highlight our partner causes working to spread awareness of and support those affected by diabetes. We’d like to thank all our users who chose to shop...



Natasha’s Justice Project

Natasha’s story is powerful. It’s the story of a woman who was able to use a shocking and traumatic past to battle a current crisis as serious as any. In 1993,...



Sun Safety Week with The Shade Foundation

Skin cancer is the most common cancer in the United States, with more than two million people being diagnosed each year. While most cases of skin cancer can be successfully treated...



Times Square One Million Strong Kickoff

What better way to raise awareness and kick off a campaign than using the center stage in one of the world’s most popular cities – New York City’s Times Square. Our...



Funding Research for Childhood Cancer Treatments

On June 6, The Pablove Foundation will announce the recipients of their 2013 research grants. This year marks an incredible milestone as The Pablove Foundation will surpass $500,000 in grants. Considering...



Mental Health Month Blog Day

I don’t think it’s fair to say that one nonprofit is more important than the other, but everyone’s personal beliefs and interests play a huge role in choosing the organization that...



Cause of the Month: The Pablove Foundation

It all started when… We first met The Pablove Foundation during Pablove Across America, a ride across the country to raise funds and awareness for childhood cancer. One of the ride’s...



World Water Day

This World Water Day, pledge your birthday to support Charity: Water, and support Charity: Water every time you shop, search, or use social media online at www.charitywater.we-care.com/getstarted Dylan Nord works with...



News Release: We-Care.com and AIDS Research Alliance Partner for HIV Research

Contact: Emma Brownell / AIDS Research Alliance Office: 310.360.3879 Email: ebrownell@aidsresearch.org We-Care.com and AIDS Research Alliance Partner for HIV Research LOS ANGELES, February 13, 2013 – AIDS Research Alliance (ARA) is...



Bowling for Breastcancer.org

On February 13th, 500 of New York’s leading professionals came together at Lucky Strike Lanes & Lounge to support Breastcancer.org. In a unique event complete with pink bowling pins, and pink...



The We-Care.com #MillionDimes $100K Charity Challenge

On January 7th, 2012 at noon Pacific Time, We-Care.com (@Wecare) will launch its first #MillionDimes $100,000 Charity Challenge. The launch will happen live in Las Vegas at the New Media Expo...



Happy New Year

[click through to view larger.] 2012 was an incredible year, because of people like you who chose to shop with purpose, our generous merchants, and all of We-Care.com’s partnered causes. As...



World AIDS Day

Every year, since its inception in 1987, December 1st marks World AIDS Day. Today people around the world join in an effort to raise awareness for one of the largest pandemics...



12 Facts about Blood Cancer

Leukemia accounts for about 33% of cancer cases in children aged 0-14. An estimated 1,340 cancer deaths are expected to occur among children aged 0-14 in 2012—about one-third of them from...


Giving Forward

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