Giving U®

I caught up with these school girls on their way to classes one morning. It was a bright sunny day in the Usambara Mts. in central Tanzania.
I caught up with these school girls on their way to classes one morning. It was a bright sunny day in the Usambara Mts. in central Tanzania.

Giving U is all about “smart philanthropy” – how to contribute to the charities and causes we care about and how to do it in a way that’s most effective.

One way to do this is by engaging with our communities on a  personal level by volunteering our time, sharing our knowledge, sharing ourselves!

And here’s how we can do it:

  • Donate My Dollars – You choose which worthy nonprofit organizations receive cash donations.
  • GoErinGo! Fund – $25,000 will be donated over the next 2 years. Check out who’s getting the cash.
  • Adventure Philanthropists & Hot Orgs – Meet these inspiring individuals and amazing organizations.
  • The Giving Guide – Offering the motivation and the mechanisms behind effective giving. We share ideas on how to make complex giving choices.

What are you waiting for? Join in the *fun* of philanthropy!


Women Who LunchOn Nov. 18 I had the pleasure of chatting with the women of InsideView during their quarterly Women Who Lunch series. As with all speaking events, I encourage the host to choose a nonprofit organization to receive 20% of my …

ByAQbikCYAAo6WU1Last Saturday was the 30th Annual International Coastal Clean-Up Day—the world’s largest volunteer effort to clean up our oceans and waterways. Think I’d let a golden opportunity like this pass me by? No way!

Think Global

Globally the day yielded …

Dj Neglia, Roots to Crown TN

Dj GardensOne of the things I appreciate most in this world is beauty. And while loveliness can take many forms, I’m especially fond of the raw beauty found in nature and beauty as a form of artistic expression.

That’s why my …

Hankering to go to New Orleans? Fancy wielding a hammer? Have an urge to help out a family? You can!

NOLA HOUSEThe Opportunity

Back in February, I reserved my spot to volunteer with the national volunteering organization to help re-build …

uganda-students 2014 giving

Earlier this year I wrote an article about how to give while on a budget, outlining how I was volunteering more, participating in profit sharing, and actively promoting the principles of strategic philanthropy via social media. You can read the

PI Poverty
Water is one of the most pressing issues in the world today –that’s why I’ve chosen Drop in the Bucket as the beneficiary of my Project for Awesome!

Drop in the Bucket is a nonprofit organization that has built nearly …

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