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#GivingTuesday: How Innovation is Empowering More People to Become Philanthropists

Rick Parnell | Posted 12.02.2016 | Impact
Rick Parnell

"As individuals, we have power. We have power by the choices we make, what we buy, which companies we support, [and] how we travel," said former Unite...

45 Favorite Animal Charities

Kate Neligan | Posted 11.30.2016 | Impact
Kate Neligan

Giving Tuesday is a brilliant idea, especially in a week typically filled with consumerism and gift buying for the holidays. When the world appears ...

These Groups Will Match Your #GivingTuesday Donation

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 11.29.2016 | Impact

Every year on the Tuesday after Thanksgiving, groups around the world encourage kicking off the holiday season with charitable gifts. The unofficial h...

It Only Takes 15 Minutes to Win Giving Tuesday

Plumfund | Posted 11.29.2016 | Impact

By Sara Margulis, CEO Honeyfund & Plumfund Giving Tuesday is one of my favorite days of the year. It challenges us to look at the meaning behind the ...

Yes, You Are A Philanthropist. #GivingTuesday Says So.

Ryan Scott | Posted 11.29.2016 | Impact
Ryan Scott

The best gift of #GivingTuesday could be the way it shifts people's sense of what's possible, awakening an appetite for impact.

A Refuge For Victims Of Child Sex Trafficking Finds Its Lost Wings

Plumfund | Posted 12.05.2016 | Impact

By Frances Queen Josie started running away at age 14 because of abuse in her home. She met a man on the streets who promised he'd care for her. He to...

Don't Be Fooled On Giving Tuesday: Give Wisely!

Gleb Tsipursky | Posted 11.28.2016 | Impact
Gleb Tsipursky

Caption: Facepalm by Captain Jean-Luc Picard (AJ Cann, Flickr) This article first appeared on the blog of Intentional Insights, a nonprofit organizat...

Breaking through the Doorbusting

Aaron Sherinian | Posted 11.28.2016 | Impact
Aaron Sherinian

The Thanksgiving turkey was not the heaviest thing to enter my house this holiday. The annual packet of doorbuster/Black Friday/Cyber Monday sale ad...

Sharing the Spirit Of #GivingTuesday With Young People

Byron Garrett | Posted 11.26.2016 | Impact
Byron Garrett

What better time than the holiday season to talk about raising generous children?

Why I Constantly Ask Myself "What If?"

H. Art Taylor | Posted 11.25.2016 | Impact
H. Art Taylor

As I grew older, the phrase "what if?" took on a broad meaning. Having dedicated my life to charitable work, I ask "what if" in different ways all the time.

#HumansoftheWorld: A Doctor in Nursing Gives Back

Rozmin Jiwani | Posted 11.24.2016 | Impact
Rozmin Jiwani

My new wish is to inspire my students the way AKU inspired me.

There Is Always Someone You Can Help: How My Nan Inspired Me To Become A #GivingTuesday Champion

Courtney Hughes | Posted 11.23.2016 | Impact
Courtney Hughes

I decided that if nan couldn't come for Christmas, we would take Christmas to nan.

Charity Exec Braves Mt. Kilimanjaro to Rally Support for Hell's Kitchen Social Services

Plumfund | Posted 11.29.2016 | Impact

By Nicole L. Cicogna Nearly three years ago, I made a very difficult life decision to walk away from a pending wedding.  I knew getting married was w...

Facing the World After Cleft Surgery

Angieleca “Angel” Hayahay | Posted 11.22.2016 | Impact
Angieleca “Angel” Hayahay

Imagine struggling to breathe, eat, or speak, every second of every day. This was me as an infant and it is the reality for millions of children with untreated cleft lip and/or palate.

Giving Time, Love and Learning

Claire McClelland | Posted 11.21.2016 | Impact
Claire McClelland

Our volunteers are critical to our organization and inspire me every day in my work. Take, for instance, Anne Pawley.

Empowering Women Affected by Domestic Violence

Lori | Posted 11.18.2016 | Impact

Not all victims are so lucky.

Beyond #GivingTuesday: Start a Relationship of Impact

Jeff Meer | Posted 11.18.2016 | Impact
Jeff Meer

In 2013, just after super Typhoon Haiyan struck the Philippines, I attended a benefit reception to support an NGO that had been working in the Philipp...

My Giving Story

Sue Desmond-Hellmann | Posted 11.17.2016 | Impact
Sue Desmond-Hellmann

We've always liked considering both local and global giving -- and we've been fortunate to learn of causes that resonate for us, especially when we've been able to see firsthand the kind of impact that can so improve human potential.

Beyond #GivingTuesday: We Can't Help Everyone. But Everyone Can Help Someone.

Tanya Glanville-Wallis | Posted 11.17.2016 | Impact
Tanya Glanville-Wallis

Natural disasters are overwhelming. For those directly impacted whose lives are shattered. For the humanitarian landscape responding to the devastatin...

The Joy a Bicycle Brings

Griffin Schneider | Posted 11.16.2016 | Impact
Griffin Schneider

I was only nine years old at the time, so I didn't really know how to fundraise. I decided I would ride my bike to school every day to raise awareness for WBR.

Our Democracy is More Than Our Politics

Asha Curran | Posted 11.15.2016 | Impact
Asha Curran

#GivingTuesday is a day when we have an opportunity to express gratitude for all we have, and pay it forward in ways big and small.

Donations On, Bras Off For Melinda's Battle with Breast Cancer

Plumfund | Posted 11.29.2016 | Impact

By Melinda Lopez I was recently a 44 year old single women living in Seattle, WA, living my dream as a flight attendant. I had just started a new job...

Compassion, the Ultimate Act of Rebellion

Joey Crotty | Posted 11.14.2016 | Impact
Joey Crotty

Do you remember the first time you learned about compassion, this beautiful, fundamental aspect of human existence? Believe it or not, I'm pained to s...

Beyond #GivingTuesday: Supporting Long-Term Relief Efforts

Patricia McIlreavy | Posted 11.14.2016 | Impact
Patricia McIlreavy

Later this month, we will celebrate Thanksgiving, a day when Americans pause and express gratitude for our blessings and good fortune in life. This da...

#LatinosGive on #GivingTuesday

Diana Campoamor | Posted 11.14.2016 | Impact
Diana Campoamor

The realities of inequality dawned on me, and I knew I wanted to find a way to change that unfairness.