Many of us could be steps away from homelessness. The loss of a job, sudden illness, or family death could be the route to total despair. People on the streets and in shelters across America have lost their homes and been deserted by family and friends. Here are 5 super easy ways to make a … Continue reading 5 Easy Ways to Help the Homeless
43 million Americans are going hungry. Can you tell who in your neighborhood is going without food? 1 in every 8 people you pass by on the street could be missing meals. The latest statistics on hunger from Feeding America tell us: 1 in 8 Americans go hungry every day. 1 in 6 children in the … Continue reading Are People in Your Neighborhood Going Hungry?
Less than 4 weeks to go until #GivingTuesday. Here’s what you need to know. GivingTuesday, the global day of giving, is November 29th. It offers a huge opportunity to increase awareness for your cause and support for your organization while reaching out to new and current donors. There are many ways to get your staff … Continue reading #GivingTuesday Tips for Success
California-based Patagonia, which specializes in outdoor apparel, has taken an unexpected and untraditional approach to corporate social responsibility (CSR). Sustainability, giving back and caring for the planet are firmly connected in a company conviction that’s clear for customers and the business world to see. That’s supported by Patagonia initiatives to buy and consume less. A … Continue reading Patagonia’s Unconventional CSR
As a nonprofit, every dollar counts. When you’re trying to accomplish your mission and efficiently get all the work done to support it, volunteers can help make things happen. Finding good volunteers can be a challenge—whether you need them to: assist with an event help with a key fundraising drive provide office support be advocates … Continue reading Need volunteers? VolunteerMatch has them.
The CECP Giving in Numbers: 2014 Edition looked at what’s happened in corporate philanthropy and employee engagement programs since the end of the Great Recession in 2009. The report, created in association with The Conference Board, analyzed trends and giving behaviors (from 2010 through 2013) for 261 of the world’s leading companies. Key finding: 66% … Continue reading Corporate Giving: Latest Trends
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
At first blush, the Bubble Foundation seems like an unusual name for an organization that helps kids live healthy and happy lives, but then again…. Not wanting to pigeonhole their holistic efforts or be heavy handed about wellness, the name was chosen to keep it fun and focused on kids. Funders ask about our name, … Continue reading Nonprofit Spotlight: Bubble Foundation
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
Each year, the American Diabetes Association designates a day in March as Diabetes Alert Day. It’s a wake-up call for all of us to find out if we’re at risk for developing Type 2 Diabetes. And that’s important since 1 out of 4 people with diabetes don’t know they have it! Every 17 seconds someone in … Continue reading The Diabetes Epidemic: Risks & Resources