The Young Aussie Intern Doctor Donating Half His Pay!

Imagine deciding to give half your salary to charity for a year! That’s exactly what Dr Henry Howard is doing in his first year, earning income as a medical int... Read more >

GiveWell is discontinuing their “standout charity” designation. What does that mean for The Life You Can Save?

The Life You Can Save’s mission is to inspire people to give generously and effectively in the fight against extreme poverty. We curate a list of nonprofit organizations whose interventions have been proven to be both highly impactful and cost effective. We base our charity recommendations on leading charity evaluators that are equipped to conduct rigorous reviews of numerous nonprofit organizations and constantly assess work being done in the world of global poverty relief. Learn more about our... Read more >

Effective Giving Bloggers Series: Money is My Business

"Recently, it occurred to me that money is the thing I trust most. I’m not exactly proud of this fact, and I want to change it. But acknowledgement is the first step."... Read more >

Peter Singer wins $1 million and donates proceeds

In the last newsletter, I spoke about being “down” a bit in the face of the pandemic and multiple world events, including the recent Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change IPCC report. But now we all have something to be super, super excited about. My colleague, friend, inspiration, and founder of The Life You Can Save, Peter Singer, has received the 2021 Berggruen Prize in honor of a lifetime of achievements. Even more: in keeping with his principles, he has chosen to donate his entire US$1 ... Read more >