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The 411 on mobile giving

Jan 12, 2012
A just-released study says texting donations for crises like the Haiti earthquake could become the new norm.
Posted In: Charity, Haiti

Charitable giving swells in December

Dec 27, 2011
December is a big month for charities, and even in tough times, Americans are giving to those in need.
Posted In: Charity, Charitable giving, holiday

Not exactly aiding relief

Dec 22, 2011
Popular online ads for famine victims don't benefit actual famine victims.
Posted In: Charity, aid, advertising

Not all "Books for Charity" go to charity

Dec 13, 2011
For-profit book recycler behind popular donation program sells many of the books received.
Posted In: Charity, Books

Charity in a down economy

Dec 6, 2011
Three years after the start of the recession, we revisit the Los Angeles' Boys & Girls club as a gauge on how nonprofits are faring.
Posted In: nonprofits, Charitable giving, charities, Charity

When it comes to charitable giving, what works?

Nov 29, 2011
Freakonomics Radio's Stephen Dubner discusses strategies to get people to give.
Posted In: Charity, philanthropy

Do tax deductions impact charitable giving?

Nov 8, 2011
Economy 4.0's David Brancaccio discusses how eliminating tax perks for charitable donations might affect how much people give.
Posted In: Charity

Fighting malaria through business ideals

Oct 12, 2011
Armed with business savvy and some insecticide-treated bed nets, philanthropist Ray Chambers is helping bring the death rate from malaria down to zero. Time Magazine's Africa correspondent Alex Perry wrote about his mission in a new book.
Posted In: Books, Charity

Energy bar company builds hunger relief into its business model

Sep 29, 2011
Two Degrees Food funnels part of its proceeds to a breakthrough treatment for malnutrition.
Posted In: Charity

Muslim charitable giving shifted to domestic causes after 9/11

Sep 9, 2011
Following the 9/11 attacks, many Muslim charities in the U.S. were forced to shut down. But others were able to grow and prosper.
Posted In: Charity

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