Health Philanthropy Directory
Billions of dollars are raised each year to help support health care institutions, ranging from hospitals to research institutions to service organizations. But with so many choices, how do you know the best place to make your donation? The stories below will guide you each step of the way, from understanding the types of health charities to making a deduction at tax time. You'll also read about others who are dedicating time, money, or both to health-related causes.
WebMD the Magazine's 2006 Health Heroes
Meet four everyday Americans who faced their own health challenges and now give back to others.
Diana Krall fundraises for leukemia
Diana Krall heads up a star-studded charity event aimed at raising money for leukemia research.
Actor Greg Grunberg Steps Up for Epilepsy
Learn how actor Greg Gunberg is helping find a cure for epilepsy.
Scarlett Johansson Feeds Hungry Children
2009 WebMD Health Hero Scarlett Johansson is on a mission to feed hungry kids for a very personal reason. She used to be one of them.