News from dosomething.org A wide array of domestic and global news stories; news topics include politics / government, business, technology, religion, sports/entertainment, science/nature, and health/lifestyle. Articles that appear in this section may be written in English or other languages, as well.

Sep 04, 2014, 08:41 ET

What's Good About Being Frustrated, Unemployed and Wired? Mass Global Growth in Volunteerism

 Seizing the volunteerism wave, a popular American charity is launching in 8 other countries today. With nearly 3 million members in the United...

Sep 03, 2014, 13:17 ET

DoSomething.org Joins Forces with WWE® and The Creative Coalition's Be a STAR Anti-Bullying Initiative

DoSomething.org, the largest organization for young people and social change, and Be a STAR, an anti-bullying initiative co-founded in 2011 by The...

Jul 17, 2014, 11:00 ET

Young People Transform Their Ideas Into Action by Taking On "The Hunt" with DoSomething.org and Toyota

For the first time ever, DoSomething.org, the largest not-for-profit for young people and social change, turned to its members, aged 13-25, for...

Jul 08, 2014, 11:00 ET

DoSomething.org and Fifth Harmony Join Forces for the #ImABoss Campaign

 DoSomething.org, the largest not-for-profit organization for young people and social change and pop quintet Fifth Harmony (Ally Brooke,...

Jun 04, 2014, 11:15 ET

DoSomething.org and Actor Nat Wolff Join Forces to "Give a Spit" About Cancer

DoSomething.org, the largest organization for young people and social change, and Nat Wolff, star of "Palo Alto" and "The Fault in Our Stars,"...

May 20, 2014, 10:00 ET
DoSomething.org teams up with Sprint, Toyota, and Olivia Munn to fight texting and driving through a unique campaign called Thumb Wars.  (PRNewsFoto/DoSomething.org)

Young People Prevent Texting and Driving With Thumb Socks

Texting and driving is one of the most prevalent causes of fatal car crashes for teens in the U.S.,  More than half of the teens polled in a...

Apr 29, 2014, 07:55 ET
Foot Locker Scholar Athletes (PRNewsFoto/DoSomething.org)

Foot Locker Foundation Unveils Recipients of Third Annual Foot Locker Scholar Athletes Program

Foot Locker Foundation, Inc., the charitable arm of Foot Locker, Inc., today announced the twenty recipients of the Foot Locker Scholar Athletes...

Apr 14, 2014, 10:12 ET

To Save Money, Young People Would Rather Go Commando Than Buy Used Undies

 Three in four students feel they don't know enough about personal finances. According to a recent survey by H&R Block Dollars & Sense,...

Jan 28, 2014, 10:39 ET

Used Underwear or None at All? "Would You Rather" Uses Humor to Teach Personal Finance

The No. 1 fear of young people? Paying for college.[1] According to a poll by Young Money, more than three in four students feel they don't know...

Jan 07, 2014, 10:40 ET

DoSomething.org Joins Forces with Mentor Up and Victoria Justice to Lift Spirits This Valentine's Day

Love Letters asks teens to make Valentine's Day cards to lift the spirits of older adults during a peak time of isolation and depression....

Oct 22, 2013, 14:38 ET

DoSomething.org Joins Forces with Mentor Up this Holiday Season to Bridge the Generation Gap

Grandparents Gone Wired, with support from YouTube star iJustine, will encourage teens to teach 50+ Americans how to stay connected, through...

Oct 02, 2013, 18:00 ET

The Foot Locker Scholar Athletes Program Kicks Off for Third Consecutive Year

Twenty Exceptional Student Athletes Will Each Receive a $20,000 College Scholarship for Being Leaders in their Communities Foot Locker...

Sep 03, 2013, 10:17 ET

DoSomething.org Joins Forces with JCPenney

Customers Invited to Round Up Purchases to Help Teens Take Action Around Causes They Care About  This month, as part of its charitable...

Jul 18, 2013, 14:20 ET

DoSomething.org and the VH1 Save The Music Foundation Release Crowd-Sourced Music Video with Phillip Phillips to Save Music Education Programs

The campaign is the DoSomething.org's first ever YouTube based campaign to unite young people in the US for music education...

May 29, 2013, 11:13 ET
DoSomething.org teams up with Sprint, Toyota, and Olivia Munn to fight texting and driving through a unique campaign called Thumb Wars.  (PRNewsFoto/DoSomething.org)

DoSomething.org Teams Up With Sprint, Toyota, And Olivia Munn To Fight Texting And Driving Through A Unique Campaign Called Thumb Wars

 Summer is the most dangerous time of the year for teen drivers and passengers, with seven of the top 10 most dangerous days of the year...

Apr 18, 2013, 11:14 ET
2013 Foot Locker Scholar Athletes.  (PRNewsFoto/DoSomething.org)

Foot Locker Foundation, Inc. and DoSomething.org Announce Recipients of Second Annual Foot Locker Scholar Athletes Program

 Foot Locker Foundation, Inc. and DoSomething.org unveiled today the twenty recipients of the Foot Locker Scholar Athletes Program. Each...

Feb 28, 2013, 07:47 ET

DoSomething.org and H&R Block Combine Humor and Education in New Teen-Focused Personal Finance Campaign

 The topic of teens and money is no laughing matter: only four states require at least a one-semester course in personal finance for high...

Jan 15, 2013, 11:02 ET

Aeropostale, Inc. And DoSomething.org Pair Up To Collect Jeans For 6th Annual "Teens for Jeans" Campaign

 Aeropostale, Inc. (NYSE: ARO), a mall-based specialty retailer of casual apparel for young women and men, and DoSomething.org, the largest...

Dec 11, 2012, 11:34 ET

Celebrity Athletes Team Up with Foot Locker Foundation and DoSomething.org

 Foot Locker Foundation and DoSomething.org announced today the celebrity judging panel for the Foot Locker Scholar Athletes Program who will...

Oct 24, 2012, 10:00 ET

DoSomething.org Releases Data on Teen Volunteers and How to Better Engage Them

 DoSomething.org, the largest U.S. organization for teens and social change, releases "The DoSomething.org Index on Young People &...