December 7, 2012
With only a few more weeks before the end of 2012, we encourage people who will donate this year to take advantage of the billions of dollars in employer matching funds that get left on the table each year.
At least $10 billion in workplace matching funds go unclaimed each year; often, corporate employees do not even know about the opportunity for their employer to match their charitable gifts. In response, we’ve released the 2012 List of Top 100 Corporate Giving Programs. People can look up their company to see if their donations will be matched.
June 22, 2012
Karen Klein is 68. Think she’s past the age of being bullied? Apparently not.
YouTube viewers everywhere were outraged after watching video of four 12 and 13-year old boys harassing Klein while she acted as a middle school bus monitor in Greece, New York. In the video, the kids call Klein vulgar names, curse at her, cruelly make fun of her weight and hearing aid and even go as far as suggesting that her family killed themselves to not be near her. According to reports, Klein’s son committed suicide about 10 years ago. The kids go on for nearly 20 gut-wrenching minutes while Klein tries to ignore them, at one point saying simply, “Unless you have something nice to say, don’t say anything at all.” Throughout the bullying, not one person steps in to help Klein while one of the boys tapes the entire thing. (more…)