When I tell people about my job, the most common question people ask is “What are the best charities to donate to”? There are so many good causes to support and people often find the choice overwhelming. Here’s my guide to help you navigate.
If your heart stops beating, a 10 minute wait for an ambulance might be too long. Every minute without CPR reduces a victim’s chance of survival by 10 percent. A donation from a Gift Trust donor has launched a new smartphone app to link trained nearby first aiders to people who are having a cardiac arrest.
Waiting until you’ve passed away to gift funds to your favourite charity means you miss out on the most satisfying part of giving – watching your dollars make an impact. Setting up a Gift Account while you are alive lets you receive a number of benefits.
International speaker and philanthropy expert David Carrington joins NZ journalist Rod Oram in conversation to explore the topic “Money for Good: the Art of Giving.”