High Magnitude Earthquakes Hit Ecuador and Japan

It’s Monday morning and rescuers are searching for survivors and missing people in Ecuador and Japan. Over the last few days both countries have experienced high magnitude earthquakes resulting destruction, death and injury. The island of Kyushu, Japan has been experiencing powerful earthquakes and hundreds of aftershocks since April 14, 2016 when a 6.2-magnitude quake … Continue reading High Magnitude Earthquakes Hit Ecuador and Japan

Help Nepal Earthquake Victims

UPDATE:  Another 7.3 earthquake has rocked Nepal, striking close to Mt. Everest. This powerful tremor triggered landslides and toppled buildings, and was followed by at least five aftershocks that killed dozens and injuring more than 1,000. Already shell-shocked people are struggling and traumatized—and will likely be sleeping outside to stay safe. They need your help. … Continue reading Help Nepal Earthquake Victims

Disaster Giving: American Express

When natural disasters strike, generous people around the world open their wallets to give to organizations helping victims. Here at JustGive, we are lucky to partner with companies like American Express® who enable their cardholders to quickly provide support. After the devastating 2010 earthquake in Haiti, the 2011 earthquake and tsunami in Japan, and the … Continue reading Disaster Giving: American Express

YEAR IN REVIEW: A LOOK BACK AT 2014

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

THE MANY FACES OF HOMELESSNESS: HOW YOU CAN HELP

Knowing how to help a homeless person can sometimes feel difficult, confusing and overwhelming. The dollar you give might be used to buy drugs or alcohol. Even offering food can be a problem – imagine handing an apple to a homeless man and then discovering he has no teeth. Just as there are many reasons … Continue reading THE MANY FACES OF HOMELESSNESS: HOW YOU CAN HELP

Hunger and Food Justice: Community Building for Food Equality

Hunger: it’s a daunting problem the world over. Even though I was eager to research and write on this topic, when I started to dig into it, I got more and more overwhelmed with how broad and profound the issue is. The stark facts saddened and discouraged me. In the United States, almost half of … Continue reading Hunger and Food Justice: Community Building for Food Equality

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

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 Colorado Flood Victims Recover

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FOzr0UCq_RQ Starting on September 9, the state of Colorado received a huge amount of rain, causing intense flooding and massive amounts of damage. Flood waters cover almost 200 miles from North to South and affect 17 counties. A state of emergency was declared, authorizing federal search and rescue teams, and supplies be sent to the … Continue reading Help Colorado Flood Victims Recover

Give for Tornado Victims Now

A violent, massive tornado struck the Oklahoma City suburbs with vengeance Monday, May 20. In what is described as one of the most destructive tornadoes in recent history, the tornado, nearly 2 miles wide with wind speeds of up to 200 miles per hour, left extensive damage and lives that are forever changed in its … Continue reading Give for Tornado Victims Now