I want my daughter to understand that the corporate-fueled greed which has corrupted this country is EVIL. I want her to understand that people are more important than profit. I want her to understand that it's important to help people who are less fortunate than ourselves.
So, how do donors decide which of the 1 million charities in existence are deserving of their goodwill?
During this time of financial turmoil, few of us are writing checks with the same frequency and the same number of zeroes as when we feel secure in our jobs and flush in our retirement accounts. Even if you can't give money, that doesn't mean you can't give back.
As you consider donating this holiday season, please think about providing assistance directly to people in developing countries. The Peace Corps Partnership Project may be the best thing for you.
It seems like no matter how difficult the circumstances, people around the world still find a way to play. Play is a critical part of rebuilding lives, resolving conflict and keeping your sanity in the midst of chaos.
Why do people succumb to the sheer insanity that Black Friday brings? Is there a better way to celebrate the arrival of the season of giving? I think so.
Unfortunately, unscrupulous people have learned to mimic nonprofit websites and advertising campaigns. To avoid being scammed, here are a few precautions.
Droves of Americans experience a particular urge to help others around the holidays -- at least partially, I suspect -- in order to assuage our guilt over the abundance of food, drink, gifts, travel, and indulgences.
The 12 Days of Christmas Homeless Push is rather simple. We've come up with a starter list themed around the 12 Days of Christmas, only this is the 12for12k version.