News & Updates

Read the Wise Giving Wednesday blog each week to keep up to date on charity issues.

Wise Giving Wednesday: Handling Complaints About Charities

Most of the activity on the website comes from individuals seeking to verify a charity’s trustworthiness before they make a donation. This is accomplished by reviewing our reports to see if the
Dec 09, 2015

Wise Giving Wednesday: Environmental Organizations

The United Nations Climate Change Conference is taking place in Paris this week as world leaders gather to discuss global warming and other important environmental matters. Protests have taken place aro
Dec 02, 2015

Wise Giving Wednesday: December 1 is #GivingTuesday

As mentioned in last week’s blog, the Tuesday after Thanksgiving (in the U.S.), December 1, is #GivingTuesday, the designated day for donating to charities. As we give thanks this Thanksgiving week, ple
Nov 25, 2015

Wise Giving Wednesday: Giving Wisely on #GivingTuesday

Four years ago, the 92nd Street Y (a BBB Accredited Charity) started a national social media campaign to make the Tuesday after Thanksgiving (in the U.S.) a designated day for giving. With the help of a
Nov 18, 2015

5 BBB Tips to Ensure Wise Giving on #GivingTuesday

BBB Wise Giving Alliance Urges Donors to Research before GivingArlington, VA – Each year, American charities receive one-third of their annual donations during the holiday giving season. With Dec. 1 mar
Nov 18, 2015

Wise Giving Wednesday: Veterans Organizations

On Veterans Day, our thoughts turn to veterans and military service members, especially those in need of assistance. Charities devoted to the various needs of veterans and their families deserve o
Nov 11, 2015