Get ready for #GivingTuesday 2016

With six weeks to go until #GivingTuesday, here’s what you need to know. What is #GivingTuesday? #GivingTuesday is a global day of giving that takes place on November 29th. Created in 2012, #GivingTuesday was started by the Belfer Center for Innovation & Social Impact team at the 92nd Street Y to celebrate and support giving during the … Continue reading Get ready for #GivingTuesday 2016

Charity Gift Cards Thank Employees and Reinforce Company’s Values

Last year, New England BioLabs (NEB) started using JustGive charity gift cards to reward employees and inspire them to embrace philanthropy. They joined the ranks of many companies who use our GiveNow cards in a variety of ways for employees and customers. NEB was founded in the mid-1970s as a collective of scientists committed to … Continue reading Charity Gift Cards Thank Employees and Reinforce Company’s Values

A Mother’s Pride: A Daughter’s Giving

Kids are amazing. They notice everything. They question everything. They are curious. My daughter J’Nyah is 7. Since she was born, I’ve been amazed as how quickly she learns things. When she was a baby, it was learning to hold her head, smile, or sit up.  As a toddler–crawling, walking, running. It felt like she … Continue reading A Mother’s Pride: A Daughter’s Giving

Reviews Show Your Impact

Our partner, GreatNonprofits, started in 2007, has become the Yelp of the nonprofit world. With a database of more than 200,000 reviews, GreatNonprofits is the leading provider of reviews and ratings for nonprofits throughout the United States. Their story It all began when Hurricane Katrina hit and GreatNonprofits founder Perla Ni was publishing the Stanford … Continue reading Reviews Show Your Impact

KonectIDY: Bracelet Fundraising, Personalized

At JustGive, we help many large corporations incorporate philanthropy into their workplace or customer programs. But we also work with many smaller organizations that have great ideas for driving more philanthropy. Like KonectIDY, one of our latest partners to use JustGive’s products to make charitable giving  part of their business. Taking bracelet fundraising to the … Continue reading KonectIDY: Bracelet Fundraising, Personalized

My Dad Taught Me About Community—And Giving

My Dad will turn 90 this coming September. As some aspects of his life quiet down, his character and his stories have become more vivid for us, his family.  The child of immigrant parents in the Italian-American community in San Francisco, he survived World War II in the South Pacific. And he has gone on … Continue reading My Dad Taught Me About Community—And Giving

Mother’s Day – Musings on the Meaning of Mothering

image source: flickr As a child (and an only child, at that) I was frequently jealous of the attention, love and mothering my mom would give to other children in our community. Working individually with kids at my elementary school (and later on in her long career in the juvenile justice system), my mom focused … Continue reading Mother’s Day – Musings on the Meaning of Mothering

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

Three Meaningful and Unique Father’s Day Gifts

Fathers are notoriously hard to shop for. They usually don’t need more ties or another coffee mug, and after a few years, even the latest gadget feels, well…uninspired. So what can you buy for dad that will touch his heart? Is there a personal gift that says thanks and shows him he’s taught you what’s … Continue reading Three Meaningful and Unique Father’s Day Gifts

The World’s Best Mother’s Day Gifts

Mother’s Day is right around the corner, and if you’re like me, you haven’t gotten a gift for your mom yet. If you’re waiting to find just the right gift, look no further – we’ve got six great ideas you’ll love. First, something we’re very excited about: our new Mother’s Day Charity Gift Guide. Filled … Continue reading The World’s Best Mother’s Day Gifts