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Online Giving in Times of Tragedy: Avoiding Charity Scams and Donating Safely

Nancy Gofus | Posted 08.10.2013 | Impact
Nancy Gofus

When tragedy strikes, the human spirit doesn't falter. As witnessed with recent events including the Boston Marathon bombings, the fertilizer plant explosion in West, Texas, the garment factory building collapse Bangladesh, and the tornado devastation in Oklahoma, individuals and organizations emerge within those communities and across the world eager to lend a hand to those affected.

4 Kinds Of People Who Care About Causes..And What They Do Online

Katya Andresen | Posted 03.16.2013 | Impact
Katya Andresen

The wonderful people at the Georgetown Center for Social Impact Communication have drawn on their recent research to profile who is most likely spread...

Catherine New

Anti-Gun Groups See Huge Spike In Donations After School Shooting

HuffingtonPost.com | Catherine New | Posted 12.14.2012 | Impact

Within hours of the mass shooting that killed more than two dozen people in Connecticut on Friday, social media channels surged with grief and heartfe...

SURVEY: How SXSW Attendees Give Back

Posted 03.20.2012 | Impact

The thousands of people who thronged to Austin for South by Southwest apparently share more in common than a love for music, tech and film. An overwhe...

NFL Star Adrian Peterson Gets Active Online to Help At-Risk Youth

Jason Pollock | Posted 04.29.2012 | Impact
Jason Pollock

We always see celebs asking their social media fans to donate money to causes, but the Football For Good browser app is a free and easy way for everyone to donate to charity without spending an extra dime!

SLIDESHOW: What Twitter Is Saying On The Last #CharityTuesday Of 2011

Posted 12.27.2011 | Impact

On this last #CharityTuesday of 2011, take time to recognize someone who gives at great lengths. Do-gooders don't give to receive recognition, but ...

The Online Giving Trend You Don't Know About

Posted 12.12.2011 | Impact

Organizations that employ edgy, new-fangled donation campaigns may want to rethink their approach. A new study by Campbell Rinker found that 51 per...

Mac vs. PC; Safari vs. Chrome: Which Users Donate Most Online?

The Huffington Post | Jessica Prois | Posted 12.14.2011 | Impact

We've all been asked to help fund a cancer walk on Facebook or pass around a worthy cause on Twitter. But who's actually clicking the Donate button? ...

Two Services Help Causes, Companies Raise More Online

Joe Waters | Posted 09.04.2011 | Impact
Joe Waters

I've made it my mission of late to find good online cause marketing options for small companies and causes. Thanks to attending the Cause Marketing Forum Conference two weeks ago, I've found two more.

Regional 'Day Of Giving' Events Grow, Raise Millions For Local Charities

The Chronicle of Philanthropy | Maureen West | Posted 08.20.2011 | Impact

Russell Jackson, a top official of the Alabama Association of Nonprofits, has spent the past year looking into online "giving day" events produced in ...

HuffPost's Greatest Person Of The Day: Charles Best, Founder And CEO Of DonorsChoose.org

The Huffington Post | Dominique Fenton | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

Every day on HuffPost, we're highlighting one 'Greatest Person' -- an exceptional individual who is confronting the country's economic and political c...

This Season, Holiday Giving is Online

Anna Brones | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Anna Brones

Bell-ringing Salvation Army volunteers are always a telltale sign of the holiday season, and although they certainly still have their place, this year holiday giving has turned to a new outlet: social media.