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.
Types of Health Charities: Hospitals, Red Cross, and Many More
There are so many types of health charities that it can be hard to figure out which one to support. WebMD helps you with your decisions.
Diana Krall fundraises for leukemia
Diana Krall heads up a star-studded charity event aimed at raising money for leukemia research.
Julian Lennon Sings for Lupus
Beatle John Lennon's eldest son is now singing "Lucy in the Sky With Diamonds" to raise awareness of lupus.
Charitable Donations: Myths and Facts
WebMD looks at common misconceptions about charities and explains the facts.