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

Change the World: Educate and Empower Girls

As the mother to a little girl, I find myself deeply concerned by the amount of pink in the girls’ toy aisle. I don’t like the message about “ideal” body type Barbie sends my daughter and her friends. And I’m disturbed that in the United States, there’s still a gender gap in earnings, with women … Continue reading Change the World: Educate and Empower Girls

Haiti: What a difference a year makes?

Last January 12th, Haiti was devastated by a 7.0 earthquake—killing over 230,000 people and leaving more than 1 million homeless. The magnitude of the catastrophe, and the effort needed to rebuild are sometimes hard for me to grasp. Just last week, the Huffington Post spoke of the delay in progress to aid survivors and rebuild. … Continue reading Haiti: What a difference a year makes?

Haiti Relief Update Part II – Nonprofits at Work

Charities creatively, consistently push on Charities are working hard to provide shelter and guard against death and disease. Organizations like Mercy Corps are taking creative approaches to solving the problems in Haiti. They teamed up with Mother Jones to help many of the small and medium-sized business that were lost in the earthquake by supporting … Continue reading Haiti Relief Update Part II – Nonprofits at Work

Update on Relief in Haiti

Is Haiti Forgotten? In an earlier Haiti earthquake update blog we featured a photo from award-winning photojournalist Allison Shelley who worked with Project Hope while in Haiti. When Allison returned to Haiti for her second time she wanted to bring something back that could help the people she’d met. Five months after the deadly earthquake … Continue reading Update on Relief in Haiti

STOP in the Name of Haiti: Students Give Back

Teenagers. The word strikes fear into parents everywhere. Mind of their own, sometimes sullen, rebellious and … inspiring? In the wake of the January 12 earthquake in Haiti, a group of about 30 high school students defied the stereotype of what a teenager can be by springing into action. The Naples High School (Florida) club, … Continue reading STOP in the Name of Haiti: Students Give Back

An update on donations to help Haiti

I just learned some exciting news: JustGive donors have responded in strong number to support long-term rebuilding efforts in Haiti! One month ago, we launched a new monthly gifts matching campaign to help our donors better support the nonprofits working to rebuild the services and infrastructure in Haiti. I’m proud to announce that we’ve already … Continue reading An update on donations to help Haiti

JustGive Gives Back – Haiti Relief and Recovery

If the energy generated by the earthquake in Haiti was larger than that of an atomic bomb, as earthquake expert Anne Kiremidjian wrote on CNN.com, then the country will need at least three-times as much human energy to rebuild the country. It’s been two weeks since the devastating earthquake in Haiti, and just now news … Continue reading JustGive Gives Back – Haiti Relief and Recovery

$10 can change lives

Gustav, Hanna and Ike tore through the Carribean and Southeast U.S. leaving little more than debris and loss in their wake. Flooding in Haiti washed away crops ready for harvest and livestock relied upon for survival in a country already facing a food shortage. Millions of people have already donated to disasters both at home … Continue reading $10 can change lives