September 27, 2017

Wise Giving Wednesday: The Heart of Accountability

One of the key objectives of our evaluations of publicly-soliciting charities in relation to the BBB Standards for Charity Accountability is to help donors verify the trustworthiness of these organizati..
September 22, 2017

Donación a los esfuerzos de ayuda para el huracán María o el terremoto mexicano

A medida que continúan los esfuerzos de emergencia de rescate y de socorro para los afectados por el huracán María en Puerto Rico y el terremoto en México, BBB Wise Giving Alliance anima a los donantes ..
September 22, 2017

Donating to Relief Efforts for Hurricane Maria or the Mexican Earthquake

As emergency rescue and relief efforts continue for those impacted by Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico or the Earthquake in Mexico, BBB Wise Giving Alliance encourages donors to consider reviewing the fol..
September 20, 2017

Wise Giving Wednesday: Will Donors Get Disaster Fatigue?

As this blog is being written, the news reports a 7.1 earthquake shook central Mexico including Mexico city and a category 4 hurricane, Maria, threatens Puerto Rico.  As details of the expected dev..
September 13, 2017

Wise Giving Wednesday: Donations for Hurricane Irma Relief

The impact on Hurricane Irma on Florida is staggering - damaged homes, downed trees, blocked roads and an estimated two-thirds of the state without power.  It is hard to believe that less than two ..
September 6, 2017

Wise Giving Wednesday: Update on Hurricane Harvey Relief Fundraising

As people return to their homes after Hurricane Harvey, the enormity of the storm’s impact becomes even more evident.  As reported, over 40,000 homes were damaged and large numbers of people remain..
August 30, 2017

Wise Giving Wednesday: In the Eye of the Storm

On Monday, BBB Wise Giving Alliance along with BBB’s distributed a press release that included advice on contributing to Hurricane Harvey relief efforts along with a list of BBB Accredited Charities rai..
August 28, 2017

Tips on Hurricane Harvey Relief

BBB Wise Giving Alliance along with the Better Business Bureau has prepared the following press release that includes advice on contributing to Hurricane Harvey relief.  The release includes a list..
August 23, 2017

Wise Giving Wednesday: Child Sponsorship Charities

Charities offering child sponsorship have been successfully soliciting the public for decades. Usually, potential donors are asked to contribute a monthly amount to assist needy children within a commun..
August 16, 2017

Wise Giving Wednesday: Fundraising for Charlottesville Victims

Following the outpouring of public shock and concern over the events in Charlottesville, Virginia, many are seeking to assist the victims of violence directed at those protesting the white supremacist r..