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3 Reasons Why You Should Purchase Ethical Products

What comes to mind when one hears the term “ethical” in relation to a consumer product? Dolphin safe tuna? Toothpaste not tested on puppies? Maybe it just means that whoever made the shirt you’re looking at was not forced to do so in a third world sweatshop under horrible working conditions. Whatever image that comes to mind, it is important… Read more →

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4 Benefits of Philanthropy

While philanthropy offers any number of benefits and is something we should all be participating in some way, there are clear health benefits for a volunteer. People who are looking to improve their health may want to consider participating in philanthropy. Numerous research studies show that those who give away part of their time, money, and processions enjoy better overall… Read more →

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How to Find the Type of Philanthropy that Fits You

As the world becomes more connected, doing good often extends from one’s community to global causes. People who perform philanthropic acts do so no matter what their background is and engage in philanthropy in varied ways. Some donate to support an immediate community need, which often occurs post-disaster, while others do so on a more frequent basis. Some individuals also… Read more →

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How You Can Get Involved with Philanthropy in High School

For many years, researchers believed that students learned to be generous at home, but new research suggests that the students participating in meaningful charity work at school may be more apt to volunteer, give, and get involved with philanthropy in other ways after they graduate. In fact, 50 percent of college students polled had no idea about their parents’ volunteer… Read more →

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The Importance of Patronizing Schools

I believe it’s incredibly important that a type of philanthropy people consider is patronizing schools. Whether public or private, schools educate children and those children grow up to lead communities and nations. While public schools receive their own funding from the government and the local community, many private schools lack these resources. If you feel connected to a private school,… Read more →

3 Tips For Researching the Legitimacy of a Charity

When you think about all the bad going on in this world, it always helps when you realize that there are people and organizations out there that are doing what they to make things better. Donating to these charities can be a huge satisfaction because you know that you are contributing to this mission of creating a better society. Keeping… Read more →

Working for Non-Profit

Why You Should Consider Working For a Non-Profit

The non-profit sector is currently one the three largest segments of the US workforce. More people are starting to recognize that numerous benefits that come from working for a nonprofit organization. This stratum of work is also continuing to grow. In an article written for The Muse, it revealed that non-profit organizations have increased by twenty-five percent which means people… Read more →

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5 Tips for Starting a Philanthropy on Campus

Colleges may be a hotbed of philanthropic activity and have connections to various organizations, but sometimes you realize that the cause you want to help out the most isn’t represented at your school. It may seem like there’s no more room for another philanthropy on campus, but that’s not the case! People start new organizations all the time and colleges… Read more →

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How to Keep Volunteers Engaged

Today, lots of people participate in philanthropy and volunteer at nonprofits. Even though there are more volunteers than ever, many organizations still need help. They run into the issue of people volunteering once or twice or for a short period of time and then never returning. Sometimes, people are simply flaky and there’s nothing the organization can do to retain… Read more →