Donating to Charity
You'd have to have been hiding in a fairly deep hole to have missed everything that's gone on this year. 2016 has seen significant tension surface in a number of western countries, and the political drama that has unfolded has been of the sort usually reserved for history books and Hollywood.
When I saw my old clothes in the second-hand charity shop my heart cried. Old memories and feelings started flooding back
So in the words of Ronald Reagan 'We can't help everyone, but everyone can help someone'. This is quite possibly the most exciting adventure yet for Molly and I, and I can't wait to see it develop.
Funding is a real issue at the moment for charities. It has always been a challenge to raise money in order to support charitable
"I used to work for the Cats Protection League," said Mark Salway, leaning back in his chair with a smile. "The fundraising team ran a big campaign to raise money for a cat called Scrunchy, which did well. But, I pointed out to them, that this 'restricted funding' could only be used for a cat called Scrunchy, or we'd be breaking the law!
We're a very generous nation and most of us give money and support to causes we really believe in. But so much mail and email these days is unsolicited and unwanted. I know I'm not alone in finding it really annoying to be bombarded with requests for money or action by organisations which are not of my choosing.
Travelling Abroad for Voluntary Work in the World's Poorest Places? Then You Are Part of the Problem, Not the Solution
Next time you or someone you know suggests taking one of these trips remember that it is really about the fulfilment of the volunteers themselves, the companies who make a profit and not the host nations. Going on a trip like this is one of the most selfish and damaging things you can do.
It's Responsible Business Week and a perfect opportunity to reflect on the growth of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR
Throughout my Nicest Job journey I have met some incredible people - but one of those people stick out more than all the others. This week I am going to tell you about Maria.
I want to challenge conventional wisdom that suggests giving is an antidote to consumerism. Not because I want to knock giving, but because my experience of conducting anthropological research into philanthropy suggests we can better understand it by not viewing it as the polar opposite of consumer activity.