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Wise Giving Wednesday: December 1 is #GivingTuesday

As mentioned in last week’s blog, the Tuesday after Thanksgiving (in the U.S.), December 1, is #GivingTuesday, the designated day for donating to charities. As we give thanks this Thanksgiving week, ple
Nov 25, 2015
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Wise Giving Wednesday: Giving Wisely on #GivingTuesday

Four years ago, the 92nd Street Y (a BBB Accredited Charity) started a national social media campaign to make the Tuesday after Thanksgiving (in the U.S.) a designated day for giving. With the help of a
Nov 18, 2015
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5 BBB Tips to Ensure Wise Giving on #GivingTuesday

BBB Wise Giving Alliance Urges Donors to Research before GivingArlington, VA – Each year, American charities receive one-third of their annual donations during the holiday giving season. With Dec. 1 mar
Nov 18, 2015
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Wise Giving Wednesday: Veterans Organizations

On Veterans Day, our thoughts turn to veterans and military service members, especially those in need of assistance. Charities devoted to the various needs of veterans and their families deserve o
Nov 11, 2015
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Art Taylor interviews Kelly Browning of the American Institute for Cancer Research as part of the BBB WGA Building Trust Video Blog Series. Read our full report on the American Institute for Cancer Research here, https://bit.ly/2KpZXOA. For information on the most trustworthy charities, go to https://give.org/.
Nov 09, 2015
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Helen O’Rourke McClary

Helen O’Rourke McClary, who helped establish and grow one of our predecessor organizations, the Philanthropic Advisory Service of the Council of Better Business Bureaus, passed away on October 22, 2015
Nov 05, 2015