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The Purpose Prize Proves It's Never Too Late for a Great Idea

The Purpose Prize awards people over 60 who are making a difference. These people are proof it's never too late for the "aha" moment to hit.


Sitting in a room filled with people over the age of 50, and listening to personal stories of transformation—how accumulated work and life experiences led to various 'aha' moments, when they realized they were uniquely qualified to begin ventures that have a positive impact on society—it’s impossible to not feel inspired. But something else was happening to me on a physiological level, like an enormous weight had been lifted from my chest, the breath flowing out of me in a sigh of relief leaving one realization: There is plenty of time to do great things.

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How to Get People to Vote Online

Do Something U's latest video offers advice for getting people to vote in crowdsourced contests.


Each week, Do Something U releases a new piece of video content dedicated to providing solutions to the problems many young activists face.

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Do Something U: How to Overcome the Fear of Asking for Money

As a virtual component to their in-person boot camps, Do Something just launched Do Something U.

Earlier today, the folks over at DoSomething.org, which supports young people interested in volunteering, organizing and fund-raising, launched Do Someting U. It's a virtual component to their in-person boot camps, where young activists can learn about overcoming fears related to asking for money (see above), creating a strong brand, building a website for less than $10, and telling a story through video (courtesy of Andrew Jenks).

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