#Charitable Organizations

How To Use Your Business For Good This Holiday Season

Giving back is on the rise. Last year, Americans and U.S. businesses donated a record high of more than $471 billion dollars to charitable organizations, according to the Giving USA report. And that was during a pandemic. It probably has something to do with the fact that 77% of Americans...
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Charitable giving can be a family affair

As families grow in size and overall wealth, a desire to “give back” often becomes a priority. Cultivating philanthropic values can help foster responsibility and a sense of purpose among both young and old alike, while providing financial benefits. Charitable donations may be eligible for income tax deductions (if you itemize) and can help reduce capital gains and estate taxes. Here are four ways to incorporate charitable giving into your family’s overall financial plan.
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Bearded policemen donate almost $10,000 for Hancock County kids

New Cumberland, W.Va. (WTRF) – Hancock County police put away the razors last month and raised almost 10 thousand dollars for kids doing it. Police departments in Weirton, New Cumberland and Chester, along with the county sheriffs, all took part in No Shave November. Whiskered faces lined the courthouse this morning to present a big […]
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Columbia to acquire RSI Bank of Rahway

After completing its acquisition of Freehold Bank on Wednesday, Columbia Bank announced another acquisition. This time, the Fair Lawn-based bank is merging with RSI Bank of Rahway, and all of RSI’s depositors will become those of Columbia Bank, with the same rights and privileges as if their accounts had been established in Columbia Bank on the date established at RSI Bank.

Miller Ingenuity gives back with employee charitable giving campaign

As part of Miller Ingenuity’s annual employee giving/volunteer campaign, nominations for charitable organizations were solicited via an all-employee survey, and two organizations, Team Vogel vs. Cancer and Winona Area Toys for Kids, were selected by employees as the beneficiaries. During a recent campaign celebration, it was announced that employees raised...
Constitution Tribune

Maximize your charitable giving

The Tuesday after Thanksgiving has become known as Giving Tuesday, when people are encouraged to donate to charitable organizations. If you’d like to take part in this special day, you’ll want to maximize the effectiveness and benefits of your charitable gifts. So, consider these questions: Is the charity reputable? ...

Athens News Matters: Charitable Giving - Volunteering vs. Donating

As the holidays approach and tax season looms, requests for assistance from charitable organizations are on the rise. There’s more than one way to give to an organization, though. Money may be precious, but in today’s overscheduled world, there’s another resource that may be even more valuable than your dollars...
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From social gal to sofa gal: How party people coped when galas were on pause

It’s been a minute — or more precisely, more than a million — since my last Social Notes column appeared on Dec. 28, 2019. This advertisement has not loaded yet, but your article continues below. Article content. That season closer was the usual wrap-up of the party city’s fall cavalcade...


LAWRENCEBURG, Ind., December 3, 2021 – The Dearborn Community Foundation (DCF), Inc. recently awarded a $1,000 Proactive Grant to Hogan Township Volunteer Fire Department in rural Aurora. In a continuing effort to make an impact in the Dearborn County community, DCF is awarding 15 proactive grants of $1,000 each throughout...

How nonprofits are capitalizing on the growth of cryptocurrency

Nonprofit organizations across the Valley are now accepting cryptocurrency, opening up a new stream of revenue ahead of Giving Tuesday, experts say. Cryptocurrency, a decentralized medium of exchange, operates as a digital asset on a secure blockchain network with no central authority that manages and maintains its value. “There’s a...

Countybank launches its second annual debit card donation swipe campaign

Countybank announced Dec. 1 it has launched its second annual debit card swipe campaign, which will allow customers to contribute to local organizations through the Countybank Foundation. “As the holidays quickly approach, we are actively searching for ways to give back to our community following the COVID-19 pandemic,” said Countybank...

Ally Challenge Announces 2021 Charitable Donation

Warwick Hills Golf and Country Club, Grand Blanc, MI — December 1, 2021. Tournament officials announced today that the fourth playing of The Ally Challenge presented by McLaren, concluded August 29, 2021, at Warwick Hills Golf & Country Club,. raised $1,315,678 for charitable organizations in southeastern Michigan and beyond. The...

Meenta Launches Direct-To-Research Philanthropy with Givinga

Meenta Launches Direct-To-Research Philanthropy with Givinga. Meenta Inc, unveiled its Curesology program, the first philanthropic giving program bringing cutting-edge research directly within reach of donors worldwide. The program's visibility allows donors to maximize the per-dollar impact on disease research. Even the most highly rated charitable organizations often divert 25% of...

Charitable Trust vs. Foundation: Key Differences

Charitable trusts and foundations can be used to both secure personal, family or business assets and enable philanthropic endeavors. Each one provides assets, such as securities, with protection from lawsuits and other claims. Trusts and foundations also can offer significant … Continue reading → The post Charitable Trust vs. Foundation: Key Differences appeared first on SmartAsset Blog.

Pay It Forward this holiday season

BREVARD COUNTY — Can you feel it? The energy about town is practically buzzing. Last week’s turkey is long gone, Christmas tree trimming is in full swing, and stockings are hung by the chimney with care. The excitement in the air is electric with all the holiday season has to offer. No small thanks to the holiday that wasn’t (2020), this year, we seem to be making up for lost time.

Colts players and staff support charitable organizations through 'My Cause, My Cleats'

More than 60 Colts players and staff members will raise awareness for charitable organizations on Sunday against the Houston Texans through "My Cause, My Cleats". The campaign, which began in 2016, allows players and staff members to raise awareness for the organization of their choice. The cleats were designed by...