How do you justify how much to spend on yourself when there are so many out there without? And, how much should you give to charity? [more inside]
A friend recently found out she owns a nativity set painted by a local priest who has been convicted of child molestation. As a victim of abuse herself, she wants it out of the house but would prefer to somehow sell it and donate the proceeds to a relevant advocacy group. Is this reasonable or should she just smash it up and toss it? [more inside]
What are some good organizations from which to adopt an endangered animal? [more inside]
What's the word for when someone tries to make themselves look charitable, or altruistic, but they are clearly acting out of other interests? [more inside]
I've got $20,000 coming to me, and this may possibly be a bad thing. Mature Bonds vs. Charity filter... [more inside]
Is there a charity that directly funds abortions (and the travel expenses involved for women who have to travel a long way to a clinic) for women who can't afford them? And if not, what are some of the legal issues to consider if starting such a charity?
Charity Gift: 16-year-old girl wants a silver wristwatch. Price range is about $35. No other information available about the girl; anonymous gift from tree at work. What hip watches meet these criteria?
What's an all-purpose gift for around $100? [more inside]
I'm ashamed: I bought a house, my child goes to a daycare that costs several hundred dollars a month, and I have all that I need. I also have been lax in giving to charity. I'd like to, but my wife sometimes is resistant, saying some version of the old saw that charity begins at home. I want some independent assessment for how much we should give. I've identified a number of charities I want to give to. But how much? Should it be a percentage of my salary?
help me find a charity to help the working poor. [more inside]
How can I promote a small CD release on the extremely cheap? [more inside]
How do I convince a prospective employer that I really do want the job... [more inside]
Does John Frusciante or the Red Hot Chili Peppers have a charity organization to help battered women? (more inside) [more inside]
Is there a way to donate money to charity without ending up on junk mail lists?
I have decided that the career path I want to follow is in private foundations and/or charities. What steps should I take? [more inside]
Where can I find the Audited Financial Reports for a bunch of nonprofits? [more inside]
How many camels is my girlfriend worth? [more inside]
Do begging classifieds in magazines like Private Eye work? [more inside]
Isn't there something blantantly wrong with a company that you pretty much enjoy working for, pressures you to donate to a specific charity?
Pressured into charity by my employer, isn't there something wrong with this? [more inside]
My campus has a pile of (maybe 40) dual 1GHz G4 PowerMacs that have reached their "end-of-life". Usually we ship them off to a recycler, but that seems like a sin for what are perfectly good systems. What should be do with them? There's a little bit ... [more inside]
How can I book those fundraiser pedal-cars that seat dozens of people at a time, in Vancouver? [more inside]
How do I go about getting corporate sponsors for a trek down the Murray River (Australia) in order to raise money for a charity? I'm doing it for a legitimate charity, so how do I get companies to donate? I've never done anything like this before, so all help is appreciated. [more inside]
I need an ultra-high quality stethoscope that can endure the rigors of third-world country medical usage. [more inside]
Which charities are currently doing humanitarian aid work in the Lebanon and Gaza, and which charities are most likely to be involved in the inevitable re-building program?
Help me come up with a witty name for a fundraising night for a friend's Herceptin (Trastuzumab) treatments. [more inside]
What is the charity you can "buy" an animal or seeds for a 3rd world family to help them become self sufficient? I'd like to get my kids involved this year.
Are there charities in Portland, OR that will come pick stuff up? [more inside]
I'm looking for two kinds of charity groups: One that helps the children of soldiers killed in Iraq, and one that helps children in Iraq who have lost parents. Any know vetted organizations that fit this bill?
Generally it seems frowned upon to allow information about the extent to which someone supports charity enter the public sphere. What is the reason for this or if that is too obvious the origin of this belief? [more inside]
Where can I make a charitable donation that will provide me with cool benefits? [more inside]
Giving celphones to charity in Montréal? I've heard of women's shelters accepting and/or refurbishing celphones so that battered wives can call for help. [more inside]
Charities/non-profits related to music education? [more inside]
My friends and I are considering participating in the Keswick to Barrow 40 mile scenic walk (for charity). We are in varying states of fitness. Are we insane? [more inside]
How can I make anonymous donations? [more inside]
Charity solicitor via phonebank recalls not personally a contribution I would have never made over the phone from a previous year, cannot provide details. When I ask him to send more information, t(he)y sends "Sponsor Reminder". [more inside]
Is there an online resource that indicates the efficiency of individual charity organisations? [more inside]
I'm looking for a charity related to rebuilding New Orleans to donate to as a gift to someone that used to live there and was heartbroken by the hurricane aftermath. The Red Cross or United Way seem too big and non-specific. I'd like to give to something with a bit more direct impact on improving things there. Suggestions?
I'm in Toronto and would like to donate my old PC to a worthy cause. Suggestions? [more inside]
It's time for end of year charitable donations. Anyone have any suggestions for deserving candidates? Places where one's money can really make a difference?
What are the effective non-religious charities that help homeless people in San Francisco? [more inside]
What do you get for people who have everything? Make a donation to those who don't in their name. A couple years ago my grandmother made a donation in my name to an organization that helped african communities buy livestock, water pumps and other agricultural supplies. This year I'd like to do the same. Unfortunately I've lost the card and am seeking information on similar charities.
I have the opportunity to select the recipient for a very large charitable donation. GuideStar's products helped me find a list of eligible candidates, but it's still too long to meet with every possibility. How do I narrow the field without wasting an enormous amount of time and energy? The amount of money involved makes choosing randomly seem irresponsible.
My kids (12, 10, 8 yrs.) have decided they don't want Christmas gifts this year and would like to do something for those in need. I'm thrilled. Aside from working in a Food Bank or 'adopting a family' any other ideas?
What kind of food items do foodbanks really want or need? [more inside]
CharityFilter: I'm planning to sell CDs online containing popular recordings (authorized, of course) of a particular radio personality. The proceeds are to go to a worthy cause, preferably one geared to animal welfare and protection. Which organization should I choose to donate to?
Can anyone recommend a good charity involving bicycles? [more inside]
Help me buy toiletries for a 12-year-old girl on the workplace charity gift list. [more inside]
Question about Central or South American charities [more inside]
I'm looking for ways to donate money online that don't require a credit card. Right now I give to a couple of charities via PayPal whenever I have some bucks to spare, but I like the services that, for example, Network for Good offers (especially the gift basket) and I was wondering if there are any organizations that do the same, but allow PayPal. [more inside]