The Minnesota dentist who killed Cecil the lion on a hunting trip in July sparked a media flurry and got people clamoring about protection for animals. Americans are animal lovers. In a recent Gallup poll, 32% of us said we believe animals should have the same rights as humans, and 62% believe they deserve some protection. … Continue reading Three Ways You Can Save Animals
We have a great team here at JustGive. Today Alex, who has worked at JustGive for almost 5 years, is moving to a new opportunity in a different field. So we say a bittersweet farewell. In her time here, Alex has worked in many areas of the company, whether it be customer service, marketing, or … Continue reading A fond adieu to Alex after almost 5 years at JustGive
Thanks to your giving and support, JustGive expanded philanthropy and sent more than $30 million to charity in 2014! We passed a major milestone in May, processing our 1 millionth donation, and are proud that 24 percent of giving came from 2013 donors returning to use the site. We also saw charity gift card purchases … Continue reading YEAR IN REVIEW: A LOOK BACK AT 2014
We have a 2-year old goldendoodle affectionately known as “Sir Riley Flannigan.” Flannigan for his apricot color, Riley’s a mix of poodle and golden retriever that’s taken a place in my life and heart I could never have imagined. My family had outside cats and dogs when I was growing up on the farm, but … Continue reading Help Save Animals—Channel Your Care and Passion into Action.
During the winter months, charities need extra assistance as they work with the challenges of cold weather and the holidays. These five causes need additional help right now, and can do more with your donations of supplies and money. 1. Children Low-income and foster kids have an especially hard time during the holiday season, when … Continue reading Five Charitable Causes That Need More Help During the Holidays
Every year in the U.S. over 20,000,000 cats and dogs end up in a shelter. Of these, over 15,000,000 are euthanized. Many compassionate people and programs around the world are working to protect animals from neglect, cruelty, and extinction. Spay and neuter. Each year, millions of dogs and cats are put to death in animal … Continue reading 50 Ways to Save Animals
My family always had pets. Cats, dogs, birds, fish, and a hamster named Lucky. I can’t remember a time when I didn’t love animals. I vividly remember my first trip to the shelter. We adopted a kitten, who became my best friend. But I left wondering why we couldn’t take them all home ... “Who … Continue reading Saving lives, large and small