JustGive In The Media

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2016 Mentions

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15 Best Administrative Professionals Day Gifts Under $30
April 21, 2016
Administrative Professionals Day 2016 falls on April 27, and if you haven’t already purchased a gift for your administrative assistant, it’s time to start shopping. Secretaries and executive assistants are masters of multitasking who have countless responsibilities, from answering phones and maintaining databases to scheduling meetings, making them the glue that keeps any organization together. As of 2014, approximately 4 million administrative professionals were employed in the U.S., according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
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Online registry offers unique way to give
January 15, 2016
Organizations aiding autism, animals and local communities are just some of those that have benefited from charity registries via I Do and its parent company, JustGive.org. Any charity that is IRS-certified and Guidestar-approved can be donated to via a Just Give registry. Couples, for instance, can set up a registry and ask wedding guests to donate to a favorite charity instead of asking for more traditional wedding gifts.
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2015 Mentions

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6 Apps that help you do good
August 24, 2015
Doing good gets easier every day. Thanks to a plethora of “good apps,” contributing to your favorite cause is as simple as a swipe of your finger. Giving’s never been this easy.
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Broadcast in Business: JustGive.Org
August 12, 2015
@justgiveorg Founder and Executive Director, Kendall Webb joins Build Grow and Enjoy to discuss how her organization is increasing charitable giving by connecting people with the charities and causes they care most about. With a mission of doing such, in 15 years JustGive has processed more than 1 million donations, sending over $400 million to over 70,000 charities working throughout the world. 
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AFP DC workshop year end fundraising
August 11, 2015
GET READY, HERE IT COMES . . . YEAR END FUNDRAISING! Association of Fundraising Professionals Washington, DC Metro Area Chapter August 11, 2015. Presenter: Mary Dillon Kerwin, President, Blue Strike AFP Workshop. This session will focus on how to: Get ready for year-end fundraising, Juggle schedules and prioritize tasks, Motivate staff during this hectic time of year, Be creative, strategic . . and get the job done!
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I’m Feeling Generous — Should I Get a Charity Credit Card?
August 4, 2015
Charity credit cards, a subset of affinity credit cards, are a way to show support for your most valued causes every time you make a purchase. Most automatically donate a percentage of the purchase amount to the associated organization; some will give an extra donation for new accounts opened or other benchmarks. There are charity credit cards for many major organizations, from the World Wildlife Fund to the Susan G. Komen Foundation to various alumni organizations. But are they the best way to give back?
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Do your Part to Change the World with your Credit Card
August 4, 2015
You may already volunteer, give money to worthy causes and help out your neighbor whenever possible. But if you’re looking to do even more to give back, the great news is you don’t have to look any further than your wallet. Several credit card companies — including Discover — are making charitable giving easier than ever. Donations of money and rewards are available at the click of a button or a tap on your smartphone.
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Best Ways to Donate to Charity: Save Your Nonprofit 5% or More
July 31, 2015
With the rise of online and mobile payments, donating to charity has gotten easier in recent years. But this convenience often comes with a catch. A 2% to 3% transaction fee may be applied if you use a credit card or a third-party service, like PayPal, for nonprofits to make a gift. Out of a $100 donation, the charity may get only $97 and maybe less if a third-party processor charges more fees.
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Charity For Every Day of the Year
July 23, 2015
What’s the best way to raise generous kids? That question takes on new urgency during the upcoming holiday season when families are urged to participate in national events like Make a Difference Day (the Fourth Saturday in October) and Giving Tuesday (the first Tuesday after Thanksgiving) as well as local projects such as canned food drives and angel trees.
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8 Alternative Wedding Registry Options That Are Beyond Awesome
July 14, 2015
You may be starting a new life together with your spouse-to-be, but there’s a good chance you already have a well-stocked kitchen and some decent linens in your life—and you don’t need any more stuff! If that’s the case, don’t feel pressured to register for those household items. Now that couples are marrying later in life, less traditional wedding registries are becoming totally acceptable! And there are tons of unconventional registries to choose from, so your guests can help support your travels, your home, or something else you really care about.
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Best Places to Register for Your Wedding
July 12, 2015
When it comes to getting married, one thing you will hear your guests often ask you and your fiancé is, “Where are you registered?” This of course depends on your living situation before the wedding; sometimes those who already live together do not have many household needs, and others are need of everything to help start their new home. Some are wishing for the perfect honeymoon and others feel blessed with their life as it is and choose to share their good fortune with others. Either way there is something for everyone! We have given you several options to register depending on your current situation.
