July 13, 2016

Wise Giving Wednesday: Article on Building Trust Appears in Advancing Philanthropy Magazine

I was grateful and honored to submit an article about charity transparency that appears in the summer 2016 issue of Advancing Philanthropy, the quarterly magazine produced by the Association of Fundrais..
July 6, 2016

Wise Giving Wednesday: Telemarketing Scam Offers “Government Grants for a Fee”

Today, we are told the Megamillions Jackpot in the U.S. has risen to a half-billion dollars. Who doesn’t love the idea of winning a mountain of money for a ticket that costs a couple of bucks?  The..
June 29, 2016

Wise Giving Wednesday: Donation Tips for West Virginia Floods

Arlington, VA – With nearly two dozen dead and more than 1,200 homes destroyed, the floods in West Virginia are among the most deadly ever to hit the United States. As always with a natural disaste..
June 22, 2016

Wise Giving Wednesday: The Summer Heat and Firefighting Organizations

The summer heat wave is hitting parts of the United States with wildfires in California and especially across Arizona where temperatures have exceeded 115 degrees. As these events unfold, I am reminded ..
June 15, 2016

Wise Giving Wednesday: Tragedy Fundraising, Technology & Collaboration

It is still difficult for many of us to emotionally recover from what happened at the Pulse Nightclub in Orlando this past Sunday. So many killed, so many injured and so many families and loved ones lef..
June 13, 2016

BBB Ofrece 10 Consejos al Apoyar a las Víctimas de la Tragedia en Orlando

13 de junio de 2016 Phoenix, AZ –  A raíz de la masacre más mortífera en la historia de EEUU, el Buró de Mejores Negocios (BBB, por sus siglas en inglés) del Centro de la Florida y BBB Wise Gi..
June 13, 2016

BBB Offers Ten Giving Tips for Orlando Tragedy

Arlington, VA – In the wake of the largest mass shooting in U.S. history, the BBB Serving Central Florida and the BBB Wise Giving Alliance, the national charity monitoring arm of the Better Business Bur..
June 8, 2016

Wise Giving Wednesday: School’s Out, Charity’s In

As the school year ends and summer vacation begins for youth across America, teenagers will engage in a variety of activities ranging from summer jobs to camps.  One additional option for parents t..
June 1, 2016

Wise Giving Wednesday: International Charity Accountability

This past week I was in Oslo, Norway participating in the Annual Meeting of the International Association of Fundraising Organizations (ICFO) which is an international association of 17 national charity..
May 26, 2016

BBB Tips to Ensure Wise Giving on Memorial Day

Arlington, VA  – On Memorial Day, the holiday that seeks to pay tribute to those who gave their lives serving in the military, many of us will pay respects to those who died by responding to reques..