Last Chance to Vote—Help a Nonprofit Today
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We're finally here: the last day of the Reinventing the Outdoors contest. Since Monday we've been getting the word out about these six awesome organizations. With your help, one will win a $50,000 grant to continue their work. If you haven't already, be sure to log in and vote today before the contest is over at midnight tonight.
Check out our gallery below of the nonprofits—and the celebrities that support them.
Champion bicyclist Todd Wells talks about the incredible value of organizations like the Sonoran Desert Mountain Bicyclists.
Funnyman Will Ferrell is a big supporter of the Cancer for College scholarship program to help cancer survivors go to school.
Actor Ed Norton explains how to help the Maasai Wilderness Conservation Trust preserve priceless African culture and wildlife.
Waterman Laird Hamilton knows that without organizations like the Surfrider Foundation, ocean health would be in even greater peril.
Help at-risk kids with after school programs that keep them outside and out of trouble. It worked for Arian Foster, who is now a world-class NFL running back.
Skater Danny Way is helping Action Sports Environmental Coalition teach environmental awareness to a new generation.
Can Kickstarter Keep It Real?
An interview with Yancey StricklerThe co-founder of Kickstarter on progress, patronage, and potato salad.
The Organization Creating Starry-Eyed Future Scientists Universe Awareness introduces kids ages four to 10 to the wonder of the cosmos.
The Multicultural Power of the Stoner ComedyFans of Cheech & Chong and Harold & Kumar never have to ask “dude, where’s my diversity?”
Y U No Show Consequences? A meme review of the dramedy Men, Women, and Children Where do we start with Jason Reitman’s new film? Let’s discuss in the parlance of the internet: memes.
American Women Are Finally Talking About Their Abortions
A new online community and a growing chorus of female politicians are de-stigmatizing the controversial choice.
Everything You Need to Know About Cooking with Blood An interview with “blood lady,” Elisabeth Paul The Nordic Food Lab's innovative approaches to a culinarily neglected ingredient
Naming the Worst Thing Imaginable The documentary Watchers of the Sky forces viewers to confront genocide via the term’s dedicated, undaunted inventor.
6 Young Adult Protagonists Who Aren’t White
Teen fiction often relegates characters of color to the margins, if they appear at all. These books help broaden the spectrum.
Heads in the Clouds Take some time to channel your inner cloud-watcher and you just might discover something new, like these citizen scientists did
This Couple Spent Six Months Eating Garbage Premiering on World Food Day, the new documentary Just Eat It highlights American food waste from soup to nuts.
A Street Art Festival that Puts Women on Walls
In Jordan, artists take over public space to empower women otherwise too fearful to speak out against street harassment.