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Monday, October 30, 2017

How to Protect Yourself From Charity Scams With Charity Navigator


As more and more people choose to give online, there are many more individuals looking to take advantage of your charitable contribution. There are scammers who steal both your donation and your personal information. Charity Navigator is breaking down some helpful tips for you to protect yourself and ensure that your donation has the most impact.

Friday, October 27, 2017

How to Help Animals Affected by the California Wildfires


When a natural disaster strikes, our first focus is on the welfare of the people in the affected area, with good reason. However, our pet population can be just as threatened as the humans in the region, and it’s vital for both pet owners and animal lovers to prepare and respond to disasters as efficiently and effectively as possible.

We're sharing a few ideas on how to protect your pet before a disaster strikes.


Wednesday, October 25, 2017

Charity Navigator Shares Highly-Rated Charities Providing Music Education


With the school year under way, we’re taking a moment to highlight some of the highly-rated charities who work hard to create access to music education for all students. Support one of these great organizations or use our Advanced Search Tool to find an organization helping students find and grow their love of music today.

Friday, October 20, 2017

Charity Navigator Highlights Organizations For Domestic Violence Awareness Month


Started in 1987 by the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence, Domestic Violence Awareness Month is observed annually in October. It grew out of the Day of Unity and is set apart as a time to mourn those who have died because of domestic violence, celebrate survivors, and connect individuals working to end domestic violence.

In this post, Charity Navigator is spotlighting highly-rated organizations who are working to end domestic violence.

Monday, October 2, 2017

Condolences and Love for the Victims, Families, Friends and All of Us Committed to Improving the Well Being of Our Communities


In the wake of the shooting in Las Vegas, Charity Navigator sends its deepest condolences to the victims, families, and friends affected by this tragic event.


Following several weeks of unprecedented storms and natural disasters, Charity Navigator has witnessed, first hand, the generosity and goodwill of Americans to support one another during difficult seasons. Please join us in sending thoughts and prayers to the entire Las Vegas community.