Today is The Big Give SA. You can donate to participating charities online, and the charities have chances to win cash prizes for such things as the most unique donors in a time segment or to earn matching grants under specific conditions. I chose 10 of my favorite charities and made a small donation to … Read more
Kiva is a great charity that makes micro-loans to entrepreneurs around the world. The loans are funded by donors, and when the loan is repaid, the donor can use the funds to make another loan or withdraw the money. I have loaned the same $25 over and over again. Currently a sponsor is offering a … Read more
Haiti has been hit by a devastating 7.0 earthquake that has left tens of thousands of people dead and the capital city destroyed. O GOD, merciful and compassionate, who art ever ready to hear the prayers of those who put their trust in thee; Graciously hearken to us who call upon thee, and grant thy help … Read more
Most authors support literacy programs for two major reasons. First, the altruistic reason: illiteracy is a huge problem for the people who can’t read and for society in general. In the US, according to the Education Portal: 50 percent of adults cannot read a book written at an eighth grade level. … 3 out of … Read more
In case you missed my post on Christmas giving, here’s another chance to drop something into the bright red kettle to support the great work of the Salvation Army. Dynamic fundraising meter for your Red Kettle campaign.