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What Can You do to Help Hurricane Florence Victims?

On September 14, 2018, Hurricane Florence struck the North Carolina cost at Wilmington and began its grueling trek inland. This slow-moving storm had lingered over the Atlantic and packed its growing expanse with trillions of gallons of water, which it dumped on North and South Carolina. As Hurricane Florence completed its watery attack on the [...]

By | September 20th, 2018|Blog, Charity, Community, Governments, International, Philanthropy|Comments Off on What Can You do to Help Hurricane Florence Victims?

6 Ways to Donate to Charity Even If You’re Broke

Giving to charity does not require you to stretch your already tight budget. If you want to make the universe an incredible place, you will be happy to know that you can do it without breaking the bank. Here's how:   Give blood As long as you are between the age of 17 and 65, [...]

By | September 20th, 2018|Blog, Charity, Community, Financial, Philanthropy|Comments Off on 6 Ways to Donate to Charity Even If You’re Broke

Businesses Focusing On Philanthropy

I believe that philanthropy is a necessity. As a society, we all must be kind to one another, and those that can afford it should donate their time and funds to those in need. And while philanthropy on a private, individual level is important, I believe that today’s businesses have a responsibility to give back [...]

By | August 17th, 2018|Blog, Charity, Community, Financial, Philanthropy|Comments Off on Businesses Focusing On Philanthropy

Five of the Most Philanthropic People in the World

More than a century ago, business magnate and entrepreneur Andrew Carnegie set the precedent for using personal wealth to give back to the world and its citizens. Since then, some of the planet's richest individuals have made philanthropy a cornerstone of their life's work. Here are five of today's most generous givers, as evidenced by the [...]

By | August 16th, 2018|Blog, Charity, Community, Philanthropy|Comments Off on Five of the Most Philanthropic People in the World

Some Of The Most Common Myths Surrounding Philanthropy

When it comes to philanthropy, there are many myths that plague the industry. As a major proponent of charitable causes, I wanted to help dispel any and all myths. With the being said, here are some of the most common fallacies regarding philanthropy. Charity is All About Helping the Poor Helping the poor is what [...]

By | August 16th, 2018|Blog, Charity, Community, Philanthropy, Taxes|Comments Off on Some Of The Most Common Myths Surrounding Philanthropy

Apps For Philanthropy

Technology has changed our lives. This is an undeniable fact of life. It’s altered the way we communicate, the way we travel and the way we carry out dozens of tasks. Technology has influenced almost every single industry you could imagine, including philanthropy. That’s right, even the philanthropic organizations of the world have been hit [...]

By | August 6th, 2018|Blog, Charity, Community, Philanthropy|Comments Off on Apps For Philanthropy

Who Is Melinda Gates?

I’d recently written an article about Bill Gates and his very generous commitment to donate $100 million to help find a cure for Alzheimer’s. Bill Gates is known the world over for being the world’s richest person and co-founding Microsoft; and in recent years, he’s getting much more recognition for becoming one of the world’s [...]

By | January 9th, 2018|Blog, Charity, Community, Financial, International, Philanthropy|Comments Off on Who Is Melinda Gates?

How to Make Your Charitable Donations Tax Deductible

The holiday season is officially here! And with it comes a heavy emphasis on giving and charitable contributions. But festivities and philanthropy aren’t the only things a new year brings. It also brings the beginning of tax season. While donating to charity is a great thing to do on its own merit, it doesn’t hurt [...]

By | January 8th, 2018|Blog, Charity, Community, Financial, Taxes|Comments Off on How to Make Your Charitable Donations Tax Deductible

The Year in Disaster: How to Help

With the dawn of 2018 just around the corner, I figured we should take some time to reflect on what  this year has brought us. 2017 has been a trying year for many reasons, and because of this, it will likely not soon be forgotten. Without a doubt, this year has been one of the [...]

By | December 28th, 2017|Blog, Charity, Community, Financial, Philanthropy|Comments Off on The Year in Disaster: How to Help

How to Donate Uniquely This Holiday Season

Winter is upon us. The days are getting shorter, nights are getting longer weather is getting colder and several holidays are knocking on the door. And with those holidays comes the holiday giving season. It is the time of year where we all dig deep into our pockets and donate what we can to those [...]

By | November 21st, 2017|Blog, Charity, Community, Philanthropy|Comments Off on How to Donate Uniquely This Holiday Season