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Heartfelt Donations Replace Wedding Party Favors
June 19, 2015
If charity starts at home, and forming a home often starts with a wedding, why not turn the wedding into an event to raise money for charity? And more to the point, why spend money on silly party favors like magnets inscribed with the couple’s initials, or mugs embossed with their, uh, mugs?
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25 Bold Ideas for the Social Media Shy
June 9, 2015
As an online marketer, you know how hard it is to come up with fresh content all the time. Keeping a steady stream of new material flowing on Facebook, Twitter, and other social media channels is a huge challenge. In fact, it can make you want to curl up in a corner and tell the world to go away. If you’re suffering from social media shyness—or even total fear—then you can breathe a sigh of relief. Here are 25 awesome ideas that will kick your social media presence into overdrive.
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An Easy Way to Give Better Wedding Gifts
May 29, 2015
Used to be that if you didn’t know what to get a new bride and groom, you were stuck buying an expensive place setting or gravy boat from an old-style department-store registry. Luckily for today’s couples—and gift givers—wedding registries have grown up. New ones offer a fresh way for you to give brides and grooms the stuff they really want.
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Giving to Disaster Relief and Recovery
May 15, 2015
When disaster strikes, people want to help. Unfortunately, it’s not always clear which nonprofits can respond most effectively, or even if some organizations asking for donations are legitimate. Here are five tips to help you give wisely.
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The 27 Best Places to Register
May 6, 2015
For couple’s that already have everything they could ever need, consider a charitable registry on a website like JustGive.org or IDoFoundation.org. Both allow you to create a registry where guests can give to a foundation of your choosing in your honor.
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Shop with a Social Purpose
May 1, 2015
Whether you’re thinking ahead to Mother’s Day or graduation, or looking for that perfect gift for a friend, it’s easy to use your consumer dollars for social change.
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10 Charity Action Steps
April 25, 2015
In Charity The Gifts of Giving, author Garret Biss investigates the benefits of giving that we don’t often discuss – the benefits we the givers often receive. Learn how the act of giving can help you find greater peace, happiness and joy in your own life.
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A Charitable Twist on Wedding Gifts and Favors
April 20, 2015
Paisley McDonald and her fiancé, Chris Madsen, know exactly what they want in a wedding celebration. Engaged in February, they made quick work arranging the details, including a small May beach ceremony on Amelia Island in Florida and later a party for up to 300 in Atlanta, where they live. They also know what they don’t want: presents.
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3 Tips for Getting More Online Donations
April 16, 2015
Despite what we all really want, there’s no single magic bullet for raising more money online. It’s finding the right combination of what your organizations says and does to reach out, capture donors’ attention, and be persuasive. There are, however, several best practices for increasing online donations. Here are three of the most effective ones:
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They’re not celebrities. They’re homeless. And these tweets are awful.
April 2, 2015
Jimmy Kimmel’s “Celebrities reading mean tweets” is one of his funniest and most parodied segments. But when a Canadian charity asked local homeless folks to read what people had to say about homelessness on Twitter, the result wasn’t funny at all.
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12 Wedding Registry Ideas for Globetrotting Couples
March 1, 2015
I Do Foundation helps you “celebrate generously” by encouraging guests to give to your favorite non-profit organization. Partners of the foundation are involved in causes like children and families, environmental issues and education.
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9 Charitable Ways to Celebrate Valentine’s Day
February 9, 2015
Valentine’s Day. February 14th. The day to watch your Twitter timeline talk about heartbreak, bad gifts, and how their unmentionable bae got them a really great gift, all while your Facebook feed is full of “V-Day is just a commercial holiday. I celebrate love everyday!” It’s really quite the spectacle if you find the social media circus amusing, like I do. Whether you choose to be romantic or cynical in all the glitz and glamour of “Love’s holiday,” consider being philanthropic. We’ve made a list of different way you can.
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Every Little Bit Counts: Crowdfunding for Nonprofits
January 21, 2015
Crowdfunding is a means of generating capital over the Internet, in which individuals pool their money for a common project or business venture. It became popular after President Obama signed the 2012 Jumpstart Our Business Startups (“JOBS”) Act into law. After its enactment, social media could be used as a capital-raising tool. If a nonprofit is knowledgeable, it can develop its own crowd fundraising effort but crowdfunding platforms are effective and efficient managers of a fundraising project. Now, platforms are large-scale enterprises that have seen incredible annual growth and have shifted crowdfunding from a niche idea to a mainstream funding solution.
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