Win $4000 Scholarship by Playing the Bully Text Game

What is it? Play The Bully Text game from with 6 friends to enter to win a $4000 scholarship and “to create your own anti-bully army.” What’s needed? All you need to do is sign up with your first name and cell phone along with six friends’ cell phone numbers. What’s the deadline? April 24th is […]

What If We Could Give Away Leftovers?

One person’s leftovers are another person’s exotic meal. This all depends on what a person pictures when thinking of left overs.  Are you imagining a bitten cheeseburger or a plate of Pad Thai that was not touched? Could you imagine a homeless guy or even a college student getting a full plate of Pad Thai […]

Win $1000 as a High School Student with a Poster

What is it? Poster Contest for high school students by the Christophers to win $1000. Second prize is $500. Third prize is $250. Five honorable mentions for $100 each. What’s needed? Create a poster for the theme: “One Person Can Make a Difference” What’s the deadline? February 21st, 2014 Please click on the contest above […]

Contest: Win $5,000 in Design Challenge to Address Poverty

Paul Polak and Mal Warwick have created a design challenge that awards $5000 to the winner of the contest. For the entry, you must explain in 700 words or less a business that would serve and help 100 million people that live below $2 a day. The business must apply the zero based design outlined […]

Write Love Letters

Love Letters is a a great cause on It involves sending a Valentine’s Day card to the elderly that are isolated. Over 6.5 million Americans that are over the age of 65 are affected by depression and isolation. A simple card with positive and heartwarming messages can brighten a person’s day. Check it out!

What Gives Your Life Purpose?

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. once said, “If you haven’t found something worth dying for, you aren’t fit to be living.” In the spirit of service, living a life of purpose and reflecting on MLK’s legacy,  Build My Idea is doing a collection of your voices. What gives your life purpose? Please submit by commenting below. (Please […]

I Have a Dream…Do you?

We may heard of the great “I have dream” speech by Martin Luther King Jr.   He dared to share a vision of the country, the world and of his children and his  children’s children. I think in today’s world, we could greatly benefit from more leaders having a dream for the planet, humanity and […]