Editor's Note: Am I Doing Enough?
Editor Steve Gleydura hopes Cleveland Magazine's December cover package inspires the community to do good — and have readers ask themselves the hard questions.
A Look At Cleveland's Rich Philanthropic Past — And Its Future
"Doing good is about collectivism," says Christin Farmer, founding president and CEO of Birthing Beautiful Communities. We take a look at the charitable roots and the generous ideals in the city that ranks sixth in the nation for philanthropic giving.
15 Ways To Volunteer
Whether you want to help build bikes, mentor at-risk youth or perform magic for sick kids, there's an organization in Northeast Ohio that needs your help.
6 Tips For Finding The Perfect Volunteer Opportunity
Finding an interest, a matchmaker and more can help you find the ideal volunteering opportunity.
7 Good Ideas
We give you seven simple ways to make the world around you just a little bit brighter this month.
3 Health Benefits To Giving Back
Volunteering time, donating money and showing kindness has proven to benefit heart health, mental well-being and more.
How Millennials Are Changing The Face Of Philanthropy
The generational group has a focus on doing, sharing and making an impact in its community.
How Gratitude Journals Help You Help Yourself And Those Around You
Ten days using a gratitude journal helps highlight the good things in life — and appreciate that it's not always easy to get there.
What It Feels Like To...
Play 100 Holes Of Golf In A Day For Charity — Patrick Spoerndle, Owner 7-D Marketing
Conduct The Polar Express — Michael Babbitt, Train Car Leader
Take The Polar Bear Jump — Heather Pariso, Co-Founder Of Portage Lake Polar Bear Club
Lamont Maxwell — Eighteen years ago, the Akron truck driver ran into a burning two-story home and pulled his elderly neighbor to safety.
Paula Hershman — The owner of fair-trade Storehouse Tea Co. helps refugee women find their footing in a new home.
Denise Dufala — The longtime TV news anchor has transformed a book she wrote as a first-grader into a new anti-bullying story.
Roe Green — The philanthropist and advocate has made a profound impact on the arts and other causes she champions.
Andrew Schriver — After helping a transgender friend navigate a name change, the Lakewood attorney began offering free services to others looking to do it too.
Khaled Khatib — The 65-year-old has volunteered with the American Red Cross after wildfires in California, hurricanes in Texas and North Carolina and tragedies at home.
Looking for another way to do some good? Through Dec. 31, Cleveland Magazine is celebrating its "Do Good" issue by helping you give back. For every one-year subscription to Cleveland Magazine purchased, we'll donate the full price ($20) to the charity of your choice. Click here to give back and get the best of Cleveland sent to your mailbox monthly.
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November 27, 2018