Yearend Giving

Though charities need funding year-round to do their work, 30% of annual giving occurs in December. “Giving Season” (loosely defined as November and December) is a logical time for donating: people are inspired by the warm spirit of the holidays or may ask for and/or give donations instead of material gifts (including setting up a Personal Fundraiser), and there is often the added incentive of qualifying for tax deductions before year’s end.

How I celebrated the holidays with a Giving Game
A Giving Game is a great approach to sharing this side of your life in a non-confrontational way with people to whom you are close. It lets you be a co-participant with everyone in exploring effective giving, rather than the know-it-all with the answers.
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