News & Updates

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

Wise Giving Wednesday: Earth Day & Philanthropy

Friday, April 22nd is the 46th Earth Day event which started in 1970. This environmental-focused movement has grown considerably over the years from gatherings at colleges, universities and school
Apr 20, 2016

Ecuador Earthquake Donation Tips

Arlington, VA – With hundreds killed and thousands injured by the devastating earthquake in Ecuador over the weekend, generous Americans are already seeking ways to support those in need through donatio
Apr 18, 2016

Keith Laughlin, Rails-to-Trails Conservancy video icon

Art Taylor interviews Keith Laughlin, President of the Rails-to-Trails Conservancy as part of the BBB Wise Giving Alliance Building Trust series. Read our full report on the Rails-to-Trails Conservancy here, https://bit.ly/2UvicH1. For information on the most trustworthy charities, go to https://give.org/.
Apr 18, 2016

Wise Giving Wednesday: Youth Philanthropy

Growing up in the South Philadelphia area, one of my earliest experiences with a chartable organization was with the local YMCA as explained in a previous Huffington Post piece that I wrote two years ag
Apr 13, 2016

Peter Bale, Center for Public Integrity video icon

BBB Wise Giving Alliance Building Trust interview with Peter Bale of the Center for Public Integrity. Read our full report on the Center for Public Integrity here, https://bit.ly/2IvKDNV. For information on the most trustworthy charities, go to https://give.org/.
Apr 12, 2016

Kevin Washington, YMCA of the USA video icon

WGA President and CEO Art Taylor's interview with Kevin Washington of the YMCA of the USA. Read our full report on the YMCA of the USA here, https://bit.ly/2D92hmT. For information on the most trustworthy charities, go to https://give.org/.
Apr 11, 2016