Choose holiday charity donations wisely. B>U encourages these simple tips when donating to charities.
Austin, TX (PRWEB) December 06, 2012
Cause business B>U encourages the Christmas spirit of giving but knows the difficulties individuals may have when choosing which charity to donate. B>U offers these simple tips when choosing which charity to make a donation.
Research the charities. With the thousands of charities out there needing money for their worthy causes, it can be difficult to choose which ones to donate. Especially with new charities and catastrophic events such as Hurricane Sandy being created each day.
Donate without strings attached. Make sure the charity is trustworthy enough so the donation will be used to support the cause and their ability to address the cause.
Find the charity that is the most heartfelt. Personal donations need to be for those causes that are the most personal. Don’t settle for organizations that aren’t an exact match.
Do not be pressured to donate. Take time to research or think about the money being donated and the charity asking. Many people feel regret after donating on the spot because of the pressure and that the charity did not fit the match. Legitimate charities will not pressure anyone to give immediately.
Keep records of the donation and do not give cash. Do not give credit card numbers to a telephone solicitor or website that are not fully researched and trusted. Be sure to obtain a receipt or printed copy of the donation, especially for tax purposes.
Consider being generous with your donations. If the researched charity is worthwhile, give generously if possible. Studies show that donating is a powerful tool for one's own well being and fulfillment.
Millions of people count on the generosity of charitable donations and B>U looks to feature those individuals who spend their time, money and energy. B>U encourages individuals and groups to share their charitable stories on their BGreaterThanU.com website, especially during these holiday times.
B>U is a cause business that promotes and encourages individuals to be greater than themselves for a better world. For more information, go to BGreaterThanU.com.
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