I think the soup is worth $0.34, so that's what I'll pay

Mar 27, 2013
Panera Bread today expands its experiment in “pay what you want” pricing, allowing patrons in St. Louis to name their own price for a bowl of turkey chili.
Panera Bread's Meal of Shared Responsibility (Turkey Chili).
Panera Bread

Geffen gives UCLA $100 million for scholarships

Dec 13, 2012
In an age of slashed state university budgets, UCLA Chancellor Gene Block calls Geffen's gift "visionary."

Charitable giving hangs on

Jun 20, 2012
Charitable giving adds up to 2 percent of real gross domestic product, down from a recent peak of 2.3 percent in 2001.

Charitable giving up in 2011

Jan 30, 2012
Last year, Americans gave at nearly pre-recession levels.

Charitable giving swells in December

Dec 27, 2011
December is a big month for charities, and even in tough times, Americans are giving to those in need.

Magnifying Your Money

Dec 23, 2011
Micro grants turn a tiny amount of donated money into something big. Commentator Jennifer 8 Lee describe how it works.

Grouponing charity

Dec 7, 2011
Charities are using Groupon to solicit, collect and match donations.

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How to give, awesomely

Dec 7, 2011
One organization is using small grants to create projects throughout the world. It's an example of microphilanthropy.

What pushes us to give

Dec 6, 2011
As part of our philanthropy series, we take a look at how we think about giving.

Charity in a down economy

Dec 6, 2011
Three years after the start of the recession, we revisit the Los Angeles' Boys & Girls club as a gauge on how nonprofits are faring.