Archive for the Donation Trends Category

What Do Charity Watchdog Ratings Really Mean?

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What Do Charity Watchdog Ratings Really Mean?  Thanksgiving and Giving Tuesday traditionally signals the kick-off of giving season for nonprofits.  For many organizations, as much or more than one-third of their annual giving is received during this time. In fact, nearly 12 percent of all donations to

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New $500 Million Co-Impact Fund Leverages Collaborative Philanthropy for Systems Change

New $500 Million Co-Impact Fund Leverages Collaborative Philanthropy for Systems Change Source (skoll.org) System-level change requires collaboration across a range of partners—social entrepreneurs know this well. It’s become clear that a collaborative approach among funders is also a critical piece of the puzzle of solving the world’s

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Reaching the Last Mile Fund Established to Raise $100 Million to Combat Disease

Reaching the Last Mile Fund Established to Raise $100 Million to Combat Disease His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi, recently launched the Reaching the Last Mile Fund. The Fund is to raise $100 million with the goal to eliminate and

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Disaster Modules: How a Single Kit Has the Potential to Help Save Lives Around the World

In the late 1800s, Johnson & Johnson made history by producing the first-ever commercial first aid kits, packed with items like cotton, bandages and adhesive plaster. But there’s another, lesser-known kit the company makes that has also helped countless people around the world: disaster modules.

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New Rotavirus Vaccine Doesn’t Require Refrigeration

New Rotavirus Vaccine Doesn’t Require Refrigeration Rotavirus claims over 200,000 children each year in developing countries. A new rotavirus vaccine shows promise in addressing rotavirus in these areas. Previous rotavirus vaccines required refrigeration, affecting their transit, storage and ultimate efficacy in places like sub Saharan Africa and

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Health and Hope in Cameroon

Health and Hope in Cameroon Heart to Heart International (HHI) and BD (Becton Dickinson) are engaged in a three-year program to improve access to health and strengthen healthcare in the community of Fotabong, Cameroon. Introduced to the community by Dr. John Nkengasong, Director of Africa Centers for

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A Picture Says a Thousand Words

A Picture Says a Thousand Words Johnson and Johnson is known for its commitment to make a change in our world by 2030, through the UN’s Sustainable Development goals. To that end, the company has come up with an ingenious way to give back through the power

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Disaster Relief Aid in the Philippines

Disaster Relief Aid in the Philippines Paving the Way for Access to Critical Healthcare Needs, Baxter International Foundation Partners With Direct Relief to Rebuild Health Clinics in the Wake of Typhoon In November 2013, Typhoon Haiyan devastated thousands of people whose lives were uprooted by the severe

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Henry Schein Works Towards Creating a Sustainable and Healthy Future for the World’s Refugees

Henry Schein

Henry Schein Works Towards Creating a Sustainable and Healthy Future for the World’s Refugees Today, over 65 million people woke up as refugees. These Individuals have been displaced from their homes and communities by natural disasters, conflict, and other crises. During times of displacement, emergency assistance to

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Pfizer Cuts Cost of Pneumonia Vaccine for Humanitarian Crises

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Pfizer Cuts Cost of Pneumonia Vaccine for Humanitarian Crises By Sola Ogundipe In what has been described as a major expansion of its humanitarian assistance work, pharmaceuticals giant Pfizer, has said its pneumococcal vaccine, Prevenar 13,  which protects babies and children against pneumonia and other diseases, would be

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