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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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Women’s History Spotlight: 8 Top Women in Philanthropy

In 2016, the web magazine Inside Philanthropy listed its 50 Most Powerful Women in U.S. Philanthropy in an article by Kiersten Marek and the magazines’s founder and editor, David Callahan. The women weren’t ranked, but they were categorized as Mega-Donors, Foundation Leaders, Corporate Funders, and The Catalysts. In honor of Women’s History Month, here are eight influential women, two prominent… 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 →


Helping The Homeless This Holiday Season

It’s the most wonderful time of the year, and it’s all about giving. Traditionally, we buy gifts for our family and friends. Likewise, many people, especially during this time of year, extend that spirit of giving to those who are less fortunate. If you are considering the latter and want to make an impact through donations or other assistance, remember… Read more →


Building A Culture of Corporate Giving

Leaders of companies around the world use philanthropy as a way to give back to the communities in which they work, some even sponsor ventures abroad. Ideally, the result of such is that the people are enhanced by and effectively part of the company. Likewise, employees of companies with more charitable involvement tend to be happier with high morale and… Read more →


The When, Where and How of Philanthropy

Philanthropy is a hot topic these days. The subject of charity has even sparked think pieces and research projects from media and scholars to understand the science behind giving. Yet, the idea itself a rather broad concept, with an equally broad level of responsibility for participants. By that, I mean there are a number of issues throughout the world which… Read more →


Giving Back, Together

Every year since 1979, the Salvation Army’s Angel Tree Program has worked with communities of generous donors to ensure that thousands of children and families enjoy gifts during the holidays, despite economic struggles. Last month, employees at MMR Group joined in their efforts, and provided clothing, toys and other items from wish lists of some 55 children in the Baton… Read more →