News & Updates

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

Heart of Giving podcast, Jeff Thongc video icon

This episode features one of our BBB Luminare Award for Service winners, Jeff Thungc. This award honors individuals who prioritize philanthropy and have made a meaningful impact through their charitable activities. Jeff is a Digital Solutions Strategist with JLT Web Solutions, a local web design and digital marketing company that supports local small businesses. Listen now to learn more about his work!
Dec 27, 2022

Wise Giving Wednesday: Donate to BBB Wise Giving Alliance

Thank you to those who visited in 2022. We hope you will consider donating to BBB Wise Giving Alliance, helping us continue this work.
Dec 21, 2022

Wise Giving Wednesday: Donating Clothing, Food, Toys, and Cars

As donors make their year-end giving choices, households that are short on cash might consider giving alternatives such as donating goods.
Dec 14, 2022

Heart of Giving podcast, Wesley Alexander video icon

This episode is part of our special series "Made by the Bay" sponsored by the Tipping Point Community to feature the work of amazing people in the Bay Area, working for the betterment of their community. This week, we talk with Wesley Alexander, founding CEO of Cobiz Richmond, Inc. Cobiz Richmond works to help businesses and organizations create relationships and connections in the Bay area. Listen now to learn more about this organization's inspiring mission.
Dec 13, 2022

Building Trust Video Series: Emily Lehmann, SOAR365 video icon

In this episode of our Building Trust Series, we talk with Emily Lehmann, Vice President of Day and Respite Services for SOAR365. SOAR365's purpose is to create life-fulfilling opportunities for individuals with disabilities, in partnership with families. Read our full report on the organization here,
Dec 07, 2022

Wise Giving Wednesday: 2022 Donor Trust Report

Last week, we were proud to release the Donor Trust Report 2022: Five Year Review of Trust and Giving Attitudes.
Dec 07, 2022