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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 […]
May 24, 2018

Join The ASPCA And Help Animals In Your Community

The ASPCA needs your help finding homes for displaced animals across the country. With plenty of opportunities available, what can you do to volunteer? Animals need our help now more than ever. We’ve all heard heart-wrenching stories of abandoned pets, starving animals, dog fighting, puppy mills, and other forms of animal neglect. It’s inhumane and does humankind a disservice by highlighting our cruelty instead of compassion. Thankfully, the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, or ASPCA, is […]
May 24, 2018

Get To Know The FACT Supporting Tidewater Residents

FACT, or Families of Autistic Children in Tidewater, is a nonprofit organization in the Tidewater area of Virginia which seeks to enhance the lives of individuals and families with autism. This is done through a variety of recreational programs and generous donations from local community partners. Examples of these events include summer camps, evening social gatherings, sports programs, and more.  If your child has been diagnosed with Autism and you are unsure of what your options are, it’s time you […]
March 29, 2018

Drake Makes Giving Part of God’s Plan

The heartwarming hit has made its way to the top of the charts, with many praising the rapper’s generosity and smart giving practices. If you think the hit music video “God’s Plan” is the beginning of Aubrey “Drake” Graham’s charitable career, you’ll be pleased to hear the musician has a long history of giving and plans to continue to do so in the future. The artist was absent from music for most of 2017, but early this year marked the […]
February 12, 2018

4 Places You Can Donate To That Assist Hurricane Harvey Victims

Looking for places to donate to Hurricane Harvey victims?  Countless organizations have been doing their part to help provide relief, but so too have scammers who profit off of well-intentioned donors.  To ease any fears you may have of donating to the wrong nonprofit, here are a few safe sites that will put your mind at ease and money to good use: Save The Children Federation The Save The Children Federation is a BBB Accredited Charity with low overhead expenses […]
January 1, 2018

A Charity That Helps Veterans Help Disaster Victims

“You miss war, you miss combat.” That’s the honest opinion of Jake Wood, a retired Marine sniper of your average American family that’s no stranger to military service. It’s a common trait that plagues military veterans today, and it’s one reason why so many of them come back different from what their friends and family knew before. When you spend the transformative years of your adult life making life or death decisions, finding a sense of meaning, purpose, and direction […]
October 4, 2017

How to Help Donate to the Victims of the Las Vegas Shooting

With most major media outlets already broadcasting what happened in Las Vegas on Sunday night, people around the country are shaking their heads in sadness and frustration, wondering what can possibly be done to stop such things from happening. Here’s a legitimate goFundMe page for victims to help restore your faith in humanity. There’s going to be lots happening in the coming days. Political circles will tout and defend their agendas. Police and security will step up their numbers and […]
October 3, 2017

How to Help Puerto Rico in the Aftermath of Hurricane Maria

On September 19th, citizens of Puerto Rico wondered what Hurricane Maria had in store for them. On September 20th, the answer they were dreading came to surface amidst massive destruction and flooding from the category 4 hurricane that left most of the country leveled. The region had already been roughed up from Hurricane Irma in the days earlier. While the Virgin Islands and the Caribbean weren’t directly affected, Maria was the sucker punch that region square into chaos and devastation. […]