Foundation Guide

A Tour of Our Global Community of Giving

 World Food Day: History and Origins

World Food Day: History and Origins

World Food Day was established on October 16, 1979, the same date of the year as that of the founding of the UN’s Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) in 1945. The purpose of World Food Day is to raise awareness…

 International Day of Peace: Origins and Themes

International Day of Peace: Origins and Themes

September 21st marks the International Day of Peace, also sometimes known as World Peace Day, which is dedicated to celebrating and fostering ideas of peace and nonviolence around the world. The United Nations General Assembly first observed the day in…

 Spreading Awareness About the International Day of Charity

Spreading Awareness About the International Day of Charity

September 5 marks another year to celebrate International Day of Charity, where people from around the world focus on the amazing work of organizations, donors, volunteers, and social development programs. While the International Day of Charity became officially recognized by…

 The Australian Fires: How You Can Help

The Australian Fires: How You Can Help

Donating Money is Not the Only Way to Do Your Part So far, over 46 million acres of land has burned in Australia during the 2019 – 2020 bushfire season. Nearly 6,000 buildings have been destroyed of which over 2,800…

 Charity Is Not Just for Christmas Time

Charity Is Not Just for Christmas Time

Open Your Heart All Year Long Every year, the festive season stirs a range of emotions in us and because of this, charities give their biggest marketing push to drum up donations in the weeks leading up to Christmas time.…

 World AIDS Day Observances Around the Globe

World AIDS Day Observances Around the Globe

Raising Awareness of an Epidemic of Epic Proportions Every year on the 1st of December, government organizations, health officials, NGOs, and people all over the world observe World Aids Day by raising awareness of AIDS (Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome). AIDS is…