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Thursday, January 24, 2019

3 Ways to Help Federal Workers Today


More than 800,000 federal employees are not able to work or being asked to work without pay as the partial government shutdown, now the longest in American history, stretches on. Many of these employees and their families are struggling to put food on the table while they scrape together savings to pay their rents and other bills.

At Charity Navigator, we’ve heard from a number of donors asking how they can help their neighbors in need. Take a look at our suggestions for supporting your local charities as they provide much-needed assistance to individuals and families affected by the shutdown.

Friday, January 4, 2019

An Important New Year's Resolution That's Easy to Keep



Resolve to make the world a little bit better in 2019.
With Charity Navigator, that’s a resolution you can keep!

Empty champagne bottles clink in the recycling bin while rogue pieces of confetti evade our vacuums. These are small reminders that it’s a new year--one we promised to welcome with hope and optimism. As part of the celebration, we vowed to eat healthier, exercise regularly, spend wisely, and read more. This year, let’s consider another resolution: to make the world around just a little bit better. Here’s how Charity Navigator can help…