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Wise Giving Wednesday: Fundraising for Victims of Sutherland Springs Shooting

This year experienced more than its share of disasters and tragedy. Yet again we are faced with the results of another mass shooting − this past Sunday at a church in Sutherland Springs, Texas. As
Nov 10, 2017
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Remembering Veterans Organizations on Veterans Day

Veterans Day motivates many of us to contribute to organizations assisting veterans, active military service members, and/or their families. To help ensure that donors make wise giving decisions about t
Nov 10, 2017
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Wise Giving Wednesday: Complying with the Law vs. Meeting Standards

Over the years, one of the most frequently asked public inquiries to BBB Wise Giving Alliance is [insert organization name] a legitimate charity? The term “legitimate” is one we seek to avoid in o
Nov 01, 2017
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Wise Giving Wednesday: Charity Fraud Awareness

Charity fraud is an international issue. Government regulators in other nations recognize the importance of not only protecting donors from questionable fundraising practices, but also protecting charit
Oct 25, 2017
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Wise Giving Wednesday: Breast Cancer Awareness, Celebrities and Charities

Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Angelina Jolie and Wanda Sykes. These are just a few of the celebrities that have brought significant attention to the cause of breast cancer awareness. As we continue our ser
Oct 18, 2017
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Oct 17, 2017