Category: Philanthropy (Page 1 of 2)

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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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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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How to Help Victims of the California Wildfires

2017 has been a year of devastating natural disasters for many parts of the United States. Less than a month ago, hurricanes were in the news for their fatal impact on the South. Today, there are dozens of wildfires ravaging California and making it impossible for some to leave their houses. The air pollution is […]

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How You Can Help After a Natural Disaster

Natural disasters have disastrous consequences. People lose their homes, their loved ones, and even their futures. It is critical that unaffected individuals should do something to help alleviate the stress that the victims have. Here are just a few ways people can devote their time and effort. Donate as little money as you can A […]

Businesses Helping Hurricane Harvey Victims That You Should Support

With the events of Hurricane Harvey continuing to unfold, Houston and most of Southeast Texas is expected to receive over 50 inches of rain in the next 9 days, which is more than the area’s annual average. The devastation so far has been catastrophic, and thousands of people’s homes have been destroyed. While things may […]

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How to Treat Newly Diagnosed Breast Cancer

Cancer. It’s amazing the weight that one single six-letter word can carry. In an instant, the whole course of your future comes screeching to a halt as you try to process what you were just told. As scary as it sounds, when you look at the numbers it’s even scarier: An estimated 50% of American […]

Donating on a Budget

It’s a common dilemma – you want to give money to worthy causes, but you don’t have much or any extra cash every month. Fortunately, there are still ways that you can make donations even when you’re on a tight budget.

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How Philanthropy Helps Your Health

Philanthropy feels like a selfless act; we give to others because we want to help them improve their own lives, not ours. Sure, the act of helping others makes us feel good, but aside from that are there any other personal benefits that come along with doing good for those around us? Scientific studies point […]

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Donating Life for the Cause

Philanthropists and those of charitable nature oftentimes donate their life work to improving the world. Whether it is ending poverty, fighting for world peace, or finding a cure for a terminal illness, individuals that devote their time and effort to the betterment of any cause are those that spark change in the world. Such is […]

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Technology’s Role in Philanthropy

Just as it has done for the world of business, technology has begun to change how individuals and companies approach philanthropy. The internet, mobile apps, and crowdfunding have given philanthropists even more resources in donating their time and efforts toward causes they feel passionate about, in addition to greatly expanding their audiences. For those new […]

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