3 Easy Ways to #LoveACharity

Whether you have a special someone in your life or not, don’t forget to spread some charitable love this Valentine's Day!Check out our Top 3 Ways to #LoveACharity this Valentine’s Day.Read more »

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7 Highly-Rated Cancer Research Charities

World Cancer Day, observed on February 4, empowers people across the world to show support, raise our voices, and take action against a disease that affects millions of people each year. You can take a stand against cancer today by supporting one of these highly-rated cancer research organizations.Read more »

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3 Ways to Help Federal Workers Today

More than 800,000 federal employees are not able to work or being asked to work without pay as the partial government shutdown, now the longest in American history, stretches on. Many of these employees and their families are struggling to put food on the table while they scrape together savings to pay their rents and…

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An Important New Year’s Resolution That’s Easy to Keep

Resolve to make the world a little bit better in 2019.With Charity Navigator, that’s a resolution you can keep! Empty champagne bottles clink in the recycling bin while rogue pieces of confetti evade our vacuums. These are small reminders that it’s a new year–one we promised to welcome with hope and optimism. As part of…

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The Power of Monthly Giving

As 2018 draws to a close, many of us are wrapping up our last-minute shopping, gift wrapping, and holiday meal preparations. Don't let your charitable giving slip through the cracks! Donations must be made (or postmarked) by December 31 to count toward the current tax year. Now that we've established a proper sense of urgency, let's…

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“Rage Giving”: How to Find a Charity that Turns Your Rage into Action

This guest post was written by our friend Danielle Cheesman. “Don’t go to bed angry.” It’s the divisive recommendation that couples (usually newlycohabitating, engaged or married) have received since time immemorial, long enoughthat many have rightfully begun to question whether the advice is sage orshortsighted—with the latter arguing that, on the contrary, a clearer head…

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7 Gifts to Give Your Local Homeless Shelter this Holiday Season

Winter is upon us. While it ushers in the cheer of another holiday season, it also brings bitter winds and cold nights to most of the country.During the cold winter months, homeless shelters see an influx in individuals seeking their services. This holiday season, consider giving a gift to your local shelter to help them…

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7 Gifts to Give Your Local Animal Shelter this Holiday Season

It's that time of year again! The holidays are upon us and we're creating gift lists for our families and friends. This year, consider giving a gift to your favorite local charity too! Today we're sharing gift ideas for the animal shelter in your community. These items will go a long way toward keeping pets fed…

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4 Ways to Teach Your Kids About Giving Back

This guest post was written by our friends at DonorsChoose.org, the nonprofit site that makes it easy for anyone to help a classroom in need. Giving is an important part of your life. But how can you make sure your kids will grow up knowing how to give back? Here are four tips you can…

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Why Millennials Need to Start Thinking About Philanthropy

Written by our friend Bruna Nessif.The label of “millennial” can sometimes seem like a curse. We’d be lying if we said there wasn’t a slight twinge of shame for being associated as a millennial, due to the onslaught of criticism we receive, but we’d also be lying if we didn’t acknowledge the impact that we’ve…

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