charity http://kcur.org en Charitable Giving: When Doing Good Goes Bad http://kcur.org/post/charitable-giving-when-doing-good-goes-bad <p></p><p></p><p style="margin-bottom: 0px; line-height: normal; font-family: 'Times New Roman';"><span style="letter-spacing: 0.0px">We’re approaching the time of year when people tend to be most generous. But how do you know that your desire to help … is really helping? That your giving is actually doing good and not harm?</span></p><p style="margin-bottom: 0px; line-height: normal; font-family: 'Times New Roman';"><span style="letter-spacing: 0.0px">Tuesday we take a look at how the best of intentions can sometimes backfire, and how to make sure that doesn’t happen to you. </span></p> Wed, 27 Nov 2013 01:56:18 +0000 Brian Ellison & Danie Alexander 47466 at http://kcur.org Charitable Giving: When Doing Good Goes Bad How The Kindness Of Strangers Changes Lives http://kcur.org/post/how-kindness-strangers-changes-lives <p>Has a stranger ever helped you in a moment of need or brightened your day with a a small interaction that you can't forget? &nbsp;Have you ever been that stranger to somebody else?</p><p>Central Standard explores why someone might be kind when they have nothing to gain in return and what impact that can have on people's lives and the world. Our guests include&nbsp;<strong>Suzy Hall</strong>,&nbsp;co-organizer of Kinder KC and&nbsp;<strong>Dr. James Doty</strong>, director for Center for Compassion and Altruism Research Education (CCARE).</p> Tue, 30 Jul 2013 00:19:16 +0000 Brian Ellison & Matthew Long-Middleton 41069 at http://kcur.org How The Kindness Of Strangers Changes Lives Project Fly-Threads Inspired By History http://kcur.org/post/project-fly-threads-inspired-history <p><span style="font-family: Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif; line-height: 15.600000381469727px;">The Negro Leagues Baseball Museum has teamed up with the KC&nbsp;</span>clothing boutique Method to <font face="Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif"><span style="line-height: 15.600000381469727px;">provide young men with a smart "fly" dress shirt as they embark on interviews that can transform their lives.</span></font></p><p><font face="Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif">&nbsp;&nbsp;</font></p><p> Wed, 05 Dec 2012 23:28:22 +0000 Matthew Long-Middleton & Jabulani Leffall 28591 at http://kcur.org Project Fly-Threads Inspired By History