More than 90% of American households give to charity each year or volunteer for a favorite cause. Chances are, you are doing it yourself, maybe even two or three times a year. But how do you know the charity you choose is a good one? Find out how to check out a charity--the easy way.
Happier and healthier at work, thanks to a workplace volunteering program? You bet. Volunteer activities are good for everyone--you, your company, and the community. Find out what emerging research is telling us about the heart-healthy benefits of rolling up your sleeves alongside your colleagues to help out in the community.
Adopting a family is a terrific charitable giving activity for donating gifts and necessities to local nonprofit organizations,. But a twist on the traditional idea is gaining popularity. Instead of going out shopping for a family, some people are doing something else to adopt a family--writing a check.
Serving on the board of directors of your favorite nonprofit organization is a great way to celebrate the cause you love the most and share the gift of your leadership. But is a stint on a board of directors the right move for you? It depends.
Social connections and community impact are two of today’s hottest cultural trends. Combined, they add up to a growing commitment to social impact all across America. But not everyone likes to “do good” in exactly the same way.