Tag Archives: Charitable Giving

Give Mom More this Mother’s Day: Eight Gift Ideas with Meaning

Every Mother’s Day takes me by surprise. (What? it’s only three days away?) I know I need to do something…send something…fast, but am left empty-handed when it comes to ideas.  Yesterday, I got so far as entering my credit card … Continue reading

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The Philanthropy of a Smile: Teaching Kids to Be Generous

As a parent, you want to give your kids everything in the world, and at the same time, teach them to be caring, generous beings. So how do you switch their mindset from “Gimme!” to “Let’s Give”? Here’s an inspiring … Continue reading

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Donating in Times of Disaster: Six Things You Need to Know

I’ve turned off my television. I realized it’s not doing me or anyone good to watch the chaos from the quake and wall of water that swallowed villages and farmlands, families whole. With the earthquake and tsunami in Japan mere … Continue reading

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Changing the World, One Laundry Load at a Time: 8 More Ways to Be Charitable, Everyday

First, I want to say a heartfelt Thank You to the 12,000 of you who read, commented, tweeted, re-posted or reached out to me about 16 Charitable Ways to Celebrate Valentine’s Day. I’m truly amazed and humbled by the overwhelming … Continue reading

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New Blog for the Charitable at Heart

Hello and welcome! This is a new blog for grantmakers, donors, mission-driven folks and otherwise charitable beings: anyone thinking about philanthropy, doing philanthropy, or engaged in activism or service. Whether you are making grants, giving away money or goods or … Continue reading

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