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Trump cheats charities, lies about donations

Donald Trump calls himself “a deal maker without peer and an ardent philanthropist.” Many of his deals are under review and under questions. His claim of being an “ardent philanthropist” is an
Putting the Christmas spirit in perspective | Letters

Putting the Christmas spirit in perspective | Letters

Three Christmas cheers for the Guardian and Observer’s appeal in aid of refugee children, for combining both the need for charity and change – and showing society that the two are not mutually
Ethical gift market helps Oxfam post highest Christmas sales for five years

Ethical gift market helps Oxfam post highest Christmas sales for five years

Year-on-year sales for November and December were up 10%, boosted by 9% rise in gifts such as providing safe water for small communities Oxfam has reported its highest sales for five years on the back
Councils and charities feeling the squeeze | Letters

Councils and charities feeling the squeeze | Letters

Tony Greaves, deputy leader of Pendle borough council, says its basic services are now at risk; while Andrew Purkis calls on John Harris to keep on givingIn areas with both county and district
Sing sing: prison choir connects local employers to former offenders

Sing sing: prison choir connects local employers to former offenders

Pilot scheme at HMP Birmingham prepares prisoners for jobs and urges employers to see the potential of untapped workforceIn a brightly lit loft above the chapel of HMP Birmingham, singer Julianne

How to repurpose your solar eclipse glasses and do some good

The eclipse is over—donate those glasses to less fortunate communities. The post How to repurpose your solar eclipse glasses and do some good appeared first on The Daily Dot.
What YOU Can Do To Help Hurricane Harvey Victims

What YOU Can Do To Help Hurricane Harvey Victims

I logged onto Facebook this morning to this rather horrifying picture of senior citizens sitting waist deep in flood waters at a nursing home in Dickinson, Texas. In attempting to verify the

Is Trump lying about his claim to donate personally to hurricane victims? Of course

President Donald Trump claims he will give $1 million to victims of Hurricane Harvey as a personal donation. Don’t bet on it actually coming from his own money or if a donation of any kind ever

Charitable contributions? Not yet

President Donald Trump’s inaugural committee has contributed leftover funds to renovations at the White House and the vice president’s residence. But the committee has yet to start giving money to

Here’s what people in Puerto Rico need right now

Make your efforts count. The post Here’s what people in Puerto Rico need right now appeared first on The Daily Dot.
Oxfam says it has sacked 22 staff in a year over sexual abuse allegations

Oxfam says it has sacked 22 staff in a year over sexual abuse allegations

Aid charity says it dealt with 87 claims of sexual exploitation and abuse involving its workers, 36% more than in previous yearOxfam has dismissed 22 members of staff over allegations of sexual abuse
Disabled people worry about telling employers of their condition

Disabled people worry about telling employers of their condition

UK charity’s survey finds almost half of disabled people have worried about making employers aware of their disability Almost half of disabled people have worried about making employers aware of their
Councils and charities are stuck in an adversarial relationship | David Walker

Councils and charities are stuck in an adversarial relationship | David Walker

A fierce focus on contracts, competition and outsourcing has leached away the spirit and energy of volunteering and community actionEveryone wants a harmonious relationship between councils and the

Financial Transparency Will Spur Donors Into Action

Overall, more engaged supporters who trust the nonprofit will give more often and in larger amounts.
Terrorism makes it harder to get aid money to people in crisis | Daniel Hanna

Terrorism makes it harder to get aid money to people in crisis | Daniel Hanna

Rules intended to thwart terrorist groups that use charities as a front for their activities have also made it harder to move cash when lives are at stakeIn a crisis, money matters: for water, food
Trafficking laws ‘target refugee aid workers in EU’

Trafficking laws ‘target refugee aid workers in EU’

European Union warns that trafficking laws are being used to obstruct humanitarian work across the continentAid workers are being targeted throughout Europe as countries including the UK use laws
UK Government Blasts Charities for Being ‘Too White’

UK Government Blasts Charities for Being ‘Too White’

Charities must do more to ensure boards “reflect the communities they serve”, the charity watchdog has warned, after a report found the vast majority of trustees are white.
Charities received record £1.83bn from £1m-plus donors last year

Charities received record £1.83bn from £1m-plus donors last year

Bill Gates and Warren Buffett’s Giving Pledge has encouraged donations, research by Coutts and University of Kent findsRich people, foundations and companies in the UK donated a record £1.83bn to