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#WednesdayWisdom: Real Generosity

“Real generosity toward the future lies in giving all to the present.” – Albert Camus       Photo credit: Adam Lai Used under a Creative Commons (CC-BY-2.0) license.

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#WordsOfWisdomWednesday: Giving Liberates the Soul

“I have found that among its other benefits, giving liberates the soul of the giver.” -Maya Angelou     Photo credit: © Ingrid Taylar. Used under a Creative Commons (CC-BY-2.0) license. Save Save Save Save Save

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Rockstar Fundraising Tips

Amanda Palmer, former frontwoman of the Dresden Dolls and now an acclaimed solo performer, doesn’t look to record labels to fund her projects anymore. She turns directly to her fans . . . the people most invested in her success. … more

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Writing a Different Kind of Future This #GivingTuesday

For Giving Tuesday this year, I am donating to the NAACP Criminal Justice Program because it has never been more clear that there is far too little justice in our current system.  What has happened in Ferguson, Missouri these past … more

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Don’t Forget Your Neighbors This #GivingTuesday

The three nonprofits that typically get my #GivingTuesday attention, and donations, are all large organizations with a narrow focus. They use a lot of powerful language about how their work is affecting change, and how the world will be a … more

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The Truth About Millennial Donors

As a Millennial, I’m a bit tired of the countless articles making generalizations about my generation. Usually detailing how we’re all lazy narcissists with a deep-seated sense of entitlement. That being said, NPR’s recent story on the giving habits of … more

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