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Wise Giving Wednesday: Giving Wisely on #GivingTuesday

The Tuesday after Thanksgiving in the United States, November 28th, is the sixth anniversary of #GivingTuesday − a designated day to donate to charities. Since its founding by the New York based 92Y, al
Nov 22, 2017
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New Survey: Millennials are Raising the Next Philanthropic Superheroes

Arlington, VA − BBB's Give.org announced today new insights from its national survey highlighting generational differences in charitable giving habits. The findings, collected online from
Nov 16, 2017
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Wise Giving Wednesday: Passing Wise Giving Habits to Children

An online national survey of 1,004 American parents, commissioned by BBB Wise Giving Alliance, found that 61 percent of Millennial parents (ages 18-35) have talked about charity with their children in t
Nov 15, 2017
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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