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Charitable Giving on a Tight Budget

If your budget is tight, charitable giving can be a strain. Fortunately, there are plenty of good ways for the indebted and underemployed to donate this holiday season.

Going Green Is More Than Just Good PR

Going green has long been considered a luxury, something groups and individuals only do when they can afford it. And in our current economic climate, it would seem that almost no one can. But being environmentally friendly and fiscally responsible are not mutually exclusive imperatives, as the following examples show.

The Economic Impact of the 'Katrina Diaspora'

Five years after Hurricane Katrina, an estimated 100,000 displaced New Orleans residents have yet to return home. What impact have these evacuees had on the local economies of their new homes?

Corporate Charity Reaps Big Benefits

The earthquake that struck Haiti last week has resulted in an outpouring of contributions to nonprofit groups to rescue those trapped under rubble and aid survivors. Much of the money collected has come from big U.S. businesses.

Verizon Delivers $3 Million in Subscriber Text Donations for Haiti

Verizon Wireless advanced the $2.98 million in mobile donations that Americans have made to the Red Cross on Friday. Since the earthquake hit Haiti earlier this week, mobile operators have received a flood of donations via text messages. Typically, such donations can take up to three months to be delivered.

Text Messages Raise Millions for Haiti

Americans set a single day record for mobile giving Wednesday, as tens of thousands of people used their cell phones to donate $3 million to earthquake-stricken Haiti, according to Verizon Wireless.