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Alexander Gladney is a committed philanthropist based out of Trenton, New Jersey

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Charity Spotlight: Ronald McDonald House

Ronald McDonald House Charities (RMHC) is a non-profit organization dedicated to creating, finding and supporting programs to improve the health and well-being of children and their families since 1974. Over the nearly 45 years of its existence, the organization has pursued this mission primarily through the Ronald McDonald Houses, Family Rooms, and Care Mobiles. The […]

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The Best TED Talks About Philanthropy

TED Talks have covered a variety of topics since the program’s’ inception. One of the more common topics is that of philanthropy. Philanthropists have shared their thoughts on the topic and what it means to them to be able to do good in the world. In my opinion, some of the most inspiring of these […]

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Common Philanthropy Myths: Debunked

Philanthropy has been around seemingly forever, but it is still shrouded in myths. The following are three of the most common myths that people believe about philanthropy and the process. Philanthropy is a transaction In 2018, more and more people believe that philanthropy is a transaction they can do from their computers. The problem with […]

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Mental Health Spotlight: Project Semicolon

Project Semicolon is a foundation based out of Colorado but has received worldwide attention. It is founded by Amy Bluel and is well known for being very inclusive of any religion, race or gender. Although this foundation is doing great work, it also comes with a tragic tale. History Project Semicolon was founded by Amy […]

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Mental Health Charities: Part One

Mental health is more important than ever. You want the dollars you donate to make a difference. How can you know which mental health charities to donate to? The following  organizations received high ratings for their extremely high levels of accountability and transparency for donors, how well they have sustained their programs, and the high […]

Medical Charity Spotlight: Free To Smile Foundation

Medical Charity Spotlight: Free To Smile Foundation

The Free to Smile Foundation was founded in 2008 and is based out of Columbus, Ohio. It is a fully functional year-round nonprofit organization formed by a group of individuals who care. Coming from a wide variety of backgrounds and ideals, their website lists that they all have one common vision: to enact real change. […]

How to Prepare to Give Blood

How to Prepare to Give Blood

Perhaps you are responding to a tragedy. Or perhaps your life has been touched by someone who needs a blood transfusion. Whatever the case, you have decided to give blood. Now it is critical to understand how to prepare for this undertaking. There are steps to take before, during and after donation to ensure success. […]

How to Start a Charity: Part Two

How to Start a Charity: Part Two

So you’ve developed your mission, built a board of directors and began fundraising for your charity. What next? It is now time to begin operations, advertise and be patient! Begin Operations It is recommended to have at least a year’s worth of operating funds before committing any cash outflow. You will need to be extremely […]

How To Start a Charity

How to Start A Charity: Part One

So you are inspired to create a charity. That’s great! Charities help millions of people all over the world every single year. While a desire to start a charity is the first step, there are critical steps that must occur between the dream and the realization of creating your charity. The Balance says that just […]

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Can You Tell If A Charity Is Legitimate?

As Americans give their money to organizations in support of helping those in need, there will always be people who create fake or fraudulent organizations that are intentionally designed to look like the real thing. All of the donations they receive  are then pocketed and used for their own gain. Don’t let that scare you into […]

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