Disaster Relief

Disaster Relief: Ways to Prepare Your Organization

While summer might mean sunscreen, hot dogs, and lazy days at the pool for some, for disaster relief organizations, it’s a great time to evaluate preparations and procedures for potential weather-related emergencies. Although May is National Wildfire Awareness month, it’s not just wildfires that are cause for concern in the summer. As the mercury rises, … Continue reading Disaster Relief: Ways to Prepare Your Organization

DonationDays Promotes DollarDays Mission, Encourages a Spirit of Volunteerism

If you follow DollarDays on its social media platforms, you know how hard we work to help nonprofits stretch their donation dollars. Since 2007, we've assisted charitable organizations with their holiday outreach efforts by supplying more than 1.2 million blankets, five million pairs of socks and four million backpacks. Offering affordable, wholesale products for nonprofits … Continue reading DonationDays Promotes DollarDays Mission, Encourages a Spirit of Volunteerism

Who is Helping the Kids Left Behind?

America now has 1,571,056 tax-exempt organizations, of which 1,097,689 are public charities, according to Urban Institute. [A]nother 105,030 [...] are private foundations, and 368,337 are [...] chambers of commerce, fraternal organizations and civic leagues. Nonprofits accounted for 9.2% of all wages and salaries [last year], 5.3% of U.S. GDP [and reported] $1.74 trillion in revenues. … Continue reading Who is Helping the Kids Left Behind?

Shouldn’t We Be Helping Those at Home First?

The United States spends $30 billion a year on official development assistance overseas, according to Oxfam America. [...] We have foreign aid [to protect] our national security with [the] hopes it will reduce [the] poverty and injustice that fuel social tensions and [destabilize] countries. It also helps with our own economic interests, because aid can … Continue reading Shouldn’t We Be Helping Those at Home First?