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

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Wise Giving Wednesday: World AIDS Day

Wednesday, December 1st is World AIDS Day. According to the World Health Organization,
Dec 01, 2021
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This week, our guest is none other than Asha Curran, CEO of GivingTuesday. We chat with Asha about her expectations for the day and how she sees the evolution of GivingTuesday from a movement to an institution. Asha provides a firsthand account of how the day became a global phenomenon.
Nov 30, 2021
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Wise Giving Wednesday: Donating on GivingTuesday

Nine years ago, GivingTuesday was started by the New York-based 92Y to foster a generosity movement on the Tuesday after Thanksgiving (which falls on November 30th in 2021).
Nov 24, 2021
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In this week's episode, we interview music icon Roger Daltrey, founder and frontman of the English rock band, The Who. We talk about his inspiring music and his deep commitment to raising awareness about teen cancer in the U.S. through the organization that he helped establish, Teen Cancer America.
Nov 23, 2021
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Wise Giving Wednesday: 2021 Give.org Donor Trust Report

This week BBB Wise Giving Alliance released the 2021 Give.org Donor Trust Report: Profiles in Charity Trust and Giving.
Nov 17, 2021
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In this week's episode, our esteemed guest is the former Mayor of New Orleans and the current President of the National Urban League, Marc Morial. We talk to Marc about his long and illustrious career as an American political and civil leader and learn about what motivates him.
Nov 16, 2021