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How do Sponsorships & Donations Differ?

Per capita, Americans give more to charity than any other country in the world, and the majority of these donations are from individuals. Whether it’s time, talent or treasure, there are so many different ways to give, and that can bring up a lot of questions!

For instance, what’s the difference between sponsorships and donations when it comes to charitable giving? Here’s the answer and what it might mean to you and the organizations you promote or support.

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What is the Definition of Charitable Donation?

If you are one of the hundreds of millions of families who donate either time, talent, or treasure to a charitable organization throughout the year, you may be wondering what really counts as a charitable donation when it comes time to file your taxes.

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A Quick Guide to Deducting Your Donations

Many of us have at least one organization or non-profit that we donate to during the year, so when tax season comes around, we may be wondering how we can deduct those donations correctly, and effectively.

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Organizations that Help with Natural Disasters

A natural disaster can occur with little or no notice. Depending on your geographical location, fires, floods, hurricanes, earthquakes, tsunamis, ice storms, and heavy snowfall can damage property, crush infrastructures and injure or take human lives.

In the event of a natural disaster, knowing who you can turn to for information, assistance, and support is incredibly important.

Here is a list of organizations that are able to help when you, your family, and your community need it the most.

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What is a Disaster Relief Program?

Disasters, whether natural or man-made are by definition tragic events that disrupt human life, security, and functionality.

It’s because of this that disaster relief is defined as a human response designed to protect life and restore security and functionality. It’s that human compassionate response that rallies individuals (sometimes across the globe!) to coordinate and apply funds, manpower, technology, and more to bring order back from chaos.

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5 Ways To Get Help After a Natural Disaster

When a natural disaster happens, your entire world can literally be turned upside down.

When we see images of wildfires, tornadoes, and hurricanes on social media or TV, the most that we can usually experience is a shared sense of shock and empathy. But going through a natural disaster yourself is a completely different experience altogether, and unfortunately, there are some areas of the country that are bound to experience these kinds of natural disasters than others.

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Sleep Disorders in Children

Many adults suffer from insomnia, sleep apnea, and other sleep disorders, and you already know the impact that not getting enough sleep can have on your quality of life. Adults are often under the impression that it’s easier for our children to fall asleep and stay asleep, but the reality is that children can suffer from sleep disorders, too.

Children may have different daily responsibilities, but when good sleep is elusive, a good day at school or even at play can be difficult.

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Tips for Improving Your Child’s Sleep

As a parent, getting a good night’s sleep may always be an ongoing concern. But what can you do if you are concerned about the quality of your child's sleep?

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How Much Sleep Children Actually Need

If you have ever heard the phrase, “sleeps like a baby” and agreed, you probably have not ever had a baby! Children don't always sleep soundly (or let their parents sleep through the night), which can sometimes be worrisome. Sleep is undoubtedly important for everyone, and especially for growing children. When it comes to children, how important is sleep, and what are the recommended amounts?

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How to Get Your Kids Involved with Helping Others at an Early Age


"In about the same degree as you are helpful you will be happy."
- Karl Reiland

As parents, we want to watch our children grow into kind, generous humans who have a desire and a heart for helping others. Finding the right opportunities to facilitate this growth is another thing, especially when you take into consideration the challenges that we have all been facing in the last year.

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