important to give. Charitable giving
is how we express our values. It’s
how we give back to our communities.
It’s how we change the world:
by supporting those who are in need.
And we use National
Philanthropy Day®, celebrated
Nov. 15 every year, to remember the
importance of philanthropy and why we
should Change the World With a Giving
it’s also important to give wisely.
After all, you don’t have unlimited
amounts of money to spend on charity.
With thousands of charities to choose
from, how can you know that your money
is being used appropriately and will
have the greatest impact?
what Change the World With a Giving—and
Wise—Heart is all about.
can all help change the world—IF
we give wisely. Any gift, of any size,
can have a real impact—IF it’s
taking charge of your giving, you can
transform yourself from a reactive donor
into a pro-active philanthropist—a
leader who makes smart, meaningful gifts,
knows his or her rights when it comes
to making contributions and stretches
his or her dollars for maximum impact.
time to get smart and wise about giving
and changing the world. Use the information
below to get started. There are tips
on unique ways to give and how to ensure
your dollar really makes a difference.
There is also guidance on how to spot
scams and ensure you’re working
with a legitimate organization. And
be sure to read about the 5 "Ps"
of wise giving.
for joining us as we work together to
Change the World With a Giving—and
below for a short, five-minute presentation
on wise giving that offers a short overview
of the campaign.
you have questions about the Change
the World With a Giving—and Wise—Heart
website, or any aspect of giving and
volunteering, email us at email@example.com
and we’ll be happy to answer it.