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By Pepper Rutland

3 Trends Philanthropists Should Be Aware Of in 2018

Trends come and go, and in charitable organizations, it is no different. While philanthropy is a pretty steady market without much change – the you-give-and-someone-receives model is very standard – there are constant improvements within the industry that make giving to charity a better experience for all involved. There are a few new trends that all philanthropists should look out… Read more →

By Pepper Rutland

How To Choose A Charity

So, you want to make an impact on your community – that’s excellent news! You may be feeling stuck and unsure of how exactly to make an impactful donation. It’s quite common to have some questions about which charity is right for you. And with so many charities to choose from, it can be an even more difficult decision. There… Read more →

Pepper Rutland Louisiana CHarity Events in Spring 2018

Louisiana Charity Events in Spring 2018

Spring is an exciting time not only for local charities in the Baton Rouge area, but for groups throughout Louisiana. From cocktail events, to family fun outings, to 5Ks and bike rides and more, there are events taking place this spring to raise funds and awareness for many worthy causes that have direct impacts on the community at large.  … Read more →

HOW TO GIVE- Reviving Education

How to Give: Reviving Education

For the final installment of my 3 part series entitled, “How to Give,” in which I take a look at 6 nonprofits around the country that are fighting some of the most serious epidemics in our country and beyond, I’ve decided to focus on the topic of education. The United States is incredibly fortunate to have a great amount of… Read more →

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How to Give: Ending Homelessness

Continuing my series on giving back to those in need, I’ll be focusing on the crippling epidemic of homelessness. This tragic circumstance affects millions around the world, including a staggering number within the United States. Below are 6 incredible charities and organizations that work towards ending homelessness here at home. I encourage you to take a deeper look at their… Read more →

How to Give: Ending Hunger

How to Give: Ending Hunger

There is a stunning epidemic that has plagued people across the world of all races, ages, and genders for decades. This tragic problem has seen great strides of improvement over the years, but great improvement is a statistic difficult to pin down as a win when there are still so many that suffer. This global issue is hunger, and the… Read more →

The Biggest Collegiate Fundraisers in America

The Biggest Collegiate Fundraisers in America

It’s important to start getting into the philanthropic spirit early in life, to ensure a life full of giving and caring for others. Thanks to the thousands of charities within the United States alone, getting involved in philanthropic efforts at a young age is becoming increasingly easier. But of all the fundraising and charitable avenues to follow, few are more… Read more →

Pepper Rutland introduces 10 charitable apps that users should download now.

Top Charitable Apps to Download Now

Charitable donations are starting to become a staple in the budgets of millions of Americans. With so many charities, both local and global, to choose from, it can be hard to take the time to decide which charities to give to. Thanks to growing technology, there are a plethora of apps that can make donating as easy as clicking a… Read more →

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5 Ways to Start Your Own Giving Circle

One of the most rewarding things to do is to give back to your community and world. According to Charitynavigator.org, Americans donated at least $373.25 in 2015—and the trend is increasing. Many people find causes that are close to them and contribute to them monthly or annually. While some supporters are lone givers, there are more who belong to a… Read more →

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How to Make Sense of Corporate Giving

Giving back is at the root of what connects us as members of society; we have an obligation to help one another. Hence, now more than ever, businesses are beginning to see their role in creating change as integral to business rather than separate from it, leading to culture of giving at every level of organization. Establishing a culture of… Read more →