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What to Know About Volunteering Overseas

What to Know About Volunteering Overseas

Everyone goes through at least one crossroad in their life where they comprehend what the future holds for them. Volunteering overseas is a good way to get a sense of that. There is nothing better than getting out of your comfort zone and learning about parts of the world you wouldn’t normally think you’d visit. If you are unsure where to start on your journey volunteering overseas, you should be aware of a few things.

Tips for Creating Your Own Fundraiser

Tips for Creating Your Own Fundraiser

Fundraising is a useful tool to support any cause, be it personal or professional. There are online options for small businesses, nonprofits, or even individuals with a cause. Creating your own fundraiser is all about finding the right fit, which is at times a lengthy process. It’s important to know all of your options.

How to Choose the Right Charity

How to Choose the Right Charity

Supporting a charity allows you to make an impact on something that is important to you. Whether it is a local organization in your area or a global initiative, every charity needs support from generous and caring individuals like yourself.

The Importance of Volunteering in College

The Importance of Volunteering in College

When high school students are getting ready to apply for colleges they are consistently reminded about the importance of extracurriculars. In order to distinguish themselves from the countless other applicants, it takes more than perfect grades and impressive SAT scores. For many college hopefuls, it’s a numbers game, trying to cram as much additional flair onto a college resume as possible. This might be in the form of a team sport, school club or band, or helping the community. In today’s more woke society, it’s even more appealing than ever to seek gratification from improving others’ lives and helping the planet.

How small businesses can give back

How small businesses can give back

Many large businesses have incorporated the practice of philanthropy and giving. They are often spotlighted in the news as large contributors to various causes. As a start-up, your priorities are focused more on short-term goals like staying alive for the first several years. After you become profitable, contrary to popular belief, it is possible to support your fellow man without having to go bankrupt. There are a number of ways to give back to a community. 

Why Transparency Is Important To Nonprofit Donors

Why Transparency Is Important To Nonprofit Donors

Businesses that make the decision to donate to nonprofit organizations have three reasons to make their donations transparent nowadays. To please their customers, attract potential employees, and to collaborate with other companies who share their vision. It is no...

Common Philanthropy Misconceptions

Common Philanthropy Misconceptions

Philanthropy is typically defined as the desire to promote the welfare of others and is typically done by a large donation of money to a group of people in need. It’s been around for as long as society has existed, as there is pretty much always a group of people who...

A Message from Pencils of Promise on COVID-19

A Message from Pencils of Promise on COVID-19

I hope everyone is staying safe and healthy at this time. Many of our day-to-day lives are completely different now than they were a few weeks ago, and that can be hard - please know that we have you all in our thoughts and hope you are taking care of yourselves. I...

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