Charity Newsletter Archive

September 10, 2010 Issue 193: Charity as action: The Kindness one Shows to Others
September 3, 2010 Issue 192: Charity as Destination: An Organization Through Which you can Help Others
August 27, 2010 Issue 191: Nonprofit Organizations
August 20, 2010 Issue 190: The Family Care Foundation
August 13, 2010 Issue 189: AIDS/HIV Prevention Charities
August 6, 2010 Issue 188: Bridging the Digital Divide
July 30, 2010 Issue 187: Support Computer Literacy Education
July 23, 2010 Issue 186: Services Regarding Substance Abuse
July 16, 2010 Issue 185: Substance Abuse
July 9, 2010 Issue 184: Disaster Relief Services
July 2, 2010 Issue 183: In Nonprofitorganizations are the Backbone of Disaster Relief Efforts
June 25, 2010 Issue 182: The UN's World Food Program
June 18, 2010 Issue 181: Big Brothers and Big Sisters of America
June 11, 2010 Issue 180: Children's Charities Abound: Think About How you Want to Help, and Pick Your Cause
June 4, 2010 Issue 179: Homeless Charities
May 28, 2010 Issue 178: Become an IT Volunteer
May 21, 2010 Issue 177: Become an Online Volunteer
May 14, 2010 Issue 176: Find the Right Volunteer Opportunity
May 7, 2010 Issue 175: Give the Gift of Your Time
April 30, 2010 Issue 174: Environmental Charities
April 23, 2010 Issue 173: The Clean Air Council
April 16, 2010 Issue 172: The Sierra Club
April 9, 2010 Issue 171: Cell Phone Donation
April 2, 2010 Issue 170: Donate Your Ponytail!
March 26, 2010 Issue 169: Fundraising: Charity Events
March 19, 2010 Issue 168: Hunger and Homelessness
March 12, 2010 Issue 167: Support the Fight Against Homelessness
March 5, 2010 Issue 166: If you Choose to Adopt a Pet, Make an Informed and Thoughtful Decision
February 26, 2010 Issue 165: The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals is America's Oldest Humane Society
February 19, 2010 Issue 164: The World Wildlife Fund (WWF) Protects Endangered Species and Their Habitats
February 5, 2010 Issue 163: Ways to Give: Securities
January 29, 2010 Issue 162: A Gift Today and a Bequest
January 22, 2010 Issue 161: Plan Your Giving Strategy
January 15, 2010 Issue 160: Charitable Remainder Trusts and Charitable Lead Trusts
January 8, 2010 Issue 159: Rating Charitable Organizations and Donor Priorities
January 1, 2010 Issue 158: Donor Driven: Doing Individual Due Diligence
December 25, 2009 Issue 157: Generally Speaking: On the State Side
December 18, 2009 Issue 156: Regulating Giving
December 11, 2009 Issue 155: Authentic Assets: Trusting the Best of Charity Evaluation
December 4, 2009 Issue 154: Checking it Out: Charity Ratings and the Big Picture
November 27, 2009 Issue 153: Rating Charitable Organizations and Donor Priorities
November 20, 2009 Issue 152: Donor Driven: Doing Individual Due Diligence
November 13, 2009 Issue 151: Checking it Out: Charity Ratings and the Big Picture
November 6, 2009 Issue 150: Establishing Your Charity's Grant Writing Program
October 30, 2009 Issue 149: Charities in Check: You Decide
October 23, 2009 Issue 148: Endowing the Future
October 16, 2009 Issue 147: Taking the Reins: Transforming Philanthropy into a Family Affair
January 2, 2009 Issue 146: Animal Charities Serve to Protect and Defend the Vulnerable
December 26, 2008 Issue 145: Modern Animal Shelters are Privately Run
December 19, 2008 Issue 144: The American Humane Society Prevents the Cruelty of Animals, as well as Children
December 12, 2008 Issue 143: Charity as Emotion: An Inclination of Kindness Toward Others
December 5, 2008 Issue 142: Determine the Causes That Mean the Most to You
November 21, 2008 Issue 141: UK Charitable Organizations
November 14, 2008 Issue 140: US Charitable Organizations
November 7, 2008 Issue 139: Breast Cancer Charities: National Breast Cancer Foundation, Inc.
October 31, 2008 Issue 138: Breast Cancer Charities: Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation
October 24, 2008 Issue 137: Breast Cancer Charities: the Cause
October 17, 2008 Issue 136: The American Cancer Society
October 10, 2008 Issue 135: Goodwill Industries Focuses on Improving Lives Through Work
October 3, 2008 Issue 134: The Salvation Army Pursues an International Mission
September 26, 2008 Issue 133: The Service Foundation of the Military Order of the Purple Heart
September 19, 2008 Issue 132: Charity Fundraising: Annual Campaigns
September 12, 2008 Issue 131: Charity Fundraising: Capital Campaigns
September 5, 2008 Issue 130: Charity Fundraising: Endowment Campaigns
August 29, 2008 Issue 129: Consult Charity Ratings to Judge and Compare Charities
August 22, 2008 Issue 128: GuideStar
August 15, 2008 Issue 127: You have the Right to Information
August 8, 2008 Issue 126: Christian Children's Fund provides international relief for children and their families.
