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

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

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 »

Johns Hopkins

This Quaker made a fortune in retail (with the recently-discovered work of slaves), but you know his name if you've ever been to one of the hospitals, universities, medical schools, or nursing schools that bear his name because of his endowments. 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 »

Ken Watson

Christmas will be a little extra special for a UK girl for the next 14 years thanks to this late neighbor. 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 »

Oskar Schindler

He is the only former Nazi to be buried on Mount Zion in Jerusalem, thanks to a list of workers at his factory. 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 »

Robin Mahfood

This ironically named President and CEO leads an organization providing food, medicine and shelter to the poor. 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 »

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