IMPACT
11/13/2012 02:46 pm ET

Charities Unveil Bold Year-End Appeals

Despite the struggling economy, along with fundraising competition from Superstorm Sandy and the 2012 elections, many charities are developing audacious end-of-year plans to seek contributions.

Among them: The Children’s Miracle Network is releasing a holiday catalog that offers donors the chance to give $12-million for a hospital. The antipoverty charity Heifer International, which usually emphasizes modest contributions of $20 to $100, is seeking $25,000 donations in its year-end appeal.

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