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

Are you taking advantage of JustGive’s free nonprofit services?

Increase online giving, support your mission and increase donor outreach with our free, self-service donation services. Through your free nonprofit account at http://www.justgive.org/nonprofits, you have immediate access to a Donate Now button, a mobile-optimized customizable donation page, secure donation processing, and a simple online experience for your donors. What makes JustGive’s Donate Now button different? … Continue reading Are you taking advantage of JustGive’s free nonprofit services?

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

A fond adieu to Kelly after 7 years at JustGive

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

One Million Donations and Counting!

We reached a major milestone in the history of JustGive last week when we processed the one-millionth donation on our website. Who was behind this auspicious donation? His name is Al Danish, and he hails from Glen Mills, Pennsylvania. Al made his donation to PathWays PA, a nonprofit dedicated to helping to keep low-income, vulnerable … Continue reading One Million Donations and Counting!

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

JustGive’s Top 5 Most Thoughtful Mother’s Day Gifts

Image Source For the first 27 years of my life, Mother's Day was about giving gifts. Artwork when I was very little, handmade cards when I was a little older, and a nice pair of earrings as an adult. I'm now a mom myself, and as I'm sure many new mothers can attest, giving birth … Continue reading JustGive’s Top 5 Most Thoughtful Mother’s Day Gifts

The Guy Who Has Everything

My Dad has everything. A tie (one).  It has The Beatles on it, naturally. He wears it anytime he needs to wear a tie, which isn't often due to a carefully planned career of self-employment, entrepreneurism and a California lifestyle. Geeky Dad sandals that he appropriately pairs with socks and a Hawaiian shirt.  “It’s special," … Continue reading The Guy Who Has Everything

A Gift from the Heart

Mother’s Day is a time when we look at the mothers in our life, appreciate all that they do for us, and try to give something back to them. Turning 30 this year made me realize I have been giving funny little gifts to my mother and grandmother over the years. Not only is it … Continue reading A Gift from the Heart

Creating New Traditions

Celebrating my daughter's first Christmas makes this holiday extra special for me. I'm reminded of memories from childhood, and traditions shared with my family. We baked cookies with Grandma and decorated the tree with sparkling lights. We watched movies like Rudolph and A Christmas Story in our pajamas until the fire in the fireplace burned … Continue reading Creating New Traditions