The Pale Blue Dot
In this and upcoming posts, Melbournian Kate Tapping reflects on her family's multi-year experience with effective giving.
The Four Dimensions of Self-Care
International Self-Care Day is July 24th.
Thoughts on 5% Car Sales for Charity, Fourteen Months Later
Car salesman Andrei Smith reflects on the 14 months since he pledged to donate 5% of his commission to effective charities.
Speed Giving Games in Monroe Park!  A promising model for effective Speed Giving Games
It can be challenging to expect a high turnout in a classroom setting. Students have already spent hours attending lectures! We wanted to make learning about charities open to everyone in a fun environment. What better place to host a Giving Game than the campus hub of Virginia Commonwealth University, Monroe Park.
Money Hacks for Effective Giving
People have the misconception that giving money to alleviate extreme poverty puts an undue burden on them as donors. Contributor Rob Mathers explores ways we can remove or reduce spending that brings us little or no value with minimal time and effort, and the impact this money can have when given to effective charities.
Bringing Giving Games to Fall Activity Fairs!
The Life You Can Save’s Giving Games Project and One For The World are collaborating to bring high impact philanthropy to hundreds of college students during fall outreach events. This builds upon the insight we gained from holding Giving Games with One For The World chapters during the 2018- 2019 academic year. We are additionally pleased to add to our resource library two instructional videos on the content of a standard 60-90 minute Giving Game and each step of the Giving Game Platform. These materials were initially designed to assist chapter leaders, but we hope they will be of broader assistance to our network of facilitators.
Support Effective Interventions for World Refugee Day
World Refugee Day is June 20th. Read about and support the ways that our recommended charities are helping some of the millions of people who are suffering from the dual indignities of poverty and displacement.
Launching the Giving Games Platform
The Giving Games Project is delighted to make available a customizable Giving Games Platform and instructions for each stage of its use. This is a core component of our efforts to improve and systematize our impact tracking. The Life You Can Save and the Giving Games Project would like to extend our sincere gratitude to Luke Freeman for his tireless work creating the Platform and for his guidance on each stage of our impact tracking and David Moss and Catherine Low for their guidance on the concept and survey design.
Giving Games held at the Pacific Northwest University of Health Sciences;  A Case Study in how The Giving Games Project tracks its impact
In early May, Chris O'Bleness and Paige Ely facilitated a Giving Game at the Pacific Northwest University of Health Sciences’ Family Medicine Interest Group (PNWU). This blog will use the Giving Game results as a case study to consider how we measure the impact from Giving Games and what we hope to achieve.  
Altruistic Accounting: teaching effective decision-making through charitable giving
In 2018, University of Technology Sydney partnered with The Life You Can Save as part of an effort to explore ways that accounting education can be designed to provide inspiring learning experiences. Here is the second blog in that series.
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