Tag: Charitable Giving

Parents Key in Raising Charitable Children

Parents Key in Raising Charitable Children

| September 20, 2013 | 0 Comments

New research provides compelling evidence that parents play an important role in preparing their children to become charitable adults. For both girls and boys, parents who talk to their children about giving significantly increase the likelihood that the child will give to charity. This is true even after considering parents’ giving to charity (parents’ role-modeling of […]

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I Want to be 1 in a Million on National Donor Day

I Want to be 1 in a Million on National Donor Day

| February 14, 2012 | 0 Comments

I want to be “The Match”. I want to be the one-in-a-million that is so compatible with a sick person’s DNA that I can be a part of saving a life. I’m here. I’m registered. I’m ready. It’s easy to overlook these things, to be caught up in the business and the busy-ness of life […]

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Local Grants Strengthen Cultural Tolerance

| January 12, 2012 | 0 Comments

Read the original article in Downtown Tucson From now through December 2012, 18 local organizations will create arts-based projects designed to strengthen cross-cultural understanding, increase tolerance and encourage a more civil society. Tucson Pima Arts Council awarded grants totaling $103,963 with funding received from Nathan Cummings Foundation and the Open Society Institute. “These awards illuminate […]

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Where to Give in the Season of Giving – Infographic

Where to Give in the Season of Giving – Infographic

| December 26, 2011 | 0 Comments

Here is a fun infographic from Credit Monkey. It illustrates several important aspects of the charity scene. Nonprofits have a significant impact in the economy — 9% of all wages come from the nonprofit sector. The chart also highlights the role of individual giving; while major corporations and foundations give many millions of dollars and […]

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AT&T Hosts Technology Training Event for Seniors and Donates Tablets to Nonprofits

AT&T Hosts Technology Training Event for Seniors and Donates Tablets to Nonprofits

| December 17, 2011 | 0 Comments

AT&T employees descended on the Beatitudes Senior Living Campus Friday bearing stacks of Samsung Galaxy tablets. They were there to host “Connecting the Generations this Holiday Season”, a hands-on training session demonstrating the latest tablet technology to seniors. Participants learned how to use the tablets to communicate with family, read books and magazines, map routes using GPS, and […]

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Arizona Charitable Tax Credit Ending Soon

Arizona Charitable Tax Credit Ending Soon

| December 10, 2011 | 0 Comments

Time is running out to use the Arizona Charitable Tax Credit Arizona tax filers have a great opportunity to donate to their favorite qualifying charities and receive a dollar-for-dollar reduction on their Arizona tax burden for donations made by December 31. Qualifying organizations are nonprofit (501(c)(3) organizations that spend at least half of their budget […]

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Getting Your Holidays on Tucson Style

Getting Your Holidays on Tucson Style

| December 9, 2011 | 0 Comments

I heard Santa wears a Stetson and cowboy boots and rides a painted pony… The Sons of Orpheus presented their 14th Annual concert benefiting the Community Food Bank last night at the Berger Performing Arts Center. The choir opened by presenting Food Bank CEO Bill Carnegie with over $6000 raised by the choir members prior […]

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Gifting Wishes Makes it Easy to Put Nonprofit Wish Lists Online

Gifting Wishes Makes it Easy to Put Nonprofit Wish Lists Online

| December 5, 2011 | 0 Comments

I’m all for making it easy to bring nonprofit needs and donors together and the new Gifting Wishes website is another way to do that. The website, which is free to use, gives nonprofits a way to post their wish lists online and facilitates donations using Google Checkout to process donations. What I particularly like […]

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Free Admission on Donor Days at Tohono Chul Park

Free Admission on Donor Days at Tohono Chul Park

| November 10, 2011 | 0 Comments

Tohono Chul Park is offering free admission on selected Fridays in exchange for donations to local charities. Tomorrow’s featured charity is TAMMS, the Tucson Area Marine MomS organization. TAMMS is requesting heavy thermal socks, hand and foot warmers and thermal packs, gloves (bow hunter style) that have fingers that fold back, wet wipes, toiletries, batteries […]

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Donate to Charity and Receive Full Arizona Income Tax Credit

Donate to Charity and Receive Full Arizona Income Tax Credit

| September 16, 2011 | 0 Comments

Arizonan’s have the opportunity again to donate to approved charities that help the working poor and receive full dollar-for-dollar credit on their Arizona income tax filings. This is a tax credit, not a deduction, meaning that 100% of your donation, up to the maximum $200 for a single filer or $400 for a married couple, […]

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