Ask us how you can do good—better.

Advice on how to make the world better.
May 4 2010 5:40 PM

Your Goodness

Submit your questions about volunteering and charitable giving here.

Slate wants to answer your questions about doing good. If you long to serve your community or the wider world but don't know where to start or the best way to do it, we'd love to hear from you. For practical tips on living a helpful life, send your question to ask.my.goodness@gmail.com, and it could be answered in My Goodness, our advice column on charitable giving and volunteering.

If you don't have a question, but a philanthropic topic has piqued your curiosity, please share it with us! For inspiration, below are some topics you may have questions about:

Advertisement

Starting a charity
Hosting foreign students
Volunteering at home
Shopping ethically
Getting motivated to volunteer
Giving to telethons
Adopting animals
Supporting troops
Assisting the homeless outside shelters
Raising charitable children
Volunteering seasonally
Scheduling automatic charity contributions
Helping people in other countries from afar
Assisting in schools
Mixing sports and charity
Using political activism to help others
Matching personal interests with service

Join the My Goodness page on Facebook and participate in the ongoing discussions there.

TODAY IN SLATE

Jurisprudence

Scalia’s Liberal Streak

The conservative justice’s most brilliant—and surprisingly progressive—moments on the bench.

Scotland Votes to Remain in U.K.

There’s a Way to Keep Ex-Cons Out of Prison That Pays for Itself. Why Don’t More States Use It?

The Music Industry Is Ignoring Some of the Best Black Women Singing R&B

Can Democrats Keep Counting on Republicans to Offend Women as a Campaign Strategy?

Culturebox

Theo’s Joint and Vanessa’s Whiskey

No sitcom did the “Very Special Episode” as well as The Cosby Show.

Television

The Other Huxtable Effect

Thirty years ago, The Cosby Show gave us one of TV’s great feminists.

Cliff Huxtable Explains the World: Five Lessons From TV’s Greatest Dad

Why Television Needs a New Cosby Show Right Now

  News & Politics
Weigel
Sept. 18 2014 8:20 PM A Clever Attempt at Explaining Away a Vote Against the Farm Bill
  Business
Moneybox
Sept. 18 2014 6:02 PM A Chinese Company Just Announced the Biggest IPO in U.S. History
  Life
The Slate Quiz
Sept. 18 2014 11:44 PM Play the Slate News Quiz With Jeopardy! superchampion Ken Jennings.
  Double X
Doublex
Sept. 18 2014 8:07 PM Crying Rape False rape accusations exist, and they are a serious problem.
  Slate Plus
Behind the Scenes
Sept. 18 2014 1:23 PM “It’s Not Every Day That You Can Beat the World Champion” An exclusive interview with chess grandmaster Fabiano Caruana.
  Arts
Brow Beat
Sept. 18 2014 4:33 PM The Top 5 Dadsplaining Moments From The Cosby Show
  Technology
Future Tense
Sept. 18 2014 6:48 PM By 2100 the World's Population Could Be 11 Billion
  Health & Science
Science
Sept. 18 2014 3:35 PM Do People Still Die of Rabies? And how do you know if an animal is rabid?
  Sports
Sports Nut
Sept. 18 2014 11:42 AM Grandmaster Clash One of the most amazing feats in chess history just happened, and no one noticed.