To give you goosebumps: The Children of Newtown and Ingrid Michaelson cover “Somewhere Over the Rainbow” – a stirring tribute to the victims of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting, with 100% of proceeds donated to the United Way of Western Connecticut.
Re-Build Up – lovely print from Help Ink, with 90% of proceeds benefiting Sandy relief.
Indie legends They Might Be Giants follow up on their 2009 science education music videos with “Alphabet of Nations,” created by Pentagram and featuring crowdsourced drawings by children from the countries featured.
Moving short documentary about Remote Area Medical, a kind of volunteer healthcare charity common in developing countries but applied to America’s poorest regions.
On the heels of Noam Chomsky’s buzzed-about Occupy pamphlet comes Music for Occupy, an epic 99-track compilation of tracks by 99 artists to raise awareness about the global social movement. The all-star roster includes Tom Morello, Yo La Tengo, Joan Baez, Ani DiFranco, Yoko Ono, Thievery Corporation, Willie Nelson, Girls Against Boys, and Debbie Harry.
Exquisitely animated short film inspired by Hunter S. Thompson. Produced for Good Books, a bookseller nonprofit that offers free book delivery worldwide and donates 100% of profits to charity.