The Importance of Charity “Overhead”

The Importance of Charity “Overhead”

When donating to charities, consider unrestricted (not earmarked for a specific use) donations which allow the charity to use a portion of it towards overhead.

 
How to be a Smart Donor

How to be a Smart Donor

How can your family become a smart donor family? Here are some simple steps to follow.

 
Charity 365

Charity 365

The holidays may be over, but your family’s interest in and commitment to charity work shouldn't also end- it is a great time to make a new year’s resolution to begin, increase or sustain your family’s commitment to a specific non-profit organization, and help it do even more in 2017. Before you know it, you will have become instrumental in the success of your chosen organization.

 
Charity Continues at Home

Charity Continues at Home

If you have school-age children, I am sure you have received your fair share of donation drive flyers from your child(ren)'s school or classroom. Sometimes all of the different charity events and drives can feel a little overwhelming. One thing to remember is participating in these drives is voluntary and you can decide with your children which ones you would like to prioritize. But, more importantly, these school-based drives can be a catalyst to begin a discussion about the importance of giving back to those in need.

 

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Anupa Wijaya

Anupa Wijaya

Anupa Wijaya, MS, is the founder and Executive Director of The Bag Project, an organization that provides emergency bags for children in crisis.  She graduated from University of Michigan with a BA in Psychology.  From the Harvard School of Public Health she received an MS in Health & Social Behavior with a concentration in Women's Health.  Anupa was previously a Director of various programs at Safe Horizon (NY, NY), including the Anti-Trafficking program and a program for survivors of war torture and refugee trauma.  Anupa also spearheaded Safe Horizon’s reorganization of their Hotlines program, as a consultant.  Prior to consulting at Safe Horizon, Anupa was the Assistant Director for the Illinois Violence Prevention Authority (Chicago, IL).  Anupa began her post-graduate career as the Education & Outreach Coordinator for the AIDS Clinic at New York Presbyterian Hospital (NY, NY).  Anupa lives in Princeton, NJ with her two children and her husband.  For more information on The Bag Project, please visit: www.thebagproject.org.