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November 5, 2018

The VBSPCA Western Wags and Whiskers Gala

Last year the VBSPCA sheltered over 4,000 animals, and their clinic spayed and neutered over 5,000 animals. Now that’s something to wag your tail at. The Daryl DeCroix Family Charity is proud to sponsor the Western Wags and Whiskers Gala, a fundraiser hosted every March by the Virginia Beach Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (VBSPCA). Fundraisers like this are critical to their continued operation, and our community benefits greatly from their adoption services, low-cost veterinary care, and […]
November 5, 2018

Warren Buffett Pledges to Give His Fortune To Gates Charity

The generous billionaire spent the last decade giving away his Berkshire fortune to nonprofits. Now, others are following suit. Giving, Giving, Gone. In 2006, billionaire Warren Buffett pledged to donate 99% of his wealth to charity – an ongoing decision he’s still proud of today. In fact, he’s even gone as far as to solicit other billionaires to give half their wealth in a similar measure, through a jointly-created venture called The Giving Pledge. It’s an extremely generous and ongoing […]
November 5, 2018

7 Ways Giving Is Good For You

There’s a reason we respond well to helping others, here are seven reasons that explore both the psychological and social benefits behind charitable giving It’s possible to distill life into a handful of brain chemicals, but such generalizations seem to overlook the importance of cause, effect, and morality. Reflecting on the human condition, it says something about us that we respond so positively to give. Starting with brain chemicals and expanding into other effects beyond, here are seven reasons why […]