Fundraising, for most charities, is a never-ending task. There is always more to be done than most charities have either the finances or resources to do. When resources are already stretched thin just trying to accomplish the primary mission of the charity, it can be easy to see why so many charities are reluctant to dedicate additional resources to recruiting, managing, supervising, or even training volunteers. This can, at times, seem like a tremendous waste of meager and precious resources for a charity.
Every year, thousands of starry-eyed college students graduate into the real world wanting to make a dent in the universe. Many of these young kids look around and see huge problems with the world — racial inequality, gender-based inequity, poverty, hunger, unnecessary wars — you name it, the world is a complex, troubled place with more problems than one could possibly count. And young people want to fix these problems.
Many charities survive because people donate money, supplies, and other necessities to them. They rely on the generosity of others so that they can help people in need. You may wonder how much money you should donate to charities; look no further than the following tips to help you find an appropriate amount to donate and support a cause that you care about.
As Thanksgiving and Christmas approach, food pantries and food banks across the U.S. assist millions of families in obtaining holiday meals. There are many families in need, so hosting a drive for food at your school, office, church, or other organization can be a wonderful way to aid in keeping shelves stocked. This also raises […]
Volunteering at an animal shelter is one of the best things that a person can do. Providing love, care, and comfort for animals in need benefits all involved.
With back-to-school season in full-swing, many parents are focused on getting their children ready by shopping for clothes and supplies. The sad fact is that not all families can afford basic school necessities.
Cumulatively, billions of dollars each year flow from citizens to the charities they care about. Giving can be easy for those who have plenty of money. For those who have less spare change available, it can be a challenge. Regardless, everyone should give something back. Here are some ways to budget for charitable giving.
Nutritionists recommend that people eat a variety of fruits, vegetables, grains, proteins, dairy products and healthy oils or fats on a daily basis. For over 42 million Americans, putting food on the table is a struggle. They do not have the means to provide for the nutritional needs of their families. Over 13 million children […]
Whenever a new neighbor moves in, it can be a particularly tough time for them as they try to settle and cope with the new environment. As a responsible neighbor, you may take it upon yourself to facilitate their comfort by doing them a few favors.
The benefits of a community farm are plentiful, especially in urban areas, and they are a great way for you to get involved with your neighbors and form lasting connections.