As we leave spring and approach summer, schools are completing the academic year and many families look forward to sending children to one of a variety of summer camps that can address almost every sport, music, art or scientific interest. While many families cannot afford such opportunities, there are a number of “philanthropy camps” that might offer fresh air, instruction, field trips and games to needy youth. You may be solicited to help children have summer opportunities they would not otherwise access.
If so, keep the following philanthropy camp tips in mind:
Video of the Week
As part of our Building Trust Video Series, we are pleased to provide a video featuring Delaney Gracy, M.D., Senior Vice President and Chief Medical Officer, Children’s Health Fund (a BBB Accredited Charity) which seeks to deliver health care to disadvantaged children. Among other things, it has a national network that operates in 17 states and the District of Columbia that help reach over 75,000 individuals each year.
We are always working with charities to publish or update reports for donors. Visit Give.org or local BBBs to check out any charity before giving.
Finally, remember to let us know by going to https://www.give.org/ask-us-about-a-charity1/ if you are interested in seeing a report on a charity not on the list and we will do our best to produce one.
H. Art Taylor, President & CEO
BBB Wise Giving Alliance