"FreeRice." It's as addictive as Facebook, but much more helpful

You might want to remember the name Laura Stockman. She's an 11-year-old from Buffalo, and may very well be America's youngest philanthropic blogger.

I interviewed her this morning about her blog, "25 Days to Make a Difference." She started the blog back in 2007 as a tribute to her grandfather, Albert Stockman, who did a lot of charitable work himself, through his church, and with the homeless, before he died.

Hey, kid. What do you want for that scarf? People clamor for the hottest commodity at the Special Olympics

There was a time, not too long ago, when the blue and white scarves, signature souvenirs of the 2009 Special Olympics World Winter Games, were flowing into the local Special Olympics office at a crazy pace, threatening to bury everyone in a sea of blue (and white).

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The week in non-profits: Feb. 9-15

“Helping Works” is your one-stop site for all things non-profit, updated throughout the week, to keep you caught up with volunteer opportunities, events, news, and more to help your neighbors and community.

To be part of this blog, email information to Anna Webb at awebb@idahostatesman.com. Write "Helping Works" in the subject line of your email.

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