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Peter Singer suggests that if, like you, everyone was to pledge the recommended amount for their income, we could eliminate, or at least dramatically reduce, global poverty. Please do your part by taking the pledge today!
I pledge to give this percent of my income over the coming year to fight extreme poverty
A pledge is your personal commitment to give a percentage of your income in the upcoming year to effective charities. By taking the pledge, you can do your part to help reduce global poverty—and the preventable suffering those who live in extreme poverty endure every day.
The percentage we recommend you give to charity is determined by your income—the more you make, the easier it is to donate more. The calculator here will help you determine your recommended donation.
Would you like to multiply the impact of your giving? Giving Games may be just what you’re looking for. This post will explore how the economics behind Giving Games can help you leverage your donations.I’ll examine both the costs and benefits of Giving Games, and show that while the costs are minimal, the potential benefits are extremely impactful. You will likely find the implications of the number crunching below surprising. The numbers demonstrate that even if Giving Games inspire only one participant out of a hundred to give more effectively, they still provide significant leverage for your charitable donations.
For those of us who pay taxes in Canada, tax day is fast approaching on April 30. Before you file, there's still time to lower your tax bill--and provide life-saving services to some of the world's poorest people. Here are three tips to consider before filing your taxes.
I'm taking the Live Below the Line challenge, and I'm challenging you to take it with me! Live Below the Line is an opportunity to raise funds and awareness around extreme poverty. For 5 days, people taking the Live Below the Line challenge must feed themselves on no more than $1.50 per day - the equivalent of what 1.4 billion people the world over have to live on.
Peter Singer explains "The Why and How of Effective Altruism" in an inspiring TED Talk that has been viewed over a million times worldwide.
A new way of Philanthropy Education
With this video filmed in Cape Town, South Africa, we set out to find just how far a small amount of money can go in the right hands.