As we continue our week on philanthropy, commentator and author Jonah Lehrer takes a look at how we decide to give to others. He finds it has a lot to do with emotional response, and what our brains can handle.
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.
Haiti is back in the spotlight again because of a cholera outbreak. So what happened to the billions that were donated to the island nation? Dr. Una Osili from the Center of Philanthropy talks with Tess Vigeland about what to realistically expect from donations you make.