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Read the Wise Giving Wednesday blog each week to keep up to date on charity issues.

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Wise Giving Wednesday: Volunteering

National Volunteer Week takes place from April 18th to the 21st. This provides recognition to all the individuals that help charities and others through their generous donation of time.
Apr 14, 2021
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In this week's episode of the Heart of Giving Podcast, we hear from Kelley Bevis, the Co-Founder and Executive Director of A Cat's Life Rescue (ACLR), as she talks about how she juggles her passion for the inspiring work she does with ACLR with her day job as the General Counsel of the BBB Wise Giving Alliance.
Apr 12, 2021
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Wise Giving Wednesday: Giving By Example

One of the principle lessons in charitable fundraising is that donors contribute when they are “asked” either through direct mail, telephone calls, online requests, grant proposals, fundraising events and/or social media.
Apr 07, 2021
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Our guest this week is Mesky Brhane, Practice Manager for the Urban, Resilience and Land Global Practice in Africa (East) at the World Bank. Tune in to hear about her inspiring work delivering support and aid to vulnerable populations in different parts of the world.
Apr 06, 2021
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Wise Giving Wednesday: Government Actions Address Misleading Appeals for Servicemembers and Veterans

On March 25, 2021, the Office of the Minnesota Attorney General announced it is suing a company using the names “Contributing to Combatants” and “Coast 2 Coast (C2C) Marketing” for defrauding Minnesota donors.
Mar 31, 2021
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The President and CEO of the Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts and the creator and co-founder of the #GivingTuesday movement, Henry Timms, joins us this week to talk about how giving is a shared value that unites us all. Tune in now!
Mar 30, 2021