Besides being Martin Luther King Day, today is also a national day of service. It's a day on which Americans are being called upon to volunteer in their communities to try to make things better. Jacob Colker is the co-founder of an organization that offers ways to volunteer from your computer.
Panera Bread recently opened its third non-profit restaurant, where customers decide how much to pay for their food. Patrons at the new Panera Cares Cafe in Portland, Ore., will have to decide between a guilty conscience or a free lunch.
These days, young people are getting more involved in higher-end decisions that have traditionally been reserved for adults. They're sitting on foundation boards and allocating grant money to nonprofits. April Dembosky reports.
More and more people are using plastic, which makes it hard to donate to the Salvation Army folks with the red kettles. So the Salvation Army -- along with other nonprofits -- are using social media to collect donations.
This is the biggest charity-giving time of the year, and you can probably tell by the amount of mail you've been receiving from non-profits recently. But does this sort of junk mailing work? Jeff Tyler reports.
Like Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg, Toby Ord is promising to give most of his wealth away during his lifetime. But unlike Zuckerberg, Ord is not rich. The university researcher earns just a bit more than Britain's average wage. Stephen Beard reports.