Uncommon Giving


4 Ways to Promote Workplace Generosity

Labor Day, celebrated on the first Monday of September, marks the achievements and importance of American workers. It’s a time for employees to enjoy well-deserved time off, but it’s also an opportunity to think about how to make your company a better place to work. Workplace Generosity is not only good for communities; it helps […]

3 Ways to Support Your Favorite Nonprofit

August 17 is National Nonprofit Day, recognizing the positive impact nonprofit organizations have both in our local communities and around the globe. As we continue to recover from the COVID-19 pandemic, the critical role nonprofits play in our society is even more apparent. So how can you help your favorite nonprofits this month, or find […]

Nonprofit Spotlight: Military Warriors Support Foundation

This week, we are highlighting another amazing nonprofit, Military Warriors Support Foundation, who works to support combat-wounded U.S. military service members and Gold Star families by offering programs that facilitate a successful transition back to civilian life. The programs at Military Warriors Support Foundation focus on housing and homeownership, recreational activities, transportation assistance, and leadership development. […]

Nonprofit Spotlight: Carry the Cross Ministries

This month, we are placing the spotlight on Jason and Courtney Neland, co-founders of Carry the Cross Ministries.  Carry the Cross (CTC) is a faith-based organization that exists to serve children, families, and young adults who have experienced trauma and are trying to overcome life’s most difficult trials. We know that nonprofit leaders have a passion […]

Nonprofit Spotlight: Best Friends Animal Society

Tuesday, June 8 is National Best Friend’s Day and we are highlighting Best Friends Animal Society, a nonprofit founded by best friends to care for abandoned animals in America. “The mission of Best Friends Animal Society is to bring about a time when there are No More Homeless Pets. We do this by helping end the killing in America’s […]

Nonprofit Spotlight: Children’s Cancer Network

Patti Luttrell is the Executive Director of Children’s Cancer Network based in Chandler, Arizona. CCN “supports children and families throughout their cancer journey with programs and services designed to provide financial assistance, promote education, encourage healthy lifestyles, and create an awareness of issues they face related to childhood cancer.” Like many amazing nonprofit organizations, Children’s Cancer Network was born […]

What if We Inspired People to Be Generous?

If you are reading this, odds are you a generous person! So, it might surprise you to know that charitable giving by individuals in the U.S. has been stuck at around 2 percent of income for the last 50 years. That means someone with an average income of around $50,000, for example, donates about $1,000 […]

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