How to protect yourself against charity fraud during the holidays

What you should know before opening your hearts and wallets this holiday season

Report: Charitable contributions at four-year low in NC

New data released Tuesday shows that Tar Heel residents cut back on charitable giving for a second year in a row, giving $21.4 million.

The charitable causes Americans care about most

As Giving Tuesday approaches on Dec. 2, marking the third annual global effort to kick off the holiday giving season, people around the world are deciding how to donate their money and time to causes, charities and nonprofits According to a recent Harris Poll on charitable donations in the U.S., overall giving increased in 2013 — the first time since the 2008 recession. One in four Americans …

Consumers urged to use caution when making charitable donations

MADISON (WITI) — The holiday season is a time of the year when many Wisconsin consumers open their hearts and wallets by donating to charitable causes. Two state agencies are encouraging would-be donors to do their homework before making donations, especially to appeals that are unsolicited and made by phone or over the Internet. “Resist […]

Support local charities while shopping Nov. 24 at Christmas for Causes

SHIPPENSBURG >> Holiday shoppers can support local charitable causes while shopping Nov. 24 at the fifth annual Christmas for Causes holiday craft/gift show.

According to the BMO Charitable Giving Poll released today, charitable giving efforts among Canadians are on the rise for a third consecutive year. The majority of Canadians say they have made a charitable …

Recognized as one of the world’s leading beauty photographers, New York based James Houston has made a selection of 250 of his finest Body, Beauty and Dance photographs available for the first time as limited edition prints, with a portion of proceeds going to international charitable causes close to Houston’s heart such as Move for AIDS, Global Green USA and Breast Cancer. (PRWeb November 11 …

Consumer: Crowd funding for adoption

From financing businesses to charitable causes, crowd-funding has helped people around the world raise millions of dollars. The newest trend is couples hoping to afford fertility treatments or adoption. 

Canada's richest like to give it away: BMO

Canadians appear to be a charitable bunch; According to the BMO Philanthropy Report, 91 per cent of affluent Canadians donated money to charities in the past 12 months. The report says high net worth Canadians – those with investible assets of at least $1 million – gave an average of $5,217 to charitable causes last year.

Savile compensation scheme challenged

A charitable trust launches its Appeal Court challenge over the compensation scheme for people who say they were abused by Jimmy Savile.