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Dec 05, 2017, 10:24 ET DoSomething.org and truth® Partner With Actor Dexter Darden for #MyBigRegret

Planking. Spending too many hours playing video games. Watching an entire season of Game of Thrones in one sitting. There will always be regrets....


Nov 21, 2017, 10:00 ET DoSomething.org and 3M Team Up with Chicago Educator Dwayne Reed to Say "Thanks a Billion" to Science Teachers

It is time to go beyond just thanking science teachers. They dedicate countless hours to their students. They inspire young people to become the...


Oct 10, 2017, 11:48 ET DoSomething.org and Chevrolet Join Forces with Beauty & Fashion Expert Amanda Steele For A Game of "Ride & Seek"

A timeless hero who saves 14,000 lives in one year alone? The seat belt. Everyone knows strapping in behind the wheel saves lives, but more needs...


Aug 22, 2017, 10:50 ET "Show Stress Who's Boss," Back-To-School 5-Day Health Hack Challenge to Reduce Stress For Students

Stress is one of the leading factors that has impacted academic performance for college students in the last 12 months.1 Finding yourself in a...


Aug 16, 2017, 10:00 ET DoSomething.org and ESPN Team Up for "Game-Winning Drive" Campaign to Increase Access to Sports Equipment

In lower-income households, nearly 1 in 5 parents report a decrease in their child's school sports participation due to cost. 1 One major reason is...


Jul 18, 2017, 12:31 ET DoSomething.org Partners With Takis & Actress / Social Activist Skai Jackson for "Treat Yo Friends"

DoSomething.org, one of the largest global organizations for young people and social change, is partnering up with Takis® for "Treat Yo Friends,"...


Jul 11, 2017, 11:13 ET Johnson & Johnson, DoSomething.org and Charity Miles Join Forces with the USO and World Cup Champion Carli Lloyd to Connect Service Members to Family, Home and Country

Beyond everything they do to keep us safe, service members make the sacrifice of spending extended time away from family and friends. Expensive...


Jun 21, 2017, 13:47 ET Young Americans Create 41,287 Handmade Ramadan Cards and Distribute Them to Every Mosque in the U.S.

Through its Sincerely, Us campaign, DoSomething.org, the largest tech company exclusively for young people and social change, has activated...


May 24, 2017, 12:09 ET Actress Coco Jones Partners with DoSomething.org and truth® to launch Compatibility Quiz "Who Has Their Eye on You?"

DoSomething.org, a global movement of over 5.5 million young people and truth®, one of the largest and most successful national youth tobacco...


Mar 21, 2017, 12:00 ET Johnson & Johnson, DoSomething.org and Be The Match partner with comedian Hannibal Buress to Give A Spit About Cancer

Every three minutes, someone in the United States is diagnosed with a blood cancer like leukemia. For many of these people, their only hope for a...


Mar 06, 2017, 08:57 ET Garnier And DoSomething.org Launch Rinse, Recycle, Repeat Campaign With YouTube Personality Remi Cruz To Raise Awareness About The Positive Impact Of Bathroom Recycling On The Environment

Nearly half of Americans do not recycle their beauty and personal care products1, accounting for a significant amount of landfill waste. To...


Jan 27, 2017, 09:00 ET Nearly 50,000 Young People Activated to Create Social Change Through DoSomething.org and Fastweb Collaboration

Throughout 2016, young people across the country took part in DoSomething.org campaigns and had the chance to win scholarship money for creating...


Dec 01, 2016, 10:55 ET Young People "Take Back the Shelves" and Demand That Pharmacies Stop Selling Tobacco Products

Pharmacies are a trusted source of health information and services. Yet in 2016, more than 50,000 pharmacies still sell tobacco -- the number one...


Oct 18, 2016, 11:30 ET DoSomething.org and the CVS Health Foundation Team Up to Educate Young People About Prescription Medication Abuse and Misuse via Text Message

Today, DoSomething.org, a global movement for good and the CVS Health Foundation announce a new campaign called Explain the Pain Text. Abuse and...


Sep 13, 2016, 10:00 ET Science Sleuth Campaign Introduces Young People to STEM and Gives Back to Classrooms In Need Via Text Message

 American students are falling behind other countries in the critical subjects of math and science[1]. That's why DoSomething.org, the largest...


Sep 06, 2016, 12:00 ET Five Reasons to Lose Your V-Card This Fall

Today, DoSomething.org, the largest organization for young people and social change kicks off "Lose Your V-Card," a new campaign to celebrate an...


Aug 16, 2016, 10:00 ET DoSomething.org and ESPN Team Up for "Game-Winning Drive" Campaign to Increase Access to Sports Equipment

Kids from underserved communities are 50% less likely to play sports. One major reason is the equipment is too expensive.1 That's why...


Jul 06, 2016, 10:30 ET Smiles for Soldiers Campaign Encourages Young People to Show Appreciation for Military Service Members

Beyond everything they do to keep us safe, service members make the additional sacrifice of spending long periods of time away from family and...


May 03, 2016, 11:00 ET New App Allows Young People to "Do Something" About the News

 DoSomething.org, the largest organization for young people and social change, announces the launch of the "Do Something" app, the first app...


Mar 07, 2016, 10:42 ET These Are The Only Guns Young People Want On Their College Campus

Since the shooting at Virginia Tech in 2007 that took the lives of 33 people, bills in over 37 states have been introduced to allow guns on college...


Jan 07, 2016, 10:00 ET Here's Why Quitting Should Be Your New Year's Resolution

Tobacco use is the leading cause of preventable disease and death in the United States[1] and each year, over 68 percent of smokers want to...


Dec 01, 2015, 10:00 ET DoSomething.org Announces Nominees for Celebs Gone Good and Opens Voting

DoSomething.org, one of the largest organizations for young people and social change announces voting for its 8th annual Celebs Gone Good list...


Nov 10, 2015, 10:33 ET Young People Teach Older Adults How to Use Smartphones with "Grandparents Gone Wired"

While 77 percent of older adults have a cell phone, just 18 percent feel comfortable learning to use the device.[1] That's why this holiday season,...


Sep 14, 2015, 10:00 ET Science Sleuth Campaign Teaches Girls About STEM Via Text Message

Girls start out loving science just as much as boys, but by middle school they're half as interested in these subjects as boys[1]. However, when...


Mar 19, 2015, 10:00 ET H&M And DoSomething.org Team Up With Victoria Justice For Second Annual Comeback Clothes Campaign, Retail's Largest Garment Collecting Program

Global retailer H&M and not-for-profit organization DoSomething.org are teaming up with actress Victoria Justice for their second annual...