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Give.org and BBB Advise Hurricane Donors to Support Experienced Disaster Relief Charities

Arlington, VA (September 13, 2018) – BBB Wise Giving Alliance (Give.org) and Better Business Bureau advise donors that experienced disaster relief organizations are your best bet to provide emergency he
Sep 13, 2018
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Wise Giving Wednesday: Preparing for Hurricane Florence Disaster Relief Giving

Tuesday morning, a snip from of an interview I did appeared as part of a story that aired on ABC’s Good Morning America: Woman Allegedly Used Social Media to Solicit Donations for Fake Firefighter Husba
Sep 12, 2018
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Wise Giving Wednesday: Hurricane Season and Disaster Relief

For the Northern Atlantic Ocean area, hurricane season goes from June until the end of November. For now, all eyes are on Tropical Storm Gordon. While the wind speed was just below hurricane force, the
Sep 05, 2018
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Wise Giving Wednesday: Schools & Fundraising

Children return to schools around the country as we approach the Labor Day holiday. To many parents, this means more than just new backpacks, books and boxes of pencils. They may also be asked to help r
Aug 29, 2018
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Wise Giving Wednesday: Labor Day Fundraising

As we approach Labor Day, many of us still associate that national holiday with the Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA) Labor Day Telethon which began in 1966 and was annually held until 2014. Although
Aug 22, 2018
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Wise Giving Wednesday: Donate With Honor - Federal Trade Commission Calls Out Charity Fraud

In our continuing Wise Giving Wednesday series about the “Donate With Honor” press conference held at the Washington DC office of the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) along with state Attorneys General an
Aug 16, 2018