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How to Donate to Hurricane Relief

With all the devastation that the southern part of the United States was hit with, it feels like a natural inherent reflex to give to those in need. Hurricane Irma, Maria, Harvey caused billions of dollars of destruction in Texas, Florida, and Puerto Rico. There are so many different ways to donate and help those […]

Ways to Bring Awareness to the African Food Crisis

The food crisis in Africa has been a global issue for over 30 years. From drought to starvation, the problems within these countries in Africa are some of the most tragic situations that the world is facing. Yet, the issues in Africa are not at the forefront of news outlets or on the minds of […]

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The Benefits of Charitable Giving

Why should you give back? You may ask, “What’s in it for me?” The act of charity has always been regarded as the key to positivity and kindness that strengthens any community. Philanthropies within communities are the core of establishing and maintaining charitable acts in society. The many benefits of charitable giving range from not […]

Ray McGrath, SFFD captain and longtime volunteer, dies – By Sam Whiting Published 9:37 pm, Friday, April 28, 2017

http://www.sfgate.com/bayarea/article/Ray-McGrath-SFFD-captain-and-longtime-volunteer-11108319.php Ray McGrath, a retired San Francisco Fire Department captain who stayed on as a toy drive volunteer and morale booster, sometimes walking from station to station throughout the city, has died at 95. Mr. McGrath died Tuesday of injuries suffered in a fall at home while on his way to Mass last Sunday. His […]

NY Times Article – Rwandans Carry On

https://www.nytimes.com/2017/04/25/world/africa/rwandans-carry-on-side-by-side-two-decades-after-genocide.html?rref=collection%2Fsectioncollection%2Fworld&action=click&contentCollection=world&region=rank&module=package&version=highlights&contentPlacement=2&pgtype=sectionfront  

Top Philanthropists in the World

Warren Buffett: Warren Buffett may be considered as one of the top Philanthropists in the world. Throughout Buffet’s lifetime he has always be one too help out the less fortunate. One of Buffett’s main ideas was creating the Giving Pledge. The giving pledge is a promise made by some of most wealthy people in world […]

Investing in the Future : How Shiv Nadar Gives

Shiv Nadar is known as many things. Anyone with the slightest interest in the tech world knows him as the cofounder of HCL technologies, this is the fourth largest software firm in India. Nadar is essentially tech-world royalty, just earlier this month he was ranked as the 14th richest tech billionaire in the world and […]

4 Tips on Integrating Volunteers Into Your Cause

While establishing a not-for-profit organization or a charitable cause presents as many challenges as developing a for-profit venture, there are some aspects unique to the organizations with a philanthropic core. When cultivating a workforce in a business, there are a number of considerations that go into evaluating potential candidates. Skill, experience, growth potential, culture fit […]

Encouraging Others to Give

Time Is Precious — Here’s How to Convince People to Donate It from Knowledge@Wharton