Business Lessons from a 14 Year Old

A 14-year-old student has come up with a clever way that every business can save money and help the environment at the same time. And regardless of whether your business is online or offline, you should consider implementing his idea! Suvir Mirchandani has become an overnight sensation since he appeared on CNN detailing how he … Read more

Water for Life Decade – helping my son reach his philanthropic goals

Every day, approx 4,500 children die from diseases which can be easily prevented through access to clean water. On December 23rd 2003, the United Nations General Assembly adopted Resolution 58/217, proclaiming an International Decade for Action “Water for Life” 2005 -2015.  Halve, by 2015, the proportion of people without sustainable access to safe drinking water … Read more

Learn by Giving Foundation Announce Next Course Offering of Giving With Purpose

The Learn by Giving Foundation has announced the next offering of Giving with Purpose, their highly popular M.O.O.C. (Massive Open Online Course) in philanthropy, will begin on April 2 2014. If you’ve not signed up yet, I would wholeheartedly recommend you carpe diem and register today. Giving with Purpose is a unique online course which teaches … Read more

Last chance to get extra tax relief for 2013 – donate to charity

Last year on New Year’s eve, I got an email from the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum. The email was titled pretty much the same as this post, and it is a reason I am writing this post too. These are the last few days that you can donate to charity and get some extra … Read more

5 Great Gifts this Giving Tuesday

It’s Giving Tuesday!! Maybe it’s more an American thing, but it should be celebrated world-wide. If we all share a little more on Giving Tuesday, then maybe we can make a difference  and soon it could be a world celebrated day. Here are 5 great causes to check out this Giving Tuesday that are trying do … Read more

Bewley's Cafe, Grafton Street, Supporting ALONE

Bewley's cafe supporting ALONE

ALONE, a charity helping older people, have joined forces with Bewley’s cafe on Grafton Street this Christmas, who are hosting an exhibition of sculpture by Paddy Campbell in this historic site. Bewley’s Cafe was opened in 1927 by Ernest Bewley, its architecture is inspired by the great cafes of Paris and Vienna along with some obvious … Read more

Thinking about others this holiday season

Halloween is over, and the Christmas decorations are going up all over the place already. We’re about to enter another holiday season, season of good will towards all, and most of us are thinking about not only our own needs and wants but also of those who may be less fortunate than us. It’s a … Read more