A look at initial PayPal data shows year over year growth and -- we believe -- offers proof that the transformation of giving is clearly underway.
Holiday volunteers not only directly impact the lives of the people they serve, volunteering grants a competitive edge for the volunteers in the job market.
It took a lot of convincing for seven-year-old Brooke to believe that Santa would know where to find her at the hospital.
The staggering statistics surrounding children and family health compelled us to enlist even broader support that we alone as a company can give.
My theory is that if we are not talking about the issues, chances are good that we are not thinking about the issues.
To #GivingTuesday organizers and participants along with members of the traditional philanthropic community, #GivingTuesday 2013 has been such an overwhelming experience that many have not to waited until the month is over to begin offering lessons learned.
This prophesy of Jesus' birth and the spirit of the Christ that Jesus expressed when he healed and taught, is still producing health and giving freely to hearts and minds today.
Yes, you still want to do good. But shouldn't you seek to maximize your ROI in doing that good too? Shouldn't you want to get the most bang for your charitable buck?
Each day parents are presented with opportunities to teach their children the effects of choice. Making better choices is a invaluable life lesson.
Giving Tuesday is part of a larger trend that I find very encouraging: Technology is creating the opportunity to make philanthropy both more efficient and more effective.
The truth is deep investments take time, but we've seen this strategy yield significant returns. Women leaders in our network are transforming communities, countries, even cultures.
How do you connect people, nonprofits, foundations and businesses (across continents) to make a lasting difference? How does social media factor into your approach to build a better, more connected world -- one philanthropic effort after another?
During the holidays, an estimated 75 percent of Americans plan to donate to charity but what many don't realize is that they can turn their generosity into tax savings by claiming a variety of donations on their tax returns.
Our ability to make a choice to be charitable need not be a huge undertaking, but when we do it collectively, it will add up -- whether that's to elect the next president, end world hunger or malaria, or eradicate slavery, the choice is ultimately ours.
Let's face it: the world can be a scary, unfair place, full of obstacles, difficult choices and inequities -- and that's especially true for at-risk children and children raised in single-parent households, such as I was.
As a proud partner of #GivingTuesday this December 3, WaterAid has a whole slew of things happening, all of which are ripe with opportunities for you to make a difference.