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Wise Giving Wednesday: Update on Hurricane Harvey Relief Fundraising

As people return to their homes after Hurricane Harvey, the enormity of the storm’s impact becomes even more evident. As reported, over 40,000 homes were damaged and large numbers of people remain
Sep 07, 2017
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Wise Giving Wednesday: In the Eye of the Storm

On Monday, BBB Wise Giving Alliance along with BBB’s distributed a press release that included advice on contributing to Hurricane Harvey relief efforts along with a list of BBB Accredited Charities rai
Aug 31, 2017
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Tips on Hurricane Harvey Relief

BBB Wise Giving Alliance along with the Better Business Bureau has prepared the following press release that includes advice on contributing to Hurricane Harvey relief. The release includes a list
Aug 29, 2017
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Wise Giving Wednesday: Child Sponsorship Charities

Charities offering child sponsorship have been successfully soliciting the public for decades. Usually, potential donors are asked to contribute a monthly amount to assist needy children within a commun
Aug 24, 2017
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Wise Giving Wednesday: Fundraising for Charlottesville Victims

Following the outpouring of public shock and concern over the events in Charlottesville, Virginia, many are seeking to assist the victims of violence directed at those protesting the white supremacist r
Aug 17, 2017
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Wise Giving Wednesday: Phishing Scam Mimics BBB Complaint

Cybersecurity is a concern for everyone in philanthropy. And, the Better Business Bureau name, like other well-known entities, is not immune to being abused by scammers. The BBB Wise Giving Alliance and
Aug 09, 2017