August 1, 2008 Issue 125: Ronald McDonald House Charities
July 25, 2008 Issue 124: The Children's Hunger Relief Fund (CHRF)
July 18, 2008 Issue 123: The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF)
July 11, 2008 Issue 122: Closing the Digital Divide
July 4, 2008 Issue 121: Digital Divide
June 27, 2008 Issue 120: The Digital Divide Affects Nonprofit Organizations
June 20, 2008 Issue 119: Don't Be Modest!
June 13, 2008 Issue 118: Disaster Prevention and Relief
June 6, 2008 Issue 117: Th Government Isn't Behind Everything!
May 30, 2008 Issue 116: Emergency and Disaster Operations
May 23, 2008 Issue 115: Focusing on Rescue and Mitigating Damage
May 16, 2008 Issue 114: AmeriCares
May 9, 2008 Issue 113: Direct Relief International
May 2, 2008 Issue 112: Local religious organizations are at the forefront of disaster relief.
April 25, 2008 Issue 111: Red Cross Disaster Relief
April 18, 2008 Issue 110: The Volunteers of America
April 11, 2008 Issue 109: Become an Organ Donor
April 4, 2008 Issue 108: Donating Blood and Platelets
March 28, 2008 Issue 107: Give Part of Yourself - Literally!
March 21, 2008 Issue 106: Ways to Give: Donor Advised Funds
March 14, 2008 Issue 105: Ways to Give: Supporting Organizations
March 7, 2008 Issue 104: Ways to Give: Tangible Personal Property
February 29, 2008 Issue 103: Ways to Give: Time and Talent
February 22, 2008 Issue 102: Computer Donation: Contact the Refurbisher or Recycler
February 15, 2008 Issue 101: Computer Donation: Keep Records!
February 8, 2008 Issue 100: Computer Donation
February 1, 2008 Issue 99: Computer Donation: Plan Ahead
January 25, 2008 Issue 98: Computer Donation: Provide Original Disks and Documentation
January 18, 2008 Issue 97: Computer Donation: Recycle Old and Broken PC Equipment
January 11, 2008 Issue 96: Computer Donation: Remember the Accessories
January 4, 2008 Issue 95: Computer Donation: Use a Refurbisher to Donate Middle-Aged Computers
December 28, 2007 Issue 94: Computer Donation: Use Disk Cleaning Software
December 21, 2007 Issue 93: Help Bridge the Digital Divide
December 14, 2007 Issue 92: The Conservation Fund and the Conservation International Foundation
December 7, 2007 Issue 91: The Cousteau Society
November 30, 2007 Issue 90: The Trust for Public Land
November 23, 2007 Issue 89: Enterprise Foundation
November 16, 2007 Issue 88: Help Build or Fix up Houses or Shelters.
November 9, 2007 Issue 87: Offer Professional Skills Directly or Assist in Job tTaining
November 2, 2007 Issue 86: Take an Interest in the People
October 26, 2007 Issue 85: The National Coalition for the Homeless
October 19, 2007 Issue 84: CARE
October 12, 2007 Issue 83: The International Rescue Committee
October 5, 2007 Issue 82: Estate Planning and Planned Giving
September 28, 2007 Issue 81: Save Income and Estate Taxes
September 21, 2007 Issue 80: Corporate Philanthropy
September 14, 2007 Issue 79: Corporate Philanthropy: How to Give
September 7, 2007 Issue 78: Corporate Philanthropy: Tax Benefits
August 31, 2007 Issue 77: Do not be Misled by a Familiar Name
August 24, 2007 Issue 76: Donation Due Diligence
August 17, 2007 Issue 75: Donation Due Diligence: Get Advice
August 10, 2007 Issue 74: Donation Due Diligence: Get Receipts
August 3, 2007 Issue 73: Donation Due Diligence: The Money Comes Last
July 27, 2007 Issue 72: Ignore your Heart, Sometimes
July 13, 2007 Issue 71: Use Due Diligence Before Donating
July 6, 2007 Issue 70: Let Your Fingers do the Walking
June 29, 2007 Issue 69: Give Material Support or Your Time to Charity
June 22, 2007 Issue 68: Include Your Children
June 15, 2007 Issue 67: Philanthropy: A Definition
June 8, 2007 Issue 66: Play the Numbers Game
June 1, 2007 Issue 65: Try Your Charities on for Size
May 25, 2007 Issue 64: Smart Giving: Don't Wait to be Asked
May 18, 2007 Issue 63: Smart Giving: Get the Scoop!
