More and more people are using plastic, which makes it hard to donate to the Salvation Army folks with the red kettles. So the Salvation Army -- along with other nonprofits -- are using social media to collect donations.
Haiti is back in the spotlight again because of a cholera outbreak. So what happened to the billions that were donated to the island nation? Dr. Una Osili from the Center of Philanthropy talks with Tess Vigeland about what to realistically expect from donations you make.
Not many details have been released yet about the store, but the chain did say that it will give ALL the profits the store makes to charity. Marketplace's Janet Babin looks at what's in it for the chain.
A report out this morning from the Chronicle of Philanthropy says philanthropists are not giving as much. In the midst of the Great Recession, donations were down last year by double-digits. Now that decline has hit the country's biggest charities. Reporter Mitchell Hartman talks the details with Steve Chiotakis.