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Strategic Giving: 4 Ways to Budget for Charity

Most people don't include their charitable giving into their financial planning, but here are some simple strategies to help you change that

Charitable giving is a good thing. However, most people don’t include their charitable giving as…

By Alfred Edmond, Jr.

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‘Tis Better to Give, But Don’t Get Taken

Here's how to avoid getting ripped off by fake, incompetent, or crooked charities during the holiday season

Peak season for legitimate charities is also prime time for fund-raising scams.

By Alfred Edmond, Jr.

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The Black Socialite and How to Head Up Your Own Charitable Events Like a Pro

Finding the right people, the purpose, and the spirit to host your own charity

Philanthropist & Rising Socialite Dr. Shirley Madhere (Image: Mangue Banzima)
Big ideas and big plans…

By Tia Walker

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The Season For Giving: 5 Nonprofit Organizations You Should Know

These businesses give back to youth and families in the community

Donations are critical for non-profit 501(c)(3) organizations. And with the holiday season underway, the timing…

By Kandia Johnson

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[Op-Ed] No Shade Zone: How Zuckerberg’s $45 Billion Foundation Could Actually Help Minorities

Charitable move is actually a noble L.L.C. that could still forge positive change

Despite critics, Zuckerberg’s $45 billion charitable foundation is likely to help those in greatest need.

By Samara Lynn

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Mark Zuckerberg, Priscilla Chan, Welcome Baby Girl and Pledge to Give Away $45 Billion

The arrival of daughter Max seems to have re-inspired the social media titan

Mark Zuckerberg posted a poignant—and lengthy—letter to his new baby girl, Max, in a post…

By Samara Lynn

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Giving Tuesday: Blacks and Middle Class Are the Most Charitable

Research reveals who 'digs deepest' to help those in need

When it comes to who is ‘digging deepest,’ the Chronicle of Philanthropy, found that Americans…

By Stacey Tisdale

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Giving Tuesday: 5 Reasons Women Are the More Generous Gender

New survey finds women give 'more' for different reasons

“When women give, they want to see the effects of what they do. They…

By Stacey Tisdale

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Join ‘Saving Our Homes, Saving Our Lives’ Event and Get Involved in World AIDS Day

Nonprofit health agency hosts charity awards benefit on December 1

FOX-5 TV News Reporter and radio talk show host Lisa Evers will serve as mistress…

By Kandia Johnson

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5 Ways to Get Involved in National Hunger & Homeless Awareness Week

National Coalition for the Homeless explains how you can make a difference

Each year the National Coalition for the Homeless designates the week prior to Thanksgiving as…

By Kandia Johnson

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Celebrities Giving Back: Beyonce’s $7 Million Housing Gift

Apartments provide residential as well as social services for tenants

The housing accommodates men and women and supports its residents by providing meals, job readiness…

By Janell Hazelwood

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Ex-NFL Player Warrick Dunn Gives 144th Gift of Homeownership to Single Parent

He and his foundation help provide resources for first-time home buyers

Warrick Dunn has decided to expand his NFL legacy with philanthropy, and he’s giving the…

By Janell Hazelwood

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Kevin Durant and Nike Are Bringing New Life To Old Basketball Courts

They will be using new recycling technology to build outdoor courts

Kevin Durant is teaming with Nike for a new initiative to bring quality outdoor basketball…

By Michael Tolbert

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Mo’Ne Davis Launches Sneaker Line to Help Girls in Poverty

This little leaguer is giving back in a big way

Mo’Ne Davis just gave us all one more reason to love her. The history-making teen…

By Essence Gant

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Danny Simmons Talks the Impact of Rush Philanthropic Arts Foundation

Simmons explains the influence of his foundation and arts education

Danny Simmons talks Rush Philanthropic Arts Foundation and the impact of arts education

By Courtney Connley

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Startup Lets You “Challeng” Celebrities for Charity

Raise money for charity by Challeng'ing your favorite stars

If you’ve been waiting for that Beyoncé and Rihanna collaboration, or always wanted the cast…

By Essence Gant

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5 Ways to Market Your Business for the Holiday Season

8 Ways To Shop For Gifts That Give Back

Sometimes, the best gifts are those that pay it forward to someone in need.

By Kandia Johnson

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IRS Offers Tips for Year-End Gifts to Charity

Familiarize yourself with updated rules for charitable donations

If you’re in the giving spirit and planning to make a few gifts to charity,…

By Sheiresa Ngo

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7 Ways To Give To Your Favorite Charitable Causes

How to give generously, as well as strategically, with an eye on smart wealth management.

How to give generously, as well as strategically, to charitable causes, with an eye on…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Beyoncé’s BeyGood Charity Donates Supplies to Underfunded Schools

Efforts provide 2,000 U.S. students with brand new school supplies

Beyoncé and her BeyGood charity organization are providing school supplies to 2,000 students in underfunded…

By Courtney Connley

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