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Charities to benefit from 'The CNN Quiz Show'

By Christopher Dawson
What do our contestants for November's "The CNN Quiz Show: Famous Americans Edition" have in common? They are all playing to benefit charities founded by iconic Americans who have helped shape our culture and national identity. The winning pair gets $20,000 for their organizations. The losing teams will still get $10,000 for their causes.
Photographer Jessica Van Kirk helps dogs get adopted by taking their photos. Take a look at some of her favorite portraits.

7 ways to make an impact on homeless pets

Christopher Dawson
If Jessica Van Kirk had her way, she would just adopt them all. That is her first instinct when those puppy eyes look up to her at the local Humane Society. However, her house is already filled to dog capacity, even if her husband would agree to "just one more."
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Serving philanthropy by the pint

Christopher Dawson, CNN
If that last beer made you feel a little warm and fuzzy inside, it could be because you just did some good. You may have just donated to a charity, just by buying a drink.

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