St Kilda Mums is a charitable business in Australia that started from humble beginnings but due to the passion of founder, Jessica Macpherson and the encouragement and donations from the community of Melbourne, is continuing to grow and help families in their community.
According to a blog post on theage.com, St Kilda Mums is run by five mothers and a growing team of volunteers. They distributed nearly 4000 charitable donations this year to Melbourne families, from refugees and women escaping… Continue reading
Donating clothing to a local non profit is an excellent way to not only give back to your community, it’s also a wonderful way to clear out your home of unnecessary items that may be taking up valuable space. Clothing is essential but for many, can be hard to obtain financially. Many non profit organizations gather clothing donations; however, many have specific guidelines to ensure that the clothing they receive is useful.
Here are a few tips when it comes… Continue reading
Breathing new life into the term charity clothing, Arizona State University recently made headlines not only for their massive charitable donations but for the way that they were able to collect these clothing donations. According to a recent blog post on Huffingtonpost.com, thousands of Arizona college kids gave the clothes off their backs for a good cause and then proceeded to run around in their underwear, to help people in need.
ASU held their sixth annual “Undie Run” which is… Continue reading
If you regularly donate to charity, you may be wondering what the best and most efficient way to support your favorite Colorado non profit or charity. Well first of all, kudos to you for making charity donations such a big part of your life. Secondly, there is a lot of information circling around these days as to how to most efficiently donate to charities.
We recently found an interview on Parade.com that offers a little bit of advice that we… Continue reading
It’s a common problem that recently in the light of the unfortunate Boston Marathon bombing has once again emphasized how important it is to do your due diligence when choosing non profit organizations to consider submitting charitable donations. According to a blog post on jsonline.com, there has been at least one poorly-conceived charity scam that has popped up since the Boston Marathon bombing last week. Therefore the BBB Wise Giving Alliance, the national charity monitoring arm of the Better Business… Continue reading
We’re all looking for ways to give back; however, oftentimes our hearts don’t totally align with our pocketbooks. If you’re looking to donate to charity but don’t have as much to spend as you would like, there is an array of ways to give back that don’t involve donating money. According to recent blog post on the Huffingtonpost.com, all you need is an internet connection.
Here are a few of their favorite ways to give online, utilizing a few state-of-the-art… Continue reading
Google is the undisputed King and/or Queen of the Internet. While many believe that Google search and its algorithms might be somewhat mystical or unfair, Google recently showed its detractors that they may be actually be on the side of small business and even non profit organizations after all.
According to a recent blog post on Techcrunch.com, Google started showing information on the right hand side of the search results last year to help searchers figure out if they were… Continue reading
You can’t get much for a dollar these days, but in the state of Colorado you can get a lot more than you think. According to a recent blog post in thenonprofittimes.com, Colorado non profit groups that solicit charitable donations and file registration statements, as well as hire professional fundraising consultants and paid solicitors, will only have to pay $1 for registration fees during 2013.
These fee reductions became effective on October 1, 2012 and follow reductions from last year.… Continue reading