Charity & Service

Beliefnet Exclusive

Charity & Service Resources

globe in hands


Giving it Away

If you’re a giver, you know the satisfaction of making another person happy. But giving doesn’t only mean giving away money or giving your time. It can also mean giving away old clothes, shoes, or household items. Curious about what happens to your donations? We’re sharing little known secrets of the used clothing industry. Follow your old t-shirt around the globe. Discover who gets your giveaways and how cast-off clothing is changing lives.

Related Topics: Prayables, Charitable Giving, Charity


End-of-the-Year Giving Will Help You at Tax Time!

Year-end giving can be a beautiful part of our life rhythm. God enjoys giving us these breaks, celebrations and seasons of gifts. As you approach the year-end holidays, take the time thank God for all He has done to bless you – and how wonderful it is that you have something extra to give to those in need!

Related Topics: Christian, Love And Family, Faith, Good News, Tax Break, Giving


Giving Circles Add Collective Power to the Spirit of Giving

"It's a little scary and a little lonely to raise money by yourself." How Giving Circles are demistifying philanthropy.

Related Topics: News

Sunset over sea


Joel Osteen's 10 Quotes on Giving Back

Enjoy these inspirational quotes on giving back from Joel Osteen and some photos from Lakewood Church’s Generation Hope Project transforming Washington DC through expressing the tangible love of Christ.

Related Topics: Bible, Bible Passage, Bible Verses, Promises

Kids Laying on Floor


Great Gifts That Embody the Spirit of Giving

These ideas might be low-budget, but there’s nothing cheap about them. What’s particularly great is that they come from the heart, not the pocketbook.

Related Topics: Love And Family, Holiday Gifts, Holiday Gift-Giving, Gift Guide


Ten Ways Giving Back Helps You

There’s a deep wave of grassroots giving back sweeping the country. We want to feel useful. We want to find meaning. We want to know we matter. We want to feel this alive and on fire with possibility. Here are some ways serving others can serve you.

Related Topics: Volunteerism, Volunteering, Giving Back, Volunteer, Holistic Living, Susan Skog, Service


Cause Celebrities