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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:

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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.