These goos are from the Humanitarianism category, people famous for good deeds, as philanthropists or samaritans or otherwise. Browse another way.

Antoinette Tuff

In a moment of crisis, the tuff get going. Go »

Antonina Żabińska

Treating persecuted religious minorities like zoo animals might just save them, or so she had to convince her husband. Go »

Aung San Suu Kyi

Only a general's daughter would have the courage to stand up to the military for the sake of peace. Go »

Bill W.

dipsomanic discretion Go »

Chuck Feeney

Billionaires often give portions of their money away, but this reclusive one vows to give it all away possibly as soon as year end 2016 - four billion down, four billion to go. Go »

Corrie ten Boom

1t w0uld h4v3 t4k3n t3n 3xpl0s10ns t0 k1ll th1s surv1v0r wh1l3 sh3 h3lp3d 0th3r surv1v0rs. Go »

Desmond Tutu

Who would have guessed that a minister dressed like a ballerina would help end apartheid? Go »

Elie Wiesel

Buchenwald was a terrifying place at night Go »

Elvira Arellano

Don't think you can keep your score from heading south by playing from inside a church for a year. Go »

Erin Brockovich

This single mother became famous for getting the 'goo' out of California's water. Go »

Eunice Kennedy Shriver

Let me win. But if I cannot win, let me be brave in the attempt. Go »

Frederick Douglass

This abolitionist is an example of somebody who has done an amazing job and is being recognized more and more. Go »

Harriet Tubman

After her services during the Civil War, she earned a $20 monthly pension from the Army, making her upcoming appearance on that bill of currency even more appropriate. Go »

Harriet Tubman

Abolitionist. Soldier. Nurse. Slave. Spy. Humanitarian. Go »

Homer Plessy

Even though 87.5% of him could ride anywhere he wanted, it was the other 12.5% that he was fighting for. Sadly, the 12.5% was doomed for years. His life could have made a good follow-up to The Odyssey—someone should tell Homer. Go »

Ida B. Wells

Like Rosa, she refused to give up her seat. Unlike Rosa she lost. Go »

Jane Addams

This advocate for continuing education and community enrichment never had to settle for less than the Nobel Prize. Go »

Joel Sonnenberg

born (again) in a flame Go »

Kailash Satyarthi

Having to share the Nobel Peace Prize with someone less than a third his age might be difficult, if he hadn't devoted his life's work to the concerns of minors. Go »

Kofi Annan

This goo is a cheerleader, promoter, salesman, debt collector, and father confessor for all the nations on Earth. Go »

Lizzie Velásquez

After a rare genetic mutation, she became a (very unusual) face in anti-bullying campaigns online. Go »

Mahatma Gandhi

This great Indian leader once said, "I object to violence because when it appears to do good, the good is only temporary; the evil it does is permanent." Go »

Martin Luther King Jr.

His dream didn't die with him. Who's the king? Go »

Martin Luther King Jr.

He was the drum major for peace. Who's the king? Go »

Mikah Frye

Achievement unlocked: Be rewarded by Santa for giving selflessly to keep the homeless population warm. Go »

Minnie Vautrin

An American teacher became a Chinese deity by resisting Japanese invaders. Go »

Mohandas Gandhi

This practicer of ahimsa and satyagraha freed a nation and enlightened a world with his rejection of an eye for an eye. Go »

Mother Teresa

A sister at 18, a nobel in 79. She died at 87. Go »

Nancy Brinker

What does cutting funding to a reproductive health organization have to do with helping your sisters avoid cancer? Go »

Paul Rusesabagina

Few people save 1200 lives by being in the wrong place at the wrong time, but that's what this Tutsi-loving hotel manager accomplished in 1994. Go »

Rachel Carson

Pesticides, pollution, and population concerned this crusading conservationist. Go »

Renee Dushane

It's not the shape of your face, but the shape of your heart, that matters when you take on bullies with Kylie Jenner. Go »

Richard Stallman

The goo game will always be free software. Go »

Rosa Parks

When she parks her butt on a bus, it stays on the bus, in Montgomery or otherwise. Go »

Sadoozai Panah

This Afghan V.I.P. is a real doozy. Go »

Salvo D'Acquisto

When his nation switched sides, this soldier made a saintly sacrifice to prevent Germans from executing 22 of his countrymen. Go »

Samantha Smith

She wondered if Russia would start a nuclear war. Is that too much to ask? Go »

Shirin Ebadi

This goo was originally created to represent Iran in the Goo World Tour. Go »

Solomon Northup

His last name was where he spent a long time wanting to go. Go »

Terry Fox

May your hope not run short like his did. Go »

Timothy Treadwell

This environmentalist and documentarian didn't walk carefully enough through Alaskan bear country. Go »

Wang Weilin

the tank stops here Go »