News & Updates

Read the Wise Giving Wednesday blog each week to keep up to date on charity issues.

Helping Victims of the Earthquake in Haiti

This past Saturday morning a 7.2 earthquake devastated Haiti resulting in over 1,000 deaths and a multitude of injuries.
Aug 16, 2021

Wise Giving Wednesday: Donating for Relief for California Dixie Fire

The Dixie Fire which began on July 13th has become the second largest in California’s history.
Aug 11, 2021

Heart of Giving Blog: Interview with Mesky Brhane - Innovation Meets Activism

In our first Heart of Giving Podcast blog post, we revisit our fascinating interview with Mesky Brhane, Practice Manager for the Urban, Resilience and Land Global Practice in Africa (East), The World Bank.
Aug 09, 2021

Wise Giving Wednesday: Charity Overboarding

It’s common practice for charities to invite prominent business executives and community leaders to serve on their governing boards.
Aug 04, 2021

Wise Giving Wednesday: Donating More Than the Cost of a Moon Landing

On July 20, 1969, 52 years ago, with the help of Apollo 11 and the Eagle Lunar Module, Neil Armstrong placed a footprint on the surface of the moon.
Jul 28, 2021

Wise Giving Wednesday: $1.4 Million Embezzler Sentenced

On June 25, 2021, the U.S. Attorney’s Office in the District of Massachusetts announced that a woman was sentenced to six years in prison and to pay restitution for two fraud and embezzlement schemes that resulted in a $1.4 million theft form two nonprofit organizations.
Jul 21, 2021