Help Girls Overcome Media Pressure and Reach Their Potential

There is no better time in history to be a girl. All around the world, countries are realizing that investing in girls has the potential to change the world. In the United States, girls outpace boys in test scores, college enrollment and graduation rates, and high school leadership positions. But alarming statistics show that girls … Continue reading Help Girls Overcome Media Pressure and Reach Their Potential

Creative Approaches to Solve the Poverty Crisis

According to World Bank, 1.4 billion people – or 20 percent of the world’s population – live in extreme poverty, earning less than $1.25 a day. And unfortunately, it’s getting worse. Seven out of 10 people in the world live in countries where economic inequality has increased in the last 30 years. The question of … Continue reading Creative Approaches to Solve the Poverty Crisis

Save Three Lives in One Hour: Donate Blood

Every two seconds, someone in the United States needs blood. Giving blood is easy and saves lives. (In fact, one pint of blood can save up to three lives!) In one hour, you could watch an episode of Grey’s Anatomy, or you could help one of the five million real-life patients who need blood every … Continue reading Save Three Lives in One Hour: Donate Blood

Depression: Help Those Suffering in Silence

“When cancer sufferers fight, recover, and go into remission we laud their bravery.  We call them survivors.  Because they are. When depression sufferers fight, recover and go into remission we seldom even know, simply because so many suffer in the dark…ashamed to admit something they see as a personal weakness…afraid that people will worry, and … Continue reading Depression: Help Those Suffering in Silence

JustGive’s Christmas Social Media Giveaway

We've made our list and checked it twice...and we've decided our donors are nice! We're giving away a $500 Charity Gift Card. You can enter on our Facebook page right now. You have seven days to enter (the giveaway ends on Christmas Eve at 11:59pm PST). There are many ways to enter - submit one … Continue reading JustGive’s Christmas Social Media Giveaway

35 Ways to Help the Homeless

The world of the homeless may seem very far from yours, but in some ways it is quite near. For any of us, the loss of a job, the illness or death of a spouse or a child, or a severe physical disability could be the route to total despair. Struck by personal tragedies, the … Continue reading 35 Ways to Help the Homeless

Five Charitable Causes That Need More Help During the Holidays

During the winter months, charities need extra assistance as they work with the challenges of cold weather and the holidays. These five causes need additional help right now, and can do more with your donations of supplies and money. 1. Children Low-income and foster kids have an especially hard time during the holiday season, when … Continue reading Five Charitable Causes That Need More Help During the Holidays

CLOSED: JustGive’s Thanksgivukkah Social Media Giveaway!

We've made our list and checked it twice...and we've decided our donors are nice! We're already seeing Christmas decorations everywhere, but we're celebrating Thanksgivukkah first. Starting today, we'll be giving away $100 Charity Gift Cards every day for EIGHT days. You can enter on our Facebook page right now. There are many ways to enter … Continue reading CLOSED: JustGive’s Thanksgivukkah Social Media Giveaway!

How You Can Help Survivors of Typhoon Haiyan

Super Typhoon Haiyan slammed into six central islands of the Philippines Friday. With sustained winds of 195 miles per hour and wind gusts that reached over 230 miles per hour, Haiyan (known locally as Yolanda) may be the deadliest natural disaster in the nation’s history. It is one of the most intense typhoons ever recorded, … Continue reading How You Can Help Survivors of Typhoon Haiyan

Help Hungry American Children

It wasn’t until I became a mother that I realized how much children rely on adults for help. In the best cases, a child has parents and a loving extended family, and wants for nothing. In the worst cases, a child has a neglectful family, and doesn’t get basic needs met, emotionally or physically. Some … Continue reading Help Hungry American Children