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Here are the top ten articles for the Charity Site! These rankings are live and get reset at the beginning of each month, so check back often to see what your fellow visitors are most interested in!
1. No-Show Fundraisers
If non-profit organizations could host huge events with minimal expenses and a large profit, don’t you think they’d jump at the chance? It’s called a “no-show” fundraising event, and in today’s economy it should definitely be considered.
2. Volunteering Good for Your Health
Years of research have proven that volunteering increases emotional health, decreases stress and depression, and can actually help reduce aging. It seems volunteering is good for the giver too.
3. Charity Fraud and On-Line Hoaxes – A Real Problem
When you donate to a charity, or forward an e-mail requesting charitable help, you want to be sure that it is legitimate. Read on for tips how to avoid charity fraud and scams.
4. Blind Side Movie Inspires Charity
The movie, “The Blind Side,” is a case study in how one family chose to turn a blind eye to those who simply could not understand their charitable nature.
5. Abraham Lincoln a Charitable Man
Old "Honest Abe" was actually more than just honest. There were many qualities that made up this great leader, not the least of which was charity and generosity of spirit.
6. Shop for Charity
Check out books and products that are about charity, or offer a percentage of profits to benefit charitable projects and organizations.
7. Get Your Trick-or-Treat for UNICEF Boxes Now!
When I was a little girl, I trick-or-treated with the little orange box and collected loose change to benefit UNICEF. Nearly $145 million dollars later, children are still helping children with this timeless tradition, and adults are getting involved too.
8. Hand-Made Quilts Keep Sick Children Warm
“Quilts for Kids” is an organization with hundreds of volunteers across the country making and distributing hand-made quilts to sick children everywhere. This year, Downy Fabric Softener supports the project with its “Downy Touch of Comfort Program.”
9. Charities That Help Prevent Domestic Violence
The national debate about the tragic abuse of R&B star Rihanna at the hands of her boyfriend Chris Brown continues. Meanwhile, charitable organizations that focus on domestic violence prevention are weighing in on the matter.
10. Michael Jackson’s Charitable Legacy
The late king of pop music may have been a troubled soul, but there’s no doubt he had a charitable one.
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