May 11, 2007 Issue 62: Smart Giving: You Don't Have to Shout it out Loud
May 4, 2007 Issue 61: Smart Giving: Avoid Sending Cash
April 27, 2007 Issue 60: Smart Giving: Designate How You Would Like Your Gift to be Used
April 20, 2007 Issue 59: Smart Giving: Keep Track
April 13, 2007 Issue 58: Smart Giving: Know the Facts on Tax
April 6, 2007 Issue 57: Smart Giving: Plan Ahead! Include Donations into Your Budget
March 30, 2007 Issue 56: Smart Giving: Pool Your Resources
March 23, 2007 Issue 55: Smart Giving: Remember That Giving is a Choice
March 16, 2007 Issue 54: Smart Giving: Shape-Shift Your Gifts
March 9, 2007 Issue 53: Smart Giving: Time Your Gift to Best Tax Advantage
March 2, 2007 Issue 52: Join Together Supports Community-Based Efforts to Reduce, Prevent, and Treat Substance Abuse
February 23, 2007 Issue 51: Organizations Helping People with Addictions Need Your Support
February 16, 2007 Issue 50: Missionaries
February 9, 2007 Issue 49: Find Online Volunteer Opportunities
February 2, 2007 Issue 48: NetAid
January 26, 2007 Issue 47: Online Volunteers do not and Cannot Replace In-Person Volunteers
January 19, 2007 Issue 46: Online Tools
January 12, 2007 Issue 45: Be a Good Volunteer
January 5, 2007 Issue 44: Take Charge
December 29, 2006 Issue 43: Reasons to donate: More Than the Satisfaction That Comes from a job well done
December 22, 2006 Issue 42: Charity Wristbands: Wear Your Heart on Your Sleeve, But Buy Direct
December 15, 2006 Issue 41: Boys and Girls Clubs of America
December 8, 2006 Issue 40: Disasters and Emergencies Occur Everywhere!
December 1, 2006 Issue 39: Substance Drug and Alcohol Dependence Prevention and Treatment Programs
November 24, 2006 Issue 38: Ways to Give: Cash
October 27, 2006 Issue 37: Fundraising is One of the Primary Activities of Most Nonprofit Organizations
October 20, 2006 Issue 36: Big Gifts Don't Have to be Capital Gifts, and Vice Versa
October 13, 2006 Issue 35: Charity as action: The Kindness one Shows to Others
October 6, 2006 Issue 34: Charity as Destination: An Organization Through Which you can Help Others
September 29, 2006 Issue 33: Nonprofit Organizations
September 22, 2006 Issue 32: The Family Care Foundation
September 15, 2006 Issue 31: AIDS/HIV Prevention Charities
September 8, 2006 Issue 30: Bridging the Digital Divide
September 1, 2006 Issue 29: Support Computer Literacy Education
August 25, 2006 Issue 28: Services Regarding Substance Abuse
August 18, 2006 Issue 27: Substance Abuse
August 4, 2006 Issue 26: Disaster Relief Services
July 21, 2006 Issue 25: In Nonprofitorganizations are the Backbone of Disaster Relief Efforts
July 14, 2006 Issue 24: The UN's World Food Program
July 7, 2006 Issue 23: Big Brothers and Big Sisters of America
June 30, 2006 Issue 22: Children's Charities Abound: Think About How you Want to Help, and Pick Your Cause
June 23, 2006 Issue 21: The Family Care Foundation
June 16, 2006 Issue 20: Homeless Charities
June 9, 2006 Issue 19: Become an IT Volunteer
June 2, 2006 Issue 18: Become an Online Volunteer
May 26, 2006 Issue 17: Find the Right Volunteer Opportunity
May 19, 2006 Issue 16: Give the Gift of Your Time
May 12, 2006 Issue 15: Environmental Charities
May 5, 2006 Issue 14: The Clean Air Council
April 28, 2006 Issue 13: The Sierra Club
April 21, 2006 Issue 12: Cell Phone Donation
April 14, 2006 Issue 11: Donate Your Ponytail!
April 7, 2006 Issue 10: Fundraising: Charity Events
March 31, 2006 Issue 9: Hunger and Homelessness
March 17, 2006 Issue 8: Support the Fight Against Homelessness
March 10, 2006 Issue 7: If you Choose to Adopt a Pet, Make an Informed and Thoughtful Decision
March 3, 2006 Issue 6: The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals is America's Oldest Humane Society
February 24, 2006 Issue 5: The World Wildlife Fund (WWF) Protects Endangered Species and Their Habitats
February 17, 2006 Issue 4: Ways to Give: Securities
February 10, 2006 Issue 3: A Gift Today and a Bequest
February 3, 2006 Issue 2: Plan Your Giving Strategy
January 27, 2006 Issue 1: Charitable Remainder Trusts and Charitable Lead Trusts
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