The 10 most under-reported humanitarian crises of 2021

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As we look back at 2021, what world events do you remember the best? Was it Jeff Bezos and Elon Musk’s space flights? Or maybe it was Oprah Winfrey’s interview with Prince Harry and Meghan Markle. While these were some of the most popular headlines this past year, our Charity Alliance partner CARE took the opportunity […]

This COVID-19 update will make you feel good after a long year

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It’s been a year since COVID-19 significantly hit the U.S. We all know what the pandemic response has looked like in our own communities, but the global response is difficult to picture. Our Charity Alliance partners have been fighting the virus and its impact since the beginning, ensuring relief and support for marginalized communities around […]

Fighting for gender equality on International Women’s Day

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This month we celebrate International Women’s Day! The history of this observance began in the early twentieth century, when National Women’s Day was initially founded in the United States. However, this global movement couldn’t be contained by one country’s borders. As women continued to fight for better work conditions and suffrage around the world, it […]

We’re 8 months into the COVID-19 pandemic – here’s what your gifts have done

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“Best of luck!” “Thank you for the wonderful work you are doing!” “Sending health and wellness.”    These are just some of the messages we have received alongside donations from our supporters; people who recognize that vulnerable communities around the world need our help during this pandemic – and are looking to lend a hand. […]

Pivoting strategy and supporting employees: The corporate response to COVID-19

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Here at Global Impact, we stand at the ready during times of crisis to facilitate global employee assistance and charitable aid funds, as well as deploy a range of advisory work to augment corporate philanthropic efforts. As a philanthropic intermediary, we have the privilege of working closely with our partners across the private sector to […]

Disaster philanthropy: Collaborative fundraising brings greater impact

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Global Impact serves as the fiscal sponsor for the Global Emergency Response Coalition, a lifesaving humanitarian alliance of leading U.S.-based international aid organizations. When disaster strikes, the Coalition mobilizes to help children and families in urgent need. Gwen Young is the Managing Director of the Global Emergency Response Coalition, bringing over 25 years of experience […]

From CARE® Packages to helping make #WomenEqual

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If you have spent time away from friends or family, you may have been sent a “care package.” It probably included some comfort items from home like your favorite foods and needed supplies. It is likely that the care package also brought you the feeling of being loved, or being thought of, or it served […]