Thanks to your giving and support, JustGive expanded philanthropy and sent more than $30 million to charity in 2014! We passed a major milestone in May, processing our 1 millionth donation, and are proud that 24 percent of giving came from 2013 donors returning to use the site. We also saw charity gift card purchases … Continue reading YEAR IN REVIEW: A LOOK BACK AT 2014
We have a great crew here at JustGive and many of our team members have been working here for over 5 years. Today, we said a bittersweet farewell to Kelly, who has worked at JustGive for 7 years. In those 7 years, Kelly has worked or helped out in pretty much every area of the … Continue reading A fond adieu to Kelly after 7 years at JustGive
When planning a wedding, online access to friends’ wedding albums, DIY blogs, a parade of competing vendors and a plethora of websites can be inspiring…and overwhelming. In an industry where advice is handed out like candy and society sets expectations for everything from ring size to dress size to guest list, it‘s hard to remember … Continue reading Charity: Make it Your Wedding’s “Something New”
If you’re like me, you’ve heard (and probably made) comments about the holiday season already: Why was jingle music playing while shopping for Halloween costumes? Why are snowy decorations overtaking stores before Thanksgiving? How will I afford gifts for everyone on my list and a sequined holiday outfit with my budget? And how much stuff do we really … Continue reading This holiday, let’s reconnect.
I Care: About supporting charity. It’s my thing. My Friends: They’re everywhere. Facebook. Twitter. Google+ (I’ve got circles and hangouts galore). I even have blogosphere followers. Okay so they probably aren’t all friends, but in the social media generation, I’ve got a big network that reaches from the kids I went to elementary school with, … Continue reading Keep your “stuff,” I want CHANGE!
An American Girl As a young girl, my mom told me that I could do anything and be anything--and I believed her. I took the classes I wanted, played the sports I wanted, and wore what I wanted (much to the dismay of my future self as I look back now on old photos). Today, … Continue reading Women role models, World travel, and Weighty lessons