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Medical Treatment of the Future: 5 Things That Could Exist Soon

With recent advancements in technology, everyday it seems as though science fiction is turning into reality. One of the fields affected by these developments most assuredly is the medical industry. Here are some of the possible developments we can expect: Utilizing the human genome and repairing your DNA Mapping your own DNA is quickly becoming […]

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What to Know When Donating to Public Schools

When deciding to make a donation, one valuable place that some donors fail to consider is the local public school. There are a few things that you need to know and keep in mind before you decide where to make your donation. What types of donations can a public school receive? Public schools are eligible […]

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How to Give Stocks to Charity

For investors, the holiday season means it is time to position themselves to take advantage of potential tax breaks. One popular tax strategy in Canada is to donate shares of stock, mutual fund shares, or other marketable securities to a charity. It is important to plan this giving carefully in order to maximize benefits. Why […]

Suicide Awareness: How to Help Those at Risk

For many reasons, there are people who question the value of their own lives, of their own existence. Often, the most vulnerable do not disclose that they are considering suicide. It is possible to help those who are most at risk of taking their own lives. Despite the common belief that suicide rates peak during […]

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How to Choose the Right Charity Before the Holidays

The season of giving is upon us. Charities of all sorts, from far and wide, are reaching out to kindly ask for your generous donation to their cause. It may feel like an attempt to take advantage of one’s seasonal generosity, and in some cases, it is. Considering the fact that 501(c)(3) organizations are tax […]

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Spark Your Donors’ Interest: Financial Transparency

Recently, people donating their money and efforts in the wake of disasters has spawned the need to share an extremely crucial piece of information: where the money is going and what their money is going to exactly. Financial transparency is a very important practice that all legitimate charities and organizations should abide by if they […]

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Chicago’s Best Charities

There are a lot of wonderful causes to support in the greater Chicago area. Many great area nonprofits support the environment, education, and even animals. While a number of nonprofits fill merely a community void, the great ones have clear goals, and they maximize every dollar down to the last red cent. According to Giving […]

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The Science of Giving and Happiness

The joy felt upon receiving a gift or having an act of kindness be directed towards you is truly exceptional. What many may consider even more enjoyable however, is being on the opposite end of this selfless act. Giving to others evokes a sense of happiness felt by both parties, making it a mutually beneficial […]

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How to Incorporate Charity in Your Travels

Traveling is something most people want to do at one point in their life. Whether you’re looking to backpack through Asia or take a Caribbean cruise, there are tons of exciting destinations for you to discover. But did you know you can help charities while you’re traveling? It’s true! There are quite a few ways […]

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Muhammad Yunus on Philanthropy and Social Conscience

Muhammad Yunus, founder of Grameen Bank and recipient of the 2006 Nobel Peace Prize, has an interesting take on philanthropy. His ideology can be summed up by this: poverty is created because poor people are not given the opportunity to bring themselves out of poverty. However, there is much more to his stance than first […]

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