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Wise Giving Wednesday: The Heart of Accountability

One of the key objectives of our evaluations of publicly-soliciting charities in relation to the BBB Standards for Charity Accountability is to help donors verify the trustworthiness of these organizati
Sep 27, 2017
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Donación a los esfuerzos de ayuda para el huracán María o el terremoto mexicano

A medida que continúan los esfuerzos de emergencia de rescate y de socorro para los afectados por el huracán María en Puerto Rico y el terremoto en México, BBB Wise Giving Alliance anima a los donante
Sep 22, 2017
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Donating to Relief Efforts for Hurricane Maria or the Mexican Earthquake

As emergency rescue and relief efforts continue for those impacted by Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico or the Earthquake in Mexico, BBB Wise Giving Alliance encourages donors to consider reviewing the fol
Sep 22, 2017
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Wise Giving Wednesday: Will Donors Get Disaster Fatigue?

As this blog is being written, the news reports a 7.1 earthquake shook central Mexico including Mexico city and a category 4 hurricane, Maria, threatens Puerto Rico. As details of the expected dev
Sep 20, 2017
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Wise Giving Wednesday: Donations for Hurricane Irma Relief

The impact on Hurricane Irma on Florida is staggering - damaged homes, downed trees, blocked roads and an estimated two-thirds of the state without power. It is hard to believe that less than two
Sep 13, 2017
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Wise Giving Wednesday: Update on Hurricane Harvey Relief Fundraising

As people return to their homes after Hurricane Harvey, the enormity of the storm’s impact becomes even more evident. As reported, over 40,000 homes were damaged and large numbers of people remain
Sep 07, 2017