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

Wise Giving Wednesday: Ukraine Relief Adapts to Changing Circumstances

War has many unpredictable developments. How long will hostilities last? Which areas will be safe?
Apr 06, 2022

Ukraine Relief, Catholic Relief Services video icon

As part of our Ukraine Relief Charity Interview series, Sean Callahan, President and CEO of Catholic Relief Services, talks about the organization's relief efforts in and around Ukraine during the crisis in the area.
Mar 30, 2022

Wise Giving Wednesday: And the Oscar Goes to….Cryptocurrency Donations for Ukraine

During the 94th Academy Awards® that aired Sunday, March 27th, one of the commercial advertisements during the breaks featured a cryptocurrency service company that provided viewers a web address or QR code link to make a cryptocurrency donation to the International Red Cross for their relief efforts in Ukraine.
Mar 30, 2022

Heart of Giving Podcast - Ukraine Relief video icon

In this week's episode, BBB Wise Giving Alliance CEO and Host of the Heart of Giving Podcast, Art Taylor, will share some valuable giving tips to help you make wise giving decisions to help with the ongoing relief efforts in Ukraine. We also feature interviews with 5 of our accredited charities Mercy Corps, Americares, GlobalGiving, MAP International, and USA for UNHCR who were interviewed to discuss their relief efforts in Ukraine. Tips for Ukraine Charity relief:
Mar 29, 2022

Wise Giving Wednesday: Growing Needs of Ukrainian Refugees

As the war in Ukraine continues to unfold, resulting in more damage and destruction to major cities, a growing number of Ukrainians are leaving to neighboring countries.
Mar 23, 2022

Heart of Giving Podcast, Sarah Welch video icon

In this week's episode, our guest is Sarah Welch, Vice President, ideas42. We talk about what got her interested in behavioral science to understand and improve the design of programs and policies and discuss how ideas42's work is geared towards creating social impact using behavioral science.
Mar 22, 2022