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Here are some recent articles and blogs that discuss disaster relief donations and their impacts. The articles come from a variety of sources over a period of time, but they all touch on donation trends, charitable giving and donating cash in support of disaster relief. See what you think!

Date Article

Crowdfunded Campaigns For Nepal Are Huge. Is That A Good Way To Give?

NPR

ASU Students Spread the Word About Helping Disaster Relief

https://asunews.asu.edu/20150430-psaid-competition

Our View: Keep Giving, but Please be Smart About It

http://www.rrstar.com/article/20150416/OPINION/150419553

Tornado Victims Inundated with Donations – Some They Don’t Need

https://asunews.asu.edu/20150430-psaid-competition

04/29/2015

Ad Council Works to Aid Nepal Earthquake Relief Efforts

http://www.adweek.com/agencyspy/ad-council-works-to-aid-nepal-earthquake-relief-efforts/85488

04/29/2015

ASU Students Create National Public Service Announcement Ads

http://www.kpho.com/story/28935686/asu-students-create-national-public-service-announcement-ads?autostart=true

04/28/2015

To Help Nepal, Choose a Sector and Do Your Homework

https://www.devex.com/news/to-help-nepal-choose-a-sector-and-do-your-homework-86011#.VT-rrdTv_IU.twitter

04/28/2015

L.A. County Firefighters Arrive in Nepal to Rescue Earthquake Victims

http://www.fire.lacounty.gov/l-a-county-firefighters-arrive-in-nepal-to-rescue-earthquake-victims/

05/26/2014

Online Fundraising Goes Mainstream

Chronicle of Philanthropy

05/27/2014

Philanthropy Has More Intrinsic Benefits Than You Think

Denver Post

05/28/2014

Amanda: Record-Setting May Hurricane Now Fizzling Rapidly in the Eastern Pacific

Weather Channel

05/19/2014

Floods Menace Towns, Power Plants in Serbia and Bosnia

TR Foundation

05/11/2014

5 Reasons You Thrive When You Give

Huffington Post

Five myths about helping the Philippines

Washington Post

The Seven Worst Ways to Give to Charity During the Holidays

Washington Post

11/13/2013

Want to help the Philippines? Give unrestricted cash

Humanosphere

08/24/2013

Happiness Increases From Giving When There’s A Social Connection, Study Shows

Huffington Post

07/27/2013

Donors Want To Be Able To Give More Via Text Message: STUDY

Huffington Post

07/17/2013

What do flood victims need most? Cash

Lethbridge Herald

06/23/2013

What Is the ‘Return’ on Charity?

Huffington Post

05/31/2013

Join Wall Street. Save the World.

Washington Post

05/25/2013

‘Please, No More Clothes’: Relief Groups Ask For Cash

NPR

05/24/2013

Where Your Donation Dollars Go

CNN Money

5/22/2013

Matching Donations With Need After Natural Disasters

Marketplace

5/7/2013

How to Give Disaster Aid Without Giving Headaches

CNBC

04/30/2013

UNICEF Tells Slacktivists: Give Money, Not Facebook Likes

The Atlantic

4/18/2013

One Fund: It’s OK to Give on Faith

The BostonGlobe

03/01/2013

Getting Food Aid Right

IRIN

02/18/2013

Charity Burdens Path to Recovery

The Courier-Mail

02/07/2013

How Resource Power Dynamics Can Stifle Social Change

UnSectored

10/11/2011

Haiti Doesn’t Need Your Yoga Mat

Foreign Policy

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