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Honduran Environmental Activist Berta Cáceres Murdered

Photo credit: a katz / Shutterstock.com Berta Cáceres, an environmental activist and member of the Lenca indigenous people of Honduras, was assassinated in the home of a friend at the end of February. She had been staying there due to recent threats against her life. She was 44 and a mother of four. Two of her […]

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Feed the Children Charity Faces Takeover, Lawsuits

Things are weird for Feed the Children at the moment. In June, the Oklahoma based charity’s founder, Larry Jones, was ousted, and sold the rights to videos, papers, and other property belonging to the charity for $1. Those rights were bought by former Texas lawyer Edward Roush, Jr. who has since referred to the charity […]

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NPR Receives Major Donations to Expand Its Coverage and Revitalize Its Programming

National Public Radio (NPR) is a nonprofit membership media organization that exists as a national syndicator to a massive network of public radio stations in the U.S. The organization is funded with the help of public and private donations, and relies heavily on the generosity of the public. NPR is a renowned source for high […]

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Giving Growing Despite Economy

One might expect charitable giving to decline in a time of economic hardship, but according to the 2012 Giving USA Study of charitable giving, that’s not the case. Over the past few years, global charitable giving has been steadily increasing despite the fact that economies all over the world are struggling. In the past two […]