Alexander Gladney | Philanthropy

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Can You Tell If A Charity Is Legitimate?

Because there is so much good in the world, individuals will do anything they can to take advantage of the goodwill of other people’s generosity. As Americans give their money to organizations in support of helping those in need, there are people who create imposter organizations that are intentionally designed to look like the real […]

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4 Free Charity Apps You Should Download On Your iPhone

Perhaps the news of late has left you feeling disheartened about the current state of society. There has been so much sadness as tragic events happen in one’s own community and across the world. Despite the disparity these trying times leave in their wake, they often create an uproar of positivity as others are inspired […]

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Give Back Without Spending Money

If you want to make a difference in the world, you don’t have to wait until you have a certain amount of money in your bank account. Charitable contributions do not have to be financial. There is often a misconception that develops around what it actually takes to support a charity. You can have a […]

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Donating Plasma: The 3 Things You Should Know Before You Do It

Supporting those in need does not always come with a price tag. There are a variety of ways that you can provide aid to someone in need without having to open your wallet. Volunteering is typically the route that the majority of people go, but there are other ways that you can give back on […]

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Support The Victims Of The California Wildfires

There is nothing more disheartening than watching as thousands of people are affected by a tragedy they did not start and, unfortunately, they cannot stop. If you pay attention to what is going on in the world, you have heard of the wildfires that have been burning through California, leaving thousands of individuals without a […]

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Doctors Without Borders Strives To Make The World A Better Place

Doctors Without Borders is a private international association that is made up of different health sector workers and doctors. Doctors Without Borders provides assistance throughout the World to people who have been impacted by natural disasters. It pledges to do its work with neutrality and impartiality, with no prejudice towards anyone because of their race, […]

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Here’s How You Can Get Involved With Hurricane Relief

One catastrophic, category 4 hurricane over the course of a few weeks is devastating enough, but two is practically unthinkable. Hurricane Harvey, a category 4 storm, formed on August 17 and wreaked havoc throughout Texas and Louisiana until dissipating on September 3. Hurricane Irma followed just weeks later, while the nation was still recovering from […]

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America’s Biggest Charity Marathons

Charity marathons, commonly known as “thons,” are wonderful in the way that they accomplish a dual-purpose, most of them benefiting health-related charities while promoting the health of the participants at the same time. Marathon participants typically put long, grueling hours, over many months, into training for the event, be it a full running marathon, a […]

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How Volunteering Can Make You a Better Person

The dictionary definition of “volunteer” is literally to give of oneself: “to offer oneself for some service or undertaking.” When you are giving yourself to something, you may not expect to get anything back in return, but with volunteering, you know you’re getting the most out of it if you come away feeling like a […]

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A Brief History of Crowdfunding

Humble Beginnings Stemming from the 1700’s with the creation of small loans in Ireland, today’s idea of crowdfunding found its humble beginnings in one singular British band in 1997.  This band wanted to go on one final tour, and so, they turned to the internet for help.  With the support of their loyal following, they […]

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