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Charities, nonprofits alter pandemic volunteer operations

Jan 18, 2021
Even volunteer work has gone remote. That approach has made it easier for more people to join in.
Food delivery, online tutoring and virtual wellness checks are among the types of volunteer work prevalent during the pandemic.
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Christian group encourages young donors by highlighting the joy in charitable giving

Jun 19, 2019
Generous Giving is urging a move away from doctrine to appeal to a wider donor base.
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Delivery companies finding ways to help restaurants donate excess food

Feb 19, 2019
Nearly one-third of food prepared by restaurants and grocery stores winds up as waste, according to data cited by the Environmental Protection Agency. It can be awkward and costly for restaurants to coordinate transport of their surplus food to shelters or food banks, but food delivery companies like Postmates and DoorDash have started offering restaurants […]
Nearly one-third of food prepared by restaurants and grocery stores winds up as waste, according to the EPA.
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A money coach for the wealthy

Jan 2, 2019
For Iris Brilliant, the first step is to ask clients to not get richer.
Iris Brilliant is a money coach based in Berkeley, California.
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The Trump Foundation is done. What happens next?

Dec 18, 2018
David Fahrenthold of the Washington Post explains where the charity's money came from and where it's headed.
The shutdown of President Donald Trump's family charity is the latest development in the ongoing dispute between the foundation and the state of New York.
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#GivingTuesday is here. Tax breaks or not, givers gonna give

Nov 27, 2018
New tax laws have changed how much of a tax break you might get for giving to charities and causes. Those changes are worrying some non-profits that need your end of the year gifts, especially to help provide human services. But if you really want to give, and get a tax break, you can find […]

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A new report finds more big donors are giving big money to big institutions, but ...

Nov 20, 2018
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When social causes meet product sales, you get the cause market

Oct 20, 2017
Many companies have found that giving to these kinds of charities can ultimately boost their bottom line.
A display at Bloomingdale's in Hackensack, New Jersey, for the retailer's Ready, Set, Pink! event for Breast Cancer Awareness Month in 2011.
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