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.
Ethics, integrity, imagination. These are among the opportunities and challenges that faith-based nonprofit organizations bring to the broader social sector.
Philanthropy and charitable donations are back! Americans once again gave more in 2013 than in the previous year. As Americans, we supported causes we cared about with gifts both big and small.
We already have a Thursday dedicated to giving thanks every year. How about a Tuesday devoted to just giving. (The thanks will be coming back at you all on its own.)
When I was growing up, there was no such thing as Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, or even cell phones! However, today, children are introduced to social media at a very early age, some may even begin creating a digital footprint of their lives before they are out of the womb.
Tuesday's Give Local America event is expected to be the largest online community giving event in U.S. history.
A strange thing is happening online this week. The push for the #unselfie -- the antithesis of social media navel gazing -- a picture of a donor's...
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.