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  • The best and worst charities for your donations

      

    The end of the year is quickly approaching, and charities are scrambling to ask for year-end donations. At least 30% of annual charitable contributions are made in December,...

  • Clark's Christmas Kids needs YOU!

      

    Clark's Christmas Kids has started off with a bang! But although our generous community has donated a greater number of gifts than in previous years, there are many more foster kids who may...

  • 8 ways to give to charity that don't involve dollars

      

    It's that time of year again -- to give! According to the New York Post, 30% of annual charitable contributions are made in December. Giving can not only benefit the recipient -- it can...

  • Beware of this used car donation gotcha

      

    We as a nation are an incredibly generous people. Yet in midst of giving of ourselves, we open ourselves up to scams. As we move closer to Christmas, you'll hear the appeals for donating an...

  • Charity Donation Guide: Make sure you know where your money is going

      

    Before donating to any charity, you want to be sure that the lion's share of the money will go where it's needed.  Every charity has different overhead costs. You can research...

  • Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg to donate 99% of his Facebook stock

      

    Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and his wife Dr. Priscilla Chan announced the birth of their child and also pledged to donate 99% of their Facebook stock. Zuckerberg's wife, Priscilla...

  • Giving Tuesday kicks off holiday season of generosity

      

    After all the Thanksgiving, Black Friday and Cyber Monday craziness, Giving Tuesday is an effort to bring awareness to the charitable giving side of the holiday...

  • Couple leaves half-million-dollar check in Salvation Army kettle

      

    ROSEMOUNT, Minn. — A couple who asked to remain anonymous deposited a $500,000 check into a Salvation Army kettle over the weekend. The donation was made at a grocery store location and...

  • The best things in life are free

      

    Here at Team Clark headquarters, we have so much to be thankful for. We want to pause for a moment in the midst of writing up holiday shopping deals and protecting you from the latest scams to...

  • Clark's Annual Christmas Kids Gift Drive

      

    2015 was our 25th year collecting toys and gifts for foster kids across Georgia. Thank you for helping the children. Every Christmas, Clark Howard and News/Talk WSB join with the Georgia...

  • State Defense Force sign up

      

    State Organization name Contact name Contact number Alabama Alabama State Defense Force Robert Marsh (334) 774-6047 Alaska Alaska...

  • Anonymous vet picks up restaurant tab for soldiers

      

    TACOMA, Wash. — A note of gratitude was left on a Tacoma restaurant receipt when a former Marine picked up the bill for his fellow soldiers. Read more: 10 high-paying jobs that don't...

  • Don’t get ripped off by a bogus charity

      

    Make sure your charity donations get where you intend them to with these steps.

  • How To Run a Background Check on That Charity

      

    It's a sad story that's nothing new: Four phony cancer charities allegedly stole around $200 million while pretending to be organizations devoted to helping in the fight. Cancer Fund of...

  • How to Give Effectively After the Devastating Nepal Earthquake

      

    After the 7.8 magnitude earthquake in Nepal this weekend many across America and the world are wondering how they can help. The death toll has surpassed 3,800 but many, many more are in need of...